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The UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library serves as the Regional Medical Library (RML) for the NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region.  The RML serves the biomedical information needs and supports collaboration among libraries and information centers that serve health information needs in Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and the U.S. Territories in the Pacific.

The mission of the NN/LM is to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health through improved access to health information. The RML offers educational programs, consultation, and funding for projects to support the health information needs of libraries, community partners, health organizations, and the general public throughout the region.

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  • Midday at the Oasis

    Midday at the Oasis

    Join our next Midday at the Oasis webinar on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 1PM PT.  The session is titled "NLM Drug Information Services" with Patrick McLaughlin from the National Library of Medicine. Visit the Midday at the Oasis page for information and to register.  

  • Data Science Webinar Series

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    The NIH Big Data to Knowledge program has announced a new weekly webinar series beginning Friday, September 9, and running through May 19, at 9-10 AM Pacific Time, The BD2K Guide to the Fundamentals of Data Science. For complete details, including access instructions and schedule of speakers, visit the NIH BD2K Training Coordinating Center website.

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    In an effort to make information about clinical trials widely available to the public, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has issued a final rule that specifies requirements for registering certain clinical trials and submitting summary results information to Read the Latitudes article for more information.


  • Beta version of MeSH Browser

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    Beginning September 14, 2016, a new beta version of the Medical Subjects Heading (MeSH) Browser will be available for user testing. The beta version will be available for approximately two months.  NLM welcomes your feedback on the beta version of the MeSH Browser during the test period. Please send comments and questions to NLM Customer Service with "MeSH Browser beta version" in the Subject field.