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Nov

07

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New Resources for the Opioid Crisis

Posted by on November 7th, 2017 0 comments

Opiates are chemicals that come from the poppy flower. A synthetic form, opioids, are used in medications. On October 26, 2017, Acting Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Eric D. Hargan declared a public health emergency to address the national opioid crisis. A public health emergency declaration lasts for 90 days and can be extended. Recently… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Health Professionals, K-12, News from NLM/NIH, Public Health

Nov

06

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NLM Interlibrary Loan Service: Changes for the New Year

Posted by on November 6th, 2017 0 comments

In addition to using the National Library of Medicine (NLM) DOCLINE system, libraries can soon send interlibrary loan (ILL) requests to NLM via Online Computer Library Center (OCLC), saving libraries already using OCLC time and effort by integrating these requests into their existing workflows. The change, beginning January 2018, gives libraries wanting to borrow materials from NLM three… Read More »

Posted in: DOCLINE, News from NLM/NIH

Oct

24

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Request for Information: Trans-NIH Strategic Plan for Research on Women’s Health

Posted by on October 24th, 2017 0 comments

Submit your comments to the Request for Information (RFI) on the next Trans-NIH Strategic Plan for Research on Women’s Health by November 10, 2017. The Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) seeks input on three cross-cutting themes: Theme 1: Expand the Exploration of Sex as a Biological Variable (SABV) in NIH Research. Theme 2: A Multidimensional… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM/NIH

Oct

03

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Request for Information: Next-Generation Data Science Challenges in Health and Biomedicine

Posted by on October 3rd, 2017 0 comments

On behalf of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Library of Medicine (NLM) seeks community input on new data science research initiatives that could address key challenges currently faced by researchers, clinicians, administrators, and others, in all areas of biomedical, social/behavioral and health-related research. The field of data science is broad in scope,… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, News from NLM/NIH

Sep

27

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#OpioidAwareChat for Recovery Month

Posted by on September 27th, 2017 0 comments

September is National Recovery Month.  Join our colleagues for a Twitter chat on September 29 from 2-3pm ET to learn how stigma against opioid use disorder can impact recovery and more by following #OpioidAwareChat.  NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins, NIDA Director Dr. Nora Volkow, NINDS Director Dr. Walter J. Koroshetz, special guest American Society of Addiction Medicine,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education, Health Professionals, News from NLM/NIH, Public Health

Sep

21

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Request for Information: All of Us Child Enrollment

Posted by on September 21st, 2017 0 comments

You have until Sept 22 to respond to the RFI  to Inform Plans for Child Enrollment in the All of Us Research Program. See the announcement for more information. The All of Us Research Program is an historic effort to gather data from one million or more people living in the United States to accelerate research and… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM/NIH

Sep

19

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Employment Opportunity: All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator

Posted by on September 19th, 2017 0 comments

The University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) invites applications for the newly created position of All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator for the Middle Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM MAR). The National Library of Medicine has initiated a new program with the National Institutes of Health All of Us… Read More »

Posted in: @ the RML, Employment, News from NLM/NIH

Sep

19

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Emergency Access Initiative

Posted by on September 19th, 2017 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has activated the Emergency Access Initiative (EAI) in response to Hurricanes Irma and Harvey which devastated Florida and several Caribbean islands, as well as parts of South Carolina, Texas, and Louisiana. The EAI is a collaborative partnership between NLM and participating publishers to provide free access to full-text from… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, News from NLM/NIH

Sep

11

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Viral Networks: An Advanced Workshop in Digital Humanities and Medical History

Posted by on September 11th, 2017 0 comments

Join the National Library of Medicine, supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through a grant to Virginia Tech, for this exciting opportunity! On January 29-30, 2018, NLM will host Viral Networks: An Advanced Workshop in Digital Humanities and Medical History, bringing together scholars from various fields of medical history whose innovative research shows… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, Education, News from NLM/NIH, Technology

Aug

31

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Upcoming Twitter Chat on Opioid Use Disorder

Posted by on August 31st, 2017 0 comments

September is National Recovery Month. Join the National Library of Medicine, Outreach and Special Populations Branch (@NLM_OSP) and the American Society of Addiction Medicine (@ASAMorg) for a Twitter chat on September 20 from 2-3PM, EST. Learn how stigma against opioid use disorder can impact prevention, treatment, and recovery by following #OpioidAwareChat. #OpioidAwareChat: Discuss the Impact… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Health Professionals, News from NLM/NIH, Outreach, Public Health, Technology

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