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Dec

15

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NIH Preprint Pilot Update

Posted by on December 15th, 2022 0 comments

Posted on behalf of NLM Director, Dr. Patti Brennan and Dianne Babski, Associate Director for Library Operations The National Library of Medicine (NLM) announced yesterday that the first phase of the NIH Preprint Pilot, a project of NLM, has been successful in accelerating and expanding broad discovery of publicly funded research results on preprints relating to… Read More »

Posted in: News from NIH, News from NLM

Dec

01

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Announcing December 2022 NNLM Reading Club: Autoimmune Disease

Posted by on December 1st, 2022 0 comments Tags:

For the month of December, the NNLM Reading Club turns its attention to a widely misunderstood, but important health topic focus: autoimmune disease. The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) promotes the top five things everyone should know about autoimmune disease as: 50 Million Americans have an autoimmune disease, comprising a major U.S. health crisis…. Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Public Health, Public Libraries

Nov

30

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New Funding Opportunities for Technology and Collection Development

Posted by on November 30th, 2022 0 comments Tags: ,

New funding opportunities from the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 5 are open. A Request for Applications is posted for the following awards:  Technology Equity Awards  6 awards available, up to $5,000 each  Designed to support infrastructure that improves equitable access to biomedical and health information. (Example of a similar, previously… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, New from NNLM Region 5

Nov

21

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Host the All of Us Journey

Posted by on November 21st, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The All of Us Journey is currently looking for host sites for their expanded 2023 tour! The All of Us Journey is a mobile educational unit that features interactive educational exhibits about precision medicine and an opportunity to learn about and enroll in the All of Us Research Program. The All of Us Journey will… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Citizen Science, Consumer Health, News from NNLM

Nov

14

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Brush Up on your Health Reference Skills

Posted by on November 14th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

Have you ever gotten a health question at the reference desk? Requests for health information can be challenging, especially with our growing awareness that providing reliable health information is more important than ever. Library staff play an important role in providing reliable health information to our communities. Whether providing health information is new to you… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Library staff, Training & Education

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