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Oct

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NNLM CHIS Training Opportunity: Health and Wellness at the Library Online Class Starts November 12!

Posted by on October 24th, 2018

Are you interested in consumer health? Are you interested in a highly interactive, robust learning experience with other engaged librarians? If so, register now for the 4-week online class Health and Wellness @ the Library: The Essentials of Providing Consumer Health Services. Centered around eight core competencies, this free online course provides a rich learning… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Health Literacy, Search Tools, Social networking

Oct

24

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Update: Opioid Public Health Emergency

Posted by on October 24th, 2018

On October 18, HHS Secretary Alex Azar signed a renewal of determination that a public health emergency exists as a result of the continued consequences of the opioid crisis. For additional information about the public health emergency, visit the following resources: Opioid Epidemic: Collecting Now for Future Research in Circulating Now, by Susan L. Speaker… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools, Social networking

Mar

21

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Join the NNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on April 17!

Posted by on March 21st, 2018

Are you interested in improving the consumer health information available on Wikipedia? Do you want to utilize your librarian research skills towards making Wikipedia a better, evidence-based resource? Have you always wanted to participate in an edit-a-thon? Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine on April 17th as we add citations to existing Wikipedia… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Events, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, PubMed, Social networking

Feb

20

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New Course for Disaster Information Specialists: Social Media Analysis During Disasters!

Posted by on February 20th, 2018

For emergency managers, information specialists, and others responding to large-scale disasters, it is challenging to filter through the volume of noise on social media to identify valid, actionable information. This new course, Social Media Analysis During Disasters, will help participants develop and implement a plan to effectively monitor and analyze disaster information on social media…. Read More »

Posted in: Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources, Public Health, Social networking

Jan

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PubMed Commons to Be Discontinued on March 5

Posted by on January 31st, 2018

PubMed Commons has been a valuable experiment in supporting discussion of published scientific literature. The service was first introduced as a pilot project in the fall of 2013 and was reviewed in 2015. Despite low levels of use at that time, NIH decided to extend the effort for another year or two in hopes that… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, NLM Resources, PubMed, Social networking

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