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Genetics Class for Librarians Powerpoint SlidesPresentation Transcript
Image taken from Genetics Home Reference Genetics Resources for Librarians June 10, 2008 Joe Pozdol, NN/LM PSR Intern
Who is Joe? Graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2004) Bachelor of Science in Biology, Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Second-year MLIS Student at UCLA Teaching Assistant for Genetics, Molecular Biology, and Ecology Volunteer at Santa Monica and Westwood UCLA Medical Centers Intern at NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region Potential Future Medical Librarian
Learning Objectives Participants Will: Develop an Awareness of Some Free Online Genetics Tools Learn Where to Go for Reliable Genetics Information Acquire Knowledge of Patient-friendly Genetics Resources Become More Adept at Conducting Online Searches
Agenda Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) www.pubmed.gov GeneTests www.genetests.org PubMed www.pubmed.gov Resources for Consumers Genetics Home Reference http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov MedlinePlus http://medlineplus.gov ClinicalTrials.gov http://clinicaltrials.gov Resources for Professionals
Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) Resources for Professionals
GeneTests Resources for Professionals
PubMed Resources for Professionals
Quiz So far we’ve discussed OMIM, GeneTests, and PubMed…
Which source would you use to find teaching cases on a specific genetic disorder?
Where would you go to find out which loci (chromosome locations) have been associated with a genetic disease?
Which source gives you research articles on your disorder?
Which source allows you to limit a search for genetics laboratories by state?
Genetics Home Reference Resources for Consumers
MedlinePlus Resources for Consumers
ClinicalTrials.gov Resources for Consumers
Quiz 2 Since the last quiz, we discussed Genetics Home Reference, MedlinePlus, and ClinicalTrials.gov…
Where would you go to find out if any interventional studies are being conducted for elderly patients with a certain disorder?
ClinicalTrials.gov 2. Which source has a Spanish option? MedlinePlus
Where would you go to find information about mutations in a specific gene that cause a disease?
Genetics Home Reference
Which source allows you to find recent news articles about a genetic disorder?
Recap Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) www.pubmed.gov GeneTests www.genetests.org PubMed www.pubmed.gov Resources for Consumers Genetics Home Reference http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov MedlinePlus http://medlineplus.gov ClinicalTrials.gov http://clinicaltrials.gov Resources for Professionals
Questions/Comments Thanks for your time! A class evaluation will be emailed to you Send questions to NN/LM PSR at firstname.lastname@example.org