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PubMed Commons to Be Discontinued on March 5

Posted by on January 31st, 2018

PubMed Commons has been a valuable experiment in supporting discussion of published scientific literature. The service was first introduced as a pilot project in the fall of 2013 and was reviewed in 2015. Despite low levels of use at that time, NIH decided to extend the effort for another year or two in hopes that… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, NLM Resources, PubMed, Social networking

Jan

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Five NNLM Online Courses and Webinars Coming in February!

Posted by on January 30th, 2018

Each month, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) offers free professional development opportunities. During February 2018, NNLM is offering online classes and webinars about big data in healthcare, providing consumer health information in libraries, acting as a liaison with health professionals, grants and proposal writing, and providing reliable health information to older adults: Big… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Data, Education & Training, Funding

Jan

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NLM Online Course Announcement: EDirect for PubMed, part of the Insider’s Guide to Accessing NLM Data

Posted by on January 26th, 2018

Registration is available for a newly expanded series of interactive workshops which will introduce new users to the basics of using EDirect to access the exact PubMed data needed, in the most appropriate format. Over the course of five 90-minute sessions (plus optional “office hours”), participants will learn how to use EDirect commands to access… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Data, Education & Training, NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

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NNLM Webinar on February 21: Cultural Competence for Information Professionals

Posted by on January 26th, 2018

According to the National Association of Social Workers, cultural competence is “a congruent set of behaviors, attitudes, and policies that enable a person or group to work effectively in cross-cultural situations.” The one-hour webinar, Cultural Competence for Information Professionals, sponsored by the NNLM MidContinental Region, will provide an introduction to cultural competence, discuss why it… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Education & Training

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January 2018 Midday at the Oasis Webinar Recording Now Available!

Posted by on January 20th, 2018

On January 17, NNLM PSR presented Social Workers in the Public Library, the Glendale Experience for the Midday at the Oasis monthly webinar. Featured speakers included Tiffany Barrios, Library Supervisor and Mary Leasure, Social Worker, at the Glendale Public Library in Glendale, California. The webinar session focused on a grant funded partnership between a local… Read More »

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

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