May 27, 2022

Medical Libraries: National Library of Medicine Posts FY2011 Annual Report

The report was made available yesterday on the NLM web site. We’ve embedded a copy of it below or direct using this link. National Library of Medicine (NLM) FY2011 Annual Report by LJ's infoDOCKET

NLM Releases Mobile Interface to TOXNET Databases

Direct to TOXNET (Mobile Interface) Databases cover toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health and related areas. One of the resources available is DIRLINE, a database of health organizations.

Cool Award Winning Apps! Winners of National Library of Medicine Software Development Challenge Announced

Congrats and kudos to the winners and those receiving an honorable mention. From the Official NLM Announcement: The library’s software development challenge, Show off Your Apps: Innovative Uses of NLM Information, solicited applications that used the library’s data to develop innovative ways for people to obtain and share scientific and medical information. Entrants could create […]

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 […]

"Embryo" A New iOS App From the National Library of Medicine

From a NLM Announcement: Embryo is a collaborative project between the NLM, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD), the Virtual Human Embryo Project (Louisiana State University/ and the National Museum of Health & Medicine’s Human Developmental Anatomy Center ( The National Museum of Health & Medicine’s Human […]

NLM 175: Upcoming Events and Milestones at National Library of Medicine

As many of you know the National Library of Medicine (the world’s largest library of library of the health sciences and collections) in Bethesda, MD is celebrating their 175th anniversary in 2011 with many events, a special web site, a couple of contests and more. An recent announcement reminded us of two special events taking […]