NNLM Member Liaison Spotlight

1 day 5 hours ago
We are pleased to feature this guest blog post from David G. Keddle. David is the liaison for NNLM member organization Southern California Permanente Medical Group/Woodland Hills Medical Center in California. David is also a valued member of the Region 5 Community Engagement subcommittee, and we hope you enjoy learning more about him! How did... Read More »
Liz Morris

COCA Call: Mpox Update; June 27

1 day 15 hours ago
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced a Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) Call on  June 27th at 2pm ET. Topic: Mpox Update: Clinical Management and Outbreaks The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been supporting the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in responding to its largest surge of... Read More »
Javier Crespo

Register for Course Approval 101: Consumer Health for Library Students Webinar

2 days 11 hours ago
Did you know that your LIS/iSchool graduate students can earn a Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) certification by taking your class? You now have the opportunity to have your consumer health-related course CHIS certified through a unique partnership with the Medical Library Association (MLA) and the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM). This... Read More »
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LGBTQIA+ Health Resources for Health Professionals

2 days 16 hours ago
This week’s post is for healthcare and public health professionals. We’ve curated a collection of resources to help you create affirming healthcare environments and deliver culturally and clinically competent care for LGBTQIA+ individuals. LGBTQIA+ Health Resources Searching PubMed for LGBTQIA+ health research This guide from our colleagues at USC has suggestions for MeSH terms you... Read More »
Nora Barnett

Juneteenth Reflection and Health Equity

3 days 13 hours ago
Juneteenth, celebrated on June 19th, marks a pivotal moment in American history – the day in 1865 when enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas, were finally informed of their freedom, over two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. This day, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, celebrates resilience, liberation, and the enduring... Read More »
Bobbi Newman

Job Posting: NCDS Program Specialist

3 days 13 hours ago
The NYU Health Sciences Library welcomes applications for the position of Program Specialist at the NNLM National Center for Data Services (NCDS). This position is fully grant-funded through 4/30/2026 and fully remote. We encourage applications from new and early career librarians.  The NNLM NCDS serves as the outreach arm of the National Library of Medicine... Read More »
Justin de la Cruz

Job Announcement: NCDS Program Specialist

4 days 5 hours ago
The NYU Health Sciences Library welcomes applications for the position of Program Specialist at the NNLM National Center for Data Services (NCDS). This position is fully grant-funded through 4/30/2026 and fully remote. We encourage applications from new and early career librarians. The NNLM NCDS serves as the outreach arm of the National Library of Medicine... Read More »
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NNLM Discovery Podcast: Becoming a Medical Librarian

4 days 7 hours ago
The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 5 supports library school students and new library professionals in many ways, including advising on University of Washington iSchool student capstone projects like the Resources Supporting DEIA guide, instructing library school classes, hosting an internship for San Jose State University’s BIPOC Become Librarians program, hosting... Read More »
Emily Hamstra

New Course from The Carpentries on Data Management Plans

5 days 13 hours ago
The Carpentries project is made up of communities of instructors, trainers, maintainers, helpers, and supporters who strive to build global capacity in essential data and computational skills for conducting efficient, open, and reproducible research. The Library Carpentry Curriculum Committee recently approved a new Data Management Plan Lesson that is now available for anyone to access.... Read More »
Justin de la Cruz

Spotlight: Intern Bria Lemon-Johnson and Graphic Medicine

5 days 19 hours ago
Introducing Myself and My Graphic Medicine Project Hello, NNLM R7 partners and friends! My name is Bria, and I am a current graduate student at Southern Connecticut State University, where I am pursuing my degree in library science. I’m thrilled to share a bit about my exciting internship project with you all, and I hope... Read More »
Sarah Levin-Lederer

Director’s Insights: Getting to Know Region 5

1 week 2 days ago
It has been almost ten weeks since I started as Executive Director for Region 5, and at the risk of sounding cliche, the time has been flying by! I have immersed myself in learning about the NNLM, Region 5, and the University of Washington as I work with the Region 5 team to chart a... Read More »
Kathryn Vela

Generative AI: Announcing NCDS First Open Course

1 week 3 days ago
If you were interested in the Generative AI short course but were unable to attend or participate, there’s great news! The course materials, videos, and curriculum have been published as an open educational resource, are now available online. This initiative was a collaborative effort between NCDS, Region 3 and Region 5. The comprehensive materials are... Read More »
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New Departments Entering the PHDL Program 2024-2025

1 week 3 days ago
May 1st began our 7th year of bringing the Public Health Digital Library to the collaborative group of participating public health entities.  That group now consists of 30 state public health agencies, 10 local health department units, and two public health associations.   See last year’s newly entering organizations or our total list of PHDL participants... Read More »
Javier Crespo

We’re Here for You! LGBTQ+ Resources from NIH, NLM, and NNLM

1 week 3 days ago
The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) is coordinated by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) in Bethesda, MD. Over 8,000 NNLM members promote and provide access to health information in communities across the United States. NLM is one of the twenty-seven National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH’s mission is to seek fundamental... Read More »
Jacqueline Leskovec

Consumer Health Minute: Healthy Traveling

1 week 3 days ago
Summer is here and vacations are in the planning. Whether traveling solo, with family, friends or even with work colleagues, it is good to include how to stay healthy in your planning. Here are some resources to offer: MedlinePlus Traveler’s Health: This health topic page on MedlinePlus is a good starting point. What’s nice about... Read More »
Carolyn Martin

NNLM Data Repository Finder

1 week 4 days ago
Sharing research data is an important step towards making research reproducible. Accordingly, many grant funders and publishers have been requiring that researchers take steps to share their data. But with dozens of repositories available across disciplines, it can be difficult for researchers to find one that meets their needs. This is where the NNLM Data... Read More »
Justin de la Cruz

AORN eGuidelines in the PHDL

1 week 5 days ago
Recently, the Public Health Digital Library began subscribing to AORN’s eGuidelines directly from the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses. This popular resource provides descriptive and comprehensive guidelines that reflect evidence-based practices for the perioperative RN. The subscription includes the following resources: ·       Guidelines for Perioperative Practice ·       Over 200 searchable, clinical FAQs ·       Audit Tools... Read More »
Kathy Downing

2024 NNLM Data Visualization Challenge: Congrats to the Winners!

1 week 5 days ago
The National Evaluation Center is pleased to announce the winners of the NNLM Data Visualization Challenge. Now in its second year, the challenge encouraged participants to push the boundaries of their skills by testing out new tools, techniques, or approaches while producing their best visualizations using publicly available data. Eligibility was open to adults in... Read More »
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