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Now Available: Final Results of NNLM National Training Needs Assessment!

Posted by on March 28th, 2017 0 comments

In December 2016 the NNLM Training Office (NTO) conducted a nationwide needs assessment to discover needs, explore preferences, and gather feedback from the user community. The questions were designed to address three broad areas: why do users take NNLM classes, how do users prefer to learn, and what are users’ training needs. Also assessed was… Read More »

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

Mar

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New NIH Resource Launched: Language Access Portal!

Posted by on March 24th, 2017 0 comments

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) has just launched the Language Access Portal (LAP). This resource provides access to reliable cross-cultural and linguistically appropriate health information from NIH and other federal agencies, for tools to help communication with populations with limited English proficiency. NIMHD is committed to supporting research and communications… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Health Disparities, Health Literacy, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

Mar

23

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NLM History of Medicine Lecture on April 6

Posted by on March 23rd, 2017 0 comments

On April 2, 1917, US President Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare war against Germany, stating that “The world must be made safe for democracy.” Four days later, on April 6, Congress voted overwhelmingly in favor of a war declaration. As part of the 2017 History of Medicine Lectures, the National Library of Medicine marks… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Events, General, NLM Resources

Mar

23

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Request for Comments on Proposals for Revision of the Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity

Posted by on March 23rd, 2017 0 comments

The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), requests comments on the proposals that it has received from the Federal Interagency Working Group for Research on Race and Ethnicity for revisions to OMB’s Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity. Comments must be… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Data, General

Mar

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Save the Date for “Consequential and Reproducible Clinical Research: Charting the Course for Continuous Improvement” Conference at NLM June 14-15

Posted by on March 20th, 2017 0 comments

Registration is available for the 2017 Annual Conference of the Friends of the National Library of Medicine, Consequential and Reproducible Clinical Research: Charting the Course for Continuous Improvement, to be held June 14-15 at NLM’s Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications Building. The conference will discuss prevention of non-repeatable research and inconsequential studies, highlight… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Clinical Trials, Education & Training, Events, Public Health

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