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Sep

11

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MEDLINE/PubMed Year-End Processing Activities for 2020 MeSH!

Posted by on September 11th, 2019 Tags:

The National Library of Medicine is currently involved in MEDLINE year-end processing (YEP) activities. These include changing the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) main headings and subheadings as well as Supplementary Concept Records that standardize names and associated numbers for chemicals, protocols, diseases and organisms that are not main headings. The MeSH edits include maintaining existing… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, NLM Products, PubMed

Sep

05

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Joyce Backus, NLM Associate Director for Library Operations, Announces Retirement!

Posted by on September 5th, 2019

Joyce Backus, NLM Associate Director for Library Operations, will retire on February 29, 2020.

Posted in: Announcements, General

Aug

21

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NLM Announces Future Plans of 2018-2019 Associate Fellows

Posted by on August 21st, 2019 Tags:

The National Library of Medicine has announced the future plans of the five members of its 2018-2019 cohort of Associate Fellows. One of them, Amelia Llorens, will complete her second year of the NLM Associate Fellowship in the NNLM PSR at Stanford’s Lane Medical Library!

Posted in: Announcements, General, Training

Aug

21

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NIH All of Us Research Program Plans Genome Sequencing and Genetic Counseling for Participants

Posted by on August 21st, 2019 Tags: ,

This article has exciting news from the NIH All of Us Research Program about a new partnership to establish the program’s nationwide genetic counseling resource that will help participants learn more about what their genomic results mean for their health and their families.

Posted in: All of Us, Announcements, Consumer Health, Data, Outreach, Precision Medicine

Aug

20

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NLM Mourns the loss of former Director Donald A.B. Lindberg, M.D., 1933-2019

Posted by on August 20th, 2019 Tags:

Donald A.B. Lindberg, M.D., Director of the National Library of Medicine from 1984 to 2015, passed away on August 16 following a fall; he was 86.

Posted in: Announcements, General, NLM Products

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