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Apr

25

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NLM’s Genetics Home Reference turns 15!

Posted by on April 25th, 2018

The Genetics Home Reference website was first launched on April 25, 2003, at NLM’s Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications. The creation of Genetics Home Reference coincided with the completion of the Human Genome Project, a 13-year international effort to map the entire human genome. Genetics Home Reference was designed to provide a bridge… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Events, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources

Apr

25

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NCBI Webinar on May 2: Using NCBI’s MedGen in Clinical Practice

Posted by on April 25th, 2018

On Wednesday, May 2, join National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) staff for a Webinar on MedGen, the NCBI portal to clinical genetics. It will cover how to find information in MedGen on genetic phenotypes, clinical features of disorders, and more. You will also learn how to retrieve actionable information such as practice guidelines for… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Apr

12

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April 2018 Citizen Science in Libraries Webinar Recording Now Available!

Posted by on April 12th, 2018

On April 4, NNLM PSR presented Citizen Science in Libraries: Fostering Community Connections on Citizen Science Day and Beyond. The featured presenters were Darlene Cavalier, professor of practice at Arizona State University and the founder of SciStarter, a citizen science database and platform, and Dan Stanton, Associate Librarian in the Engagement and Learning Services Department… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, Events, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

Apr

09

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NNLM Historical Overview for 1985-2015 Published!

Posted by on April 9th, 2018

Test your historical knowledge of NNLM by answering the following questions: What year saw the adoption of the official name, National Network of Libraries of Medicine? Which five-year NNLM contract period included the establishment of three new NNLM Centers? Which five-year NNLM contract period received extra funds to support consumer health projects? In what year… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Events, General, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health, PubMed

Apr

05

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National Public Health Week: Focus on Injury and Violence Prevention

Posted by on April 5th, 2018

Today’s theme for National Public Health Week focuses on Injury and Violence Protection. Check out these National Library of Medicine resources to prepare for and respond to incidents of gender-based violence during and after disasters: The NLM Public Health Resources Tutorial is a portal to explore five topic areas: Consumer Health, Disasters and Public Health Emergencies, Environmental… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Events, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health

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