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Be Active! Top Ten Ways to Engage with NNLM MAR

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In February, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, submits annual progress reports to the National Library of Medicine. This progress report, the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR), is our chance to report on our progress towards the aims of our five-year Cooperative Agreement, set goals for the next year, and justify… Read More »

Posted in: 2019, Issue 1

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Member Spotlight: Jill Tarabula, MLS, AHIP

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Greetings from the North Country! I began my position in January 2018 and am so excited to serve as the Medical Librarian here at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital. Prior to coming to CVPH, I was the library director and systems/technical services librarian at Clinton Community College, also in Plattsburgh. My family relocated here from outside… Read More »

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Public Health Information Resources on Suicide Prevention

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Suicide is the tenth most common cause of death in the United States. It was the second leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 10 and 34, and the fourth leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 35 and 54. In 2017 there were more than twice as many deaths… Read More »

Posted in: 2019, Issue 1

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From Apples to Oranges: Using Trusted National Library of Medicine Resources to Inform Comparative Effectiveness

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Comparative effectiveness research allows physicians to determine what treatment works best for which patient, and under what circumstances. This kind of patient-centered outcomes care is rigorous, and requires the backing of extensive evidence-based research. Librarians can play a critical role in navigating the vast body of evidence-based research by finding relevant published research, and uncovering… Read More »

Posted in: 2019, Issue 1

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Going Mobile with Clinical eCompanion

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Clinical eCompanion is a no-cost point of care resource for primary care providers and other clinicians who do not have access to subscription databases. Clinical eCompanion searches multiple National Library of Medicine resources including DailyMed, Pillbox, MedlinePlus, HealthReach, and PubMed. In addition, Clinical eCompanion links to other reliable sources of clinical information. One of these… Read More »

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All of Us and Community Engagement – Partnerships for Health

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Partnerships are vital to the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) and are an important part of supporting the health literacy of our communities. The NNLM Middle Atlantic Region (MAR) has conducted several instances of collaboration under our larger partnership with the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program. Here are some… Read More »

Posted in: 2019, Issue 1

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Summer Health Programming and Library Moon Walk!

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Blast off! The National Network of Libraries of Medicine has partnered with the Collaborative Summer Library Program to bring health programming to your library for Summer Reading! A Universe of Stories is coming to public libraries this summer in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. Explore DNA and family history, make… Read More »

Posted in: 2019, Issue 1

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The National Library of Medicine and National Network of Libraries of Medicine Respond to the Opioid Epidemic

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Opioid overdoses have increased dramatically in recent years. Millions of people in the United States suffer from substance use disorders. The National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) have responded with increased online health information resources and training. National Library of Medicine resources include: MedlinePlus – the premiere… Read More »

Posted in: 2018, Issue 3

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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