The National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) of NLM is pleased to announce the newly revised tutorial, Finding and Using Health Statistics. Designed to introduce librarians and students to the basic terminology and principles of health statistics, the course also provides a useful outline of the various U.S. sources for important statistical data. The course is eligible for 3 CE hours from the Medical Library Association. A certificate is also available upon completion of the course.
This position will be posted on USAJOBS.gov from Thursday, April 4 – Monday, April 8, 2019. You will have an opportunity to shape the future of the National Library of Medicine (NLM)! NLM is implementing initiatives from its strategic plan, NLM Strategic Plan 2017-2027: A Platform for Biomedical Discovery and Data-Powered Health, and this position is expected to play a key role in providing high-quality services to the public and research communities.
A much anticipated open-access book entitled Viral Networks: Connecting Digital Humanities and Medical History, comprising a collection of research papers, is now available from VT Publishing and NLM Digital Collections.
Widely-appreciated research resource available ahead of February 28 public lecture by the University of Maryland’s Oliver Gaycken, “Fantastic Voyages Through the Historical Audio-Visual Collections at the National Library of Medicine”
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) and Wellcome have completed their partnership to make thousands of full back issues of historically-significant biomedical journals freely available through the National Institutes of Health life sciences repository PubMed Central (PMC), and through its European counterpart, Europe PMC.
For the winter edition, the 2019 MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) vocabulary was evaluated for inclusion in the Classification index. Several additions and changes were made to the Index and Schedules based on this review. All main index headings are now linked to the 2019 vocabulary in the MeSH Browser. Additional minor updates were made to the Index and Schedules.