Selected Publications

These publications highlight the history and evaluation of Genetics Home Reference. When available, a link to free full-text from PubMed Central is included.

  • Beaudoin DE, Longo N, Logan RA, Jones JP, Mitchell JA. Using information prescriptions to refer patients with metabolic conditions to the Genetics Home Reference website. J Med Libr Assoc. 2011 Jan;99(1):70-6. doi: 10.3163/1536-5050.99.1.012. PubMed: 21243058; Free article on PubMed Central: PMC3016649.

  • Collins H, Calvo S, Greenberg K, Forman Neall L, Morrison S. Information needs in the precision medicine era: How Genetics Home Reference can help. Interact J Med Res. 2016 Apr 27;5(2):e13. doi: 10.2196/ijmr.5199. PubMed: 27122232; Free article on PubMed Central: PMC4917728.

  • Fomous C, Miller N. The role of National Library of Medicine web sites in newborn screening education. Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev. 2006;12(4):305-12. PubMed: 17183579.

  • Fomous C, Mitchell JA, McCray A. 'Genetics home reference': helping patients understand the role of genetics in health and disease. Community Genet. 2006;9(4):274-8. PubMed: 17003538.

  • Mitchell JA, Fomous C, Fun J. Challenges and strategies of the Genetics Home Reference. J Med Libr Assoc. 2006 Jul;94(3):336-42. PubMed: 16888669; Free article on PubMed Central: PMC1525308.

  • Mitchell JA, Fun J, McCray AT. Design of Genetics Home Reference: a new NLM consumer health resource. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2004 Nov-Dec;11(6):439-47. Epub 2004 Aug 6. PubMed: 15298997; Free article on PubMed Central: PMC524623.

  • Mitchell JA, McCray AT. The Genetics Home Reference: a new NLM consumer health resource. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2003:936. PubMed: 14728441; Free article on PubMed Central: PMC1480143.