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Classroom Activities and Lesson Plans for NLM Native Voices Exhibition

Posted by on February 10th, 2014

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Division of Specialized Information Services K-12 Workgroup has released classroom activities and lesson plans to supplement the Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness web site. For grades 6-12, these classroom activities and lesson plans familiarize students to the health and medicine of Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native… Read More »

Posted in: Education & Training, General, NLM Resources



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NLM to Promote infoSIDA & Latino Health Awareness on Valentine’s Day

Posted by on February 6th, 2014

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) will be promoting the infoSIDA website through a multi-platform media outreach effort culminating in a Twitter discussion on Valentine’s Day. The outreach efforts include two radio public service announcements that will air on Spanish radio stations nationwide. In addition, Fedora Braverman and Jean-Paul Rock will serve as the main… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, NLM Resources, Public Health



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February 2014 Issue of NIH News in Health is Now Available!

Posted by on February 5th, 2014

Check out the February 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: Stop the Spread of Superbugs: Help Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria Antibiotics can destroy many types of bacteria that can make us sick. Sadly, our overuse of antibiotics… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health



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Mark E. de Jong Appointed Head of NLM’s Collection Access Section

Posted by on February 4th, 2014

Mark E. de Jong has been selected to fill the position of Head, Collection Access Section, in the Public Services Division, Library Operations, NLM, effective February 23, 2014. Mark comes to NLM from the position of Access Services Manager, University of Maryland University College (UMUC), where he directs a staff of nine in providing document… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, General



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NLM Director Donald A.B. Lindberg Receives 2014 Paul Evan Peters Award!

Posted by on February 3rd, 2014

The Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), and EDUCAUSE have announced that Donald A.B. Lindberg, Director of the National Library of Medicine, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Paul Evan Peters Award. The award recognizes notable, lasting achievements in the creation and innovative use of network-based information resources… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Clinical Trials, Informatics, NLM Resources

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