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Posts by archive: June 2015

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NLM Toxicology and Environmental Health Resource Update: ChemIDplus Interfaces

Posted by on June 24th, 2015

The National Library of Medicine’s ChemIDplus Lite and ChemIDplus Advanced interfaces have been enhanced with the following features: Valid chemical names and CAS RN completions are displayed as the user types in the search box. If no data are found, suggestions are provided. The ChemIDplus Registry Number field now includes the FDA UNII code. The… Read More »

Posted in: E-Science, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Search Tools

Jun

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HHS launches GIS-based tool for health disaster readiness

Posted by on June 23rd, 2015

The HHS emPOWER Map, an interactive online tool, launched today to aid community health agencies and emergency management officials in disaster preparedness as they plan ahead to meet the emergency needs of community residents who rely on electrically powered medical and assistive equipment to live independently at home. The new tool is sponsored by the U.S…. Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness and Response

Jun

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HOSA-NLM Health Information Ambassador Pilot Program to Begin in August 2015

Posted by on June 23rd, 2015

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) and Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) have announced a joint Health Information Ambassador pilot program to begin in Utah at the start of the fall 2015 academic year. The program encourages high school students (within HOSA chapters) to be familiar with, and teach peers how to use, MedlinePlus… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Education & Training

Jun

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New Image Search Tool Developed by Stanford University’s Lane Medical Library

Posted by on June 17th, 2015

A common problem encountered by course designers is finding the ideal image for a lecture or presentation that is not subject to copyright restrictions. But now Stanford University’s Lane Medical Library has announced the development of a new tool, Bio-Image Search, that may make the process easier. This resource provides results of images and diagrams… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, General, Non-NLM Resources, Search Tools

Jun

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Congratulations to the 2015 AAHSL Leadership Scholarship awardees!

Posted by on June 17th, 2015

The Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) Leadership Scholarships support career development opportunities for persons interested in leadership roles at all levels in academic health sciences libraries. Scholarship awards, in amounts up to $2500, may be used for participation in established educational programs or for individually designed learning opportunities. Applications are accepted and awards… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Funding

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