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Feb

22

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Announcing the NNLM Spring 2021 #citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Posted by on February 22nd, 2021

We are excited to announce the #citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon campaign for Spring 2021! Join us for the month of March in our campaign to improve health information on Wikipedia using NLM and other quality health information resources. Our focus this campaign is on Healthy Aging, which includes the habits, behaviors, and environmental factors that contribute… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, General, MedlinePlus, Outreach, Public Health

Nov

16

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UCSF Receives NNLM PSR Subaward: “The San Francisco Bay Area’s Response to the AIDS Epidemic: Digitizing and Providing Universal Access to Historical AIDS Records”

Posted by on November 16th, 2020 Tags: , , , ,

NNLM PSR recently awarded the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), for a subaward digitizing archival collections related to the early days of the AIDS epidemic in the San Francisco Bay Area with the goal of making them widely accessible to the public.

Posted in: Advocacy, General

Oct

30

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Get Informed: 2020-21 Flu Season Information Resources

Posted by on October 30th, 2020

The 2020-21 flu season is well under way, and extra caution is emphasized due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic (CDC). Take a look at the following influenza information resources from NLM and beyond to learn and share with others.

Posted in: Consumer Health, General, MedlinePlus, NLM Products, Public Health

Sep

30

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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 be selected for an award. Special thanks to our colleagues in the Southeastern Atlantic Region for allowing us to adapt this event for our Pacific Southwest members. … Read More »

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

Sep

29

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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

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