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Posts by archive: October 2018

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Update: Opioid Public Health Emergency

Posted by on October 24th, 2018

On October 18, HHS Secretary Alex Azar signed a renewal of determination that a public health emergency exists as a result of the continued consequences of the opioid crisis. For additional information about the public health emergency, visit the following resources: Opioid Epidemic: Collecting Now for Future Research in Circulating Now, by Susan L. Speaker… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools, Social networking



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NLM Recruiting for 2019-20 Associate Fellowship Program!

Posted by on October 23rd, 2018

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is accepting applications for its 2019-20 Associate Fellowship program, a one-year training program designed for recent library science graduates (within the past two years) and early-career librarians. All U.S. and Canadian citizens who will have earned a MLS or equivalent degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited school by… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, NLM Resources



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NLM Mourns the Loss of Elizabeth Fee, PhD, former Chief of the NLM History of Medicine Division

Posted by on October 22nd, 2018

Elizabeth Fee, PhD, died from complications of ALS, on October 17, 2018. Dr. Fee served most recently as NLM Senior Historian and previously as Chief of the NLM History of Medicine Division (HMD). She recently retired to become an independent researcher, continuing her world-renowned scholarly research in the history of medicine and public health. Dr…. Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, General, NLM Resources, Public Health



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NLM’s Tox Town Website Gets a New Look!

Posted by on October 11th, 2018

The National Library of Medicine is pleased to announce a new design for the Tox Town website, which provides consumer-level information on everyday locations and situations where toxic chemical exposure might occur. Enhancements of the new design, informed by extensive user research, include: Enhanced search optimization Improved readability New Tox Town features reflecting consumers’ frequently… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools



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Abstract Display Option Added For PubMed Labs Search Results

Posted by on October 10th, 2018

The community response to the launch of PubMed Labs has been outstanding. The National Library of Medicine is continuing to test new features at PubMed Labs, for example, the addition of a new view for search results. In response to user feedback, “Abstract” has been added to the DISPLAY OPTIONS of the PubMed Labs search results. Click… Read More »

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

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