October 23, 2021

Selected Highlights From New Survey of Medical and Other Scientific Libraries

From the Primary Research Group: This 200-page report examines the spending, staffing, and collection habits of over 40 medical and scientific libraries from all over the world, representing both the public and private sectors in higher education, government, non-profit organizations, and more. [Clip] Just a few of the many findings from this report are: 43.48 […]

Case Study: Eliminating Traditional Reference Services in an Academic Health Sciences Library

Title: Eliminating traditional reference services in an academic health sciences library: a case study Author: Stephanie J Schulte, MLIS (The Ohio State University) Source: Journal of the Medical Library Association,  2011 October; 99(4) Abstract Question: How were traditional librarian reference desk services successfully eliminated at one health sciences library? Setting: The analysis was done at […]

National Library of Medicine Launches ReferencePoint Blog, Targets Health Sciences Library Staff

Welcome to the ReferencePoint Team! From the NLM Technical Bulletin The National Library of Medicine® (NLM®) has a new blog, ReferencePoint, targeting health sciences library staff in the U.S. and abroad. ReferencePoint postings will: Increase the awareness of NLM products and services available online and onsite. Inform the targeted audiences about health sciences resources outside […]

"NLM & You: The Video:" Contest Winners Announced!

Congrats to the three winning libraries! From NLM: The National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library and a component of the National Institutes of Health, recently conducted a video contest in which the public was invited to create original short videos, promoting awareness of NLM’s products and services. Entries were submitted on YouTube and […]

"National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Regional Medical Library Contracts Awarded"

Selected by National Library of Medicine Contracts Run Through 2016 Eight Libraries Act as Regional Medical Libraries All Libraries Affiliated With a University The NN/LM consists of the eight competitively selected Regional Medical Libraries, and over 6,000 health sciences and public libraries. Since its original authorization by Congress in the 1965 Medical Library Assistance Act, […]