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NNLM Offers Classes on Genetics Information for Consumers

Posted Feb 22, 2019 by Franda Liu
Category: National


Genetics is increasingly becoming a factor in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases as well as frequently seen in headline news. Consumers need access to resources about genetic information in an understandable manner. Librarians working with the public need to be aware of the issues surrounding genetics to assist patrons in locating and evaluating this complex information.

For more information of this Mar 1, 2019 to Mar 31, 2019 class, visit ABCs of DNA: Unraveling the Mystery of Genetics Information for Consumers.


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The Research Training Institute (RTI) is a week-long, hands-on, residential workshop held in Chicago, July 13–17, 2020, with follow-up activities, support, mentoring, and membership in an ongoing research community, and an opportunity to present findings at the MLA national conference.

Posted Nov 25, 2019 Category: National

The NNLM Fall 2019 #CiteNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-Thons on Mental Health will be held virtually all day on Wednesday, November 20.  Come help us improve the sources and quality of health information by adding citations and content from trusted National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources to Wikipedia articles.  

#CiteNLM logo Posted Nov 12, 2019 Category: National

The new NNLM HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Coordination Center (NACC) has been established at the NNLM New England Region (NER).

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Congratulations to SEA’s April Wright and Liz Waltman for their presentation at OCLC's Library Futures Conference last week. Their presentations (featuring All of Us community engagement activity and #citeNLM) were recapped in American Libraries.

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