United States National Library of Medicine
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Publications and informational resources
Since 1879, the National Library of Medicine has published the Index Medicus
, a monthly guide to articles, in nearly five thousand selected journals. The last issue of Index Medicus was printed in December 2004, but this information is offered in the freely accessible PubMed
, among the more than fifteen million MEDLINE
journal article references and abstracts going back to the 1960s and 1.5 million references going back to the 1950s.
Toxicology and environmental health
The United States National Library of Medicine Radiation Emergency Management System
- Guidance for health care providers, primarily physicians, about clinical diagnosis and treatment of radiation injury during radiological and nuclear emergencies
- Just-in-time, evidence-based, usable information with sufficient background and context to make complex issues understandable to those without formal radiation medicine expertise
- Web-based information that may be downloaded in advance, so that it would be available during an emergency if the Internet were not accessible
The Extramural Division provides grants to support research in medical information science and to support planning and development of computer and communications systems in medical institutions. Research, publications, and exhibitions on the history of medicine and the life sciences also are supported by the History of Medicine Division. In April 2008 the current exhibition Against the Odds: Making a Difference in Global Health
National Center for Biotechnology Information division
National Center for Biotechnology Information
is an intramural division within National Library of Medicine that creates public databases in molecular biology, conducts research in computational biology
, develops software tools for analyzing molecular and genomic data, and disseminates biomedical information, all for the better understanding of processes affecting human health and disease.
- ^ "A Brief History of NLM". National Library of Medicine. Retrieved September 29, 2016.
- ^ "Our Milestones. Archived 2013-02-16 at the Wayback Machine National Library of Medicine. Retrieved September 29, 2016.
- ^ "H.R. 3020 – Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016". 114th Congress. 2015.
- ^ a b "National Library of Medicine Welcomes New Director Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan". National Library of Medicine. August 15, 2016.
- ^ DeBakey ME (1991). "The National Library of Medicine. Evolution of a premier information center". JAMA. 266 (9): 1252–58. doi:10.1001/jama.266.9.1252. PMID 1870251.
- ^ "PubMed". United States National Library of Medicine. Retrieved May 28, 2013.
- ^ "NCBI Educational Resources". United States National Library of Medicine. Retrieved May 28, 2013.
- ^ "LHNCBC". Retrieved 1 August 2018.
- ^ "SNOMED CT". Retrieved 19 July 2018.
- ^ "Toxicology and Environmental Health Program". National Library of Medicine. Retrieved July 11, 2007.
- ^ a b "Radiation Emergency Management System". National Library of Medicine.
- Miles, Wyndham D. (1992). A History of the National Library of Medicine: The Nation's Treasury of Medical Knowledge. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 531. ISBN 978-0-16-002644-7. NLM 8218545.
- Reznick, Jeffrey; Koyle, Ken (2017). US National Library of Medicine (PDF). Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 978-1-4671-2608-3. LCCN 2017931439. NLM 101706419.
- Schullian, Dorothy; Rogers, Frank (January 1958). "The National Library of Medicine. I". The Library Quarterly: Information, Community, Policy. 28 (1): 1–17. doi:10.1086/618482. JSTOR 4304714. PMID 19938388. NLM 0135203.
- Schullian, Dorothy; Rogers, Frank (April 1958). "The National Library of Medicine. II". The Library Quarterly: Information, Community, Policy. 28 (2): 95–121. doi:10.1086/618521. JSTOR 4304753. PMID 19938389. NLM 0135203.
- Past, present, and future of biomedical information. Bethesda, Maryland: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine. 1987. NLM 8708723. Retrieved October 16, 2017.
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