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A New Plus on the NIH MedlinePlus Magazine Website

There’s a new “plus” on the NIH MedlinePlus magazine website. Whether you read English or Spanish, you can now access every article. Through feature articles, personal stories, infographics, and more, NIH MedlinePlus helps explain how NIH turns “discovery into health.” On the website, celebrities share their health struggles and triumphs, everyday Americans talk about how they cope with…

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Delivering on a Commitment: The NIH Manuscript Submission Team

If information is power, then the NIH Manuscript Submission (NIHMS) team is a super generator. Every month, the NIHMS team receives approximately 6,000 to 8,000 manuscripts for submission to PubMed Central (PMC). It’s part of a mission to make government-funded research available to everyone, everywhere, at any time. Managing the workflow efficiently is as complex…

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NLM and NIEHS Supporting Disaster Science Investigators

What would happen if a train derailed and chemicals were released into a community? This important question was part of training offered through a collaboration between NLM and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). The training arose out of the NIH Disaster Research Response Program (DR2), a national framework for research on the…

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NLM Associate Fellows: A Blast from the Past and Present

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Associate Fellowship Program is for early career librarians who are interested in becoming leaders in health sciences librarianship. Most Associate Fellows move on to careers in library science outside of NLM, but some stay. NLM in Focus asked the eight former Associate Fellows who are still at NLM about their…

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Connect, Reflect, Elevate: NLM at the MLA Annual Meeting

Over 1,000 medical librarians, informationists, educators, researchers, students, and activists attended the Medical Library Association (MLA) Annual meeting in Chicago this May. The annual meeting, the Association’s 119th, provides time to connect with colleagues, reflect on the past, and look forward to “elevate” the profession. Connect The National Library of Medicine, with its famous roof…