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Mar

15

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NLM Mourns the Loss of Faye G. Abdellah, former Deputy Surgeon General and NLM Board of Regents member

Posted by on March 15th, 2017 0 comments

Deputy Surgeon General Faye G. Abdellah, RN, MA, EdD, died on February 24, 2017, at the age of 97. Dr. Abdellah was a nurse, educator, and deputy surgeon general of the Public Health Service. She served as the U.S Surgeon General’s alternate ex-officio member of the Board of Regents of the National Library of Medicine… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Events, General, Public Health

Feb

15

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NLM Board of Regents Welcomes Three New Members!

Posted by on February 15th, 2017 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine Board of Regents welcomed three new members at its recent meeting: Jane Blumenthal, MSLS, the associate university librarian for health sciences and director of the Taubman Health Sciences Library at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. A past-president of the Medical Library Association, she has more than 30 years of… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, General

Jan

26

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Submit Nominations for 2017 DeBakey Library Services Outreach Award by May 1!

Posted by on January 26th, 2017 0 comments

The Friends of the National Library of Medicine are seeking nominations for this year’s Michael E. DeBakey Library Services Outreach Award. All nominations must be received by May 1, 2017 via mail, fax, or email. Nominees must be currently employed as a health sciences librarian and have worked in such a position for at least… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Funding, General

Jan

13

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NLM Announces Two New Digital Collections!

Posted by on January 13th, 2017 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine has announced two additions to the NLM Digital Collections, the Library’s free online repository of biomedical resources including books, still images, videos, and maps. Incunabula: A collection of books and broadsides printed in Europe before 1501 includes over forty items from the Library’s world-renowned collection of more than 580 incunabula… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, General, NLM Resources, Search Tools

Dec

21

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100-Day Q&A with NLM Director Dr. Patti Brennan!

Posted by on December 21st, 2016 0 comments

In the latest posting of the NLM in Focus newsletter, Dr. Patricia F. Brennan answered a wide range of questions regarding NLM, as well as her personal interests, as she approaches 100 days of service since her September 12 swearing-in ceremony. Not surprisingly, Dr. Brennan expresses a great deal of enthusiasm for data science initiatives…. Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Data, General, NLM Resources, Social networking

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