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National Influenza Vaccination Week 2016

Posted by on December 6th, 2016

Influenza (flu) is a potentially serious respiratory infection caused by a number of viruses, and getting the flu vaccination every year is the best way to lower your chance of getting the flu and spreading it to others. National Influenza Vaccination Week 2016 is December 4-10, and the National Library of Medicine offers helpful information… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Events, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health

Dec

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2017 MEDLINE Data Changes

Posted by on December 2nd, 2016

MeSH vocabulary has been updated for 2017. The MeSH Browser currently points to the 2017 MeSH vocabulary with a link to the 2016 MeSH Vocabulary. Searchers should consult the Browser to find MeSH headings of interest and their relationships to other headings. The Browser contains MeSH heading records that may include Scope Notes, Annotations, Entry… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

Dec

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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

Dec

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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

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