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NLM Email Lists

govdelivery icon NLM-Announces
Daily announcement-only list of new and updated content on the NLM website, Genetics Home Reference, the NLM Technical Bulletin, NCBI Insights, NLM in Focus,and Circulating Now.

You can also browse the LISTSERV archives from June 2007 to December 2015.

govdelivery icon @NLM_News Weekly Twitter Digest
Weekly digest of tweets from the @NLM_News Twitter account.

Health Information

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MedlinePlus offers a free subscription service that allows you to receive alerts by e-mail when new information is available. You can subscribe to all MedlinePlus health topics in English and Spanish, as well as a variety of other health-related news and announcement e-mail lists.

govdelivery icon AIDSinfoAt-a-Glance
Weekly e-newsletter,At-a-Glance, sent by AIDSinfoto announce Web site updates, HIV/AIDS news, and treatment guideline updates. This newsletter is also available in Spanish:

govdelivery icon infoSIDA al instante
Weekly e-newsletter,al instante, sent by infoSIDA to announce Web site updates, HIV/AIDS news, and treatment guideline updates, in Spanish. This newsletter is also available in English (AIDSinfo At-a-Glance, above). Suscríbase al boletín electrónico, infoSIDA al instante, para recibir avisos de actualización del sitio web y noticias sobre el VIH/SIDA.

NLM Publications and Services

Announcement-only list about updates to Citing Medicine, an online reference book published by the National Library of Medicine.

DOCLINE-L (more information)
Unmoderated discussion list restricted to registered DOCLINE users. The discussion list provides NLM with a means of broadcasting messages to DOCLINE users. It also provides a forum for DOCLINE users to communicate with each other and NLM about any issue related to DOCLINE, SERHOLD, or document delivery.

govdelivery icon NLM In Focus
The NLM in Focus blog highlights the people and products making a difference in scientific discovery and public health; the research conducted by NLM scientists and grantees; the library’s fascinating collections; and the unique ways NLM and its partner libraries bring information to the public.

Literature Databases

PubMed-Alerts (more information)
Announcements-only list that will notify subscribers of major system problems with PubMed; its two companion databases, MeSH and Journals; and the NLM Catalog.

PubMed Central (PMC) announcements
Email list for announcements of new or updated tools and utilities specifically related to PMC's free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

Public Health

govdelivery icon Outreach to Specific Populations (OSP)
The Outreach to Specific Populations (OSP) listserv provides health information professionals, librarians, advocates, health care professionals, students, and others with an opportunity to share information and discuss outreach to specific populations through quality information, capacity building and community engagement. This discussion forum will enable participants to stay informed about health information resources, services, and programs tailored to specific populations as well as connect with colleagues in the field and benefit from discussions that address best practices, challenges, and gaps associated with health information outreach to specific populations.

PHPartners Link
Weekly announcement-only list of new resources added to the Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce website at

Terminology and Vocabulary

Announcement-only list about major changes to the RxNorm release files, technical issues related to accessing the files, and other important announcements.

UMLS (Unified Medical Language System) users are encouraged to subscribe to this list, to share their experiences with, or seek advice from the UMLS community on using UMLS resources. NLM also uses this forum to seek advice from UMLS users, and to distribute official announcements about UMLS products and services.

Toxicology and Disaster Management

Discussion forum for librarians, information specialists and anyone interested in responding to their community’s needs for information services in support of disaster preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery.

govdelivery icon NLM Tox-Enviro-Health-L
Email announcements-only list available from the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS). The purpose of this announcement list is to broadcast updates on SIS's resources, services, and outreach in toxicology and environmental health.

govdelivery icon REMM listserv
Announcements-only notices of REMM updates, news, bug fixes and new functionality. REMM is the Radiation Event Medical Management website providing guidance on diagnosis and treatment for health care providers who are responding to a radiation event.

govdelivery icon WISER e-mail list
Announcements-only notices of WISER updates and news. The WISER e-mail list is used to send important announcements about WISER, such as data updates, new functionality, and bug fixes. WISER is the Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders for use in hazardous material incidents.