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SAVE THE DATE — NNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, 4/17

Posted by on March 21st, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

  Are you interested in improving the consumer health information available on Wikipedia? Do you want to utilize your librarian research skills towards making Wikipedia a better, evidence-based resource? Have you always wanted to participate in an edit-a-thon? Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine on April 17th as we add citations to existing… Read More »

Posted in: News from NNLM, News From NNLM PNR, Training & Education



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NLM’s 2017-2027 Strategic Plan

Posted by on March 16th, 2018 0 comments

“Every day more than four million people use NLM resources; every hour, a petabyte of data moves in or out of our computing systems.” The National Library of Medicine Board of Regents has released the Strategic Plan for 2017-2027: “A Platform for Biomedical Discovery and Data-Powered Health.” Working in conjunction with NLM planning staff, the… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, News from NLM



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Medication-Assisted Treatment for Addiction

Posted by on March 14th, 2018 0 comments

A new guideline released by the Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse has recommended that opioid addiction should be treated with prescribed medication when possible. A national review committee which vetted the guideline included primary care physicians, addiction medicine specialists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals, all of whom received no funding from the pharmaceutical industry…. Read More »

Posted in: News from NIH, Opioid Use Disorder

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