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Participate in the Virtual #citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Posted by on April 2nd, 2020 0 comments Tags:

Wikipedia’s health topics pages are visited a staggering 7 billion times a year, making it possibly the world’s most popular health information resource. The objective of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine’s (NNLM) #citeNLM campaign is to improve the credibility and content of medical and health-related articles on Wikipedia by adding citations and information… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, National Library of Medicine News



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#citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Training

Posted by on March 30th, 2020 0 comments

This April, join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine for the spring 2020 #citeNLM Edit-a-thon as we add citations to Wikipedia articles on preventive health and wellness using trusted National Library of Medicine resources like Genetics Home Reference, MedlinePlus, and PubMed. In this hands-on training, attendees will gain an overview of: – The importance… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, National Library of Medicine News, Webinars



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Everyone’s Voice Matters: Making Science Open and Accessible to the Public

Posted by on December 23rd, 2019 0 comments

Last month, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released its Draft NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing and Supplemental Draft Guidance (Draft NIH Policy), making it available for public comment. Comments are due by January 10, 2020. Because everyone’s voice matters, NLM Director, Patti Brennan, wants everyone to have an opportunity to review the… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Articles, National Library of Medicine News



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Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science

Posted by on November 1st, 2019 0 comments

Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science (CCS) is an NLM priority area for NNLM.  Through citizen science and crowdsourcing, NNLM can engage communities in addressing societal needs and accelerating biomedical science, technology, and innovation. Collaborations between communities and researchers build capacity to address problems and meet research goals.  Community participation in the research process also builds trust… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, National Library of Medicine News



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Webinar on NLM Disaster Information

Posted by on July 9th, 2019 0 comments Tags:

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) hosts a webinar series devoted to National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources. It’s an opportunity to learn more about an unfamiliar or even a familiar resource. These webinar sessions can reveal NLM hidden gems or highlight resource features that may be unfamiliar to users. NLM experts present… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, National Library of Medicine News, Webinars, Websites



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New NLM Exhibition- Rise, Serve, Lead! America’s Women Physicians

Posted by on March 12th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

The U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) announces Rise, Serve, Lead! America’s Women Physicians, a banner exhibition and companion online adaptation. Rise, Serve, Lead! highlights the lives and achievements of over 300 women physicians who have made a difference through their medical practice and research, work as activists, service as administrators, and mentorship to the next… Read More »

Posted in: National Library of Medicine News



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Food Allergies and Holiday Meal Planning

Posted by on December 19th, 2018 0 comments

When planning your holiday meals this season, you may have to keep in mind friends or family members with a food allergy or intolerance. Allergic reactions might include itching, abdominal cramps, drop in blood pressure or trouble breathing. Learn how to avoid cross-contamination when cooking and how to manage food allergies on the food allergy health topic page… Read More »

Posted in: General, National Library of Medicine News



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NLM Announces New Version of TOXMAP!

Posted by on June 29th, 2018 0 comments

A new version of TOXMAP is now available from the National Library of Medicine which does not require browser plug-ins and provides improved usability on mobile devices.

Posted in: Environmental Health, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health



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Improving Access to Disaster Health Information

Posted by on June 20th, 2018 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine released a new design for the Disaster Information Management Research Center website and the Disaster Lit® database.  The new design improves access to key resources on natural and man-made disasters, as well as public health emergencies such as emerging infectious diseases. You will also find disaster apps and other mobile-based… Read More »

Posted in: General, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health, Websites



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An Ecosystem of Health Disparities and Minority Health Resources

Posted by on March 15th, 2018 0 comments

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities makes available the HDPulse Data Portal. The objective of the Data Portal is to provide an ecosystem to characterize health disparities to motivate action to reduce health disparities. Interactive graphics and maps provide visual support for deciding where to focus public health disparities control efforts. The target audiences are health planners,… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, National Library of Medicine News

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