NLM, AAHSL Announce 2013-2014 Leadership Fellows Program Participants
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) are pleased to announce the selection of fellows and mentors for the 2013-2014 class of their jointly sponsored leadership program. This will be the twelfth LFP class. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - October 22, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Chiari Malformation
(Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - October 22, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Enhances Online Resource “In His Own Words: Martin Cummings and the NLM”
Martin M. Cummings, MD, with printed volumes of the Index Medicus and in the background, the computer tapes that he intended would replace them (1968). (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - October 1, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

FAQ: DOCLINE -- Reviewing and Updating DOCLINE Routing Tables
New DOCLINE FAQ: "What should I review in my DOCLINE Routing Table?" (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 26, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 24, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Griscelli syndrome
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 24, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: rheumatoid arthritis
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 24, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Papers of Lawrence Kolb Sr., Addiction Research Pioneer, Now Digitized
The National Library of Medicine is pleased to announce the completion of its third collaborative digitization project with Gale/Cengage Learning's Archives Unbound service. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 24, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Lends Collections to Grolier Club Exhibition “Extraordinary Women in Science and Medicine: Four Centuries of Achievement ”
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to be a part of a new exhibition on view until November 23, 2013 at The Grolier Club in New York City. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 18, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: TK2-related mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome, myopathic form
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 17, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: LAMA2-related muscular dystrophy
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 17, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Launches “Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture" - Traveling Banner Display and Online Exhibition
The National Library of Medicine has launched a traveling banner exhibition and online adaptation of Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture, an exploration of the rise of AIDS in the early 1980's and the evolving response to the epidemic over the last 30 years. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 16, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

2013 Association of Health Care Journalists/National Library of Medicine Fellows Announced
Eight journalists represent this year's class of AHCJ-National Library of Medicine fellows. The fellowship program was created to increase reporters' access and understanding of the resources available at the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Institutes of Health. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 10, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Northern epilepsy
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 10, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Artritis psoriásica
MedlinePlus: Artritis psoriásica (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 10, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Mourns F. W. “Wilf” Lancaster, Pioneer in Evaluation of Early MEDLARS Systems
F. W. "Wilf" Lancaster, professor emeritus at the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science and former NLM employee, passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2013 in Urbana, Illinois. Wilf's contributions to the NLM in the early days of automated information retrieval have had a lasting impact on our information systems and services.  His work as a professor and mentor also benefited the Library, as he led many fine graduate students to pursue careers at the NLM. With his passing, NLM remembers a colleague and friend.  (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 6, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia with immune deficiency
(Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 3, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Announces Digital Release of "The Reward of Courage"
First Public Education Film about Cancer Restored in Collaboration with Library of Congress  (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 3, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Sjögren syndrome
Genetics Home Reference: Sjögren syndrome (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 27, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: nonsyndromic aplasia cutis congenita
(Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 27, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: mandibuloacral dysplasia
(Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 27, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: lissencephaly with cerebellar hypoplasia
(Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 27, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Psoriatic Arthritis
(Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 27, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Job Opportunities at NLM, NIH, DHHS
(Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 26, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: RAPADILINO syndrome
New Topics on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 21, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: late-infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis
New Topics on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 21, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: isolated Pierre Robin sequence
New Topics on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 21, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: fish-eye disease
New Topics on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 21, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: familial isolated pituitary adenoma
New Topics on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 21, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: complete LCAT deficiency
New Topics on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 21, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: sick sinus syndrome
New Topics on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 13, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Snyder-Robinson syndrome
New Topics on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 13, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Deficiencia de glucosa -6- fosfato-deshidrogenasa
(Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 13, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Career Development Award in Biomedical Informatics (K01) (PAR 13-284)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-284.html (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 7, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: G6PD Deficiency
(Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 7, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Walker-Warburg syndrome
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 6, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: osteoglophonic dysplasia
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 6, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Mabry syndrome
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 6, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

The NLM Medical Text Indexer Providing Baseline for International BioASQ Challenge
The National Library of Medicine's (NLM) Medical Text Indexer (http://ii.nlm.nih.gov) is being used as one of the baselines for the international BioASQ challenge (http://www.bioasq.org/). The Medical Text Indexer (MTI), a system for producing indexing recommendations, assists in the indexing process at NLM. The BioASQ challenge is a series of challenges on biomedical semantic indexing and question answering with the aim of advancing the state of the art accessibility for researchers and clinicians to biomedical text. The MTI indexing results are providing one of the baselines used in the "Large-scale online biom...
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 6, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NIH Transformative Research Awards
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-13-008.html (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 2, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: granulomatosis with polyangiitis
New Topis on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 30, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 30, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Announces Release of Pill Images
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) announce the release of about 1,800 new high quality images of solid oral dosage medications. Images were taken at high resolution, but are also available in smaller sizes if desired for certain applications. Researchers and product developers may obtain the images and accompanying metadata via an applications programming interface (API) at http://RxImage.nlm.nih.gov. NLM also makes the images available for interactive Web searching via its Pillbox and RxNav sites. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 23, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: retroperitoneal fibrosis
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 23, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Hashimoto thyroiditis
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 23, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Graves disease
New topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 23, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM RDA Documentation
NLM is sharing with the community some of the local documentation used by NLM catalogers when creating RDA records. In general, as a member of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC), NLM is following the BIBCO and CONSER guidelines developed for RDA. The NLM Metadata Application Profile (MAP) is based on the MAPs developed by the Library of Congress and the PCC as a quick reference tool for catalogers and provides guidance on recording all RDA elements considered to be “core” by NLM. There is a great deal of similarity between the PCC RDA BIBCO Standard Record (BSR) Metadata Application Profile and the NL...
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 18, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Grande Dame of Indexing at the National Library of Medicine, Thelma Charen, Dies
Thelma Golden Charen, former indexer, trainer in the Index Section and senior technical advisor in the MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) Section of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) died July 14, 2013 in Bethesda, MD, one day shy of her 97th birthday.   (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 17, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: isolated lissencephaly sequence
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 16, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: congenital neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 16, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news