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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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Get ready for September and the National Preparedness Month!

Disaster management Posted Aug 16, 2019 Category: National

Announcing "Biomedical and Health Research Data Management for Librarians" -- an asynchronous online NNLM Moodle course that will take place from September 9 – Novemb

data science - hands on computer Posted Aug 6, 2019 Category: National

With NLM’s grants and resources, Al-Hamra Academy in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts had a citizen science program funded by an All of Us research grant through the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM).

Children learning about healthy nutrition Posted Jul 26, 2019 Category: National

SCR’s Outreach Awardees Norice Lee, Library Director at Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine from Las Cruces New Mexico, and her project partner Gena Trujillo, Director of the Southern Area Health Education Center were interviewed by their local PBS TV.

SCR member PBS interview Posted Jul 22, 2019 Category: National

NLM’s Exhibition Program makes connections to community-focused organizations around the world, engages diverse audiences and explores a variety of topics.

NLM exhibit panel Posted Jul 15, 2019 Category: National