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Apr

12

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April 2018 Citizen Science in Libraries Webinar Recording Now Available!

Posted by on April 12th, 2018

On April 4, NNLM PSR presented Citizen Science in Libraries: Fostering Community Connections on Citizen Science Day and Beyond. The featured presenters were Darlene Cavalier, professor of practice at Arizona State University and the founder of SciStarter, a citizen science database and platform, and Dan Stanton, Associate Librarian in the Engagement and Learning Services Department… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, Events, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

Apr

11

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NLM’s Community Health Maps Resource Supports Citizen Scientists and Communities

Posted by on April 11th, 2018

Community-based organizations, environmental health groups, public health agencies, and emergency management departments are in a better position to serve their populations when they are able to collect and maintain their own data, rather than relying solely on national or state agencies, or on majority-institution partners to provide data to them. The National Library of Medicine’s┬áCommunity… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Data, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Public Health

Apr

11

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Upcoming Format Change for MeSH-MARC and NLM Bibliographic Record Distribution

Posted by on April 11th, 2018

Beginning June 1, 2018, the National Library of Medicine plans to start distributing MeSH-MARC files in UTF-8 rather than MARC-8 format. NLM bibliographic records will also be distributed in UTF-8 later this year. Any institution that will experience issues with these plans should contact NLM Customer Support by April 30, 2018.

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

Apr

09

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NNLM Historical Overview for 1985-2015 Published!

Posted by on April 9th, 2018

Test your historical knowledge of NNLM by answering the following questions: What year saw the adoption of the official name, National Network of Libraries of Medicine? Which five-year NNLM contract period included the establishment of three new NNLM Centers? Which five-year NNLM contract period received extra funds to support consumer health projects? In what year… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Events, General, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health, PubMed

Apr

06

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PMC Implements Updates to Article Displays

Posted by on April 6th, 2018

In collaboration with Europe PubMed Central, PMC has implemented several updates to the article display in order to enhance the transparency and readability of the content. Navigating from the PMC record to the PubMed record has been made easier by the addition of hyperlinked PubMed IDs (PMIDs) in the upper right-hand corner of article records…. Read More »

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

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