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Jun

13

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Insider’s Guide to Accessing NLM Data: EDirect for PubMed begins July 10

Posted by on June 13th, 2017 0 comments

This newly revamped and restructured 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 75-minute sessions, students will learn how to use EDirect commands to access PubMed, design custom output formats, create… Read More »

Posted in: Education, News from NLM/NIH

May

30

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Webinar: Preparing Biomedical Information Professionals to Understand and Teach Research Data Management

Posted by on May 30th, 2017 0 comments

As part of the NIH BD2K training initiative, two curricula were created to prepare medical librarians to understand and teach research data management to researchers. The first curricula is web-based and uses interactive educational technologies to provide librarians with a better understanding of research data management, as well as the practice and culture of biomedical… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, News from NLM/NIH

May

24

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HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Project 2017

Posted by on May 24th, 2017 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the solicitation of quotations from organizations and libraries to design and conduct projects for improving HIV/AIDS information access for patients and the affected community as well as their caregivers and the public. Patients and the affected community need access to the most up-to-date and accurate… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, News from NLM/NIH, Outreach

May

18

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NLM Resources for Physical Fitness

Posted by on May 18th, 2017 0 comments

From the Outreach and Special Populations Branch: May 2017 is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and public health professionals can find online health resources about exercise and fitness for all types of populations through National Library of Medicine (NLM) and National Institute of Health (NIH) websites: Resources for the General Public: Find resources for exercise and… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Professionals, News from NLM/NIH

May

10

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NLM Resources on Opioid Abuse

Posted by on May 10th, 2017 0 comments

From the Outreach and Special Populations Branch: An estimated 1.9 million people in the US have a prescription opioid use disorder, while another 586,000 have a heroin use disorder.  The NIH MedlinePlus Magazine gives an overview to help readers understand the opioid overdose epidemic, and the statistics are staggering.  In 2014 alone, more than 28,000… Read More »

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

May

08

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Website Redesign for AIDSinfo

Posted by on May 8th, 2017 0 comments

AIDSinfo has been redesigned! The website was recently updated to incorporate a new design and improved navigation. The major enhancements include the following: Reorganized patient education materials: all of the patient education materials are now located in a new Understanding HIV/AIDS section of the website. Patient education materials include fact sheets, infographics, an HIV/AIDS glossary,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, News from NLM/NIH

Apr

13

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Resources for Diverse Populations for Alcohol Awareness Month

Posted by on April 13th, 2017 0 comments

From the Specialized Information Services (SIS) Outreach and Special Populations branch: Many Americans drink occasionally, and moderate drinking is probably safe for many people.  However, some people should not drink at all, including alcoholics, children, pregnant women, people taking certain medicines, and people with certain medical conditions.  April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and health professionals can… Read More »

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

Apr

11

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NLM Webinar: Insider’s Guide to Accessing NLM Data: Welcome to E-utilities for PubMed

Posted by on April 11th, 2017 0 comments

Want to do more with PubMed? Want to extract just the PubMed data you need, in the format you want? Dreaming of creating your own PubMed tool or interface, but don’t know where to start? Join National Library of Medicine (NLM) staff on Tuesday, May 2 at 1pm EDT for a one-hour introductory webinar designed… Read More »

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

Feb

10

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Insider’s Guide to Accessing NLM Data: EDirect for PubMed

Posted by on February 10th, 2017 0 comments

Beginning February 21, 2017, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) will present the three-part webinar series, Insider’s Guide to Accessing NLM Data: EDirect for PubMed. This series of 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… Read More »

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

Feb

07

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Multilingual Resources for Children’s Dental Health

Posted by on February 7th, 2017 0 comments

From the Outreach and Special Populations Branch: February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. Children should learn the benefits of brushing, flossing, and regular dental checkups from an early age, to prevent cavities and dental problems in adulthood. The American Dental Association named February 2017 as National Children’s Dental Health Month, and the National Library of… Read More »

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

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