Monday, November 30, 2009

Healthy People 2020

Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for promoting health and preventing disease. Since 1979, Healthy People has set and monitored national health objectives to meet a broad range of health needs, encourage collaborations across sectors, guide individuals toward making informed health decisions, and measure the impact of our prevention activity. Currently, Healthy People 2010 is leading the way to achieve increased quality and years of healthy life and the elimination of health disparities.


Monday, November 23, 2009

"Expanded Access" in

*NLM Technical Bulletin, Nov-Dec 2009, "Expanded Access" in

Expanded access is a means by which manufacturers make investigational new drugs available, under certain circumstances, to treat a patient(s) with a serious disease or condition who cannot participate in a controlled clinical trial.

Friday, November 20, 2009

UH Voyager Library System Outage

UH Voyager Library System Outage - The Library catalog will be unavailable from November 25th (4pm) to November 27th (6pm).

Access to other resources should be available; however there is a chance that those will be down as well.

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

The Health Sciences Library will be closed as follows over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend:

Wednesday, Nov. 25th the library will close at 5pm through Sunday, Nov. 29th. The Library will reopen on Monday, Nov. 30th

Monday, November 09, 2009

Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms

Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) created the Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms to help everyone understand the terms and concepts used in genetic research. In addition to definitions, specialists in the field of genetics share their descriptions of terms, and many terms include images, animation and links to related terms.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Library Closed on Veterans' Day, 11/11/09

The Health Sciences Library will be closed to the public in observance of Veterans' Day on Wednesday, November 11, 2009.