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Dec

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NLM 2018 AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects Announced!

Posted by on December 6th, 2018

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) funded eight HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects in September 2018, including two in NNLM PSR.

Posted in: Advocacy, Consumer Health, Funding, Outreach, Public Health

Dec

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NLM Introduces “Exhibitions Connect,” a New Opportunity for Institutions Hosting NLM Traveling Exhibitions!

Posted by on December 1st, 2018

NLM has launched “Exhibitions Connect,” a new opportunity to enhance dissemination of NLM health information resources and better serve libraries and cultural institutions that host NLM traveling exhibitions. The initiative will kick off in April 2019 with the bilingual traveling banner exhibition, “Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture/Sobrevivir y Prosperar: SIDA, Política y Cultura.”

Posted in: Advocacy, Announcements, Consumer Health, NLM Products, Outreach, Public Health

Nov

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Resources to Support Wildfires Response & Recovery in Northern and Southern California

Posted by on November 14th, 2018

NLM’s Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) has compiled many resources to assist with response and recovery from the recent California wildfires, including information guides with curated, reliable information from vetted federal, state, and local governments and organizations.

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Products, Public Health

Oct

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NLM Traveling Exhibits: Hints to Enhance the Experience from a Veteran Host!

Posted by on October 29th, 2018

Veteran NLM traveling exhibit host Evelyn Kobayashi at San Leandro Medical Center provides highlights from her recent experience with “For All the People: A Century of Citizen Action in Health Care Reform,” and also provides a number of helpful tips for institutions considering hosting an NLM traveling exhibit.

Posted in: Advocacy, Consumer Health, NLM Products, Outreach, Public Health

Oct

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Typhoon Yutu Resources to Support Northern Mariana Islands

Posted by on October 25th, 2018

In light of Super Typhoon Yutu’s recent impact on the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and with assistance from NLM’s Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC), we have compiled information resources for the affected area, including information guides with curated, reliable information from vetted federal, state, and local governments and organizations.

Posted in: Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, MedlinePlus, NLM Products, Public Health

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