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Upcoming NNLM Course for Public Library Staff: Libraries as Partners in Healthy Communities

Posted by on January 29th, 2020 Tags: ,

WebJunction is collaborating with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine to design a series of courses for public library staff related to health topics. In March, the free, two-week, instructor-led course, Libraries as Partners in Healthy Communities, will be presented in two live, online sessions, on March 3 and 10, from 11:00 am-12:00 pm… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training

Jan

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ClinicalTrials.gov Updates Procedures for Quality Control and Posting Procedures

Posted by on January 29th, 2020 Tags: ,

On January 1, the National Library of Medicine implemented updates to ClinicalTrials.gov procedures for posting results information submitted for applicable clinical trials (ACTs). ClinicalTrials.gov is a resource maintained by NLM that provides the public with standardized, up-to-date information from sponsors and investigators about their ongoing and completed clinical studies and results. Listing of a study… Read More »

Posted in: Clinical Trials, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, NLM Resources

Jan

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New NIH Manuscript Submission (NIHMS) System Released!

Posted by on January 27th, 2020 Tags: ,

As promised last month, reflecting its ongoing commitment to public access support at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and beyond, the National Library of Medicine has released a new NIHMS system. The new system streamlines the submission process, ensures the continued quality of manuscripts made publicly accessible, and gives authors and investigators more transparent… Read More »

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

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NLM Offers Resources on 2019 Novel Coronavirus, Wuhan, China

Posted by on January 27th, 2020 Tags: ,

The World Health Organization International Health Regulations (IHR) Emergency Committee met last week and determined that the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak did not constitute a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) at that time. They continue to closely monitor the situation and may meet again soon. In recognition of the public’s great interest in… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health, PubMed, Search Tools

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New Request for Public Comment (RFC) on Draft Desirable Characteristics of Data Repositories: Respond by March 6!

Posted by on January 24th, 2020

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has issued a Request for Public Comment on Draft Desirable Characteristics of Repositories for Managing and Sharing Data Resulting from Federally Funded Research on behalf of the multi-agency Subcommittee on Open Science of the National Science and Technology Council’s Committee on Science. The proposed set of… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Data

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