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Nov

13

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New Online Tutorial Available on Health Insurance Enrollment!

Posted by on November 13th, 2019

The Public Library Association (PLA) has released a new online tutorial to help consumers sign up for health insurance. The course, Using Healthcare.gov to Enroll in Health Insurance, covers the basics of securing coverage through Healthcare.gov, the health insurance exchange website operated by the U.S. federal government. This 18-minute online tutorial explores the processes of determining eligibility, preparing to enroll, creating an account,… Read More »

Posted in: Affordable Care Act, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Events, Health Literacy, Non-NLM Resources

Oct

31

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New NNLM Center for HIV/AIDS Outreach!

Posted by on October 31st, 2019 Tags:

The new NNLM HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Coordination Center (NACC) has been established at the NNLM New England Region office. Its goal is to enhance communication with current, past, and potential HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Project (ACIOP) awardees and Community Based Organizations working on HIV initiatives to improve access to trusted NIH and NLM HIV/AIDS… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, NLM Resources, Public Health

Oct

16

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NLM Board of Regents Approves NLM Collection and Preservation Policy

Posted by on October 16th, 2019 Tags:

On September 11 the National Library of Medicine Board of Regents (BOR) approved the NLM Collection and Preservation Policy. The 2019 policy provides the framework for NLM collection and preservation activities and acknowledges the changing landscape of scholarly communications and growth in electronic publishing. The policy aligns with the NLM Strategic Plan 2017-2027: A Platform… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Data, General, NLM Resources, PubMed

Oct

08

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New Self-Paced NLM Course for Disaster Information Specialists!

Posted by on October 8th, 2019 Tags: ,

The new course In Case of Emergencies: Continuity of Operations (COOP) Planning defines and describes continuity of operations planning and why it is important for libraries to have a continuity plan in case of emergencies. This course also provides a one-page COOP plan template with instructions that librarians or information specialists can use to develop… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Hospital Libraries, NLM Resources, Public Health

Sep

23

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NLM Classification Updated

Posted by on September 23rd, 2019 Tags:

The NLM Classification, is updated two times a year. The 2019 winter version, published January 31, encompassed changes to the NLM Classification resulting from new and changed 2019 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) terms as well as additional minor updates to the index and schedule. The 2019 summer version, published September 23, encompasses the systematic review… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, NLM Resources, Search Tools

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