National Library of Medicine Announces the Release of WISER Version 5.4
Posted by Alan Carr on June 10th, 2019
Posted in: Communications Tools, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources, Public Health
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 and notifications, much like this one, now provide details about each WISER release.
- Detailed bibliographies are now available for much of the substance data within WISER.
- Protective distance mapping now supports the export of KML (Keyhole Markup Language) data on the WISER for Windows and WebWISER platforms.
- Redesigned the WISER for Windows protective distance mapping capability.
- Smaller updates and bug fixes.
- Sharing and collaboration updates
- New substances requested by users
- Additional data improvements.
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Alan Carr is the Associate Director, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Southwest Region, based at UCLA.
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