Justin's HIV Journal

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Justin’s HIV Journal selected for inclusion in the U.S. National Library of Medicine under National Institute of Health


This week I received an e-mail.  This e-mail coincides with what one of the goals that Justin’s HIV Journal has been trying to accomplish since its existence. 

Justin’s HIV Journal is now being achieved in The U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).  This is very important in knowing that Justin’s HIV Journal has hit an important milestone and has made an impression on those that can influence public health in some way.  I’m very humbled by this honor and I really hope that when Justin’s HIV Journal has been archived that it will teach the present what may happen in the future. 

There are many people that do not understand that infectious disease such as HIV, is never the end.   HIV is but one disease, and trust and believe there will be others, that will cost many people their own lives. 

Thank you so much for all that have read and follow my blog and my YouTube Channel.  All the encouraging words far outweigh any negative comments I have received or will receive in the future.  I am proud of the progress that public health has made in the past decades.  We must all pick our battles and it’s better to look at the future positives than the past negatives.  But we must not forget and learn from those past negatives to have a better future for public health.  (See letter below)

Dear Justin,

The U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) has selected your website for inclusion in the Library’s web archive collections as part of its mission to collect, preserve, and make available to the public materials that provide information in medicine and public health, and document their histories.

The following URL has been selected: http://justinshivjournal.blogspot.com/

NLM’s web archive collections are important because they contribute to the historical record, capturing information that could otherwise be lost. With the growing role of the web as an influential medium, records of historic events could be considered incomplete without materials that were "born digital" and never printed on paper.
For more information about NLM’s web archive collections, please visit our website http://www.nlm.nih.gov/webcollecting/

If you have questions, comments or recommendations concerning the web archiving of your site please e-mail NLM’s Web Collecting and Archiving Working Group at nlmwebcollecting@nlm.nih.gov at your earliest convenience.
Thank you!

Redacted Name, on behalf of the NLM Web Collecting and Archiving Working Group
Redacted Name, Digital Manuscripts Program, National Library of Medicine
Redacted Address | Bethesda, MD 20894
Phone: XXX-XXX-4506 | E-mail: xxxxxx.xxxxx@nih.gov


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