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The Inaugural PNR Journal Club: Data Curation, Data Management, and Librarians

Posted by on April 25th, 2016 0 comments

This is a guest post by Andrea Harrow, MLS, Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, CA, about the PNR Journal Club, held over a period of eight weeks from February 8 through March 21, 2016. I responded to an invitation sent out on a listserv for involvement in a new journal club–an opportunity for librarians to… Read More »

Posted in: Technology, Training & Education

Apr

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2016 Summer Reading Theme of Wellness, Fitness, and Sports

Posted by on April 25th, 2016 0 comments

This year’s summer reading slogan from the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSL) is focused on health and wellness. Many public libraries have already begun their program planning. The National Library of Medicine health resources are a great way to help in the planning and supplementing of programs and activities following this theme. MedlinePlus covers a… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Public Health

Apr

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National DNA Day, April 25

Posted by on April 14th, 2016 0 comments

Are you familiar with the  Genomic Medicine, the Precision Medicine Initiative, and the Human Genome Project?  Have you tried one of the direct to consumer genetic testing through such companies as Ancestry.com or 23 and Me? These and other programs can help you discover  your own genetic makeup.  Learning about who we are genetically often has to do with… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances

Apr

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NLM Traveling Exhibits is this month's PNR Rendezvous

Posted by on April 13th, 2016 0 comments

The Exhibition Program at the National Library of Medicine creates traveling banner exhibitions about the social and cultural history of science and medicine for libraries across the country and around the world. NLM seeks to support host venues by presenting interesting stories that stimulate people’s enthusiasm for history and encourage young people to consider careers… Read More »

Posted in: Training & Education

Apr

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NLM History of Medicine Lecture on April 12: The Analog Patient: Imagining Medicine at a Distance in the Television Era

Posted by on April 5th, 2016 0 comments

You are invited to join the next National Library of Medicine History of Medicine lecture, which will be live-streamed on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 8:00am to from 9:00am PT.  Jeremy Greene, MD, PhD, will speak on “The Analog Patient: Imagining Medicine at a Distance in the Television Era.” Dr. Greene is Associate Professor of… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM

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