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Apr

11

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NLM’s Community Health Maps Resource Supports Citizen Scientists and Communities

Posted by on April 11th, 2018

Community-based organizations, environmental health groups, public health agencies, and emergency management departments are in a better position to serve their populations when they are able to collect and maintain their own data, rather than relying solely on national or state agencies, or on majority-institution partners to provide data to them. The National Library of Medicine’s┬áCommunity… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Data, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Public Health

Apr

11

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Upcoming Format Change for MeSH-MARC and NLM Bibliographic Record Distribution

Posted by on April 11th, 2018

Beginning June 1, 2018, the National Library of Medicine plans to start distributing MeSH-MARC files in UTF-8 rather than MARC-8 format. NLM bibliographic records will also be distributed in UTF-8 later this year. Any institution that will experience issues with these plans should contact NLM Customer Support by April 30, 2018.

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

Apr

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PMC Implements Updates to Article Displays

Posted by on April 6th, 2018

In collaboration with Europe PubMed Central, PMC has implemented several updates to the article display in order to enhance the transparency and readability of the content. Navigating from the PMC record to the PubMed record has been made easier by the addition of hyperlinked PubMed IDs (PMIDs) in the upper right-hand corner of article records…. Read More »

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

Apr

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Webinar: “Citizen Science in Libraries” on Wednesday, April 4

Posted by on April 2nd, 2018

Are you interested in citizen science? Are you looking for new ways to engage with your community members, and would you like to encourage science discovery with more of your users? If you answered yes to any of the above, then check out this exciting webinar hosted by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine,… Read More »

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

Apr

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Recording for the NNLM Resource Picks Webinar on HealthReach Now Available!

Posted by on April 2nd, 2018

The archived recording of the March 28 session for the NNLM collaborative webinar series, NNLM Resource Picks, is available. The topic was HealthReach: Health Information in Many Languages, presented by Laura Bartletta and Michael Honch from the Outreach and Special Populations Branch at the National Library of Medicine. View the webinar by clicking on the… Read More »

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

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