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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



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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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New Maximum Length for PubMed Custom Filters Coming in April

Posted by on February 13th, 2018

In April 2018, NLM will start limiting the length of PubMed custom filters to 4,000 characters, and asterisks (*) for truncation will no longer be allowed in these filters. The limitation of this My NCBI feature is being introduced to address resource-intensive demands on the system and to continue providing a rapid response time for… Read More »

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



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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 14: “Preparing for the Worst – Best Practices for Emergency Preparedness”

Posted by on January 19th, 2018

The NNLM South Central Region (SCR) is hosting the one-hour webinar, Preparing for the Worst: Best Practices for Emergency Preparedness, on Wednesday, February 14, at 8:00am PST. Registration is not required. The presentation will focus on surfacing and discussing some practical “best practices” when considering organizational preparedness and operational resilience. Key points during this brief… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Public Health

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