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March NIH News in Health Now Available

Monday, March 7th, 2016

The March 2016 issue of NIH News in Health is now available online. This month learn about anxiety disorders and causes of dizziness and balance problems in kids. /da

Free Access to Articles from Major Publishers Added – Zika Virus Information Resources

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Elizabeth Norton shares this information on the DISASTR-OUTREACH-LIB  discussion list:

Recognizing the importance of sharing data in a public health emergency, many major journal publishers have opened their Zika Virus content collections for free – and the list is growing. Free access has been offered to articles, guidelines, reports, news items and commentaries.  You can find the most current list on the NLM Disaster Health “Zika Virus Information Resources” page (

Zika Virus continues to capture the attention of the medical and preparedness communities. With so many unknowns and new information coming out daily, it is important to keep up with the latest. We have made that easy for you. Our Zika Virus Information Resources page ( contains all the latest authoritative information coming from federal, national and international sources. You can check back frequently to see what is new, or you can embed the content on your own web site through the HHS Syndication Storefront.   



NCCIH Health Bulletin: Menopausal Symptoms

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

In this month’s issue of the NCCIH Bulletin, read highlights from current evidence on a few commonly used complementary approaches to menopause: red clover, soy, black cohosh, DHEA, hypnotherapy, meditation, acupuncture, and yoga. /da

EDUCATION: E-Licensing and You – Webinar

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Are you the one at your library who suddenly has the responsibility of negotiating licenses for the electronic resources? You may not have the experience of working with vendors nor do you know much about licensing?  Maybe you’re just curious and want to learn more about e-licenses. This may be the webinar for you.  The content in this free MCR sponsored webinar reviews some of the basics in the area of e-licensing.

When:  Monday, February 29, 2016   10 am Mountain Time/11 am Central Time

Where: in the MCR Network Member Services Room

Just click on the link above, key your name in the “Guest” window and click on “Enter Room” You will be prompted to key in your phone# and the system will call you.

Questions? Click here



Update of URL: Disaster Info Specialist Program Webinar Recording

Friday, February 19th, 2016

From the DISASTER-OUTREACH -LIB email discussion list:

Many people could not log into this webinar due to a problem with the meeting URL.  The webinar was recorded and is now available for viewing on our Web site at:  (February 16, 2016)

 TOPIC:  “From West Africa to Omaha: Research on Ebola and Other Emerging Pathogens”

This presentation focused on the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s research on Ebola conducted within the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit.


Christopher Kratochvil, M.D., Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Research, University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), Vice President for Research, Nebraska Medicine

Bruce Gordon, M.D., Executive Chairman, IRBs, UNMC, Professor, Pediatrics, UNMC


For All EFTS Users

Friday, February 19th, 2016

For those of you who missed this message sent to the [efts-l]  email discussion list:

Attention EFTS Members!

Please take a moment to review and UPDATE your Member Profile.  Changes in staff, addresses, telephone numbers and emails should reflect current information.

Thank you!

Jola Sliwinski  I  EFTS Program Coordinator


Merck Manual Available Free Online

Friday, February 19th, 2016

If you hadn’t heard, the Merck Manual has moved from print books to putting editions online for free.  You may want to let your user population know or add a link to your list of health and pharmacology resources.

Users need not register or provide personal information. Two versions  are available, one for consumers and one for professionals. The same information is available, but the consumer site is designed and punctuated with language that is easy to understand for patients and consumers. The first edition was published in 1899 as a small reference book for physicians and pharmacists, but has grown to become one of the most widely used medical resources. /ch

Portrait Unveiled of Former NLM Director Lindberg

Friday, February 12th, 2016

On February 10, the National Library of Medicine was the scene of a special unveiling ceremony for a portrait of former NLM Director Dr. Donald Lindberg and his wife, Mary. Dr. Lindberg retired in 2015 after over 30 years of service as NLM Director. An article and photos of the ceremony was published in NLM In Focus./ch

Breezing Along with the RML – February 17, 2016

Friday, February 5th, 2016

February 17, 2016 – 10:00 am MT/ 11:00 am CT
Join us at:

This month, Breezing Along with the RML is focused on technologies!

  • Is 3D printing the latest fad or a vital new library service? Come find out as Alicia Lillich shares what 3D printing is, how it works, and how it can be utilized in health science libraries.
  • Are you looking for new tools to help you manage your projects? John Bramble and Annette Parde-Maass will share a few of their favorite project management software, including Trello, Asana, and Outlook.

Registration is not required. For login instructions, visit: Captioning will be provided, and the session will be recorded and posted to our website. Send questions to

MedlinePlus New Topic: Zika Virus

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

The National Library of Medicine has added Zika virus to MedlinePlus. MedlinePlus contains information written for the lay person. The topic has also been added to MedlinePlus en español. /ch