Job Announcement: NTO Instructional Designer

1 month ago
The Instructional Designer is integral to achieving successful outcomes for the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Training Office (NTO). The NTO supports the training and educational mission of the NNLM by designing and delivering high-quality, innovative training to diverse audiences nationwide in support of the effective use of information products and services... Read More »
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National Paid LIS Internship for Data Librarianship

1 month ago
The NNLM National Center for Data Services is excited to announce that applications are open for the 2024 Data Internship for library and information science students of color! This program provides hands-on experience in the skills needed for data librarianship in a health sciences context. These paid internships offer opportunities to gain practical experience while... Read More »
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March 2024 Reading Club: Women’s History Month

1 month 1 week ago
For March, in recognition of Women’s History Month, the NNLM Reading Club brings awareness to Women in Medicine featuring three new books: The Doctors Blackwell: How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women and Women to Medicine by Janice Nimura The Scalpel and the Silver Bear: The First Navajo Woman Surgeon Combines Western Medicine and... Read More »
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Le Mars Public Library is Making an Impact on Community Health Thanks to NNLM Book Discussions

1 month 1 week ago
The NNLM Book Discussion program offers librarians, health professionals, and public health workers a unique opportunity to explore health issues affecting their communities while enhancing their health information services and outreach. We recently received feedback about the direct impact of participating in these discussions on health information outreach in public libraries. Shirley Taylor, Library Director... Read More »
Bobbi Newman

Consumer Health Minute: National Nutrition Month®

1 month 1 week ago
This year’s theme, for National Nutrition Month® is “Beyond the Table” and it covers several important aspects of nutrition such as food production, navigating the farmer’s market and grocery store, how to decrease food waste and more. Since 1973, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has been a leader in providing nutrition information when it... Read More »
Carolyn Martin

Social Determinants of Environmental Health Webinar Series

1 month 1 week ago
Registration is open for NNLM’s Social Determinants of Environmental Health Webinar Series, March 5-April 2, 2024! This series will feature experts in social determinants of environmental health, who will present on environmental health disparities and populations disproportionately burdened by environmental hazards, share informative resources, and discuss interventions to reduce environmental health disparities. For example, here... Read More »
Justin de la Cruz

Environmental Chemicals and Breast Cancer: What Do We Know? What Can We Do?

1 month 1 week ago
Nearly 1,000 chemicals have been found in laboratory studies to alter key biological pathways to breast cancer. For instance, estrogen and progesterone are known to increase breast cancer risk and common chemicals—including drinking water pollutants and certain ingredients in pesticides, personal care products, cleaners, and other common products—can influence these hormones in ways that could... Read More »
Kathy Downing

NNLM’s Social Determinants of Environmental Health Webinar Series

1 month 1 week ago
Join us March 5-April 2 for the NNLM’s Social Determinants of Environmental Health Webinar Series! This series will feature experts in social determinants of environmental health, who will present on environmental health disparities and populations disproportionately burdened by environmental hazards, share informative resources, and discuss interventions to reduce environmental health disparities. This webinar series explores... Read More »
Miles Dietz-Castel

NIH All About Grants Podcast

1 month 1 week ago
Institutional training grants help prepare undergraduates, predoctoral students and postdoctoral scholars for careers in biomedical and behavioral research. Part 1 of this NIH All About Grants podcast miniseries dives into considerations for developing training grant applications and the review process, and part 2 focuses on post-award monitoring, mentorship, and provides insights for trainees. The discussion focuses on Kirschstein-National Research Service Awards (T32 and T34),... Read More »
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Five Practical Tips for Reporting Season

1 month 1 week ago
For many of us, it’s reporting season: a time to reflect on the work accomplished, the pending deliverables, the challenges faced, and the solutions we have identified on our paths to reaching our goals and fulfilling our mission. NEC would like to offer some practical advice to help you make the most of your future... Read More »
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Social Determinants of Environmental Health Webinar Series Starts Next Week

1 month 1 week ago
Join us March 5-April 2, 2024 for the NNLM’s Social Determinants of Environmental Health webinar series! This series will feature experts who will present on environmental health disparities and populations disproportionately burdened by environmental hazards, share informative resources, and discuss interventions to reduce environmental health disparities. The first two sessions will be held next week... Read More »
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Attention Public Health Nurses: NNLM is offering CNE Credits

1 month 1 week ago
The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) in collaboration with the Medical Library Association is offering State Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) credit for some of its courses.  Currently 3 NNLM on-demand classes qualify for CNE credit: Health Literacy On-Demand Learn about health literacy definitions, best practices and tools for communicating health information clearly... Read More »
Kathy Downing

NLM Office Hours: Dataset Catalog on April 11

1 month 2 weeks ago
Join us for another National Library of Medicine (NLM) Office Hour on Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time. This session will focus on the beta version of a new online tool, the Dataset Catalog. The Dataset Catalog is envisioned to be a freely available catalog of biomedical datasets from selected publicly available... Read More »
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Member Spotlight: Brenda Stanley and the Enosburgh Public Library

1 month 2 weeks ago
Brenda Stanley, Library Director of the Enosburgh Public Library, shares about her library’s experience as a recipient of the NNLM Technology Improvement Award and other interesting library programming. This interview took place in December 2023. The NNLM visited the Enosburgh Public Library in September of 2022 in northern Vermont as part of our Focused Outreach... Read More »
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National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

1 month 2 weeks ago
February 26th through March 4th is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. It’s important to know that these disorders can happen to anyone, regardless of age, race, and gender. There are a lot of potential factors that can cause an eating disorder, but it’s never something sufferers choose to have. The National Eating Disorders Association –... Read More »
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Registration Open for Building Successful Collaborations with Communities Series

1 month 2 weeks ago
Our Building Successful Collaborations with Communities course integrates the theory of community engagement with its application to libraries. The course is designed using the Preparation, Action, Reflection model. We will share step-by-step methods and best practices for engaging with communities to co-design and co-develop library offerings. Participants will learn about the community in which their... Read More »
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Request for Input on the Future of Autoimmune Disease Research

1 month 2 weeks ago
The Office of Autoimmune Disease Research within the Office of Research on Women’s Health (OADR-ORWH) recently released the Request for Information (RFI): Inviting Input on an NIH-Wide Strategic Plan for Autoimmune Disease Research. OADR-ORWH needs your help imagining the future of autoimmune disease research – What is needed? What is missing? What is possible? The... Read More »
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iCite Product Guide

1 month 3 weeks ago
iCite was launched in 2015 and is hosted by the National Institute of Health Office of Portfolio Analysis.  The site analyzes bibliometric information at the article, author, and institutional level. iCite uses data collected from the NIH Open Citation collection which includes data from PubMed Central, Medline, Entrez, CrossRef, as well as other sources of... Read More »
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