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New Resource for Pediatric-Related Disaster and Emergency Health Information

Posted by on August 28th, 2014

The National Library of Medicine Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) has announced a new resource directed at the needs of children in disasters and emergencies, which present unique planning challenges for health officials, responders, and providers. Multiple U.S. Department of Health and Human Services agencies and funded organizations collaborated to develop this comprehensive online… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Events, NLM Resources, Public Health

Aug

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NIH Seeks Input on Information Resources for Data-Related Standards Widely Used in Biomedical Science

Posted by on August 28th, 2014

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking comments and ideas to inform the creation of an NIH Standards Information Resource (NSIR) that would collect, organize, and make available to the public trusted, systematically organized, and curated information about data-related standards. This resource would focus on those standards that… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, E-Science, Non-NLM Resources

Aug

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NIH Issues Finalized Policy on Genomic Data Sharing

Posted by on August 27th, 2014

Genomic research advances our understanding of factors that influence health and disease, and sharing genomic data provides opportunities to accelerate that research through the power of combining large and information-rich datasets. To promote sharing of human and non-human genomic data and to provide appropriate protections for research involving human data, the National Institutes of Health… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, E-Science, Funding, Non-NLM Resources

Aug

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Designing Library Data Dashboards with Tableau Software

Posted by on August 25th, 2014

At this month’s Library Assessment Conference held in Seattle, one panel featured assessment librarians presenting data dashboards they created using Tableau software, Tableau Unleashed: Visualizing Library Data. This presentation includes views of dashboards from University of British Columbia Library (by presenter Jeremy Buhler), UMass Amherst Libraries (by Rachel Lewellen), and Ohio State Libraries (by Sarah Murphy). All of the presenters… Read More »

Posted in: E-Science, General, Non-NLM Resources

Aug

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NLM Launches “Pictures of Nursing: The Zwerdling Postcard Collection”

Posted by on August 25th, 2014

The National Library of Medicine has launched a special display in the History of Medicine Division Reading Room and an online adaptation of Pictures of Nursing: The Zwerdling Postcard Collection. The NLM History of Medicine Division acquired an archive of 2,588 postcards from American nurse and collector Michael Zwerdling, RN. This unique archive consists of… Read More »

Posted in: Education & Training, NLM Resources

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