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NN/LM Ending Support for Internet Explorer 8

Posted by on August 29th, 2014 0 comments

Due to recent software updates on nnlm.gov, Internet Explorer 8 is no longer supported. Some read-only sections of nnlm.gov will continue to be available via IE8. However, anyone using IE8 will probably not be able to submit assignments in online courses utilizing the NN/LM Moodle framework, and may not even be able to access and… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, DOCLINE, NLM Resources, Security Issues

Aug

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New Resource for Pediatric-Related Disaster and Emergency Health Information

Posted by on August 28th, 2014 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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

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“Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code” Exhibit Coming to NN/LM PSR!

Posted by on August 26th, 2014 0 comments

With eye-catching models, interactive displays and engaging elements, the Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code exhibition is going on tour after having completed a 14-month engagement at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. On Sept. 1, 2014, the contemporary, high-impact exhibition, a collaboration between the museum and the National Human Genome Research Institute… Read More »

Posted in: Education & Training, Events, Non-NLM Resources

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