Need a refresher of what NCBI offers? Or just feel you aren’t taking full advantage of NCBI resources? Check out some of NCBI’s most recent recordings of NCBI Minute webinars up on the NCBI YouTube channel.
NCBI Minute: Keeping Current and Getting Help with NCBI Resources
Not only does NCBI offer over 40 databases and many different analysis and search tools, it is constantly updating data, improving webpage layouts, and adding new resources. One might find NCBI overwhelming to keep up with.
In this NCBI Minute, NCBI staff helps ease that feeling by guiding you through the many options to receive notifications of updates and changes. Also, learn the most efficient ways to find help for all the NCBI resources.
NCBI Minute: QuickBLASTP – Rapidly Find High-Scoring Protein Matches
Are your protein-protein BLAST (blastp) searches taking too long? Check out the NCBI Minute: QuickBLASTP video, where you can learn about the new QuickBLASTP (kblastp) service that finds matches at least 10X faster than ordinary BLAST.
NCBI Minute: An Update to “API Keys for Better E-Utilities and EDirect Access to NCBI Data”
If you still have questions about the new API key for E-Utilities and EDirect, see the updated NCBI Minute. This webinar answers the what/who/how/when questions about the API key.
NCBI Minute: Advanced Use of NCBI APIs for High-Throughput Analysis of Genomic Data and Metadata
Are you comfortable writing scripts to access, download and analyze data? This NCBI Minute highlights ways to incorporate your skills with different advanced applications of the NCBI APIs.