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

Posted by on January 17th, 2017

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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Newly Revised, Web-Based NLM Disaster Information Specialization Courses Available!

Posted by on December 2nd, 2016

The NLM Basic Level Courses for the Medical Library Association Disaster Information Specialization have all been updated to a new online web-based tutorial format. The courses are self-paced, interactive, and offered at no cost. Anyone completing all 15 hours of the courses is eligible to earn a Basic Level certificate in Disaster Information Specialization from… Read More »

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



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NLM Resource Guide Responds to Hurricane Matthew

Posted by on October 7th, 2016

National Library of Medicine (NLM) Disaster Health is responding to recent events with a Hurricane Matthew Health Related Resources Guide. The guide includes links to: Federal and state-specific resources Social media for situational awareness Situation reports Maps Public health information General hurricane information and more The guide will be updated as new information becomes available…. Read More »

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



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Recording Available for Inaugural Session of “NN/LM Resource Picks” Webinar Series

Posted by on September 30th, 2016

The archived recording of the first one-hour session for the new NN/LM collaborative webinar series, NN/LM Resource Picks, is available. The topic was Don’t Wait, Communicate About Disaster Preparedness! with presenter Siobhan Champ-Blackwell from NLM’s Specialized Information Services Division, Disaster Information Management Research Center. View the webinar by clicking on the YouTube video player below…. Read More »

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



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September is National Preparedness Month

Posted by on September 9th, 2016

The theme for 2016 National Preparedness Month is Don’t Wait, Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today. and CDC suggest weekly themes as reminders to take different types of action toward preparedness. NLM Disaster Health has paired some of its best preparedness resources with the weekly themes: Week 2: Preparing Family & Friends The Community… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

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