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How Do NLM Resources Make a Difference in Health and Safety, Science and Medicine?

New Online Newsletter, NLM in Focus, Gives You the Story

The National Library of Medicine, part of the National Institutes of Health, has a new online newsletter, NLM in Focus (// It will debut today, Friday, May 21, coinciding with the start of the 2010 Medical Library Association annual conference.

NLM in Focus will give readers a behind-the-scenes look at this unique library and how its vast resources are used to improve public health and safety, and advance science and medicine.

The newsletter will feature articles about events at NLM, the library's programs and services, research projects, fascinating collections, and its outreach efforts in the US and abroad. The talents and efforts of the people at NLM, its partner libraries, and its grantees will be showcased. The newsletter will explore trends and new technologies and will deliver helpful news you can use.

NLM is the world's largest medical library. It collects and preserves medical information from around the world and contains some items that can't be found anywhere else. It provides a wealth of information online. And, it conducts and funds leading-edge research and development that changes the way the health professionals, scientists, researchers, and the public get and share information.

NLM in Focus articles will be published immediately online. There are several ways to access NLM in Focus:

  • Subscribe to NLM in Focus via the RSS feed symbol in the navigation bar to receive notification whenever new stories are posted.
  • Bookmark the NLM in Focus URL,
  • View the archive of articles from 2004 to present at //

NLM in Focus is an updated version of NLM NEWSLINE, both produced by the NLM Office of Communications and Public Liaison, under the NLM Office of the Director.

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