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Posts by archive: April 2013

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National Library of Medicine’s Genetics Home Reference Web Site Celebrates 10th Anniversary!

Posted by on April 22nd, 2013

On April 25, 2003, the National Library of Medicine launched Genetics Home Reference (GHR), a free online resource about human genetics created for patients, families, and the general public. The Web site provides a bridge between the public’s questions about human genetics and the rich technical data that has emerged from the Human Genome Project… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, NLM Resources, Rare Diseases



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DOCLINE Quarterly Statistical Reports Now Available!

Posted by on April 18th, 2013

NLM has released the following DOCLINE quarterly statistical reports for January-March 2013: Summary DOCLINE Borrower Statistics (Reports 1-1A, 1-11A, 1-1AT) Summary DOCLINE Lender Statistics (Report 1-1B) Detailed DOCLINE Borrower Statistics (Reports 1-2A, 1-22A) Detailed DOCLINE Lender Statistics (Report 1-2B) Resource Library Quarterly Report – Fill Rate (Report 2-14) Loansome Doc Detailed Lender Statistics (Report 5-1A)… Read More »

Posted in: DOCLINE



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RDA Implementation at NLM Replaces AACR2

Posted by on April 10th, 2013

Effective March 31, 2013, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) began use of RDA: Resource Description and Access for all original cataloging of modern material, replacing the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2nd edition (AACR2). Bibliographic records distributed by NLM will continue to contain a mix of RDA and AACR2 records, since NLM will accept AACR2 copy… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, General



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NISO Publishes Recommended Practice PIE-J: Presentation & Identification of E-Journals

Posted by on April 5th, 2013

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has a deep interest in the publishing models used by scientific journals, from the viewpoints of practical and efficient use of titles that are indexed for MEDLINE, and the clear and accurate preservation of the scientific literature for use by future generations. NLM has been a partner in the development… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, General, Non-NLM Resources



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NLM Funds Three Community Family Health Information Outreach Pilot Projects

Posted by on April 4th, 2013

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Outreach and Special Populations Branch has funded three innovative outreach projects in information dissemination for family and women’s health by public libraries and information centers. The NLM recognizes public libraries as strategic partners in increasing the awareness and utilization of NLM and National Institutes of Health (NIH) resources, and… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Funding, Health Literacy, NLM Resources

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