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Jul

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Closure of National Library of Medicine’s Specialized Information Services Division on June 30

Posted by on July 3rd, 2019

As the National Library of Medicine (NLM) implements its Strategic Plan, 2017-2027, it is making organizational changes that include the closure of the Specialized Information Services (SIS) division, effective June 30, 2019, and the transition of many SIS programs into other parts of NLM. This integration serves to not only improve discoverability of and access… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Environmental Health and Toxicology, News & Reports, NLM Resources

Feb

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Recording for the NNLM Resource Picks Webinar on DOCLINE 6.0 Now Available!

Posted by on February 13th, 2019

The archived recording of the January 30 session for the NNLM collaborative webinar series, NNLM Resource Picks, is available. The topic is DOCLINE 6.0 Update. Erin Latta, National DOCLINE Coordination Office Coordinator, provides an overview of the changes in the redesigned DOCLINE 6.0 and explains the Google sign-in process. View the webinar by clicking on… Read More »

Posted in: DOCLINE, Education & Training, General, News & Reports, NLM Resources

Nov

21

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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

15

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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

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