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Posts by archive: September 2014

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Sep

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National Library of Medicine Joins The Commons on Flickr!

Posted by on September 30th, 2014

The National Library of Medicine has announced that it is now a participating institution of the Commons on Flickr. The Commons on Flickr was launched in 2008 as a pilot project in partnership with the Library of Congress in order to increase access to publicly-held photography collections and to invite the general public to provide… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, General, NLM Resources, Web 2.0 Tools

Sep

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Apply Now to Participate in the “A Librarian’s Guide to NCBI” 2015 Bioinformatics Course!

Posted by on September 29th, 2014

Health science librarians in the United States are invited to participate in the next offering of the bioinformatics training course, A Librarian’s Guide to NCBI, sponsored by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, NLM Training Center (NTC). The course provides… Read More »

Posted in: Education & Training, Informatics, NCBI, NLM Resources

Sep

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NLM’s DailyMed Web Site Redesigned With New Features and Improved Usability!

Posted by on September 25th, 2014

On September 18 the National Library of Medicine launched a newly redesigned DailyMed web site. DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States, and is the official provider of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) label information. The web site provides a standard, comprehensive, up-to-date, look-up and download resource of medication content and… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, NLM Resources, Public Health

Sep

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NLM Releases Rare Footage of President Franklin Roosevelt Speaking at NIH

Posted by on September 24th, 2014

YouTube embedded video: http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/UrVZblIYljo On October 31, 1940, just days before President Franklin D. Roosevelt would be elected to an unprecedented third term as President of the United States, he traveled to Bethesda to dedicate the National Cancer Institute and the new campus of what was then the National Institute of Health (NIH), before it… Read More »

Posted in: Events, General, News & Reports, Public Health

Sep

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TOXMAP and Native American Populations

Posted by on September 23rd, 2014

Although the National Library of Medicine’s TOXMAP resource is not specifically designed for any one particular group, the TRI and Superfund Programs can be of interest to specific populations such as Native Americans, by helping to find sources of chemical releases and contamination in locations of interest to them. In the beta version of TOXMAP,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources, Public Health

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