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Preparing for 2016-2021

Posted by on May 22nd, 2015 0 comments

Director’s Musings Barbara Epstein, Director It’s hard to believe that we will be wrapping up our five-year contract as your Regional Medical Library (RML) on April 30, 2016. Though it’s still nearly a year away, we are preparing our proposal for the new five-year award period that will begin on May 1, 2016 and continue… Read More »

Posted in: Spring 2015

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The Affordable Care Act: Access to Care – Libraries Making a Difference

Posted by on May 22nd, 2015 0 comments

MAR Highlights Renae Barger, Executive Director In response to feedback from Network members, Special Advisory Groups and the Regional Advisory Committee, MAR identified a need for health sciences and public librarians to navigate the challenging landscape of the Affordable Care Act and identify areas where libraries may support their community and stakeholders. In April 2015,… Read More »

Posted in: Spring 2015

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Development of the Free Library of Philadelphia as a Public Health Emergency Preparedness Partner

Posted by on May 18th, 2015 0 comments

Chad Thomas, MPH Philadelphia Department of Public Health Bioterrorism and Public Health Preparedness Program I’m the Public Health Communications Outreach Coordinator for the Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) Bioterrorism & Public Health Preparedness (BT) Program. I manage our emergency response planning partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia. I also lead exercises and trainings… Read More »

Posted in: Spring 2015

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I didn’t know that…

Posted by on May 18th, 2015 0 comments

Sharing & Caring Michelle Burda, Network and Advocacy Coordinator I am often asked by our members how they can keep track of all the updates and newly developed NLM Resources. After trainings participants often remark, “I didn’t know that or how did I miss that?” The MAR staff uses MAR-L as a mechanism to communicate… Read More »

Posted in: Spring 2015

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Health, Disaster and Heroes: Resources to Support Summer Reading 2015

Posted by on May 18th, 2015 0 comments

Consumer Connections Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator “The Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) is a consortium of states working together to provide high-quality summer reading program materials for children, teens, and adults at the lowest cost possible for their public libraries.” The 2015 Summer Reading Slogans has an overall theme of “Heroes”. For children the… Read More »

Posted in: Spring 2015

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What I Listen to while on the Road for MAR

Posted by on May 18th, 2015 0 comments

Out and About Kate Flewelling, Outreach Coordinator As Outreach Coordinator for MAR, I spend a lot of time on the road. One week in April, I drove 1200 miles—Pittsburgh to New York City to Long Branch, NJ, to Lake George, NY, and back to Pittsburgh. To make the long drives and flights go faster, I… Read More »

Posted in: Spring 2015

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