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Sep

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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

Jul

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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

Jun

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Supporting Neurodiverse Learners: New Resource Guide

Posted by on June 30th, 2020

Neurodiversity, the concept and perspective that individuals with “atypical” behavioral traits or brain function are normal, or even exceptional, learners and thinkers, is relatively new, understudied, and misunderstood. This new resource guide aims to help users build tools and experiences that are accessible to all learners.

Posted in: Advocacy, K-12 Resources, Technology

May

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Digital Resources from PSR Subwardees

Posted by on May 6th, 2020

As libraries around the world have closed their physical doors to stop community spread of COVID-19, they have responded to the challenges of moving in-person programming to the digital space in novel and creative ways. 

This year’s NNLM PSR Subwardees faced numerous obstacles on top of the regular unexpected twists and turns of special library projects. In a short amount of time, they adapted to their new realities and built lasting, accessible, impactful web-based resources. 

Posted in: Advocacy, All of Us, Funding, Graphic Medicine, Outreach, Technology

Apr

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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

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