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Aug

26

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New NN/LM Collaborative Webinar Series Begins September 28!

Posted by on August 26th, 2016 0 comments

Registration is available for the inaugural session of a new bi-monthly NN/LM collaborative webinar series, NN/LM Resource Picks, which will be held on September 28, 12:00-1:00 PM PDT. Every two months, NN/LM and/or NLM staff will highlight NLM resources. Coming up first is Don’t Wait, Communicate About Disaster Preparedness, hosted by the NN/LM Middle Atlantic… Read More »

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

Aug

24

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Two Updated Self-Paced Disaster Information Specialization Courses Now Available!

Posted by on August 24th, 2016 0 comments

One of the core competencies of disaster medicine is knowing how to “identify authoritative sources for information in a disaster or public health emergency.” Librarians and information professionals with this competency can support their communities with high-quality information throughout the disaster cycle of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. The National Library of Medicine has developed… Read More »

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

Aug

19

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Updated NLM Floods Information Guide

Posted by on August 19th, 2016 0 comments

In response to recent severe flooding events in Louisiana, NLM’s Disaster Information Management Research Center has updated the Floods Information Resource Guide. In addition to updating content, the webpage’s code has been added to the Health and Human Services Content Syndication Storefront. Setting up an account is easy! Now anyone can embed the content of… Read More »

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

Jun

21

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NLM Resources for National Safety Month 2016

Posted by on June 21st, 2016 0 comments

June is National Safety Month. Check out the following resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) for reliable heath and safety information. The Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS) at NLM provides access to disaster and chemical safety resources for all age groups and populations, and MedlinePlus provides overviews of basic first aid skills:… Read More »

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

Apr

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National Library of Medicine’s Disaster Lit Database Observes a Milestone

Posted by on April 11th, 2016 0 comments

This month, the National Library of Medicine’s Disaster Lit database added its 10,000th record on the clinical and public health aspects of natural disasters, human-caused disasters, terrorism, disease outbreaks, and other public health emergencies. Disaster Lit describes and links to reports, webinars, training, conferences, factsheets and other documents that are not commercially published. Disaster Lit… Read More »

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

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