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Archive for September, 2010

Do you want to learn more about mobile apps? For free?

Monday, September 20th, 2010

By Lisa Massengale, MLIS
Assistant Information Services Librarian
Library of the Health Sciences
University of Illinois at Chicago

The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Library of the Health Sciences will host the workshop, Library in Your Pocket: Strategies for Developing Successful Mobile Services.  The event will be a four-hour interactive workshop taught by Chad Haefele, Reference Librarian for Emerging Technologies at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. (more…)

MCH Library – Mortality and Pregnancy Loss Resource Guides

Friday, September 17th, 2010

The Maternal and Child Health Library is seeking professional reviewers as well as a parent reviewer for new editions of the knowledge path and family resource brief about infant mortality and pregnancy loss. Comments and suggestions are welcomed.

The knowledge path is available on the MCH Web site at and the family resource brief is online at  Please e-mail feedback to

MLA Webcast Sponsored Site Opportunity

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

The GMR is again offering to sponsor a number of sites for the upcoming MLA Webcast: “ABCs of E-books: Strategies for the Medical Library” to be held on Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., central time

for detailed information on how to become a sponsored site. (more…)

AIDSinfo Launches Mobile Site

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

AIDSinfo Launches Mobile Site!

AIDSinfo is a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services project, managed by the National Library of Medicine, that offers the latest federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines, HIV treatment and prevention clinical trials, and other research information for health care providers, researchers, people affected by HIV/AIDS, and the general public. Along with housing the latest HIV medical practice guidelines, the Web site provides access to many other resources related to HIV treatment and research. Health information specialists are also available by phone, e-mail, and an online chat to assist the public with accessing this information.

AIDSinfo now offers a mobile site that allows users to access its resources and information on-the-go. The new site optimizes many of the main site’s features for phones and other mobile devices. When viewing AIDSinfo on your mobile device, you will be automatically redirected to the mobile site. JavaScript must be enabled on your device for the mobile site to function properly.  The AIDSinfo mobile site is available at (more…)