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Member Meme Contest Celebrating Medical Librarians Month and Health Literacy Month! 

Posted by on September 30th, 2020

Please join the NNLM in celebrating Medical Librarians Month and Health Literacy Month! To celebrate, we have a contest for YOU to have fun with health literacy and win a prize. Special thanks to our colleagues in the Southeastern Atlantic Region for allowing us to adapt this event for our Pacific Southwest members.  Who Can… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Blog, Consumer Health, Funding, General, Membership, Outreach

Sep

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Be an Advocate for Health Literacy on Wikipedia: Join our Fall Edit-a-thon focused on Maternal and Child Health!

Posted by on September 29th, 2020

What are the benefits of flossing twice a day? When should I take this new prescription from my doctor? How does an HIV screening test work? Who do I ask for help about my anxiety? Each day, people make decisions about their health. While many of us can rely on health professionals and systems dedicated… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Citizen Science, Consumer Health, General, Outreach, Technology

Sep

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Announcing the NNLM PSR BIPOC LIS Student Professional Development Award!

Posted by on September 29th, 2020 Tags: , ,

As part of the NNLM Student Engagement Initiative, the Network of the National Library of Medicine Pacific Southwest Region (NNLM PSR) librarians are excited to announce the first professional development award dedicated to Library and Information Science (LIS) students who identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color (BIPOC). The NNLM, made up of eight… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, General, Outreach

Sep

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Recordings for the NNLM PSR Subawards Webinar & Research Data Management (RDM) Webinar Series Now Available!

Posted by on September 29th, 2020

During the month September, NNLM PSR hosted a webinar on the 2020-2021 NNLM PSR Subawards and a session on CARE Principles for Indigenous Data Governance, part of the NNLM Research Data Management webinar series.

Posted in: Big Data, Data, Funding, Outreach, Training

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MedlinePlus: Now Home to Genetics Home Reference, HealthReach, Tox Town Information & More!

Posted by on September 29th, 2020

MedlinePlus, the National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) flagship website for health information for patients, families, and the general public, will be home to materials and content once housed on stand-alone websites.

Posted in: Announcements, MedlinePlus, NLM Products

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