NewsBits September 25th, 2017
CategoriesCategories Contact Us Archives Region Search

Posts by category: General

You are viewing the post list, filtered by category type. Select a post below for the full content.


Mar

23

Date prong graphic

NLM History of Medicine Lecture on April 6

Posted by on March 23rd, 2017

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

Mar

23

Date prong graphic

Request for Comments on Proposals for Revision of the Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity

Posted by on March 23rd, 2017

The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), requests comments on the proposals that it has received from the Federal Interagency Working Group for Research on Race and Ethnicity for revisions to OMB’s Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity. Comments must be… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Data, General

Mar

15

Date prong graphic

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

Posted by on March 15th, 2017

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

Date prong graphic

NLM Board of Regents Welcomes Three New Members!

Posted by on February 15th, 2017

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

Date prong graphic

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

Posted by on January 26th, 2017

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

Contact Us

NNLM Pacific Southwest Region
12-077 Center for the Health Sciences
Box 951798
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1798
Phone: (310) 825-1200
Email: psr-nnlm@library.ucla.edu

Stay Connected

Read the Latitudes newsletter
Keep up with NewsBits blog
Join the PSR-News announcement list
Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter

This project is funded by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Cooperative Agreement Number UG4LM012341 with the UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library.

NNLM and NATIONAL NETWORK OF LIBRARIES OF MEDICINE are service marks of the US Department of Health and Human Services | Copyright | Download PDF Reader