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Did you Know that NLM Resources Can Add Value and Evidence to Your mHealth Apps?

Posted by on October 18th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , ,

  Did you know that a number of  systematic reviews of health-related mobile apps reveal they lack evidence-based content?  A major challenge to including evidence based content in apps is how to efficiently find accurate, credible, and vetted content.  The National Library of Medicine (NLM) houses the largest biomedical library in the world and provides… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Blog, NLM, NLM Resources, Patient Engagement, Public Health, Technology



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NIHSeniorHealth.gov retiring August 1, 2017

Posted by on June 26th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Launched in 2003, NIHSeniorHealth.gov was a database designed for seniors with special features including large print, audio presentations, covering diseases particularly associated with senior citizens. It was ahead of its time in addressing internet accessibility issues. In conjunction with the National Institute of Aging (NIA), NIHSeniorHealth.gov provided evidence-based health information to millions of older adults… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, NIH, NLM, NLM Resources



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The NNLM NER Welcomes Year Two!

Posted by on May 2nd, 2017 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region (NNLM NER) has just entered its second year of this five year (2016-2021) grant award. The NER’s fiscal year runs May 1st – April 30th. This is officially the first week of our new year, 2017-2018, and we have hit the ground running! The entire… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, NLM



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Thank you, NER members!

Posted by on August 17th, 2016 0 comments

Dear NN/LM New England Region members, Thank you for your outpouring of congratulations and notes of appreciation!  I’ve greatly enjoyed working for the NN/LM NER for the past 13 years.  I will miss my New England Region, NN/LM, UMassMed, and National Library of Medicine colleagues very much!  I feel very lucky to have made so… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, NLM



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Changing the Face of Medicine

Posted by on August 8th, 2016 0 comments

We have some extra copies of the Changing the face of Medicine NLM exhibit DVD that features profiles of achievement of America’s women physicians. Please email NN/LM NER with your preferred mailing address at  if you would like a copy.  We have a limited number of DVDs available. First come, first serve.

Posted in: Announcements, NLM

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