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NLM Classification 2020 Winter Edition Now Available

Posted by on February 12th, 2020 Tags:

The 2020 MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) vocabulary was evaluated for inclusion in the Classification index. Several additions and changes were made to the Index and Schedules based on this review. All main index headings are now linked to the 2020 vocabulary in the MeSH Browser. A mini-systematic review of the W 775-867 Medicolegal Examination section… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, NLM Resources, Search Tools



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New NNLM On-Demand Class Available Through April 30, “Introduction to Health Reference: Ethics and Best Practices”

Posted by on February 10th, 2020 Tags: , ,

Registration is now available for the new NNLM on-demand class, Introduction to Health Reference: Ethics and Best Practices, which will be open through April 30, 2020. The class is approved for 4 MLA CE credits and qualifies for CHIS Level 1 and Level 2. Learn how to conduct a health reference interview using ethical and… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Education & Training, General, Security Issues



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February 2020 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on February 3rd, 2020

Check out the February issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. In this issue: Gut Troubles: Pain, Gassiness, Bloating, and More It can be tricky to figure out what’s causing your stomach pain. Learn more about digestive system disorders. Disrupted… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health



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Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Sequence Data on NLM’s GenBank®

Posted by on January 31st, 2020 Tags: , ,

NLM, through its GenBank® sequence database, is providing the biomedical community free and easy access to genome sequences from the novel coronavirus associated with the recent outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan, China. The outbreak was declared a global health emergency on January 30, and GenBank® continues to rapidly release data associated with this outbreak as it… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Data, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Events, Informatics, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools



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Upcoming NNLM Course for Public Library Staff: Libraries as Partners in Healthy Communities

Posted by on January 29th, 2020 Tags: ,

WebJunction is collaborating with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine to design a series of courses for public library staff related to health topics. In March, the free, two-week, instructor-led course, Libraries as Partners in Healthy Communities, will be presented in two live, online sessions, on March 3 and 10, from 11:00 am-12:00 pm… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training

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