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Apr

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National Library of Medicine’s Genetics Home Reference Web Site Celebrates 10th Anniversary!

Posted by on April 22nd, 2013 0 comments

On April 25, 2003, the National Library of Medicine launched Genetics Home Reference (GHR), a free online resource about human genetics created for patients, families, and the general public. The Web site provides a bridge between the public’s questions about human genetics and the rich technical data that has emerged from the Human Genome Project… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, NLM Resources, Rare Diseases

Apr

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DOT Launches Free App Featuring Emergency Response Guidebook

Posted by on April 22nd, 2013 0 comments

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has released a free, mobile web app of its Emergency Response Guidebook 2012 (ERG). The new safety tool will provide the nation’s emergency responders with fast, easily accessible information to help them manage hazardous material incidents. The mobile ERG will make it easier… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness and Response, Mobile Devices

Apr

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TOXMAP and TOXNET now include 2011 EPA Toxics Release Inventory data

Posted by on April 19th, 2013 0 comments

NLM’s TOXNET TRI and TOXMAP now include the 2011 Toxics Release Inventory data, the most current US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) data available. The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI), a resource of the EPA, is a set of publicly available databases containing information on releases of specific toxic chemicals and their management as waste, as reported… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Public Health

Apr

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DOCLINE Quarterly Statistical Reports Now Available!

Posted by on April 18th, 2013 0 comments

NLM has released the following DOCLINE quarterly statistical reports for January-March 2013: Summary DOCLINE Borrower Statistics (Reports 1-1A, 1-11A, 1-1AT) Summary DOCLINE Lender Statistics (Report 1-1B) Detailed DOCLINE Borrower Statistics (Reports 1-2A, 1-22A) Detailed DOCLINE Lender Statistics (Report 1-2B) Resource Library Quarterly Report – Fill Rate (Report 2-14) Loansome Doc Detailed Lender Statistics (Report 5-1A)… Read More »

Posted in: DOCLINE

Apr

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RDA Implementation at NLM Replaces AACR2

Posted by on April 10th, 2013 0 comments

Effective March 31, 2013, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) began use of RDA: Resource Description and Access for all original cataloging of modern material, replacing the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2nd edition (AACR2). Bibliographic records distributed by NLM will continue to contain a mix of RDA and AACR2 records, since NLM will accept AACR2 copy… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, General

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