Category Archives: National Library of Medicine

National Library of Medicine Celebrates 175 Years!

NLM Staff Pose for 175th Anniversary Photo http://bit.ly/hbwGNJ The National Library of Medicine marks its 175th anniversary this year. As part of the celebration, hundreds of workers recently formed the number 175 and posed for a commemorative photo. See the … Continue reading

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National Library of Medicine Website Redesigned

(National Library of Medicine – the world’s largest medical library) http://www.nlm.nih.gov/ On January 11, 2011, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) released a new design and organization for its Main Web site. The NLM homepage (http://www.nlm.nih.gov) has an entirely new … Continue reading

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Tutorial: “Understanding Medical Words”

National Library of Medicine (NLM) What is your doctor really trying to tell you? Arm yourself with helpful knowledge by viewing NLM’s tutorial, “Understanding Medical Words,” at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/medicalwords.html. Related Articles Medical Library Association | Resources : Resources for Health Consumers … Continue reading

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NLM In Focus Newsletter

http://infocus.nlm.nih.gov/ A new online newsletter, NLM in Focus, will give readers a behind-the-scenes look at the National Library of Medicine and how its vast resources are used to improve public health and safety, and advance science and medicine. The newsletter … Continue reading

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Radio Broadcast: National Library of Medicine

I recently had the opportunity to listen to a radio broadcast on KCRO, a  local radio station in Omaha, NE.      The focus of the weekly broadcasts are “You are Not Alone”; sponsored by the Kim Foundation – supporting lives touched … Continue reading

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Strategies to Improve Patient Health Literacy Web Conference

I attended an excellent webinar yesterday! The archived broadcast is located at http://webmeeting.nih.gov/p54226514/. This broadcast featured content from a program developed as part of a multi-year project from the Medical Library Association, with funding from the National Library of Medicine. … Continue reading

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