Archive for May, 2008

MedlinePlus Multiple Language Resources

MedlinePlus, the National Library of Medicine’s consumer health Web site, just launched a multilingual health information resource page. The new collection contains over 2,500 links to information in more than 40 languages and covers nearly 250 Health Topics. Users can navigate the new collection in multiple languages either by language or by health topics.

UpToDate in the Library

Thanks to the College of Medicine, UpToDate is now available from the library. UpToDate can be accessed from the Popular Resources drop-down menu at the [library’s home page] (/). UpToDate is an evidence based, peer reviewed information resource designed to provide quick access to synthesized medical information in an easy-to-use format. It contains thousands of original topic reviews written by a recognized faculty of experts who each address a specific clinical issue and provide detailed recommendations.