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Nov

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NLM 2018 Cataloging and Metadata News

Posted by on November 21st, 2017

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) adopted the 2018 MeSH vocabulary for cataloging on November 20, 2017. Accordingly, MeSH subject headings in LocatorPlus were changed to reflect the 2018 MeSH vocabulary as of that date. When year-end processing activities are completed later in November, the NLM Catalog database and translation tables will be updated to… Read More »

Posted in: News & Reports, NLM Resources, Search Tools

Mar

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Health Conditions Among Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Adults

Posted by on March 15th, 2017

In 2014, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) conducted the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander National Health Interview Survey (NHPI NHIS). The survey involved about 3,000 households containing one or more NHPI residents who were surveyed by NHIS field staff using the 2014 NHIS instrument. The NHPI NHIS was an unprecedented opportunity to collect… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Data, Health Disparities, News & Reports, Public Health

Jul

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Redesigned National Guideline Clearinghouse Coming Soon!

Posted by on July 18th, 2016

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is redesigning the National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) Web site for release this summer! Responsive Web Design (RWD) techniques will provide a better viewing experience across a wide range of devices, from desktop and laptop computers, to tablets and mobile phones. In addition to the new design, NGC… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Hospital Libraries, News & Reports, Non-NLM Resources

May

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NCBI Launches New Twitter Feed for NCBI Bookshelf Announcements

Posted by on May 23rd, 2016

NCBI has a new Twitter feed, @ncbibooks, to announce new books and documents available on the NCBI Bookshelf. An online resource providing free access to the full text of books and documents in life sciences and health care, the Bookshelf currently provides access to over 4,500 titles. The Bookshelf is continuously expanding with new materials… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, NCBI, News & Reports, NLM Resources, Social networking

Sep

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NLM Releases Rare Footage of President Franklin Roosevelt Speaking at NIH

Posted by on September 24th, 2014

YouTube embedded video: http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/UrVZblIYljo On October 31, 1940, just days before President Franklin D. Roosevelt would be elected to an unprecedented third term as President of the United States, he traveled to Bethesda to dedicate the National Cancer Institute and the new campus of what was then the National Institute of Health (NIH), before it… Read More »

Posted in: Events, General, News & Reports, Public Health

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