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Subject: Fwd: [DCHAS-L] NLM Community Health Maps supports citizen scientists and communities
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2018 08:05:15 -0400
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NLM Community Health Maps supports citizen scientists and communities

NLM Toxicology and Environmental Health Info

Community-based organizations, environmental health groups, public health agencies, and emergency management departments are in a better position to serve their populations when they are able to collect and maintain their own data, rather than relying solely on national or state agencies, or on majority-institution partners to provide data to them.

The National Library of Medicine Community Health Maps (CHM) offers information and guidance regarding low and no cost resources to help students, teachers, community members, and researchers.* It is a mixture of mapping apps/software reviews, best practices, and the experiences of those who have successfully implemented a mapping workflow as part of their work.

Examples of maps created using the CHM workflow include ones related to:

Learn more:

*The National Library of Medicine does not endorse any particular product, service, or developer.

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