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Mar

23

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Publishers Continue Commitment to Combat COVID-19 by Extending Access to Resources

Posted by on March 23rd, 2020 Tags: ,

Sharing the worldwide concern about the spread and impact of COVID-19, publishers recognize the crucial role they can play in supporting the response to this crisis and advancing the research that will be critical in combating the virus. In immediate response to the epidemic announcement by the World Health Organization, members of the International Association… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Emergency Preparedness and Response, General, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

Jan

31

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Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Sequence Data on NLM’s GenBank®

Posted by on January 31st, 2020 Tags: , ,

NLM, through its GenBank® sequence database, is providing the biomedical community free and easy access to genome sequences from the novel coronavirus associated with the recent outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan, China. The outbreak was declared a global health emergency on January 30, and GenBank® continues to rapidly release data associated with this outbreak as it… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Data, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Events, Informatics, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Jan

27

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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

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

17

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Recording for the NNLM Resource Picks Webinar on Disaster Health Literature Now Available!

Posted by on September 17th, 2019

The recording of the NNLM Resource Picks webinar, Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC): Disaster Health Literature, is now available. Recorded on July 31, 2019, the session provides an overview of the essential resources needed to provide health-related information services for supporting disaster preparedness, response, and recovery workforce. The webinar is presented by Siobhan Champ-Blackwell,… Read More »

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

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