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Jun

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USC Center for the Digital Future Releases 11th Digital Future Project Report!

Posted by on June 26th, 2013

On June 13, The University of Southern California (USC) Annenberg Center for the Digital Future released the 11th Digital Future Project Report, the longest continuing study of its kind, which includes findings on more than 180 issues that explore the views and behavior of Internet users and non-users. The 2013 report features new questions about… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, General, Mobile Devices, News & Reports, Social networking

May

31

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Tracking the news on Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

Posted by on May 31st, 2013

The earlier, commonly used term “novel coronavirus” or “NCoV” is being superseded by the newly designated term “Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).” The Coronavirus Study Group, International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses, announced the new terminology, which is being adopted by the World Health Organization (WHO) and other groups. When searching for information on… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, News & Reports, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

Sep

10

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National Strategy for Suicide Prevention

Posted by on September 10th, 2012

On September 10, 2012, the Action Alliance, along with the U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Regina Benjamin, released the revised National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (NSSP). The revised strategy emphasizes the role every American can play in protecting their friends, family members, and colleagues from suicide. It also provides guidance for schools, businesses, health systems, clinicians,… Read More »

Posted in: News & Reports, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

Mar

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2010 Census Shows Asians are Fastest-Growing Race Group

Posted by on March 22nd, 2012

The U.S. Census Bureau has just released a 2010 Census brief, The Asian Population: 2010, showing that the Asian population grew faster than any other racial or ethnic group over the last decade, to more than 17 million, more than four times the rate of growth for the U.S. population as a whole. The report… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, News & Reports

Jul

27

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NLM and NN/LM National Cooperative Medical Journals Print Retention Program

Posted by on July 27th, 2011

Publishers have been shifting their journal publishing model from print to electronic journals over the past decade. The online availability of full-text articles proved very attractive to library patrons as medical students, clinicians, and researchers could get immediate access to their preferred titles from their desktops. Since 2000, medical libraries throughout the United States have… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Hospital Libraries, News & Reports

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