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104 libraries selected to host traveling exhibition on Native concepts of health and illness

Posted by on December 23rd, 2015

The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, on behalf of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), has announced the 104 libraries that will host Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness, a traveling exhibition to U.S. libraries. Native Voices explores the interconnectedness of wellness, illness and cultural life for Native Americans,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, NLM Resources, Public Health

Dec

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Upcoming NCBI Webinars: Eukaryotic Genome Data Curation and NCBI Graphical Viewers

Posted by on December 21st, 2015

Join NCBI staff for the upcoming webinars on RefSeq and NCBI Graphical Viewers (including Sequence Viewer and Variation Viewer): Eukaryotic Genome Data Curation at NCBI Tuesday, January 5, 2016, 10:00-11:00 am PST What do a fish, a plant, and a protozoan have in common? These are all example organisms for which NCBI Reference Sequence (RefSeq)… Read More »

Posted in: E-Science, Education & Training, NLM Resources, Search Tools

Dec

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NIH unveils FY2016–2020 Strategic Plan

Posted by on December 16th, 2015

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has just released the NIH-Wide Strategic Plan, Fiscal Years 2016–2020: Turning Discovery Into Health, which will ensure the agency remains well positioned to capitalize on new opportunities for scientific exploration and address new challenges for human health. Developed after hearing from hundreds of stakeholders and scientific advisers, and in… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

Dec

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MedlinePlus Health Topics Subcategories Changes!

Posted by on December 16th, 2015

MedlinePlus and MedlinePlus en español currently have over 950 health topics in both English and Spanish. These health topic pages contain collections of vetted links to consumer health resources, which are organized into subcategories. On January 12, 2016, in an effort to simplify and streamline the subcategories schema, the following changes were made to both… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, NLM Resources, Search Tools

Dec

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New NLM VSAC Collaboration Tool Launched

Posted by on December 16th, 2015

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Value Set Authority Center (VSAC) has just launched VSAC Collaboration; a tool to support communication, knowledge management and document management by value set authors and stewards. VSAC Collaboration provides a central site where value set authors can post value sets for collaborative discussion. In that site, teams can share… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, E-Science, Electronic Health Records, NLM Resources

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