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Jul

08

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Midday at the Oasis Webinar Change

Posted by on July 8th, 2020

We will still host Midday at the Oasis, on an as-needed basis when we identify great content to share that may be specific to our region or not fit into the series created with our colleagues. We welcome suggestions for content that you would like to see or present. 

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Data, Outreach, Public Health, Technology, Training

May

19

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NLM Receives $10 Million Emergency CARES Act Funding Support

Posted by on May 19th, 2020 Tags: ,

In this post, NLM Director Dr. Patti Brennan highlights the many investments that NLM is making with $10 million in emergency funding received as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Posted in: Announcements, Data, Electronic Health Records, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Funding, NLM Products, Public Health, PubMed

Apr

29

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Stephen Sherry, PhD, Named Acting Director of NLM’s National Center for Biotechnology Information

Posted by on April 29th, 2020 Tags: ,

With the retirement of Dr. James (Jim) Ostell, Stephen Sherry, PhD, has been named Acting Director of NLM’s National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) effective March 31, 2020.

Posted in: Announcements, Data, General, NLM Products, PubMed, Technology

Apr

20

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NIST and OSTP Launch Effort to Improve Search Engines for COVID-19 Research

Posted by on April 20th, 2020 Tags: , ,

Using the successful, long-running program of expert engagement and technology assessment called the Text Retrieval Conference (TREC) to the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19), the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy have launched a joint effort to support the development of search engines for research that will help in the fight against COVID-19.

Posted in: Announcements, Data, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Public Health

Mar

24

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NLM Responds to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted by on March 24th, 2020 Tags: , , ,

NLM is working on multiple fronts to improve researchers’ understanding of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes the novel coronavirus) and aid in the response to COVID-19 (the disease caused by the novel coronavirus). By enhancing access to relevant data and information through its many resources, including PubMed Central, Genbank, ClinicalTrials.gov, and PubMed, NLM is demonstrating how libraries can contribute in real time to research and response efforts during this crisis.

Posted in: Advocacy, Data, Document Delivery, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Products, Public Health, PubMed

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