NCompass Live: Feel the Love - Free Health Resources from the National Library of Medicine


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Just in time for all the Valentines in your life, Marty Magee, Nebraska and Education Liaison for the National Network/Libraries of Medicine will be talking with Mary Jo Ryan of the Nebraska Library Commission as Marty shares free health resources from the National Library of Medicine, and more. Learn about updates on sites like MedlinePlus and what's available in Nebraska, too!

NCompass Live - February 4, 2009.

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    1. 1. Feel the Love: Free Health Resources from the National Library of Medicine Marty Magee National Network/Libraries of Medicine Education and Nebraska Liaison McGoogan Library of Medicine Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center 986706 Nebraska Medical Center Omaha NE 68198-6706 402-559-7076 1-800-338-7657 [email_address] NCompass Live – February 4, 2009
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Nat’l Library of Medicine websites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MedlinePlus </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other Librarian Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Promotional Ideas </li></ul>
    3. 3. Web sites
    4. 4. National Library of Medicine
    5. 5. Anywhere…. National Library of Medicine National Network/ Libraries of Medicine National Institutes of Health 800-338-7657
    6. 6. MedlinePlus Health topics: 740 English (19,000 links) 704 Spanish (5,500 links) Drug database and herbals & supplements database: approx 1000 monographs Encyclopedia: approx 3700 articles; 2300 images Health news: Approx 15-20 stories per day Directories: Over 100 directories of doctors, hospitals, clinics and libraries. GoLocal: 21 sites Interactive tutorials: 175 Links to 776 NIHSeniorhealth: 31 topics Surgeries: 148 videos Email lists: 11 daily & weekly One weekly podcast Magazine:4 issues Dictionary
    7. 7. MedlinePlus
    8. 8. Is your library listed here? If not – sign up for Affiliate Membership today!
    9. 9. MedlinePlus Health Topics Page
    10. 10. MedlinePlus Interactive Body Maps Different parts of the image are clickable, and show green highlighting when the user moves their mouse over the area
    11. 11. MedlinePlus Health Topics Example – Coronary Artery Disease
    12. 12. MedlinePlus Drug Information AND Herbs and Supplements
    13. 13. Medline Plus - Go Local Now available in Nebraska!!
    14. 15. MedlinePlus - Interactive Tutorials
    15. 16. NIH SeniorHealth
    16. 17. MedlinePlus - Surgery Videos
    17. 18. E-Mail Updates MedlinePlus Magazine Link to your website MedlinePlus - Extras
    18. 20. MedlinePlus Magazine Subscribe for Free! Libraries may order multiple copies!
    19. 21. Resources for Science Teachers <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Biology </li></ul><ul><li>Chemistry </li></ul><ul><li>Genetics </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish-Language Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Careers </li></ul><ul><li>Health </li></ul>
    20. 22. Careers Haz-map
    21. 23. Household Products Database
    22. 24. Daily Med
    23. 25. Drug Information Portal
    24. 26. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine -
    25. 27.
    26. 28. Evaluating Health Information Type “ evaluate ” into Search box
    27. 29. Other Resources
    28. 30. Medical Library Association
    29. 31. Educational Clearinghouse Database
    30. 34. Following the Clues: A Visit to the Doctor and the Library! <ul><li>aimed at children </li></ul><ul><li>shows the health care process </li></ul><ul><li>shows a visit to the library </li></ul>Available in English, Spanish and Sudanese-Nuer
    31. 35. University of Nebraska Medical Center McGoogan Library of Medicine index.html
    32. 36. Nebraska Notebook on
    33. 37. So You Have A Medical Question? If you want a copy….. E-mail
    34. 38. The Librarian is In: Facing Modern Consumer Health Issues in the Public Library <ul><li>A video resource for librarians answering health related reference questions </li></ul><ul><li>Available to you …through the Nebraska Library Commission! </li></ul>
    35. 39. Thursday - February 19 8am-12pm Beyond an Apple a Day— Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library ... covers the information seeking behaviors of consumers. It will also address core reference collection, databases and newsletters/periodicals, as well as the reference interview. Thursday - February19 1pm—5pm No Comprende?—Spanish Health Information Resources for English Speaking Librarians ...resources for learning basic, library, medical and Internet Spanish vocabulary. Learn to evaluate and identify websites in Spanish to which you can direct your patrons. Friday—February 20 8am—12pm The ABC’s of DNA— Unraveling the Mystery of Genetics Information for ... explores basic concepts such as genes and chromosomes and offers an overview of genetic disorders, genetic testing, genetic counseling and the Human Genome Project.
    36. 40. Promotional Ideas
    37. 41. My Family Health Portrait
    38. 42. Did you know February is National Wise Health Consumer Month?
    39. 43. Make a connection with your local hospital Suggest use of these “information prescription “ pads! For more information see: To order see:
    40. 44. Did you feel the love? <ul><li>Your turn for questions….. </li></ul>