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

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

Genetics Home Reference: lacrimo-auriculo-dento-digital syndrome
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - June 25, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Announces First National Digital Stewardship Resident
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Source: NLM General Announcements - June 25, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

National Library of Medicine Launches “Outreach to Specific Populations” Listserv
The US National Library of Medicine (NLM) announces the creation of a new Outreach to Specific Populations listserv (http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/outreach/osplistserv.html). This free information system will provide health information professionals, librarians, advocates, healthcare professionals, students and others with an opportunity to share information and discuss outreach to specific populations through quality information, capacity building and community engagement. This discussion forum will enable participants to stay informed about health information resources, services and programs tailored to specific populations, as...
Source: NLM General Announcements - June 25, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Job Openings
Job openings at NLM are typically only open for five days. Please take note of the closing date for any postings. Visit http://www.USAjobs.gov for additional opportunities at NLM, NIH, and throughout the federal government. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - June 21, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

National Library of Medicine Employee, Grantee Receive White House “Open Science” Champions of Change Awards
NCBI Director Dr. David Lipman, Stanford University's Dr. Atul Butte Honored (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - June 20, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Pol III-related leukodystrophy
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Source: NLM General Announcements - June 18, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: medullary cystic kidney disease type 1
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Source: NLM General Announcements - June 18, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: antiphospholipid syndrome
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Source: NLM General Announcements - June 13, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM and AAHSL Co-sponsor Leadership Fellows Program for Future Academic Health Sciences Library Directors
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 year of the leadership program jointly sponsored with the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL). The NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program is focused on preparing emerging leaders for the position of library director in academic health sciences libraries. "NLM continues to be pleased with the success of this collaboration with AAHSL," said NLM Director Donald A.B. Lindberg, MD. "Since 2002, this leadership program has been invaluable in preparing library managers who are rising stars to move into directorship ...
Source: NLM General Announcements - June 10, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Catalog Quick Tours
Revised NLM Catalog Quick Tours give you a quick introduction, show you how to find journal information, and demonstrate how to use the NLM Catalog to search PubMed for specific journals. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - June 6, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

National Library of Medicine Announces 2013-2014 Associate Fellows
The National Library of Medicine, the world's largest medical library and a component of the National Institutes of Health, is pleased to announce the selection of its 2013-2014 class of Associate Fellows. Five fellows will join NLM in the fall of 2013. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - May 31, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: benign chronic pemphigus
New topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - May 30, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: critical congenital heart disease
New topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - May 30, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Naegeli-Franceschetti-Jadassohn syndrome/dermatopathia pigmentosa reticularis
New topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - May 30, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Partington syndrome
New topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - May 30, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: renal tubular dysgenesis
New topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - May 30, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Weaver syndrome
New topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - May 30, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Introduces infoSIDA Web Site to Latino Community / NLM presenta el sitio infoSIDA para la comunidad latina
NLM has initiated an outreach effort to the Latino community for the federal Web site on AIDS, infoSIDA (infosida.nih.gov). infoSIDA is a free online Spanish-language resource for HIV/AIDS information regarding treatment, prevention and research findings. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - May 30, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM's Sappol and Reznick Honored by ALHHS; Medical Heritage Library Also Honored
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Source: NLM General Announcements - May 23, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Vejiga hiperactiva
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Source: NLM General Announcements - May 23, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Announces New Funding Opportunity: Disaster Health Information Outreach and Collaboration Projects 2013
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Source: NLM General Announcements - May 22, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: sitosterolemia
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Source: NLM General Announcements - May 21, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Pearson marrow-pancreas syndrome
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Source: NLM General Announcements - May 21, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Mainzer-Saldino syndrome
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Source: NLM General Announcements - May 21, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: factor V deficiency
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Source: NLM General Announcements - May 21, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: DICER1 syndrome
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Source: NLM General Announcements - May 21, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Coffin-Siris syndrome
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Source: NLM General Announcements - May 21, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM to Participate in Health Datapalooza IV
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) will join with other health data leaders and innovators for the fourth annual Health Datapalooza. The unique event will be held June 3-4, 2013 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - May 21, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Overactive Bladder
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Source: NLM General Announcements - May 21, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Carpenter syndrome
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Source: NLM General Announcements - May 17, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Lends from Its Historical Collections to The Metropolitan Museum of Art Exhibition "Search for the Unicorn"
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to be included in a new exhibition which opened May 15 and runs through August 18, 2013 at The Cloisters museum and gardens, the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art for medieval art and architecture in New York City. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - May 16, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Baraitser-Winter syndrome
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Source: NLM General Announcements - May 8, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Launches "A Voyage to Health" Online Exhibition to Supplement the Traveling Banner Display
The National Library of Medicine has launched an online adaptation of the traveling banner exhibition, A Voyage to Health, an exploration of how the revival of Native Hawaiian sea voyaging traditions helped heal the soul of the community. The launch of the Web site celebrates the 19-year anniversary of the May 9, 1994 return of Kanaloa Kaho‘olawe island to the Hawaiian people by the United States Navy.  (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - May 6, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Classification Updated, April 30, 2013
The online National Library of Medicine Classification, available at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/class/, has been issued in a newly revised edition as of April 30, 2013. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - April 30, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: progressive pseudorheumatoid dysplasia
New Topic on Genetics Home Reference (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - April 30, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Careers @ NLM
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Source: NLM General Announcements - April 30, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Announces the new Director of Acquisitions
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Source: NLM General Announcements - April 26, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Library Operations Division Announces Two Appointments: John Kilbourne and Dianne Babski
National Library of Medicine Associate Director for Library Operations (LO) Joyce Backus has announced the appointment of Dr. John Kilbourne as the head of the Medical Subject Headings Section (MeSH) and Dianne Babski as the deputy associate director for Library Operations. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - April 26, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

National Library of Medicine’s Genetics Home Reference Web Site Celebrates 10th Anniversary
On April 25, 2003, the National Library of Medicine launched Genetics Home Reference (GHR), a free online resource about human genetics created for patients, families, and the general public (http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/). The Web site provides a bridge between the public's questions about human genetics and the rich technical data that has emerged from the Human Genome Project (observing the 10th anniversary of its completion on April 25th) and other genomic research. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - April 22, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Ohdo syndrome, Maat-Kievit-Brunner type
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Source: NLM General Announcements - April 18, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: intrauterine growth restriction, metaphyseal dysplasia, adrenal hypoplasia congenita, and genital anomalies
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Source: NLM General Announcements - April 18, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: Horner syndrome
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Source: NLM General Announcements - April 18, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news