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News & Announcements

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NNLM MAR Helps Libraries Explore Genetics with Kids and Teens
For NNLM MAR members, the region is offering a program-in-a-box that explores DNA and space as part of our partnership with the Collaborative Summer Library Program’s A Universe of Stories!  Apr 12, 2019
Watch the 11 Apr Workshop on Health Literacy in Clinical Trials: Practice and Impact
The Roundtable on Health Literacy will convene a workshop on April 11, exploring how health literacy practices can be incorporated into clinical trials. Apr 3, 2019
UC Data Day: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Data
UC data day logo
Mar 28, 2019
Public Library Association, National Network of Libraries of Medicine join in supporting the NIH’s All of Us Research Program
Public Library Association Logo
The Public Library Association (PLA) has expanded its partnership with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), a program of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). PLA and NNLM will team up to raise awareness of the National Institute of Health’s All of Us Research Program. Mar 8, 2019
The Future of Health Begins with All of Us: A Conversation with the NIH Director
AoU speaker series
The All of Us Research Program will launch a Speaker Series in partnership with the National Library of Medicine on Thursday, March 14 at 7 p.m. ET with an inaugural talk by National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins.  Mar 8, 2019
Need Program Ideas for Pi Day?
Pi Day
Are you planning any Pi Day activities at your library or organization? The goal of the Pi Day celebration is to increase awareness and help everyone explore the unique characteristic of pi across our community.  Mar 3, 2019
NLM Launches “Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM”
Medicine on Screen logo
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. Feb 22, 2019
NNLM Offers Classes on Genetics Information for Consumers
DNA image
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. Feb 22, 2019
Celebrating Two Upcoming Data Weeks in February
Data and person thinking
The NNLM supports access to biomedical and health information with the goal of making data discoverable, accessible, and citable. We aim to support data sharing and open science, and foster the development of professionals in data science. If your organization plans to participate in data science activities, don't miss out two data weeks in February! Feb 11, 2019
NLM In Focus Article on NNLM Gearing Up for 2019
NNLM with gears turning
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) thought 2018 was great. Well, 2019 is expected to be even better! Jan 24, 2019




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