NEJM & Open Access

The February 28 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine provides several free full-text articles about scholarly communications, particularly open access publishing. Articles in the issue include: For the Sake of Inquiry and Knowledge — The Inevitability of Open Access Open but Not Free — Publishing in the 21st Century Creative

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Results – 2012 Survey for Hospital Library eResources Group Purchasing & Licensing

Dear MACMLA-L Colleagues, This is an update on the results of the 2012 Survey for Hospital Library eResources Group Purchasing & Licensing. Thanks to everyone who participated in the survey. The de-identified data for the ten survey questions is listed in the MACMLA-L listserv archive. Any interested hospital librarians are invited to

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Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health

The Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University presents a new knowledge path, Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health. The knowledge path directs readers to a selection of current, high-quality resources about preventing, identifying, and eliminating racial and ethnic disparities in health. Health professionals, program administrators, policymakers, and researchers can use

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NIH Public Access Policy Webinar (January 15th)

The NIH has announced it will hold a webinar on January 15 “to assist grantee institutions with guidance and resources related to the NIH Public Access Policy, upcoming changes, tools, and how non-compliance will affect awards.” NIH earlier announced that in the spring, at the earliest, it “will hold processing of non-competing

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Hospital Librarian Toolkit Launched

Check out the new Resources for Hospital Librarians LibGuide full of resources for hospital librarians, including topics such as Profession and Promotion, EHRs, Statistics, and Training information. To learn more about the history of this project, check out the full launch article in NN/LM SEA’s Newsletter.

Drug Cost Info Resources at NLM

From Cynthia Burke: The National Library of Medicine (NLM) responds to more than 100,000 questions each year.  Regularly asked questions become Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). NLM Reference and Consumer Health FAQs are at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/services/faqref.html. We review and update our FAQs frequently. The FAQ resources include national and international government agencies and non-profit

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NLM’s Clinical Trials Results

From Cynthia Burke – Finding Clinical Trial Results – National Library of Medicine® (NLM®) Resources The National Library of Medicine (NLM) responds to more than 100,000 questions each year.  Regularly asked questions become Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). We review and update our FAQs frequently. The FAQ resources include national and international government

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