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The MAReport
Quarterly Newsletter from the NNLM Middle Atlantic Region

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The National Library of Medicine and National Network of Libraries of Medicine Respond to the Opioid Epidemic

Posted by on September 28th, 2018 0 comments

Opioid overdoses have increased dramatically in recent years. Millions of people in the United States suffer from substance use disorders. The National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) have responded with increased online health information resources and training. National Library of Medicine resources include: MedlinePlus – the premiere… Read More »

Posted in: Summer/Fall 2018


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Member Spotlight: Deena Caswell, MSLIS

Posted by on September 28th, 2018 0 comments

I always knew I wanted to be a librarian. Growing up, I was the stereotypical “indoor kid,” and my hometown library in West Deptford, NJ was my favorite place to be. I would spend hours there on a Saturday, reading Encyclopedia Brown in the children’s section before wandering over to look at V.C. Andrews paperbacks,… Read More »

Posted in: Summer/Fall 2018


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October is Health Literacy Month: Raising Awareness

Posted by on September 28th, 2018 0 comments

October is Health Literacy Month – a perfect time to take on the challenge of raising awareness in your library, organization or community. Many of our professional organizations and government agencies have promotional materials and health literacy toolkits to make this easy to accomplish. Are you up for the challenge? You can start with the… Read More »

Posted in: Summer/Fall 2018


This project is funded by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Cooperative Agreement Number UG4LM012342 with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System.

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