Focus on NLM Resources Archives

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  • Genetics Home Reference / August 4, 2016 [Recording]

    Presenter: Stephanie Morrison, MPH / National Library of Medicine

    Description: Genetics Home Reference is the National Library of Medicine (NLM) website for consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes or chromosomes associated with those conditions. A recent redesign of the website introduced a completely new look and feel, improved navigation, and hundreds of educational images. This presentation will cover the development and use of this NLM resource, with a focus on the recent changes.
  • HealthReach / June 9, 2016 (No Recording available)

    Presenter: Laura Bartlett / Outreach and Special Populations Branch, National Library of Medicine

    Description: HealthReach is a resource of quality multilingual, multicultural public health information for those working with, or providing care to, individuals with limited English proficiency. In Spring 2016, the site was redesigned.

    Resources include:
    • Health education materials in various languages and formats (brochures, fact sheets, videos)
    • Provider tools (including best practices, cultural information, and effective use of interpreters)
    • Special collections on Emergency and Disaster, Women's Health, and Mental Health
  • Finding Mental Health Information / March 2016 (Recording) | (Presentation (PDF) | Presentation (PPT)

    Presenter: Kate Flewelling, Outreach Coordinator, NN/LM MAR

    Description: Are you a mental health professional who needs reliable no-cost patient education information? Are you a librarian who does literature searches for mental health clinical staff or researchers? Are you a family member looking for ways to support your loved one? Are you looking for tips for stress relief or cutting down on alcohol? In this one hour presentation, we will discuss ways to find mental health information in National Library of Medicine resources, including MedlinePlus, the Drug Information Portal, PubMed Health and
  • National Library of Medicine Extramural Programs/ February 2016  (Recording)

    Presenter: Dr. Alan VanBiervliet, Program Officer, NLM Extramural Programs

    Description: Health Literacy, Health Disparities, Big Data, Bioinformatics: what do these have in common? They are all topic areas funded by the National Library of Medicine Extramural Programs. Dr. Alan VanBiervliet, NLM Extramural Programs, will provide a brief overview of grants and other funding from NLM. The main focus of the presentation will be on grants most often received by librarians and how librarians can support institutional researchers who are applying for and receiving NLM funding. Anyone looking for NIH funding will want to catch the “Matchmaking” tool on NIH RePORTER and other search tools.

  • Saving Time with PubMed Subject-Specific Queries December 2015 (Recording)  (Presentation)

    Presenter: Kate Flewelling, Outreach Coordinator, NN/LM MAR

    Description: Want to boost your PubMed prowess? Looking for preformulated searches on drugs, health information technology, public health and other topics? Spend an hour with Outreach Coordinator, Kate Flewelling, to save hours on your searches!

  • HIV/AIDS Resources/ October 2015 (Recording)

    Presenters: Allison McDougall, AIDSinfo Deputy Project Manager and Christina Copty, AIDSource Project Coordinator

    Description: AIDSinfo offers access to 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. AIDSource was developed by NLM to ensure that those seeking information about HIV/AIDS have a source of quality reviewed current content, and provides access to HIV/AIDS-related information both within and outside of the federal government. The presentation will cover the many features of AIDSinfo and AIDSource, including the portfolio of AIDSinfo mobile apps.