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Regional Medical Library Funding Renewed

Posted by on March 16th, 2007 0 comments

In the 1960s, in response to the Medical Library Assistance Act, the National Library of Medicine created a new program called the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) “to bring the power and strength of the great medical libraries of the country closer to the user, whatever his geographic location.” Today, the NN/LM includes eight Regional Medical Libraries (major institutions under contract with the National Library of Medicine), including the Regional Medical Library for the Pacific Northwest Region, contracted to the University of Washington Health Sciences Library since 1968. Last spring, the National Library of Medicine renewed a 5-year contract with the University of Washington’s for the Regional Medical Library (RML).

Posted in: News From NN/LM PNR

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Dream Anatomy Catalogue

Posted by on March 16th, 2007 1 comment

Announcing DREAM ANATOMY Catalogue, a new publication from the National Library of Medicine Some 500 years ago, a new science of anatomy emerged, based on dissections of the human body and spectacular illustrated texts. Anatomical imagery proliferated, detailed and informative but also whimsical, surreal, beautiful and, at times, grotesque. This catalogue, based on the National… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM

Mar

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Radiation Emergencies Toolkit

Posted by on March 15th, 2007 0 comments

HHS Launches New Online Toolkit for Medical Responses to Radiation Emergencies HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt today announced the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has developed a new downloadable online diagnostic and treatment toolkit designed for health care providers, primarily physicians, who may have to provide medical care during a radiation incident.

Posted in: News from NLM

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Welcome New Network Members!

Posted by on March 8th, 2007 1 comment

The following libraries and community-based organizations have joined the National Network since November 2006: Affiliate Members 211info Portland, OR NN/LM Liaison: Jen Matheson Alaska Education Health Library Project Juneau, AK NN/LM Liaison: Paula Recchia

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