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National Preparedness Month and NLM Disaster Resources

Posted by on September 8th, 2017

September is National Preparedness Month, with the overarching theme, Disasters don’t plan ahead. You can. As hurricane season continues, Hurricane Harvey recovery is overlapping with Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Katia. Meanwhile, wildfires are raging in the western US, and an earthquake just struck Mexico. The National Library of Medicine’s Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC)… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, DOCLINE, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Events, NLM Resources, Public Health

Sep

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NNLM Webinar on September 20: Five Clinical Questions You Can Answer Using the NCBI Databases

Posted by on September 7th, 2017

Registration is available for the one-hour webinar, Five Clinical Questions You Can Answer Using the NCBI Databases, on September 20, 10:00-11:00 AM PDT. The instructors will be Peter Cooper and Bonnie Maidak, from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). In this Webinar you will learn about the NCBI databases Genetic Testing Registry, ClinVar, and… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, NCBI, NLM Resources

Sep

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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month!

Posted by on September 1st, 2017

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and the National Library of Medicine provides access to health information for patients in multiple languages about prostate cancer and the importance of prostate cancer screening. Find multilingual prostate cancer resources on MedlinePlus and HealthReach: English and Spanish-Language MedlinePlus Resources: MedlinePlus provides Health Topics pages on prostate cancer and… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Events, Health Literacy, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health

Sep

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NLM Webinar: PubMed Journal Selection & the Changing Landscape of Scholarly Communication on October 6

Posted by on September 1st, 2017

The National Library of Medicine is hosting the webinar, PubMed Journal Selection and the Changing Landscape of Scholarly Communication, on October 6, 10:00-11:00am PDT. Participants may receive one MLA continuing education credit. This webinar is intended for librarians and other information specialists who work with PubMed. By the end of this Webinar, participants should be… Read More »

Posted in: Education & Training, NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

Sep

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New PubMed Interactive Tutorials Available!

Posted by on September 1st, 2017

Eleven new or revised interactive tutorials on using PubMed are now available from the PubMed Online Training page. These tutorials were conceived and developed by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) PubMed Working Group and produced by the Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Health Communication and Technical Training Group. The tutorials are available… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

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