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News for the NNLM Pacific Southwest Region

Jun

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NLM’s Disaster Information Management Research Center Gets a New Website Design!

Posted by on June 19th, 2018

The National Library of Medicine just released a new design for the Disaster Information Management Research Center website and the Disaster Lit® database. The new design improves access to key resources on natural and man-made disasters, as well as public health emergencies such as emerging infectious diseases. The Disaster Lit database complements PubMed with information from… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools


Jun

19

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Visualize NLM’s Household Products Database!

Posted by on June 19th, 2018

The National Library of Medicine Household Products Database (HPD) provides access to manufacturer developed Safety Data Sheets/SDS (formerly called Material Safety Data Sheets/MSDS) which describe the chemical properties of each product, physical data, health effects, first aid, reactivity, storage, handling, disposal, personal protection, and spill/leak procedures. As required by OSHA, information within each SDS is targeted to… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools


Jun

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2018 HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects Solicitation Announced!

Posted by on June 18th, 2018

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has announced the solicitation of proposals for 2018 HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects, from organizations and libraries to design and conduct projects that will improve access to HIV/AIDS related health information for patients, the affected community, and their caregivers. Awards are offered for up to $50,000. Quotations are due… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Funding, Public Health


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