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Looking Ahead to the Next Contract

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Director’s Musings Barbara Epstein, Director Many on the MAR staff are thankfully enjoying some “R & R” time after submitting our renewal proposal for the 2016-2021 grant period. We look forward to the new collaborative NN/LM infrastructure that will feature regular meetings of the National Network Steering Committee, composed of the directors of the eight… Read More »

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Reflecting on the RML Program and a Glance in to the Future

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MAR Highlights Renae Barger, Executive Director How time flies! It is hard to believe we are in our fifth and final year of the Regional Medical Library (RML) contract. What a wonderful experience this has been and one that we hope to continue for the 2016-2021 cycle. In late July, we submitted our application to… Read More »

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UPSTATE Health Sciences Library, a MAR Partner

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Cristina A Pope Director, Health Sciences Library UPSTATE Medical University Syracuse, NY I am the Director of the Health Sciences Library at UPSTATE Medical University. The library provides services and resources in support of University Hospital; University Hospital Community Campus; the Colleges of Graduate Studies, Health Professions, Medicine and Nursing; the Golisano Children’s Hospital and… Read More »

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Kudos to Our Member Libraries

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Sharing & Caring Michelle Burda, Network and Advocacy Coordinator We would like to acknowledge the following MAR member libraries who have received awards or are celebrating special anniversaries. The Township of Washington Library, one of our public libraries, was awarded the American Heartsaver Award by the American Heart Association. This award is given to organizations… Read More »

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What’s That You Say? MAR at ALA 2015

Posted by on August 20th, 2015 0 comments

Consumer Connections Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator As many of you know MAR Coordinators are often on the road throughout our 4 State region exhibiting and presenting at conferences, providing training sessions at regional meetings and conducting site visits to old, potential and new network members. However, once in a while an opportunity to present… Read More »

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Information Resources for LGBT health

Posted by on August 20th, 2015 0 comments

Out and About Kate Flewelling, Outreach Coordinator According to Healthy People 2020, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people can experience health disparities resulting from discrimination, social stigma and experiences with violence. LGBT youth are more likely to be homeless and are 2-3 times more likely to attempt suicide than others. LGBT populations have higher… Read More »

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