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Jun

10

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National Library of Medicine Announces the Release of WISER Version 5.4

Posted by on June 10th, 2019 Tags:

National Library of Medicine WISER 5.4 is now available on all platforms. WISER is a system designed to assist emergency responders in hazardous material incidents. It provides a wide range of information on hazardous substances, including substance identification support, physical characteristics, human health information, and containment and suppression advice. Here’s what’s new in this release: News… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources, Public Health

Jun

05

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NLM Historian Susan Speaker, PhD, Honored for JMLA Article Providing NNLM Historical Overview from 1985-2015

Posted by on June 5th, 2019 Tags:

The professional association Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS) honored NLM historian Susan L. Speaker, PhD, with its 2019 ALHHS best article award. Dr. Speaker received this prestigious honor for “Historical Overview of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, 1985-2015,” which was published in the April 2018 issue of… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, General

Jun

03

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June 2019 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on June 3rd, 2019

Check out the June 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: Parenting Teens: Guiding Kids Through Turbulent Years Teens must try new things to figure out who they are. Learn how to guide them toward healthier and… Read More »

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

May

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2019 HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects Solicitation Announced!

Posted by on May 31st, 2019 Tags:

The National Library of Medicine has announced the solicitation of proposals for 2019 HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects, from organizations and libraries to design and conduct projects that will improve access to HIV/AIDS related health information for patients, the affected community, and their caregivers. Awards are offered for up to $50,000. The proposal submission deadline… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Funding, Public Health

May

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New NNLM Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Webinar Series Begins June 19!

Posted by on May 29th, 2019 Tags: , ,

With a unique collaboration of NNLM, the Medical Library Association, and the Association of Academic Health Science Libraries, registration is now available for all sessions of the just announced webinar series, Nine Conversations that Matter to Health Sciences Librarians with Jessica Pettitt. The series begins on June 19 with Diversity & Social Justice: A Starting… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, General, Non-NLM Resources

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