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New NOVEL Web Address!

NOVEL has a new Web address, in addition to the existing URL. You can now find our site at the easy to remember address:

NOVEL.utah.edu

Try it!

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NEW! Patient Portal in NOVEL

A new Patient Portal has been established in NOVEL. The collection of resources is based on the collection of patient brochures created by NANOS members and currently available in the NANOS web site. 14 topics are covered. Each topic entry includes some or all of the following information links: the NANOS patient brochure, links into MedlinePlus for patient oriented information, a live PubMed search leading to the most current biomedical literature, links to other authoritative Web sites, and links to support groups when available. The resources were identified and organized by the NOVEL team, then reviewed and refined by the NANOS Patient Education Committee, led by Luis Mejico, MD.

As additional patient brochures are developed by NANOS members, topics will be added to this patient portal Currently, the Patient Education Committee is working to translate the brochures into multiple languages.

Please feel free to suggest topics for development, or volunteer to work with the Patient Education Committee to develop patient brochures on new topics.

Find the NOVEL Patient Portal at:
http://library.med.utah.edu/NOVEL/portal

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Database Server Downtime

NOVEL resource users: please note that the University of Utah Marriott Library IT staff is conducting routine maintenance late tomorrow, Tuesday, August 12, on the CONTENTdm infrastructure. Access to the NOVEL collections hosted at the University of Utah will not be available from 5:00-10:00 p.m., Tuesday. Access to NOVEL collections will be restored by 10:00 p.m. Tuesday.

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New NOVEL Web Design – Take a Look!

Welcome to the new NOVEL Web site design. It is fresh and bright and a whole new face for our project. Please review it at: http://library.med.utah.edu/NOVEL. Use the Suggestions link on the left side panel to send us your comments and ideas for improvements. New collections are being added, too. Watch this blog for news of the new! Or, subscribe to the blog’s feed to receive alerts in your favorite RSS reader.

Nancy Lombardo
NOVEL Project Director

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