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Cataloging and Metadata News from NLM

Posted by on December 2nd, 2016

Starting with 2017, the NLM Classification will be moving from an annual spring update to twice-yearly updates. The winter version, to be published in mid-to-late January, will encompass changes to the NLM Classification resulting from new and changed Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) terms for 2017 as well as additional minor updates to the index. The… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, Search Tools

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Apply Now for Data Science and Visualization Institute for Librarians, April 24-28, 2017, in Raleigh, NC!

Posted by on December 2nd, 2016

Applications are being accepted through January 27 for the Data Science and Visualization Institute for Librarians, to be held April 24-28, 2017 at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library, North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance status no later than February 17, 2017. The Data Science and Visualization Institute for… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Data, Education & Training, Events

Dec

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Newly Revised, Web-Based NLM Disaster Information Specialization Courses Available!

Posted by on December 2nd, 2016

The NLM Basic Level Courses for the Medical Library Association Disaster Information Specialization have all been updated to a new online web-based tutorial format. The courses are self-paced, interactive, and offered at no cost. Anyone completing all 15 hours of the courses is eligible to earn a Basic Level certificate in Disaster Information Specialization from… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

Dec

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December 2016 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on December 2nd, 2016

Check out the December issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. In this issue: Making a Healthier Home: Cast Toxins From Your Living Space Take a look around your home. Do you know what’s in your household goods and products?… Read More »

Posted in: Clinical Trials, Consumer Health, Public Health

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New Free Resource: Compendium of Publicly Available Datasets for Factors Impacting Health of Minority Populations

Posted by on December 1st, 2016

The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced the release of a new resource to aid researchers, public health practitioners and policymakers with data on health and health care disparities and social determinants of health. The Compendium of Publicly Available Datasets and Other Data-Related Resources is… Read More »

Posted in: Data, Health Disparities, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

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