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Mar

13

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Special Announcement from the Director of the National Library of Medicine

Posted by on March 13th, 2018 0 comments

Dear Network Member: I am pleased to present you with A Platform for Biomedical Discovery and Data-Powered Health, the NLM Strategic Plan for 2017-2027: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/plan/lrp17/NLM_StrategicReport2017_2027.html As it approaches its third century, the National Library of Medicine will do for data what it has done for the literature – create the tools to make it FAIR,… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM/NIH, Weekly Postings

Feb

05

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Wednesday: How to Run an NCBI-Style Hackathon at Your Institution

Posted by on February 5th, 2018 0 comments

Coming up this week on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, NCBI will present a webinar that will show you how to plan and run an NCBI-style hackathon at your own institution! NCBI organizes 2-3-day hackathons at sites throughout the United States. In these events, participants work in small collaborative groups on workflows, scripts or applications to… Read More »

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

Jan

24

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EDirect for PubMed Starts March 5!

Posted by on January 24th, 2018 0 comments

This newly expanded series of interactive workshops will introduce new users to the basics of using EDirect to access exactly the PubMed data you need, in the format you need. Over the course of five 90-minute sessions (plus an optional “office hours”), students will learn how to use EDirect commands to access PubMed, design custom… Read More »

Posted in: Education, News from NLM/NIH

Jan

22

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Do You Know What to Do in the Case of a Radiation Emergency?

Posted by on January 22nd, 2018 0 comments

Get Inside. In a radiation emergency you may be asked to get inside a building and take shelter for a period of time. Learn more about sheltering options. This action is called “sheltering in place.” Get to the middle of the building or a basement, away from doors and windows. Bring pets inside. Stay Inside…. Read More »

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

Dec

04

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NLM, NNLM, and the NIH All of Us Research Program

Posted by on December 4th, 2017 0 comments

From the NLM Outreach and Special Populations Branch: NIH’s All of Us Research Program and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) have teamed up to raise awareness about the program, a landmark effort to advance precision medicine. Through this collaboration, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine has received a $4.5 million award to support community engagement… Read More »

Posted in: @ the RML, Consumer Health, Education, Funding, Health Professionals, In the Region, News from NLM/NIH, Outreach, Public Health

Nov

28

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Resources for World AIDS Day

Posted by on November 28th, 2017 0 comments

For World AIDS Day on Friday, December 1st, share educational materials in multiple languages about HIV/AIDS prevention, testing, treatment, and living with the condition.  Health professionals can find multilingual HIV/AIDS patient materials on HealthReach, a website created by the National Library of Medicine that offers reliable health information in many languages and formats.  Share the eight-part HIV/AIDS… Read More »

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

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

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