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NLM to Host “A Conversation About Graphic Medicine” on March 1!

Posted by on February 27th, 2018

On Thursday, March 1, at 11:00 AM PST, NLM Director Patricia Brennan, RN, PhD hosted A Conversation About Graphic Medicine, part of the NLM History of Medicine Lecture Series, with pioneers from this emerging genre of literature that combines the art of comics and the personal illness narrative. In addition to graphic medicine authors Ellen… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Events, NLM Resources

Feb

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PubMed Subject Filter Strategies Updated for 2018

Posted by on February 27th, 2018

PubMed subject filter strategies are reviewed each year to determine if modifications are necessary. Modifications may include revisions due to changes in Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) vocabulary or MEDLINE journals, adding or deleting terms, and changing parts of a strategy to optimize retrieval. The following subset strategies were recently revised: Bioethics Cancer Complementary Medicine Dietary… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

Feb

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PubMed for Librarians: Six Free 90-Minute Continuing Education Webinars in March & April!

Posted by on February 21st, 2018

Registration links are available for the next PubMed for Librarians webinar series, offered by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Training Office (NTO). Further details are available in the NLM Technical Bulletin. PubMed for Librarians: Introduction Date and time: Thursday, March 8, 10:00—11:30 AM PST PubMed for Librarians: MeSH Date and time: Thursday, March… Read More »

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

Feb

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New Course for Disaster Information Specialists: Social Media Analysis During Disasters!

Posted by on February 20th, 2018

For emergency managers, information specialists, and others responding to large-scale disasters, it is challenging to filter through the volume of noise on social media to identify valid, actionable information. This new course, Social Media Analysis During Disasters, will help participants develop and implement a plan to effectively monitor and analyze disaster information on social media…. Read More »

Posted in: Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources, Public Health, Social networking

Feb

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New MedlinePlus Feature: Healthy Recipe of the Week!

Posted by on February 16th, 2018

On February 9, MedlinePlus released the new feature, Healthy Recipe of the Week, intended to spotlight recipes provided by NIH institutes. Recipes use fat-free milk, small amounts of vegetable oil, lean cuts of meat, poultry without the skin, fish, beans, fruits, vegetables, and lots of fresh herbs and spices for flavor. Try the first recipe for healthy beef casserole today. Bon… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources

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