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The NPIN Web site provides a site-wide search that will locate information from the entire site, including pages or documents on the Web site, information from the NPIN Organizations, Materials, Funding, News, and Campaign Resources databases, and content from the NPIN Community.  A search box is located at the top of every page on the Web site.  Mobile and tablet users can access the search by clicking on the menu icon at the top right of the screen.

SEARCH RESULTS PAGES AND NARROWING SEARCH RESULTS

Information matching the search terms entered will be displayed on search results pages.  Results are listed 10 per page, with page navigation provided at the bottom of every page.  The initial search results page will display all of the items matching the search.

Users are able to narrow the search results by selecting a specific category of search results and by using the specific filtering options provided for that category.

Results are grouped into the following categories:

These categories are displayed above the list of search results.  The number of search results returned for each category is listed in parentheses after each category name.  Clicking on a different category name narrows the search results and displays only results for that category.  The category being displayed is underscored in green.  Results are listed in relevancy order with the results most relevant to your search terms listed first.

The title of each item returned is hyperlinked to a details page that provides additional information.

All

All includes the results from all categories.  Each result listed indicates the category in which it is grouped.  These search results can be narrowed by selecting a specific search results category.

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News

News includes results from the News Database.  Information is limited to news from the past six months. 

Filtering options for News are displayed on the left side of the News search results page.  The number of results for each filtering option is listed in parentheses beside it.  These filtering options enable you to narrow your results to news related to a particular disease, to a particular category of news or news from a specific date or date range.  Simply click on the check box next to a filtering option to narrow your results.  Results can be narrowed further by selecting additional filtering options one at a time.

The filters selected will be displayed at the top of the filter list, and clicking Reset Filters will take you back to the original search results.

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Materials

Materials includes results from NPIN’s Educational Materials Database, an extensive collection of a wide variety of HIV/AIDS, STD, TB, and Viral Hepatitis materials available in electronic format.  This collection provides you with the ability to download publications and information.  You can search for specific publications, do general searches for materials in a specific format, language, or author, or enter a specific keyword.

Filtering options for Materials are displayed on the left side of the Materials search results page.  The number of results for each filtering option is listed in parentheses beside it.  These filtering options enable you to narrow your results to materials related to a specific disease, topic, format, population or language.  Simply click on the check box next to a filtering option to narrow your results.  Results can be narrowed further by selecting additional filtering options one at a time.

The filters selected will be displayed at the top of the filter list, and clicking Reset Filters will take you back to the original search.

Note that where a filtering category has more than five options, only the five will display.  The other options can be displayed by clicking Show more at the end of the list.  The longer list can be collapsed by clicking Show fewer.

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Organizations

Organizations includes results from NPIN’s Organizations Database, which lists more than 9,000 national, state, and local organizations that provide resources and services related to HIV/AIDS, STDs, TB, or Viral Hepatitis.  Comprehensive details are maintained for each organization, including addresses, phone numbers, web sites, email addresses, services provided, audiences served, fee information and hours of operation.  You can search for specific organizations, locations (city, county or state), type of service, types of organization or keywords to locate organizations.

Organizations results are presented according to service category.  The default category is Testing Services.  Using the dropdown on the top left above the search results, you can change from Testing Services to Prevention Services, Capacity Building Services, Care and Treatment Services, or Support Services.  Simply click the arrow by Testing Services and select one of the other service categories.  When you select a service group, only organizations offering the services included in that service category are displayed.

Each service category has its own filtering options.  Filter options are displayed on the left side of the Organizations search results page.  The number of results for each filtering option is listed in parentheses beside it.  The filter options will change automatically when a different service category is selected.  Simply click on the check box next to a filtering option to narrow your results.  Results can be narrowed further by selecting additional filtering options one at a time.

Some filter options have dropdown arrows beside them.  Clicking these arrows expands the list of filter options so that users can locate organizations offering specific services.   For example, on the Testing Services search results page, there is a filter option for HIV testing.  Selecting this option displays all organizations that offer some type of HIV testing.  Clicking the dropdown arrow beside HIV Testing , however, displays specific types of HIV testing services.

The filters selected will be displayed at the top of the filter list, and clicking Reset Filters will take you back to the original search.

Search by Location

The Organizations search also enables users to search for organizations in a particular location.  Clicking the Search by Location button, displays a location search.  Simply enter a city, select a state from the dropdown or enter a zip code and click the search button.  If you are interested in organizations providing specific services, use the dropdowns to select them.

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Campaigns

Campaigns includes results from NPIN’s Campaign Resources Database, which provides information on local, state, and national campaigns.  It offers models and resources for health departments, community based organizations, and other prevention partners planning HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB health communication campaigns. It features resources geared to reach a variety of audiences.

Filtering options for Campaigns are displayed on the left side of the Campaigns search results page.  The number of results for each filtering option is listed in parentheses beside it.  These filtering options enable you to narrow your results to campaigns related to specific diseases, topic, targeted to specific audiences, or related to specific topics.  Simply click on the check box next to a filtering option to narrow your results.  Results can be narrowed further by selecting additional filtering options one at a time.

The filters selected will be displayed at the top of the filter list, and clicking Reset Filters will take you back to the original search.

Note that where a filtering category has more than five options, only the five will display.  The other options can be displayed by clicking Show more at the end of the list.  The longer list can be collapsed by clicking Show fewer.

Click here to search NPIN Campaigns.

Funding

Funding includes results from NPIN’s Funding Database.  This database makes it easier to locate private and government funding opportunities for community-based HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, STD, and TB service organizations. It includes information on eligibility requirements, application processes, and deadlines.

Filtering options for Funding are displayed on the left side of the Funding search results page.  The number of results for each filtering option is listed in parentheses beside it.  These filtering options enable you to narrow your results to funding opportunities related to specific categories, eligible organizations, deadline, location, and date.  Simply click on the check box next to a filtering option to narrow your results.  Results can be narrowed further by selecting additional filtering options one at a time.

The filters selected will be displayed at the top of the filter list, and clicking Reset Filters will take you back to the original search.

Note that where a filtering category has more than five options, only the five will display.  The other options can be displayed by clicking Show more at the end of the list.  The longer list can be collapsed by clicking Show fewer.

Click here to search NPIN Funding.

Community

Community includes results from the Community Section of the NPIN Web site.  The Community is a peer-to-peer online collaborative platform designed to address the critical and ongoing needs of CDC partners.  Its goals are to:

  • Connect partners in a professional community that is focused on the topics and challenges that face the HIV/AIDS, STD, Viral Hepatitis, and TB communities.
  • Provide a place where partners can share information of all types and interact in convenient, safe, and informative environment.
  • Leverage technology so that partners are able to discuss innovative ideas and best practices with other partners and easily find dynamic web training in the form of webinars, tele-briefings, and webcasts.

Filtering options for Community are displayed on the left side of the Community search results page.  The number of results for each filtering option is listed in parentheses beside it.  These filtering options enable you to narrow your results to community information related to specific groups, specific content types, specific tags, or posting date.  Simply click on the check box next to a filtering option to narrow your results.  Results can be narrowed further by selecting additional filtering options one at a time.

The filters selected will be displayed at the top of the filter list, and clicking Reset Filters will take you back to the original search.

Note that where a filtering category has more than five options, only the five will display.  The other options can be displayed by clicking Show more at the end of the list.  The longer list can be collapsed by clicking Show fewer.

Click here to search NPIN Community.

More

More includes results from the information provided on the static content pages of the NPIN Web site. 

Filtering options for More are displayed on the left side of the More search results page.  The number of results for each filtering option is listed in parentheses beside it.  These filtering options enable you to narrow your results to information related to specific diseases.  Simply click on the check box next to a filtering option to narrow your results.  Results can be narrowed further by selecting additional filtering options one at a time.

The filters selected will be displayed at the top of the filter list, and clicking Reset Filters will take you back to the original search.

Note that where a filtering category has more than five options, only the five will display.  The other options can be displayed by clicking Show more at the end of the list.  The longer list can be collapsed by clicking Show fewer.

Click here to search NPIN More.

 

Last Updated: 
10/14/14