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Archived CD-ROMs, DVDs, Audio and Videocassettes, and Materials for Loan (1999-2005)

We have a number of CD-ROMs, DVDs, audio and videocassettes, and literature available for loan. For current materials, go to the Current CD-ROMs, DVDs, Audio and Videocassettes, and Materials for Loan page.

These materials are ONLY available to staff of network libraries within the NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region. Requests are limited to 1 item per order. Because we have waiting lists for these items, they must be returned within 2 weeks from the date of receipt. There is no charge for borrowing them.


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Get an overview of Patient Safety, see successful programs, and learn ways information professionals can partner with other healthcare professionals in the care and safety of their patients.(DVD)
Get an overview of Patient Safety, see successful programs, and learn ways information professionals can partner with other healthcare professionals in the care and safety of their patients.(VHS)
Information Today, Inc. returned to Monterey to present the eighth annual Internet Librarian conference and exhibition - the only event designed for librarians and information professionals who are using, developing, and embracing Internet and Web-based strategies.(CD-ROM)
On November 5-6, 2003, more than 150 of the country top medical sciences librarians, researchers and academic and computer experts convened at the National Library of Medicine to hear almost 40 fellow-experts share their views on the changing shape and role of libraries. Through this groundbreaking DVD-ROM proceeding, you can join the experts to discover how the Internet is changing the way we study, teach, learn and conduct cutting edge and scholarly research. Sponsored by NLM and AAHSL, the Library as a Place is an extraordinary look at the future of learning.(DVD)
The goals of this teleconference are to enhance knowledge of and to encourage participation in the provision of information about public health by health sciences librarians.
(DVD, 120 minutes)
The goals of this teleconference were to provide practical tips to those who deal with licensing agreements for electronic books, journals, and databases; enhance the knowledge of information professionals about the pros and cons of electronic licensing agreements and provide useful negotiation tips for health information professionals, legal counsel, purchasing departments, and those dealing with consortium licensing agreements.
MLA 3.0 CE Credit Available (DVD with manual, presentation handouts, 120 minutes)
The Health Literacy Educational Kit is the AMA Foundation's primary means for informing physicians, health care professionals and patient advocates about the problem of low health literacy among patients. Physicians and physician staff using this tool kit will learn to understand the scope of the low health literacy problem; recognize health system barriers faced by patients with low health literacy; improve methods of verbal and written communication; incorporate possible strategies to create a shame-free environment. In addition, physicians can earn 2.5 hours of Category 1 Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit.
(CD-ROM with digital files of the manual, video, and presentation handouts)
The NIH, through the Office of AIDS Research (OAR), has had an ongoing relationship with the National Minority AIDS Council. Through this collaborative project, a variety of informative videos were produced to provide factual information about the HIV/AIDS epidemic in minority communities and older Americans.(VHS, 15 min)
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Funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, Office on AIDS, this program shares the intimate stories of adults, teens and children who face HIV-related challenges everyday. "Positively: Coping with HIV/AIDS" is targeted to individuals living with HIV/AIDS and all those who care for them, including non-professionals and professionals. Positively focuses on the impact that mental health issues have on both coping and disease management. It is designed to motivate viewers to be aware of mental health issues related to HIV and to seek support from a variety of sources. The series is also an excellent orientation for professionals working with HIV+ clients about the daily struggles and mental health issues facing people with HIV/AIDS. (VHS, 36 min)
Discover the many ways that women have influenced and enhanced the practice of medicine. The individuals featured here provide an intriguing glimpse of the broader community of women doctors who are making a difference. The National Library of Medicine presented this exhibition honoring the lives and accomplishments of these women in the hope of inspiring a new generation of medical pioneers. This interactive, multimedia, web-based DVD features a dozen full profiles of selected women physicians and a mentoring program for young people interested in pursuing a career in science. (DVD and Booklet)
The goals of this teleconference were to give attendees an overview of the basic concepts of expert searching, to explore the issues involved in developing and retaining expert skills, and to promote expert search services as an important means of institutional support. Additionally, the teleconference served as an introduction to the MLA Policy Statement: "Role of Expert Searching in Health Sciences Libraries." (DVD, 120 minutes)
The division of the world's peoples into distinct groups - "red," "black," "white" or "yellow" peoples - has became so deeply imbedded in our psyches, so widely accepted, many would promptly dismiss as crazy any suggestion of its falsity. Yet, that's exactly what this provocative, new three-hour series by California Newsreel claims. Race - The Power of an Illusion questions the very idea of race as biology, suggesting that a belief in race is no more sound than believing that the sun revolves around the earth. (DVD)
The goal of this teleconference was to enhance the knowledge of information professionals about the concepts of health information literacy and to highlight opportunities for using these principles in the provision of quality consumer health and patient education information services. (120 minutes, DVD or VHS)
16. 2003 - (Booklet)
This is the accompanying volume to the National Library Medicine/American Library Association Traveling Exhibit of the same name. This lavishly illustrated volume begins by highlighting Shelly's novel and the context in which she conceived it. It next focuses on the redefinition of the Frankenstein myth in popular culture. The final section examines the continuing power of the Frankenstein story to articulate present-day concerns raised by the new developments in biomedicine such as cloning and xenografting (the use of animal organs in human bodies), and the role scientists and citizens play in determining acceptable limits of scientific and medical advances.
17. 2003 -
An overview of NLM programs and services, demonstrations of MEDLINE®, MEDLINEplus® and other databases. (12 min)
18. 2003 - (90 min)
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20. 2003 - (30 min)
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22. 2002 - -- 120 min.
(Hosted by the Medical Library Association and supported by a grant from the National Library of Medicine.) The MLA Informationist Conference Task Force planned and implemented this conference to facilitate a national discussion, derive a consensus definition, and develop recommendations for an action agenda for the "informationist" professional in clinical and research domains. Two tapes: Part 1 with the Welcome and Keynote Address, and Part 2 with the Group Reports and Wrap-Up. (125 min each)
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40. 1999 - - 2 hrs. 30 min.