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Recording now available from Discover NLM Resources and More – Aug. 27, 2014

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Statistical Resources:   http://goo.gl/SLGzCq

One MLA Credit is available for this session up until Sept. 17.  Questions to Marty Magee : mmagee@unmc.edu

EDUCATION: Save the dates for September offerings in Breezing and Discover NLM Resources

Friday, August 29th, 2014
  • Wednesday, September 17, 10:00 MT/11:00 CT

Breezing Along with the RML:  Copyright FAQ – Get answers to the most common questions asked of librarians today.   If you find an image on the Internet, can you use it? Can the author of an article post it on a webpage? How can journal clubs share articles?  Presented by Heather Brown and Marie Reidelbach from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

  • Wednesday, September 24, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT

Discover NLM Resources and More:  Topic Specific Queries in Public Health  presented by Monica Rogers

Join us at:  https://webmeeting.nih.gov/mcr2   Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone,  Login: as a guest with your first and last name. Instructions to connect to the audio will show up once you’ve logged in.  No registration required. Captioning will be provided and the session will be recorded.  One hour MLA CE will be available for the Discover NLM Resources session.   Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu

 

Ebola Outbreak Information Resources Page

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Forwarded from NLM:

A new web page, Ebola Outbreak 2014: Information Resources, is now available from the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) Disaster Information Management Research Center. The resources on this page may be of value to international and local organizations and individuals providing Ebola outbreak-related services in West Africa, as well as friends and family of people in the affected region.

Also, a reminder that NLM has activated the Emergency Access Initiative in support of medical efforts in West Africa. For a description of the Emergency Access Initiative (and other resources from publishers) see Free Resources from Publishers for Medical Responders on the new Ebola Outbreak page.

The news story, NLM Launches Emergency Access Initiative, Granting Free Access to Books and Journals for Healthcare Professionals Fighting Ebola Outbreak, provides more detail on the NLM response to the Ebola outbreak.   /ch

 

NLM announces release of DOCLINE 5.0

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Maria Collins  announced today the upcoming release of DOCLINE 5.0 on August 27, 2014.  The new release will have several changes, including an embargo field to serial holdings that will be used by the routing algorithm,  and monthly summary of ILL borrowing and lending for libraries.  Any and all libraries using the DOCLINE interlibrary loan system will be affected.

To learn more about the upcoming changes including screenshots, see the Release Notes: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/docline/docline_rel_info_v5_0.htmlJim Honour   is happy to help you with any questions.  [jh]

 

EDUCATION: Discover NLM Resources and More…Aug. 27, 2014, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT

Thursday, August 21st, 2014
  • Topic:  Statistical Resources.  News headlines concerning health often include statistics, such as “healthy life expectancy for males over 65 lowest in Mississippi” or “childhood obesity increased 11% from 1980 to 2012.”  Have you ever wondered how to find those statistics or if they’re accurate?  We’ll explore some of the resources available for valid health statistics at our next session of Discover NLM and More.

Join us at:  https://webmeeting.nih.gov/mcr2   Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone,  Login: as a guest with your first and last name. Instructions to connect to the audio will show up once you’ve logged in.  No registration required. Captioning will be provided and the session will be recorded.  One hour MLA CE will be available through September 17, 2014. Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu

 

 

Recording now available from Breezing Session of Aug. 20, 2014

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Recording now available from Breezing Session of Aug. 20, 2014: goo.gl/D51ERM

  1. Dan Short, with the Copyright Clearance Center gave an overview of content licensing solutions for the academic market focusing on the Annual Copyright License and Get It Now.
  2. Health Literacy Updates from a) Dr. Catina O’Leary, President and CEO of Health Missouri b) Susan Bockrath, Steering Committee Member of Health Literacy Nebraska, and c) Monica Rogers on behalf of Deborah Boulware O’Neal from Health Literacy Kansas.

EDUCATION: Discover NLM Resources and More…Aug. 27, 2014, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT

Monday, August 18th, 2014
  • Topic:  Statistical Resources.  News headlines concerning health often include statistics, such as “healthy life expectancy for males over 65 lowest in Mississippi” or “childhood obesity increased 11% from 1980 to 2012.”  Have you ever wondered how to find those statistics or if they’re accurate?  We’ll explore some of the resources available for valid health statistics at our next session of Discover NLM and More.

Join us at:  https://webmeeting.nih.gov/mcr2   Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone,  Login: as a guest with your first and last name. Instructions to connect to the audio will show up once you’ve logged in.  No registration required. Captioning will be provided and the session will be recorded.  One hour MLA CE will be available through September 17, 2014. Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu

 

 

Resources for Suspected Cases of Ebola Virus Disease

Friday, August 15th, 2014

The National Library of Medicine has activated the Emergency Access  Initiative to facilitate free access to books and journals for health care professionals fighting the Ebola outbreak.

The MedlinePlus Ebola page provides links to resources for the general public. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ebola.html

The CDC has developed materials to help providers in identifying and treating case that present in the U.S. These materials can be found on the CDC web site. http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/index.html

Those working in hospitals will be especially interested in the resources found under For Health Care Workers. /ch

 

NLM Systems Back Online

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

The emergency work on NLM’s Data Center is complete. If you notice any issues with the databases or systems, please let NLM know at Contact NLM.

Your patience is appreciated! /ch

NLM Emergency Systems Shutdown

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
We have just been notified by NLM of a systems shutdown. Please alert others in your institution who may be affected.

Beginning at 6:00PM, ET, today, Wednesday, 13 August 2014, the NLM will begin a systems shutdown to allow for the emergency repair of the chilled water supply to the NLM Data Center. 

These systems may be restored as early as 8:00 AM ET Thursday, 14 August, but possibly as late as 11:00 AM ET. 

 

Most of the databases and systems on the NLM network are expected to be impacted. 

 

Please check the NLM website  for updates.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  /ch