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Turn to the National Library of
Medicine


for Health Information
You Can Trust!


Lydia Collins

NN/LM MAR, Consumer Health Coordinator



NN/LM, formerly Regional Medical Library Program


Established in the Medical Library Assistance Act (1965)


Mission


Provide health professionals and the general public with equal
access to biomedical information


Coordinated by the National Library of Medicine


8 Regional Offices


Support Network members to achieve NN/LM mission


5
-
year contracts

National Network of

Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM)

Maintain/

Promote
network
membership

Conduct training
on accessing and
using quality
health information
resources

Provide funding
and support for
outreach projects
that improve
access to
biomedical
information

Role of the Regional Medical Library


Any library, information center or other
organization providing health information


Membership is free!


Resource Libraries


Other Libraries


Academic, community college, public, hospital,

K
-
12


Community and Faith
-
Based Organizations


Public Health Departments

Who can become Network Members?

Consumer Health Resources


General Health


Children/Youth/Teens


Adults


Seniors


Veterans


Minority Populations


Drugs and Dietary Supplements


Environmental Health


Careers in Health Professions


Genetics



MedlinePlus


MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site
for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the
National Library of Medicine, it brings you information
about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in
language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable,
up
-
to
-
date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
Also available in Spanish.


MedlinePlus
: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

MedlinePlus Spanish
:
http://
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/medlineplus.html


Interactive
Tutorials

Anatomy/Surgery Videos

Calculators & Quizzes

Games



MedlinePlus: Additional Resources

NIHSeniorHealth

NIH Senior Health provides health
and wellness information for older
adults from the National Institutes
of Health. If students are
searching for information specific
to geriatric populations this is an
excellent resource.


This resource includes a “Toolkit
for Trainers”, which are free, easy
-
to
-
use training materials to help
older adults find reliable, up
-
to
-
date online health information on
their own.


This online resource includes:


Health Topics


Exercise Stories


Health Videos


Trainer’s Toolkit

http://nihseniorhealth.gov/


PubMed

PubMed comprises more than 21million citations for
biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and
online books. PubMed is a free resource that is developed and
maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology
Information (NCBI), at the U.S. National Library of Medicine
(NLM), located at the National Institute of Health (NIH).


PubMed provides links to PubMed Central (PMC) a free full
-
text
archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the
U.S. NIH/NLM.


PubMed Tutorials are useful for those
learning to
use the
resource.



PubMed: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed


PubMed Tutorials: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/disted/pubmed.html


PubMed Central: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/


HIV/AIDS Information
Resources from NLM

HIV/AIDS Portal links to journal literature, clinical
trials and treatment information, meeting abstracts,
and other scientific and consumer
-
related resources.
Material is appropriate for Grades 6
-
12+.








http
://sis.nlm.nih.gov/hiv/index.php


NLM’s Pillbox

Pillbox enables rapid identification of unknown solid
-
dosage
medications (tablets/capsules) based on physical
characteristics and high
-
resolution images
.

Once a medication is identified, Pillbox provides links to drug
information and drug labels
.









http://pillbox.nlm.nih.gov/


Drug Information Portal












http
://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/drugportal.jsp


DailyMed

DailyMed provides high quality information about marketed
drugs. This information includes FDA labels (package inserts).
This Web site provides health information providers and the
public with a standard, comprehensive, up
-
to
-
date, look
-
up and
download resource of medication content and labeling as found
in medication package inserts.


The National Library of Medicine (NLM) provides this as a public
service and does not accept advertisements.




http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/about.cfm


Dietary Supplements Labels
Database

The Dietary Supplements Labels Database offers
information about label ingredients in more than 7,000
selected brands of dietary supplements. It enables users to
compare label ingredients in different brands.





Information is also provided on the "structure/function"
claims made by manufacturers. These claims by
manufacturers have not been evaluated by the Food and
Drug Administration. Companies may not market as dietary
supplements any products that are intended to diagnose,
treat, cure or prevent any disease.


http://dietarysupplements.nlm.nih.gov/dietary/


AIDSinfoDrug

Database

Database of fact sheets on FDA
-
approved and investigational
HIV/AIDS
-
related drugs.


Fact
sheets are available in consumer
and health professional versions
.


http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/drugs



Come on, Mon, Dad, Get Healthy

The National Library of Medicine released the book Come on, Mom, Dad, Get
Healthy! The TAPAS (Teens Against Parent Addiction Squad) Take Action. Designed
to supplement the middle school health curriculum, the book employs a fictional
story to address the subjects of addiction to food, smoking, and alcohol.


Includes
lesson plans on key concepts such as:


Nutrition


Addiction health facts


Decision making skills



Come on, Mom, Dad, Get Healthy!

is a unique book that addresses the sensitive
issue of parental addiction and teaches students about the quality, reliable
health information resources available through the National Library of
Medicine’s website. Written at an age
-
appropriate level, the book shows
characters that students can relate to in everyday situations and introduces
students to health information.


Come On, Mom, Dad, Get Healthy!
:
http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/outreach/TAPAS_Mom_Dad_Get_Healthy.pdf

Come on, Mom, Dad, Get Healthy! Lesson Plans:
http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/outreach/TAPAS_Activities.pdf



Health Information Tutorials

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/evaluatinghealthinformation.html


Health Hotlines

Health Hotlines is a
compilation of
organizations with toll
-
free
telephone numbers. It is
derived from DIRLINE, the
National Library of
Medicine's Directory of
Information Resources
Online. This database
contains descriptions of
over 14,000 biomedical
information resources,
including organizations,
databases, research
resources, etc.



Health Hotlines also lists
a variety of groups
disseminating
information on a number
of specific disease and
disorders (adolescent
behavior, child care,
disability evaluation).


http://healthhotlines.nlm.nih.gov/


Additional Services


Training Opportunities


Boost Box


2
nd

Tuesday of each month
--

Noon
-
1pm


Learn about NLM products or other health information topics



Lunch with the RML


Last Thursday of
each month
--

Noon
-
1pm


Share experiences and ideas with MAR staff and Network Members



Training for Health Professionals at Your Organization


Training geared toward the needs of your professional staff


Please contact
nnlmmar@pitt.edu
if interested in training



Order educational and printed materials


NLM Resource Capability Brochures


Learn about NLM products or other health information topics










How to Reach Us (NN/LM MAR)


Web site: http://nnlm.gov/mar

Phone: 1.800.338.7657


1.412.648.2065

Serving
Delaware, New Jersey, New York and
Pennsylvania




E
-
mail: nnlmmar@pitt.edu


To Join our Free Membership: http://nnlm.gov/mar/services/

Visit the NN/LM MAR Training
Web site: http://nnlm.gov/mar/training/


Developed by NN/LM staff.


This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medi
cine, National Institutes of Health,
Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHS
-
N
-
276
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2011
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00003
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C with the University of Pittsburgh
-
Health Scie
nces Library System.