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Webinar on March 7: Introduction to Graphic Medicine

Posted by on January 30th, 2017 0 comments

The one-hour webinar Introduction to Graphic Medicine, with instructor Matthew Noe from the Lamar Soutter Library at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, will be held on Tuesday, March 7, 10:00-11:00am PST. The session will introduce the emerging field of graphic medicine, or, the use of comics in healthcare. It will begin with a brief… Read More »

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



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NLM Glossaries: Terminology for HIV/AIDS, Disasters, Toxicology and More!

Posted by on January 17th, 2017 0 comments

Whenever learning about a new health topic, it helps to become familiar with a new set of terms related to the topic, and a glossary may come in handy.¬†Specialized Information Services¬†at the National Library of Medicine provides access to glossaries covering a range of health topics, from HIV/AIDS to disaster-related terminology: HIV/AIDS: Use the AIDSinfo… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources



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New NLM Customer Support Portal

Posted by on January 3rd, 2017 0 comments

On December 15, 2016, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) launched a new Customer Support portal with answers to the questions that customers ask most often. Access the portal from the “NLM Customer Support” link in the top right corner of the NLM Web site. From the Customer Support portal you can access information categorized… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, NLM Resources



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100-Day Q&A with NLM Director Dr. Patti Brennan!

Posted by on December 21st, 2016 0 comments

In the latest posting of the NLM in Focus newsletter, Dr. Patricia F. Brennan answered a wide range of questions regarding NLM, as well as her personal interests, as she approaches 100 days of service since her September 12 swearing-in ceremony. Not surprisingly, Dr. Brennan expresses a great deal of enthusiasm for data science initiatives…. Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Data, General, NLM Resources, Social networking



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New Posting on NLM Musings from the Mezzanine!

Posted by on November 22nd, 2016 0 comments

In the second posting on her new blog, NLM Director Dr. Patti Brennan describes her experience presenting a keynote message at the 2016 AMIA Symposium in Chicago. She encouraged all attendees to participate in NLM’s strategic planning process by responding to the Request for Information, to help NLM chart its third century. She stated that… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Data, Events, NLM Resources

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