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Mar

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New NIH Resource Launched: Language Access Portal!

Posted by on March 24th, 2017

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) has just launched the Language Access Portal (LAP). This resource provides access to reliable cross-cultural and linguistically appropriate health information from NIH and other federal agencies, for tools to help communication with populations with limited English proficiency. NIMHD is committed to supporting research and communications… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Health Disparities, Health Literacy, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

Mar

08

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Resources for Locating Health Data, Statistics, and Data Visualization Tools

Posted by on March 8th, 2017

Health professionals often need to locate health statistics and data and to visualize that data in chart, graph, or map format. The following resources related to health data, statistics, and data visualization tools may be useful: NLM’s MedlinePlus: The Health Statistics page provides a summary of health statistics and  links to a wide variety of… Read More »

Posted in: Data, Healthcare Professionals, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Feb

06

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New NN/LM Moodle Class, Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles

Posted by on February 6th, 2017

The National Network of Librarians of Medicine (NN/LM) Southeastern/Atlantic (SEA) and Mid-Continental Region (MCR) Regions are hosting the 9-week, self-paced, asynchronous course Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles from February 27 to April 28. The course is designed to help health sciences librarians understand the issues of big data in clinical outcomes and what… Read More »

Posted in: Data, Education & Training, Non-NLM Resources

Jan

31

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Love Your Data Week: February 13-17!

Posted by on January 31st, 2017

Love Your Data week is an online event coming up on February 13-17, 2017! This year’s theme is emphasizing data quality for researchers at any stage in their career. Follow the activities on Twitter to gain inspiration, share ideas, and find new ways to promote data services and resources at your library and beyond! More details… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Data, Events, Non-NLM Resources

Jan

26

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Webinar Registration Available: Using ALA’s Libraries Transform Campaign for Your Library

Posted by on January 26th, 2017

On March 14, 11:00am-12:00pm PDT, join Jeff Julian, Director of the Public Awareness Office for the American Library Association, for the one-hour informative session Using ALA’s Libraries Transform Campaign for Your Library, hosted by the NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region. Attendees will learn about ALA’s Libraries Transform public awareness and advocacy campaign which effectively conveys the… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Non-NLM Resources

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