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Mar

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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

Mar

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Maricopa County Southeast Regional Library Hosts the NLM Traveling Exhibit “The Politics of Yellow Fever in Alexander Hamilton’s America”

Posted by on March 19th, 2020 Tags: ,

Jennifer Gallagher, Adult Services Supervisor at the Maricopa County Library District Southeast Regional Library in Gilbert, AZ, provides highlights of the hosting experience for the NLM traveling exhibition, “The Politics of Yellow Fever in Alexander Hamilton’s America.” The library is also active in supporting citizen science activities to further engage their community.

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

Feb

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Reaching the Arizona Public Health Workforce

Posted by on February 24th, 2020

Julie Botnick, NNLM PSR Education & Outreach Librarian, provides highlights of a multi-day road trip in February, 2020, around beautiful southern Arizona, to conduct classes for public health departments across the region.

Posted in: Outreach, Public Health

Feb

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NLM Announces 2020 History Talks Series!

Posted by on February 6th, 2020 Tags: ,

The History of Medicine Division at the National Library of Medicine has announced its 2020 NLM History Talks series. All talks are live-streamed globally and archived by NIH VideoCasting.

Posted in: Announcements, Outreach, Public Health

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NLM Request for Information Solicits Feedback on the Future of ClinicalTrials.gov

Posted by on January 8th, 2020 Tags: ,

In light of NLM’s ClinicalTrials.gov 20th anniversary and upcoming modernization effort, a Request for Information (RFI) has been issued to solicit comments on the following topics: website functionality, information submission processes, and use of data standards. Comments must be submitted by March 14.

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

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