Tag Archives: National Library of Medicine

Tox Town Introduces New US Southwest Neighborhood

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Do you live in the Southwest Region of the US?  The newest Tox Town scene, US Southwest, provides good information on the hazards of fracking, uranium tailings, and much more. The complete … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine

Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine -a spectacular illustrated book that showcases rare, beautiful, idiosyncratic, and surprising works in the collection of the world’s largest medical library – will be published in April 2012 by Blast Books of New … Continue reading

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NLM Launches YouTube Channel

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/news/youtube_nlm_channel.html The National Library of Medicine (NLM) announced the launch of the NLM YouTube Channel that will post a variety of videos on topics from database training, NLM exhibitions, Public Service Announcements, lectures, and more.

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Change in NLM Customer Service

posted on the BHIC Blog. by Cheryl Rowan “Beginning November 1st, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) will no longer answer customer service questions in foreign languages, including Spanish.  A stock reply will be delivered to customers who contact NLM in languages other … Continue reading

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MedlinePlus Enhancement

Posted on the MCMLA-listserv. “The National Library of Medicine enhanced access to herb and supplement information on MedlinePlus.  On the English and Spanish supplements index pages, links to external sources of herb and supplement information now appear along with the … Continue reading

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Library Success: Outreach to Seniors

The following library success story was posted on the MCMLA-L LISTSERV by Siobhan Champ-Blackwell. http://www.libsuccess.org/index.php?title=Senior_Outreach The Grillo Health Information Center http://www.grillocenter.org/outreach.html is a community organization located at the Tebo Family Medical Pavilion in Boulder, CO, It is committed to increasing health … Continue reading

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Social Media Resources

The following two items were posted on the BHIC Blog. For simplicity’s sake, we’ve posted the article below: Healthcare social media: Five tips for growing hospital blog traffic Brandon Glenn MedCity News http://bit.ly/peSxX0 “what’s the best way to go about … Continue reading

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National Library of Medicine Has Developed a “Preformulated” Search of PubMed in Health Literacy

As always, Siobhan Champ Blackwell has great information to share regarding health information literacy.    She recently posted the following on The Health and Literacy Discussion List.    She shared how she has adopted this strategy to receive weekly updates on … Continue reading

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National Library of Medicine Launches MedlinePlus Connect

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2011pres/06/20110620a.html The National Library of Medicine has formally launched MedlinePlus Connect. This free service allows health organizations and health information technology (HIT) providers to link patient portals and electronic health record (EHR) … Continue reading

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New MedlinePlus Tour Now Available

The following was posted on MCMLA-L@LISTSERV.KUMC.EDU. “The National Library of Medicine has released a new version of the MedlinePlus tour in English and Spanish.  The tours highlight important features of MedlinePlus.gov and describe where yo! u can find certain types … Continue reading

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