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Jun

30

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Summer Safety

Posted by on June 30th, 2016 0 comments

Summer is often the time of year most people enjoy. It is more relaxing, a chance to enjoy outdoor activities, take vacations, and spend time with friends and family. However, many may also find it a time to take more precautions with sunburn, mosquito bites, and accidents. While not all accidents and health issues can… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health

Jun

23

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PubMed Celebrates its 20th Anniversary!

Posted by on June 23rd, 2016 0 comments

PubMed was first released two decades ago in January 1996 as an experimental database under the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) retrieval system. The word “experimental” was dropped from the Web site in April 1997, and on June 26, 1997, a Capitol Hill Press conference officially announced free MEDLINE access via PubMed. PubMed continued… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM

Jun

22

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OWRC@HSL: The story of bringing a writing center to a health sciences library

Posted by on June 22nd, 2016 0 comments

This guest post is from Terry Ann Jankowski, Assistant Director for User Experience at the Health Sciences Library at the University of Washington, reporting about the project that was funded with a Medical Library Pilot Project Award received from the NN/LM PNR. For the past 10 years, the Odegaard Writing and Research Center (OWRC) has operated in the… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, News from Network Members

Jun

08

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PNR Partners webinar next week

Posted by on June 8th, 2016 0 comments

PNR Partners Tuesday June 14 1:00-2:00pm PT, noon- 1:00pm Alaska, 2:00-3:00pm MT Robin Champieux, Scholarly Communications Librarian at Oregon Health & Science University Library will present about the Open Insight program which is designed to inspire an understanding and the adoption of open science practices and activities. Meg Brunner, staff librarian at the University of Washington’s… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, News from Network Members, Training & Education

Jun

08

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June is Men's Health Month

Posted by on June 8th, 2016 0 comments

While attending the Children’s Author luncheon at the Public Library Association conference in Denver this past April I couldn’t help but take note that Sherman Alexie began his talk by talking about a medical condition. The focus of his talk was not about medicine and medical care but he did focus several minutes  humorously recounting his… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances

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