12 years on – Is the NLM medical text indexer still useful and relevant?

@inproceedings{Mork201712YO,
  title={12 years on – Is the NLM medical text indexer still useful and relevant?},
  author={James G. Mork and Alan R. Aronson and Dina Demner-Fushman},
  booktitle={J. Biomedical Semantics},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Facing a growing workload and dwindling resources, the US National Library of Medicine (NLM) created the Indexing Initiative project in 1996. This cross-library team's mission is to explore indexing methodologies for ensuring quality and currency of NLM document collections. The NLM Medical Text Indexer (MTI) is the main product of this project and has been providing automated indexing recommendations since 2002. After all of this time, the questions arise whether MTI is still useful… CONTINUE READING
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