Twitter chats are a great way for healthcare professionals to learn about resources related to specific health topics, raise public awareness of heath issues, and share their organization’s resources with other professionals and the general public. During a Twitter chat, one or more accounts hosting the chat will pose questions through their tweets, and attendees… Read More »
The National Library of Medicine releases new tools and updated resources on a regular basis. To easily find the latest highlights on these updates, NLM offers a number of news feeds, blogs, bulletins, and social media accounts, including: News from Specialized Information Services (SIS) Division: Learn about the latest updates from Outreach and Special Populations Branch,… Read More »
The project NLM 4 Caregivers is designed to increase awareness of NLM resources among family caregivers who actively seek health information online using social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, blogs, and listservs, for discussing and exploring health issues. NLM 4 Caregivers discusses a wide variety of resources for searching and managing medications, such as… Read More »
NCBI has a new Twitter feed, @ncbibooks, to announce new books and documents available on the NCBI Bookshelf. An online resource providing free access to the full text of books and documents in life sciences and health care, the Bookshelf currently provides access to over 4,500 titles. The Bookshelf is continuously expanding with new materials… Read More »
Looking for the latest information on diseases, condition, and wellness issues? MedlinePlus and MedlinePlus en español have joined Facebook! Feel free to “Like” these new pages! MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it… Read More »
This project is funded by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Cooperative Agreement Number UG4LM012341 with the UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library.