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Posted by on January 10th, 2021 Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Data, Data, Electronic Health Records, NLM Products, Public Health


New NNLM Substance Use Disorders Resource Guide!

The Network of National Library of Medicine (NNLM) recently launched the Substance Use Disorders Resource Guide to raise awareness of NLM’s Substance Use Disorders resources and the resources of partner organizations through partnerships with SUD related organizations. Check it out!

Reminder: Pillbox will be retired January 29th

Today, National of Library of Medicine’s Pillbox program will be retired. This includes the Pillbox drug identification and search websites as well as production of the Pillbox dataset, image library, and application programming interfaces (APIs).

For assistance in identifying pills, consider services such as:

  • Your pharmacist can provide personalized assistance with your specific medications,
  • FDA Center for Drug Evaluation & Research (CDER) Division of Drug Information (DDI) staff can identify drugs for you based on physical appearance (color, shape, size, etc.) and markings. E-mail DDI your drug description.
  • Poison Control Center staff provide confidential, free pill identification 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Centers can also be reached by phone at 1-800-222-1222. In case of an emergency, call 911.

Recording of the “Identifying the Gaps: the Status of Data Management Education in Doctoral Nursing Programs now Available!

On January 19, NNLM hosted the “Identifying the Gaps: the Status of Data Management in Doctoral Nursing Programs” webinar as part of the Emerging Trends & Topics webinar series. Guest speakers, Abigail Goben and Rebecca Raszewski from University of Illinois Chicago, discuss increase in Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs that has resulted in many new students and faculty who need data management education, resources, and support.

Love Data Week 2021

Love Data Week is an annual international celebration of all aspects of data. This February 8th-12th, NNLM (led by the RDM Working Group) is spotlighting four experts on various aspects of open data for a week of learning and sharing in the spirit of “open.”

At four 30-minute “coffee chat” sessions on Monday through Thursday, listen to each one of our guest experts discuss their work and answer audience questions in an informal setting. Then, join us on Friday as part of the RDM Webinar Series for a moderated panel discussion with all speakers to discuss bigger questions about their experiences working with open data.

Registrations for the “coffee chats” and the panel discussion are now available!

BLOSSOM: Building Life-long Opportunities for Strength, Self-Care, Outlook, Morale, and Mindfulness

On March 24-26, 2021, NNLM hosts a virtual symposium that will bring together experts on morale in libraries, invisible services in libraries, vocational awe, burnout, and self-care. The symposium will provide library staff at all levels, including management, with key takeaways to help improve the health and wellness of library staff. This event is open to library science students and all library staff regardless of employment status. PSR Associate Director, Nisha Mody, will be one of the speakers.

Provide your email address to be notified when the website is up, and registration is available.

NLM Launches a New Online Exhibition – Fifty Years Ago: The Darkening Day

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) announces Fifty Years Ago: The Darkening Day, a new online exhibition recognizing the 50th anniversary of The Darkening Day, an NLM exhibition on the health aspects of environmental pollution, which opened at the library in 1970 and was subsequently reviewed in the September 29, 1970, issue of the NIH Record, page 11.

MedlinePlus Connect: 10 Years of Linking Electronic Health Records to Consumer Health Information

NLM is celebrating the 10th anniversary of MedlinePlus Connect, a free service that links electronic health records (EHRs), patient portals, and other health IT systems to relevant, authoritative, and up-to-date health information from NLM’s MedlinePlus health information resource and other NIH websites.

Important Changes to NCBI Accounts Coming in 2021

NCBI will be transitioning to federated account credentials. NCBI-managed credentials are the username and password you set at NCBI–these will be going away. Federated account credentials are those set through eRA Commons, Google, or a university or institutional point of access. After June 1, 2021, you will no longer be able to use NCBI-managed credentials to login to NCBI.

NIH News in Health

Check out the January 2021 issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. In this issue, topics include tips to reduce stress, staying safe from sepsis, postpartum depression, combatting COVID-19, and much more!

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Marco Tamase is the Member Services Coordinator for the Pacific Southwest Region of the Network of the National Library of Medicine located at UCLA.

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