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Archivist of the United States on the Competencies NARA Wants For Archives Specialists

February 18, 2012 by

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Archivist of the United States, David Ferriero spoke to those attending the ALISE conference in January. Direct to Complete Speech Here are the competencies NARA wants for its archives specialists. In addition to requiring traditional knowledge of archival principles, practices, and techniques, we require: The ability to think creatively—problem solving skills. Determining the critical issues, […]

NLM Releases Mobile Interface to TOXNET Databases

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Direct to TOXNET (Mobile Interface) Databases cover toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health and related areas. One of the resources available is DIRLINE, a database of health organizations.