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In Praise of Health Sciences Librarians

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MAR Updates Kate Flewelling, Executive Director As I noted in our last issue, fall is the time for many conferences. Over the course of three weeks, I attended four health sciences library conferences! After several years of focusing my outreach efforts on health professionals, I was excited to introduce myself to and reconnect with many… Read More »

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Member Spotlight: Nathaniel A. Thomas, MLS

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Nathaniel A. Thomas, MLS Reference Supervisor, Government Documents’ Librarian Reading Public Library, Reading, PA I am the supervisor of the Reference Department and also the government documents’ librarian. I am responsible for scheduling reference staff, overseeing collection development, and arranging adult programs and outreach efforts. The City of Reading is, like so many places nationwide,… Read More »

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Raising Awareness During the Opioid Crisis: One Library @ a Time

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Consumer Connections Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator It seems as though not a day goes by when the evening news coverage does not make mention of some local, regional, or national tragedy involving the opioid crisis that is affecting the entire nation. An epidemic that has long been an issue in the U.S. and is… Read More »

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Highlighting Community Outreach within the Middle Atlantic Region

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Academic Outreach Elaina Vitale, Academic Coordinator I’ve been so fortunate in my first year and a half here at NNLM MAR to do community outreach with academic, public, hospital, solo and special librarians across our region. The ongoing work that our outstanding network members do is a constant reminder that libraries truly are partners in… Read More »

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NNLM MAR Partnership: Health Care Education Association

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Did You Know? Michelle Burda, Education & Health Literacy Coordinator At NNLM MAR, we partner with a variety of other organizations, regional and national. As Health Literacy and Education Coordinator, I am heavily involved in the Health Care Education Association (HCEA), a national organization for healthcare educators. HCEA is a multi-disciplinary professional organization. Membership includes… Read More »

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Meet the New Health Professions Coordinator

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  Erin Seger, Health Professions Coordinator Hello! I’m Erin Seger, the new Health Professions Coordinator at NNLM MAR. I’m excited to join a team that has accomplished so much over the past six years and look forward to applying my background in health education and public health to the role. I studied Community Health Education… Read More »

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Through the Eyes of a New MLIS Student

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Behind the Scenes Hannah Sinemus, Technology Liaison Joining the Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program at the University of Pittsburgh has been one of my longest standing academic goals. Working toward this degree is what spurned my interest in the University to begin with; It inspired me to search for my first library… Read More »

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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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