celebrating 15 years of Genetics Home Reference

Genetics Home Reference turns 15!

We’re celebrating a decade and a half of bringing quality, understandable information about human genetics to patients, their families, and the public. The Genetics Home Reference website was first launched on April 25, 2003, at NLM’s Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications. The creation of Genetics Home Reference coincided with the completion of the Human…

pill bottle on its side surrounded by white pills

Wondering Wednesdays: Drug Information Portal

We at NLM in Focus do our best to inform you about the people, products, and programs of the world’s largest medical library. However, there are always more questions to answer and realms to explore. We are pleased to present this new, occasional feature, in which we answer questions we think might be on your…

Rosie the Riveter promotes NLM's Wikipedia Edit-athon

Getting it Right on Rare Diseases: The National Network of Libraries of Medicine’s First #citeNLM2018 Edit-a-thon on April 17

It seems like a natural collaboration: The world’s largest medical library and the world’s largest encyclopedia. On April 17, medical librarians and others will participate in a Wikipedia edit-a-thon to make it easier to get credible, evidence-based information on rare diseases. “Wikipedia is one of the most popular websites in the world. People visit to…