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

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A blog delivering innovations in and insights about health information from the Director of the National Library of Medicine.

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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.

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Updates about new job postings and other opportunities with the National Library of Medicine.

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Receive a once daily email alert if an article on NLM Technical Bulletin is published or updated.

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Weekly digest of tweets from the @NLM_NIH Twitter account.

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Receive announcements about the Protocol Registration and Results System (PRS), used to submit study information to Keep informed with timely email updates related to new features planned for PRS, 42 CFR Part 11 implementation, and resources relevant to PRS users.

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.

NLM Data Distribution

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Bibliographic records for books, journals and other materials from NLM's collections in XML and MARC 21 formats.

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The Health Services Research Project in Progress (HSRProj) is a dataset of ongoing health services research and public health projects containing descriptions of research in progress funded by federal and private grants and contracts.

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The NLM Data Distribution Program is the preferred access point for bulk downloading of the MEDLINE/PubMed data.

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The NLM Data Distribution Program is the preferred access point for bulk data transfer site for MeSH.

NLM Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery

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NLM announcements for libraries that use the DOCLINE Interlibrary Loan Request Routing System.

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Unmoderated discussion list restricted to registered DOCLINE users. It provides a forum for DOCLINE users to communicate with each other about any issue related to DOCLINE or resource sharing among the greater biomedical library community.
NOTE: NLM announcements about DOCLINE are only sent to subscribers of the DOCLINE Email Updates service via GovDelivery.

NLM Publications

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

Literature Databases

Announcements listing material added to Disaster Lit®: Database for Disaster Medicine and Public Health

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.

Health Services Research and Public Health

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Updates from Health Services Research Information Central (HSRIC), a research portal of health services research resources.

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Up-to-date public health news from 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

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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.

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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.

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Last Reviewed: December 30, 2020