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Director of the National Library of Medicine to Retire

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Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has announced the upcoming retirement of Donald Lindberg as Director of the National Library of Medicine (NLM).  Dr. Lindberg will be retiring at the end of March 2015. Dr. Lindberg’s many accomplishments since he first started in 1984 were described.  He is “a pioneer… Read More »

Posted in: Fall 2014

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Resource Library Directors Meeting

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Director’s Musings Barbara Epstein, Director MAR is fortunate to have within its borders a notable group of 30 institutions that serve as Resource Libraries.  These include academic health centers, medical schools, research centers, clinical facilities, and historical collections.  Resource libraries are selected on the basis of the quality and uniqueness of their collections and services,… Read More »

Posted in: Fall 2014

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Kick Start Your Year with a Project Plan for MAR Funding!

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MAR Highlights Renae Barger, Executive Director MAR will soon be announcing our next round of funding opportunities.  Our funding is designed to meet the NN/LM mission by: supporting projects that improve health information services increasing awareness and access to biomedical information for health professionals; and educating and empowering consumers to make informed decisions about their… Read More »

Posted in: Fall 2014

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Advance African Development: Improving the Quality of Lives in the U.S. and Africa

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Member Spotlight Annamore Matambanadzo, PhD, MEd, BEd, STC Founder / Executive Director Advance African Development, Inc. Pittsburgh, PA I am the Founder and Executive Director of Advance African Development (AAD), a non-profit organization formed in 2012.  Our mission is to respond to issues of health disparities, social justice, and human rights issues, both locally and… Read More »

Posted in: Fall 2014

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MAR Celebrates National Medical Librarians Month with MAR Wants to Make You a Star Contest

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Sharing & Caring Michelle Burda, Network and Advocacy Coordinator October was National Medical Librarians Month.  To acknowledge all the good work our medical librarians do, we asked MAR members to share their accomplishments, community outreach programs, or any value-added service they offered at their organization/institution.  Entries were entered into a random drawing to receive airfare… Read More »

Posted in: Fall 2014

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New Year’s Resolutions and Healthy Solutions!

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Consumer Connections Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator Halloween is behind us, Thanksgiving is quickly approaching.  Hanukkah and Christmas will be here before we know it.  So what happens at the end of the holiday season?  That’s right, the New Year begins!  Every New Year, individuals of all ages come up with New Year’s resolutions—things that… Read More »

Posted in: Fall 2014

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Want to Be a PubMed Power User? NLM and MAR are Here to Help!

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Out and About Kate Flewelling, Outreach Coordinator Even the most experienced PubMed user can sometimes use a refresher on searching PubMed.  For novice users, it can be overwhelming to figure out how to make the most of the database.  Fortunately, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and MAR have you covered. National Library of Medicine… Read More »

Posted in: Fall 2014

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