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Jun

20

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New NLM Tutorial: Drug Terminologies and RxNorm

Posted by on June 20th, 2019 Tags: ,

The National Library of Medicine has announced the release of a new tutorial on medical terminologies and RxNorm. This training session, of particular interest to health sciences librarians and other health information specialists, provides an overview of basic concepts of medical terminologies (including what they are and why they are important), followed by a deep… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Education & Training, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Jun

19

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NLM and Medical Heritage Library to Expand Public Access to Collections

Posted by on June 19th, 2019 Tags: ,

The National Library of Medicine signed a three-year memorandum of understanding with the Medical Heritage Library (MHL) to promote free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine and the human health sciences. Under the agreement, the MHL will include digitized NLM historical materials and associated metadata in its free and open archive of… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Jun

10

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National Library of Medicine Announces the Release of WISER Version 5.4

Posted by on June 10th, 2019 Tags:

National Library of Medicine WISER 5.4 is now available on all platforms.¬†WISER is a system designed to assist emergency responders in hazardous material incidents. It provides a wide range of information on hazardous substances, including substance identification support, physical characteristics, human health information, and containment and suppression advice. Here’s what’s new in this release: News… Read More »

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

Jun

03

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June 2019 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on June 3rd, 2019

Check out the June issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. In this issue: Parenting Teens: Guiding Kids Through Turbulent Years Teens must try new things to figure out who they are. Learn how to guide them toward healthier and… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

May

31

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2019 HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects Solicitation Announced!

Posted by on May 31st, 2019 Tags:

The National Library of Medicine has announced the solicitation of proposals for 2019 HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects, from organizations and libraries to design and conduct projects that will improve access to HIV/AIDS related health information for patients, the affected community, and their caregivers. Awards are offered for up to $50,000. The proposal submission deadline… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Funding, Public Health

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