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Jun

29

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Publication of a New Illustrated History of the National Library of Medicine

Posted by on June 29th, 2017 0 comments

Images of America: US National Library of Medicine is a newly published book about the National Library of Medicine. The following are highlights from NLM’s announcement. The book appears in the popular Images of America series by Arcadia Publishing, and was arranged through a public-private partnership with that publisher. Simultaneously, the complete book and original versions of the 170+ images, which… Read More »

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Jun

27

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Librarians Respond to the Opioid Crisis

Posted by on June 27th, 2017 0 comments

The information below is from the Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) “Long viewed as guardians of safe spaces for children, library staff members have begun taking on the role of first responder in drug overdoses,” CNN reported last week (“The opioid epidemic is so bad that librarians are learning how to treat overdoses,” by… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM, Public Health, Public Libraries

May

12

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Resources Focusing on the Opioid Epidemic

Posted by on May 12th, 2017 0 comments

The following is news from the NIH/NLM Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have declared opioid abuse an epidemic, calling it a serious public health issue. Two states, Florida and Maryland, have recently declared states of emergency in response to the opioid crisis. NIH MedlinePlus magazine has an… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from NLM, Public Health

Mar

08

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PNR Rendezvous webinar March 15

Posted by on March 8th, 2017 0 comments

When: Wednesday March 15, 1:00pm PT, Noon Alaska, 2:00pm Mountain How to connect: https://nnlm.gov/class/retracted-articles-pubmed/6689 (no registration required) A lot can happen after work is published. Work can progress, leaving findings supported, out-of-date, or refuted. Others can have questions for the authors, or identify problems. The records of a range of these post-publication activities find their way into… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM, Training & Education

Feb

06

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All of Us Research Program Announces Funding Opportunity for Community Partners

Posted by on February 6th, 2017 0 comments

An announcement regarding the Precision Medicine Initiative All of Us Research Program which may be of interest to public and medical libraries who could be eligible partners. Please note scheduled informational webinar on February 10, 9:00 – 10:00am PT. Register The National Institutes of Health has announced a new opportunity for organizations interested in helping… Read More »

Posted in: News from NIH, News from NLM, Public Health, Public Libraries

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