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NLM Launches “Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM”

Posted Feb 22, 2019 by Franda Liu
Category: National

The National Library of Medicine has announced the launch of Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM, which replaces Medical Movies on the Web. NLM holds one of the world’s largest collections of medical films and videos, spanning over a century, numbering nearly 40,000 titles in total. Many of these titles are rare or unique, with NLM sometimes holding the only surviving copy. Responding to feedback from these and other patrons, Medicine on Screen offers a fresh design, new essays placing selected titles from the Library’s world-renowned audiovisuals collection in historical and health contexts. Read more ...

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NNLM NER is promoting graphic medicine as an effective tool for communicating health and wellness information to kids and teens.

Graphic Medicine for Kids and Teens Posted Dec 30, 2019 Category: National

NNLM SEA has provided funding to East Tennessee State University (ETSU) librarians to promote consumer health information at Remote Area Medical (RAM) clinics. RAM clinics are held across the count

ETSU Librarians Exhibit at a Remote Area Medical Clinic Posted Dec 26, 2019 Category: National

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) Mid-Atlantic Region (MAR) is proud to support the Minds Matter Mental Health Campaign, which aims to help break the stigma of mental health amon

Posted Dec 13, 2019 Category: National, MAR

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