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Bookshelf Help [Internet]. Bethesda (MD): National Center for Biotechnology Information (US); 2005-.

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Tutorials

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

This chapter contains a collection of short video tutorials that highlight the features of the Bookshelf. In order to play the videos, you will need to have Adobe Flash Player installed on your computer. If you do not have the Flash Player, you can download it from here.

Tutorial 1: Browsing

A student is just beginning his course in genetics, and his teacher has recommended Bookshelf as a good source of information. The student explores which books are relevant to his studies.

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Tutorial 3: Inside a book

A genetics counselor is seeking information on hemochromatosis. He visits GeneReviews to learn about how the disease is inherited, and the risk to family members.

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Tutorial 3. Inside a book

This tutorial will show you how to read our books. Clicking on Browse Titles will show you all the books, but for this example, click on the featured title, GeneReviews.

To find hemochromatosis, click on H, and find HFE-Associated Hereditary Hemochromatosis.

Here is a summary. To skip to another part of the review, Click on Go to, and then Genetic Counseling.

To read original papers and reviews, click on a citation and then its PubMed link. You can also see related PubMed citations for this article on the right side of the page.

Tutorial 4: Using facets

A user needs to narrow results while seeking information on hemoglobin.

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Bookshelf ID: NBK45612

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