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Liberating the literature


October 2021

Deleting ‘Recent’ search activity

A few people have been in touch to ask how to delete their activity in the ‘Recent’ tab. We were never able to give a straightforward/easy answer. Thankfully that has now changed:

As ever it’s great to get feedback as to how we can improve Trip and it’s great to be able to respond!

A bonanza of new guidelines added

Trip’s a leading tool to identify evidence from the global evidence-base. Our guideline coverage is one of the stars and today I’m delighted to have added a large number of new guidelines from sources such as the Public Health Agency of Sweden, Alberta Health Services Cancer Guidelines, International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis and the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism.

In total 436 new guidelines were added from 22 new publishers.

It’s been a lot of work and thank you to those who helped identify these new publishers

Advanced search

I just had a really interesting conversation (with a long-term user), where the deficiencies of our Advanced Search were highlighted! In a way it was not a big surprise, we’ve known we’d need to improve it for some time. So, how to move it forward?

PubMed’s Advanced Search:

Is this the best advanced search out there? Any alternatives we should consider? Any particular problems with PubMed’s approach?

We’re listening

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