AIDSinfo® Launches Mobile Site
[Editor's Note: This is a reprint of an announcement published on the NLM Web site on September 8, 2010. To be notified of announcements like this, subscribe to NLM-Announces e-mail list.]
US HHS Site, Managed by the National Library of Medicine®, Offers Vast Array of HIV/AIDS Resources
AIDSinfo (http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/), a US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) project managed by the National Library of Medicine, now offers a mobile site that allows users to access its resources and information on-the-go. The AIDSinfo mobile site is available at: http://m.aidsinfo.nih.gov.
AIDSinfo offers the latest federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines, HIV treatment and prevention clinical trials, and other research information for health care providers, researchers, people affected by HIV/AIDS, and the general public. Along with housing the latest HIV medical practice guidelines, the Web site provides access to many other resources related to HIV treatment and research. Health information specialists are also available by phone, e-mail, and an online chat to assist the public with accessing this information.
The following AIDSinfo features are available on the mobile site:
- Guidelines: Federally approved medical practice guidelines related to HIV/AIDS, available in PDF format.
- Clinical Trials: Clinical trials database to help patients and health care providers locate trials studying HIV/AIDS, searchable by topic or keyword.
- Drugs: Database of fact sheets on HIV/AIDS-related drugs, searchable by drug name, drug class, or via an A-Z index.
- Glossary: Database of medical and scientific terms related to HIV/AIDS treatment and research, searchable by keyword or via an A-Z index.
- e-newsletter: AIDSinfo weekly newsletter showcasing the latest on HIV/AIDS treatment and research.
- Twitter: Tweets about HIV/AIDS research and treatment from AIDSinfo, available from the Twitter mobile site.
- HIV Awareness Days: AIDSinfo specialty pages marking annual HIV/AIDS awareness days.
- Questions?: Contact information for the AIDSinfo call center, where information specialists are available to answers questions via online chat, phone, and e-mail.
AIDSinfo® Launches Mobile Site. NLM Tech Bull. 2010 Sep-Oct;(376):e5.