Member Spotlight: Charlotte (VT) Library Funded Project

1 month 3 weeks ago
Thank you to Library Directory Margaret Woodruff and Tech Librarian Susanna Kahn for today’s guest post from the Charlotte (VT) Library about how they used an NNLM R7 Technology Improvement Grant to update the library’s website. Tell us about your institution. What about your organization do you most want to share with the NNLM community?... Read More »
Sarah Levin-Lederer

Toolkits & More for American Heart Month

1 month 3 weeks ago
February is American Heart Month and throughout the month, there are reminders on how we can make the effort to be heart healthy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP) encourages all of us—especially women—to listen to our hearts and speak up for our health. According to... Read More »
Jacqueline Leskovec

DOCLINE Service Available for Libraries

1 month 3 weeks ago
What is DOCLINE? DOCLINE is the National Library of Medicine’s interlibrary loan (ILL) request routing system. The purpose of the system is to improve access to biomedical literature for libraries in the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) and beyond. DOCLINE provides efficient lending and borrowing by finding potential lenders for ILL requests... Read More »
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Spring Cleaning for your DOCLINE Routing Tables

1 month 3 weeks ago
Are you ready for Spring Cleaning? With a bit of tidying up, you can keep DOCLINE running efficiently for your library. DOCLINE® is the National Library of Medicine’s interlibrary loan (ILL) request routing system. ​The purpose of the system is to provide efficient document delivery service. ​Tutorials and the manual are available online. DOCLINE finds potential lenders for ILL requests via a routing algorithm that matches requests based... Read More »
Emily Hamstra

NCDS Seeks Health Sciences Library Partners

1 month 3 weeks ago
The NNLM National Center for Data Services (NCDS) seeks health sciences library partners to serve as additional internship sites* for the 2024 summer internship for graduate students of color interested in data librarianship. Our library partners provide a project for interns, and the interns work with NCDS guidance on the project where they will gain... Read More »
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DOCLINE Routing Tables

1 month 4 weeks ago
Are you ready for Spring Cleaning? With a bit of tidying up, you can keep DOCLINE running efficiently for your library. DOCLINE® is the National Library of Medicine’s interlibrary loan (ILL) request routing system. ​The purpose of the system is to provide efficient document delivery service. ​Tutorials and the manual are available online. DOCLINE finds potential lenders for ILL requests via... Read More »
Margot M

Share Your Feedback: Dataset Catalog

1 month 4 weeks ago
The Dataset Catalog is a new online tool to help users connect with multiple repositories through a single, user-friendly, “all-in-one” resource to search, find, and retrieve datasets. The beta version of the Dataset Catalog indexes datasets from a limited collection of repositories and features minimal functionality initially. NLM seeks user feedback during this phase, which is expected... Read More »
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Love Data Week 2024

1 month 4 weeks ago
Welcome to Love Data Week 2024! The Network of the National Library of Medicine is offering events all week to help people engage with data services. Check below for our event listings. Monday, Feb. 12: Fundamentals of Health Sciences Research Data Management This NCDS course opens this week, but is available to accepted applicants only.... Read More »
Justin de la Cruz

R4 Connections: Intro to Generative AI Tools on March 21

2 months ago
We’re excited to announce our next R4 Connections webinar happening in March. Registration is required. Unable to attend live? Register anyways and you’ll receive the recording after the event. Introduction to Generative AI Tools In the rapidly evolving landscape of digital technology, generative artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged as a transformative force, offering groundbreaking tools... Read More »
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‘Impact for All’ Workshop: NEC Launches Impact Conversation Across the NNLM

2 months ago
When you think about impact, what word comes to mind? That was the question posed by National Evaluation Center (NEC) Director Kristi Holmes, PhD, at the start of January’s Network of the National Library of Medicine all-staff virtual summit. Change. Results. Influence. Transformation. Using a digital response tool to actively engage meeting attendees, NEC Executive... Read More »
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Register for the NNLM’s Social Determinants of Environmental Health Webinar Series

2 months ago
Registration is now open for the Social Determinants of Environmental Health webinar series. This series addresses a variety of topics related to the Network of the National Library of Medicine’s initiative, Environmental Determinants of Health. The series includes 9 individual webinar sessions scheduled from March 5 – April 2, 2024 starting at 12:00 p.m. PT.... Read More »
Miles Dietz-Castel

Consumer Health Minute: Introducing Your Community to MedlinePlus

2 months ago
As someone who provides health information, you know that MedlinePlus is a trustworthy and authoritative resource. But your patrons or clients may tend to search for health information by randomly searching the internet which can be frustrating and tiring for them to figure out what information is quality information. But how to bring awareness of... Read More »
Carolyn Martin

Funding for Citizen Science Activities – Apply By February 15

2 months ago
Region 4 is offering three awards up to $2,500 each for NNLM members located in Region 4 to support activities related to citizen science and its connection to health information access. Applicants are strongly encourage to read over our Getting Started guide prior to applying.   Period of Performance: June 1, 2023 – April 30, 2024 Amount: Up to $2,500... Read More »
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February 2024 Reading Club: Teeth and Oral Health

2 months 1 week ago
In support of National Children’s Dental Health Month, the NNLM Reading Club offers three titles to support the February 2024 theme, Teeth and Oral Health. February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. It’s a great time to promote the benefits of good oral hygiene that will last a lifetime. The American Dental Association’s 2024 campaign... Read More »
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DataFlash: Celebrate Love Data Week with NNLM (February 12-16th)

2 months 1 week ago
International Love Data Week is a five-day annual event aimed at raising awareness and promoting responsible data practices among researchers, students, librarians, and other stakeholders. Love Data Week inspires a deeper understanding of the value of data and encourages the adoption of research data management and sharing best practices. This event serves as a platform... Read More »
Carolann Curry

Join us for the first offering of Exploring Complementary and Integrative Health: Information, Resources, and Evaluation (CIH)

2 months 1 week ago
In a rapidly evolving healthcare landscape, integrating Complementary and Integrative Health (CIH) practices alongside traditional medicine is gaining momentum. As healthcare consumers explore alternative treatments and approaches, we must equip ourselves with the right knowledge and resources to help them make informed decisions. Bobbi Newman of Region 6 teamed up with Margie Sheppard of Region... Read More »
Bobbi Newman

National Children’s Dental Health Month

2 months 1 week ago
For many, the anatomy associated with the month of February is the heart, thanks to the presence of Valentine’s Day and the fact that it is American Heart Month. But what about the teeth that we use to eat all those candy hearts and boxes of chocolate? National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) also takes... Read More »
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A Love Letter to Puerto Rico

2 months 1 week ago
  Tucked in a valley of southwestern Puerto Rico, a bustling and neatly appointed community space offers education and technology opportunities to a multigenerational resident community. During our recent site visit to Puerto Rico, Sarah had the privilege of visiting the NNLM Region 2 subawardee project Strengthening the Emergency Response Capacities of Older Latino Adults Exposed... Read More »
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NNLM Discovery Podcast: Visiting the Public Health Museum

2 months 1 week ago
Did you know that NNLM has a podcast? The NNLM Discovery Podcast explores how the NNLM – part of the National Library of Medicine – is engaging with communities to provide access to trusted information for the purpose of improving the public’s health. Each episode highlights a story from one of the seven NNLM regions.... Read More »
Sarah Levin-Lederer