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Twitter and Hospitals

Posted by on October 22nd, 2010 0 comments

I recently presented on Social Media and Cloud Computing at the New England Library Association conference in Boxboro, MA and was surprised at how often I was asked to demonstrate Twitter. Twitter was created in 2006 as a means for keeping up-to-date on what friends and family are doing. It is a web-based, microblog, allowing… Read More »

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Dietary Supplements in MedlinePlus

Posted by on October 21st, 2010 0 comments

As posted on 9/30/10 on NAHSL listerv… MedlinePlus released 100 new English and Spanish monographs on a broad range of dietary supplements and herbal remedies. The new content is provided by Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Consumer Version (NMCD). Some of the highlights of the new monographs include:  Descriptions of herbal remedies, dietary supplements, and how… Read More »

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Two new travelling exhibits

Posted by on October 21st, 2010 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine Exhibition Program is offering 2 new traveling banner exhibitions to libraries and community centers to borrow for 6 week bookings.  A Voyage to Health explores the recent revival of the ancient arts of navigation and voyaging of the people of Hawai’i. The exhibition explores this resurgence and its significance for… Read More »

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NLM Recruiting Associate Fellows

Posted by on October 21st, 2010 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is accepting applications for its Associate Fellowship program, a one-year training program for recent MLS graduates and librarians early in their career.  In the first half of the year, a formal curriculum offers exposure to library operations, research and development, intramural and extramural research, development and lifecycle of NLM’s… Read More »

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