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Sep

15

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NLM and Publishers Launch Emergency Access Initiative for Libraries Impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Posted by on September 15th, 2017

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has activated the Emergency Access Initiative (EAI) in response to Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, which devastated Florida and several Caribbean islands, as well as parts of South Carolina, Texas, and Louisiana. The EAI is a collaborative partnership between NLM and participating publishers to provide free access to full-text from… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Events, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health

Sep

08

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National Preparedness Month and NLM Disaster Resources

Posted by on September 8th, 2017

September is National Preparedness Month, with the overarching theme, Disasters don’t plan ahead. You can. As hurricane season continues, Hurricane Harvey recovery is overlapping with Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Katia. Meanwhile, wildfires are raging in the western US, and an earthquake just struck Mexico. The National Library of Medicine’s Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC)… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, DOCLINE, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Events, NLM Resources, Public Health

Aug

24

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Upcoming NNLM Training Opportunities!

Posted by on August 24th, 2017

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) website includes free professional development opportunities, such as a webinar on disaster health information resources, a series of classes teaching how to more effectively use PubMed, and an examination of complementary medicine. Following are some classes and webinars available during September: Will Duct Tape Cure My Warts? Examining… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

Aug

11

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Opioid Epidemic Declared a National Emergency

Posted by on August 11th, 2017

In a report issued July 31, the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis recommended that a national emergency be declared under the Public Health Service Act or the Stafford Act. On August 10, President Trump instructed his administration to use appropriate authority to respond to the opioid emergency, resulting in a statement… Read More »

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

Jul

20

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Four-Part NNLM Substance Use Disorders Webinar Series Begins August 3!

Posted by on July 20th, 2017

Registration is available for a series of four one-hour webinars on topics related to substance use disorders, beginning August 3, 10:00-11:00 AM PDT, with Misperceptions and the Misused Language of Addiction: Words Matter. Additional sessions will be held on September 27, October 5, and January 9, 2018. Each webinar has a specific focus within the… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Healthcare Professionals, Public Health

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