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National Library of Medicine WISER for Android Released

Posted by on August 26th, 2011

The first release of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER) for Android is now available. This release allows users to: Leverage WISER’s full database of chemical, biological, and radiological substances from an Android device and search WISER’s full list of known substances Take advantage of WISER’s new simplified… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness and Response, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources



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Perspectives from NLM’s History of Medicine Division

Posted by on August 24th, 2011

Jeffrey Reznick, the Deputy Chief of NLM’s History of Medicine Division, has written an article for the July 2011 issue of Medical History entitled “Perspectives from the History of Medicine Division of the United States National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health“. For NLM’s 175th anniversary, he reviews the rich medical history resources of… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources



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Repositories in Science & Technology: Preserving Access to the Record of Science

Posted by on August 22nd, 2011

A one-day workshop co-sponsored by CENDI and NFAIS and hosted by FLICC at the Library of Congress has been announced! The “Repositories in Science & Technology: Preserving Access to the Record of Science” will be held on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 in Washington DC. The over-arching nature of this one-day workshop will appeal to a… Read More »

Posted in: Education & Training



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Think Cultural Health for Culturally Competent Care

Posted by on August 17th, 2011

Think Cultural Health (TCH), a new site sponsored by the Office of Minority Health, offers the latest resources and tools to promote cultural and linguistic competency in health care. It provides free and accredited continuing education programs for physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners. The goal of Think Cultural Health is to Advance Health Equity… Read More »

Posted in: Education & Training, Health Literacy, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health



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NLM Funding Opportunity: Disaster Health Information Outreach and Collaboration Projects

Posted by on August 10th, 2011

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) announces a new funding opportunity for small pilot projects to improve access to disaster medicine and public health information for health care professionals, first responders and others that play a role in health-related disaster preparedness, response and recovery. NLM is soliciting proposals from partnerships that include at least one… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness and Response, Funding, Public Health

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