Friday, January 15, 2010

Technology Gifts for the Holidays?

Happy New Year!

Have you received a new iPhone, iTouch, Blackberry or other mobile device as a holiday gift? As mentioned in the previous post, the Library provides access to a number of resources that can be downloaded or linked to these tools (DynaMed, Essential Evidence Plus, MDConsult Mobile, etc.). A new product "Mobile MedlinePlus", was just made available this week by the National Library of Medicine. ( MedlinePlus is a consumer health website that provides information on a wide variety of topics: 800 health and wellness, information on prescription and over-the-counter medications, health news, an illustrated medical encyclopedia and much more. Content is available in both English and Spanish. Mobile MedlinePlus provides access to this content in a portable format.

There is a link to Mobile MedlinePlus from the MedlinePlus<> homepage, as well as an FAQ at that includes special instructions for Blackberry users. Use the Contact Us link at the bottom of any page on Mobile MedlinePlus to send feedback to NLM.