The National Center for Biotechnology Information advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information.
Popular NCBI Databases:
The power of NCBI's resources is found in their relationship to one another, as most are linked together, providing a comprehensive toolkit for researchers in biomedicine. Online tutorials and help are available at each site, and a nice collection of tutorials can be found at MIT's BITS tutorials.
Need a brief refresher on the sciences behind biotechnology? Check out NCBI's Science Primer site covering topics from bioinformatics to microarray technology to pharmacogenomics.
Other help and tutorials can be found on the NCBI Tutorials website.
The weekly update of technical news from the National Library of Medicine. You'll find previews of coming changes to databases, tips on tools, and more.
NCBI has launched a YouTube Channel for video tutorials about their resources. It's just starting out, but will grow over time. Here's a sample:
Looking for a recent primer on the different databases available from NCBI? Here's an article that you might find useful:
Hand-outs from the NCBI Workshop Discovery classes, giving step-by-step, guided exercises to better understand how to use the resources available.