NLM Updates

October 20, 2011 at 3:33 pm

PubMed Health — A Growing Resource for Clinical Effectiveness Information
Growing from around 200 items based on systematic reviews to over 5,000, PubMed Health has also begun a collection focused on helping people understand systematic reviews and their results.

2012 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) Now Available
The Introduction to MeSH 2012 is now available, including information on its use and structure, as well as recent updates and availability of data.

PubMed Clinical Queries Page Updated
The PubMed Clinical Queries homepage will be slightly modified to provide users with a more straightforward understanding of how to enter a search.

NLM Databases, Resources & APIs page updated
The page can be accessed from the “All NLM Databases & APIs” links on the NLM homepage.

National Library of Medicine WISER for Android Released
The first release of the National Library of MedicineWireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER) for Android is now available.

NLM Launches ReferencePoint Blog
The NLM has a new blog, ReferencePoint, targeting health sciences library staff in the U.S. and abroad.

New NLM Enviro-Health Links Page: Developing and Using Medicines for Children
The NLM, Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS) has released an Enviro-Health Links page on Developing and Using Medicines for Children.

NLM Training Program Changes & New PubMed Training Class Announcement
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine 2011-2016 Contract means big changes for the NLM Training Program.

New Blog Chronicles the Creation and Journey of NLM’s Healing Totem Pole

In October, the National Library of Medicine will open a new exhibition, Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness. The exhibition, which will examine concepts of health and medicine among contemporary American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawai’ians, will feature a healing totem pole intended to promote good health. As a prelude to the exhibition, the totem will travel from Washington state, where it was created, to the NLM, where it will stand.

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