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What is PubMed Health and Why Would I Ever Use it?

Posted by on November 18th, 2013 0 comments

CyberCast Missy Harvey, Technology and Communication Coordinator PubMed Health is a resource from National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) announced in 2011 providing easy-to-read consumer guides of comparative effectiveness research (CER), fact sheets on diseases and conditions, information on drugs and supplements, overviews of health topics, and links to external websites. PubMed Health is based… Read More »

Posted in: Fall 2013

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Upcoming Education, Training & Exhibits

Posted by on November 18th, 2013 0 comments

  Visit our Training website for updates and more details for these events: Event:  Geeks Bearing Gifts:  Unwrapping New Technology Trends (Course) Presenter:  Missy Harvey, Technology & Communication Coordinator Date:  November 1, 8, and 15, 2013 Location:  Online Event:  Science Teachers of New York State Conference (Exhibitor and Presenter) Presenter:  Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator… Read More »

Posted in: Fall 2013

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Year Two by the Numbers

Posted by on August 29th, 2013 0 comments

Director’s Musings Barbara Epstein, Director It’s hard to believe that we are almost halfway through our five-year contract. It’s been a whirlwind journey of learning about our region and building programs. You may be interested in a summary of our activities in Year 2 (May 2012 – April 2013). We added 80 new affiliate members,… Read More »

Posted in: Summer 2013

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The Child’s Place for Children with Special Needs

Posted by on August 29th, 2013 0 comments

Member Spotlight Carrie Banks Supervising Librarian The Child’s Place for Children with Special Needs Brooklyn Public Library When I was a branch librarian at NYPL’s smallest branch, a young boy came in looking for a book for school.  We went through every book I thought appropriate and didn’t find one, both of us becoming frustrated… Read More »

Posted in: Summer 2013

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Affordable Care Act Resources for Libraries

Posted by on August 23rd, 2013 0 comments

MAR Highlights Renae Barger, Executive Director No doubt, many public and hospital libraries are beginning to see an influx of questions surrounding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and health insurance options.  Libraries are known to provide unbiased access to information, making them a logical choice for consumers to turn to for ACA information.  As a… Read More »

Posted in: Summer 2013

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Business Class for Hospital Librarians

Posted by on August 23rd, 2013 0 comments

Sharing & Caring Michelle Burda, Network and Advocacy Coordinator Members of MAR’s Hospital Libraries Special Advisory Group (SAG) recognized the need for hospital librarians to develop a strategic sense of business in the changing environment of medical libraries.  Hospital librarians provide a valuable service to their institutions. Therefore, to continue delivering support for clinical care,… Read More »

Posted in: Summer 2013

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Explore, Discover, Enjoy: NLM Resources for K-12 Populations

Posted by on August 23rd, 2013 0 comments

Consumer Connections Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator It’s back to school time and the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest medical library, produces a variety of web-based resources for K-12 health and science educators, school librarians, public librarians, and academic librarians supporting education majors. So it’s time to remind everyone about the numerous… Read More »

Posted in: Summer 2013

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