The NNLM All of Us Training and Education Center has announced the part-time appointment of Yamila El-Khayat, Outreach Services Librarian at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Library, to the role of Participant Engagement Coordinator.
Tags: citizen science
Through outreach funding awarded by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Southwest Region, all libraries are invited to participate in a project being conducted by SciStarter and Arizona State University to celebrate Citizen Science Day on April 13, 2019, by hosting the “Megathon Challenge” to benefit Alzheimer’s disease research.
The University of the Pacific Sacramento campus is hosting NLM’s “Physician Assistants: Collaboration and Care” traveling exhibit from January 21 through March 2. The university’s physician assistant program was instituted in January 2017, and the first cohort of students will graduate this spring.
On July 1, 2019, the National Library of Medicine will retire the Loansome Doc system due to declining use. A Loansome Doc Retirement Toolkit has been developed to assist with the transition. New user registrations for Loansome Doc will be disabled effective February 4.
In a blog post published in NLM in Focus, Amanda J. Wilson, head of NLM’s National Network Coordinating Office, describes key initiatives for the NNLM in 2019!