04/10/2018 04:00 PM EDT
It’s National Library Week in the US, the 60th year of celebrating all things library. This year’s theme is “Libraries Lead,” and Misty Copeland, principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, is the Honorary Chair. Sponsored by the American Library Association, this national observance celebrates the role of libraries in our communities, with each day set … Continue reading "Celebrating Libraries and Those Who Make Them Run"
04/10/2018 03:00 PM EDT
By Atalanta Grant-Suttie ~ Latin has been part of the fabric of communication in the Western World for centuries. It was the scholarly and administrative
Getting it Right on Rare Diseases: The National Network of Libraries of Medicine’s First #citeNLM2018 Edit-a-thon on April 17
04/10/2018 08:00 AM EDT
It seems like a natural collaboration: The world’s largest medical library and the world’s largest encyclopedia. On April 17, medical librarians and others will participate in a Wikipedia edit-a-thon to make it easier to get credible, evidence-based information on rare diseases. “Wikipedia is one of the most popular websites in the world. People visit to…