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100-Day Q&A with NLM Director Dr. Patti Brennan!

Posted by on December 21st, 2016

In the latest posting of the NLM in Focus newsletter, Dr. Patricia F. Brennan answered a wide range of questions regarding NLM, as well as her personal interests, as she approaches 100 days of service since her September 12 swearing-in ceremony. Not surprisingly, Dr. Brennan expresses a great deal of enthusiasm for data science initiatives…. Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Data, General, NLM Resources, Social networking

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Spring Semester Lineup for BD2K 2017 Webinar Series: Fundamentals of Data Science

Posted by on December 20th, 2016

The NIH Big Data to Knowledge program has announced the 2017 spring semester of The BD2K Guide to the Fundamentals of Data Science, a series of online lectures given by experts from across the country covering a range of diverse topics in data science. This course is an introductory overview that assumes no prior knowledge… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Data, Education & Training

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Resources for Staying Healthy During the Holidays

Posted by on December 20th, 2016

In addition to joy, the holiday season can also bring stress, home safety hazards, and weight gain. Following are several reliable resources to help everyone stay safe and healthy during the holidays: MedlinePlus Text Campaign for Holiday Mental Health: Get three text messages per week through the holidays on how to cope with anxiety, depression, and stress. Users… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Events, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources

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Search PubMed with 2017 MeSH!

Posted by on December 19th, 2016

As of December 12, PubMed/MEDLINE citations, the NLM Catalog, and the MeSH translation tables were updated to reflect 2017 MeSH, with full searching functionality for Supplementary Concept Record (SCR) data and mapping in place on December 14. The citations newly indexed with 2017 MeSH since November 15 were available in PubMed for searching on December… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

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NLM Announces 2017 Michael E. DeBakey Fellows in the History of Medicine

Posted by on December 19th, 2016

Earlier this year, the National Library of Medicine received a generous gift from The DeBakey Medical Foundation to support enhanced access to the Michael E. DeBakey Archives at the NLM and to establish the Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship in the History of Medicine. Michael E. DeBakey (1908-2008) was a legendary American surgeon, educator, and medical… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, NLM Resources

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