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Posts by archive: October 2017

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NNLM Sponsors PLA Preconference Session for Public Librarians on March 20!

Posted by on October 26th, 2017

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) is partnering with the Public Library Association (PLA) to present a full-day preconference at the 2018 PLA meeting on Tuesday, March 20, Stand Up for Health: Health & Wellness for Your Community. PLA is offering a limited number of stipends to support travel to the meeting for… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Events



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Five NNLM Online Classes and Webinars in November 2017

Posted by on October 25th, 2017

Each month, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine provides free professional development opportunities for public health professionals and librarians. In November 2017, NNLM course offerings include evaluation of health information in the news, exploration of nutrition information resources, partnerships with community health workers, and more. Check out the following five classes and webinars designed to meet… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health



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Submit Your Feedback for NNLM Data Science and Data Management Training Needs Assessment!

Posted by on October 24th, 2017

Are you interested in learning about biomedical and health research data management? Would you like more information on a specific area of data science/data management? The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) Data Management Working Group is interested in feedback on NNLM members’ training needs on data science and data management. This field is… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Data, Education & Training



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NLM Resources on Asthma in Multiple Languages for Respiratory Care Week 2017

Posted by on October 23rd, 2017

October 22-28 is Respiratory Care Week 2017, and the National Library of Medicine offers patient handouts in multiple languages on prevention and care for asthma and other lung diseases through HealthReach. Multilingual resources related to asthma include handouts on asthma triggers, nebulizer treatments, peak flow meter, and more: Asthma (12 languages) – This six-page handout educates… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Events, Health Literacy, NLM Resources



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Now Available: Search DailyMed by Unique Ingredient Identifier (UNII)

Posted by on October 20th, 2017

Users can now search DailyMed by unique ingredient identifier (UNII) for an active ingredient and an active moiety. Instead of relying on drug or chemical names, which vary across countries and regions, searching by UNII allows DailyMed to retrieve drug product records by ingredient using a common global identifier. To illustrate, a common active ingredient… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, Search Tools

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