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Apr

28

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New Illustrated History of NLM’s Development Will Be Published June 26, 2017!

Posted by on April 28th, 2017 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine has announced the forthcoming publication, on June 26, 2017, of a new, illustrated history of its development, from the early 19th century through the late 20th century. Co-edited by Jeffrey S. Reznick, PhD, and Kenneth M. Koyle, chief and deputy chief of the NLM History of Medicine Division, and made… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Events, General, NLM Resources

Apr

11

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NLM Activities at MLA 2017

Posted by on April 11th, 2017 0 comments

The Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association (MLA) will be held May 26-31, 2017, at the Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA. Attendees are invited to visit the NLM exhibit booth 309 (May 28-30) to meet NLM staff and see NLM Web products and services. The NLM Theater at the booth will feature demonstrations… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Events, NLM Resources

Apr

06

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Scholarships Available to Attend the Second Annual Health Literacy Summit June 2-3 in Knoxville, TN!

Posted by on April 6th, 2017 0 comments

The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine and the University of Tennessee Medical Center are hosting the Second Annual Health Literacy Summit June 2-3 at the Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park in Knoxville, TN. The Summit will focus on assessing and promoting changes in the healthcare system to reduce barriers for low health literacy… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Events, Funding, Health Literacy, Hospital Libraries

Apr

05

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Events for April 2017 National Minority Health Month!

Posted by on April 5th, 2017 0 comments

April is National Minority Health Month, and the 2017 theme is Bridging Health Equity Across Communities, which emphasizes the collaborative, community-level work being done across the nation to help achieve health equity. The U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) offers a number of events and promotional materials to celebrate National Minority Health Month… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Events, Health Disparities, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health, Social networking

Mar

23

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NLM History of Medicine Lecture on April 6

Posted by on March 23rd, 2017 0 comments

On April 2, 1917, US President Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare war against Germany, stating that “The world must be made safe for democracy.” Four days later, on April 6, Congress voted overwhelmingly in favor of a war declaration. As part of the 2017 History of Medicine Lectures, the National Library of Medicine marks… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Events, General, NLM Resources

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