NLM Launches “Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture" - Traveling Banner Display and Online Exhibition
The National Library of Medicine has launched a traveling banner exhibition and online adaptation of Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture, an exploration of the rise of AIDS in the early 1980's and the evolving response to the epidemic over the last 30 years. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 16, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

2013 Association of Health Care Journalists/National Library of Medicine Fellows Announced
Eight journalists represent this year's class of AHCJ-National Library of Medicine fellows. The fellowship program was created to increase reporters' access and understanding of the resources available at the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Institutes of Health. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 10, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Northern epilepsy
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 10, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Artritis psoriásica
MedlinePlus: Artritis psoriásica (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 10, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Mourns F. W. “Wilf” Lancaster, Pioneer in Evaluation of Early MEDLARS Systems
F. W. "Wilf" Lancaster, professor emeritus at the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science and former NLM employee, passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2013 in Urbana, Illinois. Wilf's contributions to the NLM in the early days of automated information retrieval have had a lasting impact on our information systems and services.  His work as a professor and mentor also benefited the Library, as he led many fine graduate students to pursue careers at the NLM. With his passing, NLM remembers a colleague and friend.  (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 6, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia with immune deficiency
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Source: NLM General Announcements - September 3, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Announces Digital Release of "The Reward of Courage"
First Public Education Film about Cancer Restored in Collaboration with Library of Congress  (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 3, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Sjögren syndrome
Genetics Home Reference: Sjögren syndrome (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 27, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: nonsyndromic aplasia cutis congenita
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Source: NLM General Announcements - August 27, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: mandibuloacral dysplasia
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Source: NLM General Announcements - August 27, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: lissencephaly with cerebellar hypoplasia
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Source: NLM General Announcements - August 27, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Psoriatic Arthritis
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Source: NLM General Announcements - August 27, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Job Opportunities at NLM, NIH, DHHS
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Source: NLM General Announcements - August 26, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: RAPADILINO syndrome
New Topics on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 21, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: late-infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis
New Topics on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 21, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: isolated Pierre Robin sequence
New Topics on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 21, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: fish-eye disease
New Topics on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 21, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: familial isolated pituitary adenoma
New Topics on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 21, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: complete LCAT deficiency
New Topics on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 21, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: sick sinus syndrome
New Topics on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 13, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Snyder-Robinson syndrome
New Topics on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 13, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Deficiencia de glucosa -6- fosfato-deshidrogenasa
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Source: NLM General Announcements - August 13, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Career Development Award in Biomedical Informatics (K01) (PAR 13-284)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-284.html (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 7, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: G6PD Deficiency
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Source: NLM General Announcements - August 7, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Walker-Warburg syndrome
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 6, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: osteoglophonic dysplasia
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 6, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Mabry syndrome
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 6, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

The NLM Medical Text Indexer Providing Baseline for International BioASQ Challenge
The National Library of Medicine's (NLM) Medical Text Indexer (http://ii.nlm.nih.gov) is being used as one of the baselines for the international BioASQ challenge (http://www.bioasq.org/). The Medical Text Indexer (MTI), a system for producing indexing recommendations, assists in the indexing process at NLM. The BioASQ challenge is a series of challenges on biomedical semantic indexing and question answering with the aim of advancing the state of the art accessibility for researchers and clinicians to biomedical text. The MTI indexing results are providing one of the baselines used in the "Large-scale online biom...
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 6, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NIH Transformative Research Awards
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-13-008.html (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 2, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: granulomatosis with polyangiitis
New Topis on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 30, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 30, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Announces Release of Pill Images
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) announce the release of about 1,800 new high quality images of solid oral dosage medications. Images were taken at high resolution, but are also available in smaller sizes if desired for certain applications. Researchers and product developers may obtain the images and accompanying metadata via an applications programming interface (API) at http://RxImage.nlm.nih.gov. NLM also makes the images available for interactive Web searching via its Pillbox and RxNav sites. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 23, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: retroperitoneal fibrosis
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 23, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Hashimoto thyroiditis
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 23, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Graves disease
New topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 23, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM RDA Documentation
NLM is sharing with the community some of the local documentation used by NLM catalogers when creating RDA records. In general, as a member of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC), NLM is following the BIBCO and CONSER guidelines developed for RDA. The NLM Metadata Application Profile (MAP) is based on the MAPs developed by the Library of Congress and the PCC as a quick reference tool for catalogers and provides guidance on recording all RDA elements considered to be “core” by NLM. There is a great deal of similarity between the PCC RDA BIBCO Standard Record (BSR) Metadata Application Profile and the NL...
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 18, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Grande Dame of Indexing at the National Library of Medicine, Thelma Charen, Dies
Thelma Golden Charen, former indexer, trainer in the Index Section and senior technical advisor in the MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) Section of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) died July 14, 2013 in Bethesda, MD, one day shy of her 97th birthday.   (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 17, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: isolated lissencephaly sequence
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 16, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: congenital neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 16, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Fiscal Year 2013 Awards
A list of new and continuing grant awards made by NLM in fiscal year 2012. The list is sorted by grant program. Multi-year projects will appear each year in which funds are awarded. New Investigators are investigators who have not previously received a significant NIH independent research grant. Early Stage Investigators are new investigators in the first 10 years of their research career. Click the grant number to read the abstract and other information about a grant. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 15, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM to Participate with Partners in “An Epidemiology of Information: New Methods for Interpreting Disease and Data”
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce its next initiative as part of its ongoing partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 11, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Future Plans of 2012-2013 NLM Associate Fellows Announced
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the future plans of its 2012-2013 class of Associate Fellows. The Associate Fellowship Program (AFP) is a one-year postgraduate training program with an optional second year. This competitive program is designed to provide a broad foundation in health sciences information services and to prepare librarians for future leadership roles in health sciences libraries and health services research. In fact, many leaders in those fields, in the US and Canada, point to the Associate Fellowship Program as their career "launch pad." This talented and diverse grou...
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 10, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: 8p11 myeloproliferative syndrome
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Source: NLM General Announcements - July 9, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Invites Nominations for IHTSDO Standing Committees Due July 29, 2013
Call for Nominations: As the U.S. Member of the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation (IHTSDO), the National Library of Medicine (NLM) is soliciting nominations of potential candidates for the four IHTSDO Standing Committees – Content, Quality Assurance, Implementation & Innovation, and Technical. These Committees have important roles in the ongoing development of the SNOMED CT clinical terminology and in the IHTSDO. Nominations are due to NLM by COB July 29, 2013 (see details below). (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 8, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Collaboration with The Universities at Shady Grove Expands to Include Virtual Internships
The Universities at Shady Grove (USG), in partnership with the National Library of Medicine (NLM), will offer five virtual internships to students from the University of Maryland, College Park, College of Information Studies (iSchool) beginning Fall 2013. USG is a campus community of nine leading Maryland universities. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 3, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Colapso pulmonar
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Source: NLM General Announcements - July 2, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM’s History of Medicine Division Launches "Circulating Now," a New Blog Featuring the Historical Collections of the World’s Largest Biomedical Library
The NLM's History of Medicine Division has launched a new blog, Circulating Now, to encourage greater exploration and discovery of one of the world's largest and most treasured history of medicine collections. Encompassing millions of items that span ten centuries, these collections include items in just about every form one can imagine—from books, journals, and photographs, to lantern slides, motion picture films, film strips, video tapes, audio recordings, pamphlets, ephemera, portraits, woodcuts, engravings, etchings, and lithographs. The NLM's historical collections also include items from the present day: born-d...
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 1, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Value Set Authority Center Publishes Annual Update for 2014 Eligible Professional Clinical Quality Measure Value Sets
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Value Set Authority Center (VSAC), in collaboration with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), has published the annual update for the 2014 Eligible Professional Clinical Quality Measure (CQM) Value Sets. The update includes revised value sets to address deleted and remapped codes in the latest terminology versions, as well as new codes for addressing CQM logic corrections and clarifications. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - July 1, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Desprendimiento de retina
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Source: NLM General Announcements - June 28, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Collapsed Lung
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Source: NLM General Announcements - June 27, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news