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NLM Email Lists

NLM-Announcesgovdelivery icon
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.

MedlinePlusgovdelivery icon
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.

Health Information

AIDSinfoAt-a-Glancegovdelivery icon
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:

infoSIDA al instantegovdelivery icon
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.

NLM In Focusgovdelivery icon
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

Outreach to Specific Populations (OSP)govdelivery icon
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.

NLM Tox-Enviro-Health-Lgovdelivery icon
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.

REMM listservgovdelivery icon
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.

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.