Weblogs - Medical Librarianship

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This is a list of medical librarianship Weblogs. These weblogs are:

  1. about medical / health / health sciences / biomedical librarianship;
  2. written by (a) medical librarian(s) or medical library paraprofessional(s);
  3. maintained by a medical library; or
  4. maintained by professional association of medical librarians and/or medical library paraprofessionals.

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Name Feed Description
Aceite de argan web (Spain) Feed Information about natural oils and cosmetic ingredients. (Spanish language)
Affinity Health System Libraries Feed Announcements and featured resources for library users of Affinity Health System Intranet.
Alzheimer's News Feed Alzheimer's News provides selected news about various topics relating to dementia including: care practices, drugs and drug therapy, research, risk reduction, therapeutic interventions, personal stories, and much more... brought to you by Alzheimer's Australia NSW Library & Information Service
Anne Ross Library Blog Feed The purpose of our Library blog is to facilitate communication among the Faculty, students, staff and community partners of the University of Medicine and Health Sciences (UMHS), the International University of Nursing (IUON) and the Anne Ross Library ~ St. Kitts & Nevis, WI.
Ask Sassy Systems Feed Advice to keep your Computer Systems healthy. Weblog of LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport Medical Library.
Le Babouin Feed Blogue adapté aux bibliothécaires ouvertement utopistes, indisciplinés et novateurs (French Language)
Bakker's Blog Feed A blog by medical librarian Theodora A. Bakker.
BiblioGETAFE Feed A blog by medical librarian Concepción Campos-Asensio. Health Sciences information resources (Spanish Language)
Biblioteca Virtual de Ciencias de la Salud Feed Health Sciences information resources (Spanish Language)
BibMed Blog Feed Health Sciences information resources: Biblioteca de Centros de la Salud. Universidad de Sevilla (Spanish Language)
Bio5 Librarians Feed Resources, events and ideas for librarians supporting collaborative science
Bioinformatics@Becker Feed Updates and Musings from the Bioinformatics team at Becker Medical Library, Washington University School of Medicine
Biomedbiblog Feed Weblog of the Dutch Medical Library Association (Dutch Language)
BiUM Feed Un autre regard sur la Bibliothèque Universitaire de Médecine de Lausanne (French Language)
Bloc de Bellvitge Feed Weblog of the Bellvitge Health Sciences Campus Library in the LRRC at the University of Barcelona (Catalan Language)
Bloc de Farmàcia Feed Weblog of the Pharmacy Library in the LRRC at the University of Barcelona (Catalan Language)
Blogadillo Feed News from the South Central Regional Medical Library
Blogue CISMeF Feed Weblog of the CISMeF team (French acronym for Catalog and Index of French-language health resources) (French Language)
Bobobiblioblog Feed Le beau (bo) blog d'un bobo bibliothécaire en médecine - là où l'on soigne les bobos, dans tous les sens du terme (French Language)
Browsing Feed Things that caught the eye of Keith Nockels, Information Librarian, Clinical Sciences Library, University of Leicester
Bringing Health Information to the Community {BHIC} Feed MidContinental Regional Medical Library blog for community and health based organizations focusing on increasing access to health information around health disparities issues.
Clinical Evidence and Searching Tidbits Feed Research methodology and searching from a clinical librarian's perspective
Colchester General Hospital Library Feed A blog for all users of the NHS library at Colchester General Hosptial
The Cornflower Feed The Blog of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Greater Midwest Region
Databases@Becker Feed Up-to-date information about the Database Resources at Becker Medical Library, Washington University School of Medicine
davidrothman.net Feed Exploring Medical Librarianship and Web Geekery
Dentistry Library Feed A blog from the University of Michigan Dentistry Library.
DLnet Feed Digital Libraries Network is for health librarians and trainers in the UK, interested in promotion and training (not updated since February 2006)
Dragonfly Feed News from the Pacific Northwest Regional Medical Library
Duke University Medical Center Library Blog Feed News from the Duke University Medical Center Library
DIGICMB / Guus van den Brekel Feed Thoughts and actions of Guus van den Brekel, Coordinator of Electronic Services, Central Medical Library (CMB)The CMB is a medical library in the north of the Netherlands, part of the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) and one of the libraries of the University of Groningen (English Language)
Eagle Dawg Blog [1] Perspectives from a medical librarian after 10 years of health informatics by osmosis at an academic medical center
EBM and Clinical Support Librarians@UCHC Feed Evidence Based Medicine sources, strategies, news, library 2.0 for health science library users
Esto no es la biblioteca de Alejandria Feed A blog by medical librarian Jose Manuel Estrada. Agencia Lain Entralgo, Madrid (Spanish Language)
European Medical Librarians Feed Items of Interests for everyone working in a European Medical Library
Evidence@Becker Feed Evidence-Based Medicine Resources, Discussion & Practices - from the Becker Medical Library, Washington University School of Medicine
Everything Is Beta Feed A review of technologies that can be adapted and used in Medical Librarianship.
Gossypiboma Feed Finding new ways to thread the web. Our motto: no twine left behind. Written by Mark Rabnett, Pharmacy and Pharmacology Librarian, University of Manitoba.
Health, Science, & Libraries Feed A blog of thoughts, ideas, and questions from three health sciences library colleagues
Health Science Libraries Group (Ireland) Feed Weblog of the Health Sciences Libraries Group of the Library Association of Ireland
HLA Blogs! Feed "Keeping you in touch with ALIA Health Libraries Australia and other health library matters."
I'm Feeling Lucky Feed One medical librarian's reflections
IHSLA News Feed Indiana Health Sciences Library Association
iLib Health Sciences Library multimedia podcast Feed Health Sciences Library, Stony Brook University
Info LTC Feed Current Awareness weblog for health professionals working in long-term and geriatric care
InfoRxCases Feed The inside scoop on one librarian's consultations with patients and families
JMLA Case Studies in Health Sciences Librarianship Feed Journal of the Medical Library Association
Knowledge Source : SaTH Library Services Feed Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust Library Services
The Krafty Librarian Feed Every Librarian Needs a Bag of Tricks
Laupus Blog Feed This blog is written and maintained by the William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library and covers issues related to health sciences and information.
Learn to Live Feed A librarian explores health literacy, patient education and consumer health issues
Leerhuis bibliotheek online Feed The learning house library is of the Martini hospital, top clinical hospital in groningen with interesting postings and possibility for LiveChat with the learning house library.
Library News @ UCHC Feed A news-blog for University of Connecticut Health Center library users
LIBMED - The HSL-SMBS Connection Feed News from the Health Sciences Library at the State University of New York at Buffalo
Librarians' Rx Feed Items of possible interest to Canadian Health Sciences Librarians
Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library Blog Feed Blog of the Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library of the University of California, Los Angeles
LSUHSC New Orleans Libraries News Feed News from LSU Health Sciences Center Library in New Orleans: PDAs, Katrina-related resources, library updates, online tools and more.
Maine Medical Center Library Feed News from the Maine Medical Center Library
Marginal Space Feed Marginal Space - wider and more interesting than what lies between the lines (The blog of Patricia F. Anderson)
Mark MacEachern Feed A Medical Librarian's blog
MDMLG Feed Blog of the Metropolitan Detroit Medical Library Group
medinfo Feed Weblog of the German Medical Library Association (German Language)
The Medium is the Message Feed Library, technology, and information thoughts and trends (with respect to Marshall McLuhan) Blog of Eric Schnell
The MedLib Universe Feed Blogging the Medical Librarianship Universe: A Newbie’s Perspective
MGAS nieuws Feed News from the Biomedical Library, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium (Dutch Language)
MHSLA Blog Feed Blog of the Michigan Health Sciences Library Association
MIDLINE Feed Newsletter of the Midwest Chapter, Medical Library Association
MLA-Phil Feed Philadelphia Regional Chapter, Medical Library Association
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Levy Library Feed News, Information, and Searching Tips from the Levy Library at Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Musings of a Medical Librarian Maven Feed A mid-career hospital library blogging about medical librarianship
Newsblog Feed News from the Medical-Scientific Library, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg (German Language)
NN/LM MidContinental Region News Blog Feed NN/LM MidContinental Region News Blog
NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog Feed NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog
NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region Newsletter Blog Feed Latitudes: the Newsletter for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Southwest Region
NN/LM Southeastern/Atlantic Region Newsletter Blog Feed SEA Currents: the Newsletter of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region
omg tuna is kewl Feed A medical librarian's blog.


Only Connect! Feed Blog written by Mark Funk, President of the Medical Library Association.
openbiomed.info Feed Blog written by Charles J Greenberg, Accelerating access to biomedical evidence.


Orgmonkey Feed This blog is about organization, medical librarianship, and sometimes monkeys and/or bananas.
Patient Education Matters! Feed Blog of the Inova Fairfax Hospital Health Sciences Library designed to facilitate sharing of patient education materials.
Policy Information Center Library Blog Feed Blog of the Policy Information Center Library, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Professional Notes Feed From Stewart Brower, education coordinator for SUNY Buffalo HSL and author/speaker on teaching the Millennials.
The Rabid Librarian's Ravings in the Wind Feed A personal weblog by a hospital librarian in Kentucky that includes library news and information.
RefGirl Feed Susan Fowler (RefGirl), MLIS
Scholarly Communications Update Feed Blog for the Washington University School of Medicine's Becker Library Scholarly Communications Initiative
Shelved in the W's Feed Ceased May 2008. Continued by Gossypiboma.
SHR Medical Library Blog Feed The blog of the Saskatoon Health Region Libraries, located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
SLCH Medical Library Blog Feed Communications from the St. Louis Children's Hospital Medical Library
Staying Well. Connected. Feed A blog to foster the exchange of community health information in South Texas and US-Mexico border communities -- from the Libraries of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.
Task Force on Social Networking Software Feed The official blog of the MLA's Social Networking Software Task Force: current awareness of Web 2.0 and its application to medical librarianship, social networking @ MLA, evaluation of 2.0 products, task force updates, and more.
Tom Roper's Weblog Feed "...an evergreen tree of diabolical knowledge..." R.B. Sheridan The Rivals, 1775
T. Scott Feed Blog of T. Scott Plutchak
Torrevieja Salud Hospital Library (Spain) Feed Blog of the Torrevieja Salud Hospital Library, located in Torrevieja, Spain (blog in spanish)
UCSF Patient Health Library Feed From the UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion (University of California, San Francisco)
USALbiomedica Feed Health Sciences information resources: Biblioteca Biosanitaria.Universidad de Salamanca, Spain (Spanish Language)
User Education Resources for Librarians Blog Feed From Teresa Hartman, education librarian for McGoogan Library of Medicine at UNMC
Update Newsletter Feed Newsletter from the University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System
UBC Physio blog Feed "Exploring Physiotherapy informatics" - Eugene Barsky
Women's Health News Feed Women's Health News & Resources from a Medical Librarian
What's New at Bibby Library Feed News and resources for dental faculty, staff and residents
Hospital Universitario de la Ribera Library (Spain) Feed Blog of the Hospital Universitario de la Ribera Library, located in Alzira, Spain (Spanish language)


Trucos Naturales (Spain) Feed Divulgation of naturopathy and alternative medicine remedies. (Spanish language)


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Health Sciences Librarianship Blogs (OPML file): Lots of overlap with the above list.

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