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Oct

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NIH Issues Request for Information on Proposed Provisions for a Future Draft Data Management and Sharing Policy

Posted by on October 11th, 2018

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has just issued a Request for Information (RFI) to solicit public comments on proposed key provisions that could serve as the foundation for a future NIH policy for data management and sharing. The feedback obtained will help to inform the development of a draft NIH policy for data management and… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Data

Oct

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Community Health Maps Online Tutorial Available

Posted by on October 10th, 2018

Community Health Maps (CHM) provides information about low/no cost mapping tools. The National Library of Medicine developed the resource with a focus on increasing capacity within under-served and at-risk communities. The CHM workflow can also be used by individuals and organizations needing to collect, analyze, and visualize mapping data. The blog is a mixture of mapping apps, software… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Data, Education & Training, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, Public Health

Sep

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National Preparedness Month Weekly Theme: Learn Life-Saving Skills

Posted by on September 10th, 2018

This week’s theme for National Preparedness Month is Learn Life-Saving Skills. The first person on the scene is the first responder, even if they are not a professional. There are several ways to learn basic lifesaving skills: First Aid Training (American Red Cross) You are the Help Until the Help Arrives (Federal Emergency Management Agency… Read More »

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

Sep

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National Preparedness Month Weekly Theme: Make and Practice Your Plan!

Posted by on September 4th, 2018

The first weekly theme provided by NLM’s Disaster Information Management Research Center for this National Preparedness Month is Make and Practice Your Plan. Ready.gov provides tips for putting together your family/household plan. Don’t forget to plan for your pets, property, and critical documents. Commuters should also have a plan in case a disaster occurs while… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Aug

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August 2018 Midday at the Oasis Recording Now Available!

Posted by on August 31st, 2018 Tags:

On August 29, NNLM PSR hosted Highlights from the FORCE11 Scholarly Communications (SC) Institute for the Midday at the Oasis monthly webinar. The session presented highlights from six participants who attended the FORCE11 training course at the University of California, San Diego, on July 30 to August 3, 2018. Featured speakers included Andrea Lynch, Anneliese Taylor, Mary… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Data, E-Science, Education & Training, Events, Non-NLM Resources

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