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Data Management Workshop: A First Step to New Service Horizons

Posted by on May 29th, 2013 0 comments

Director’s Musings Barbara Epstein, Director On April 9-10, 2013, MAR sponsored a workshop on research data management for librarians from academic resource libraries in our region.  The program, held  at University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, was taught by Elaine Martin, Donna Kafel and Andrew Creamer from the Lamar Soutter Library at the University of Massachusetts… Read More »

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NN/LM MAR Partners with the New Jersey State Library for Disaster Summit

Posted by on May 26th, 2013 0 comments

MAR Highlights Renae Barger, Executive Director On April 8, NN/LM MAR partnered with the NJ State Library, LibraryLinkNJ, and New Jersey Library Association (NJLA) to sponsor a disaster summit. The event, “Ports in a Storm: Libraries as Community Partners in Emergency Response,” took place in Eatontown, NJ and was attended by over 120, mostly public… Read More »

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Never a Dull Moment

Posted by on May 22nd, 2013 0 comments

Member Spotlight Priscilla Stephenson, AHIP Chief, Library Service/Medical Media Philadelphia VA Medical Center One of the best aspects about being a health sciences librarian has been the regular opportunity, perhaps even requirement, to learn about new technology.  When I reflect on the changes in library technology over my career, I’m amazed at the speed of… Read More »

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A Preview of NLM’s New Dietary Supplement Label Database

Posted by on May 22nd, 2013 0 comments

Sharing & Caring Michelle Burda, Network and Advocacy Coordinator The National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM), Division of Specialized Information Services will be announcing the release of the new Dietary Supplement Label Database (DSLD).  The existing NLM database Dietary Supplements Labels Database will be removed…. Read More »

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Savvy Summer Safety Tips

Posted by on May 22nd, 2013 0 comments

Consumer Connections Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator I’m sure after this long, cold winter many of you are just as excited as I am about the warm weather ahead.  Spring has arrived and summer is almost here!   As you know NN/LM MAR network members come from a variety of organizational types.  We have libraries (academic,… Read More »

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Finding Funding for Health Information Outreach

Posted by on May 22nd, 2013 0 comments

Out and About Kate Flewelling, Outreach Coordinator So, you have a great idea for a project.  You’ve done some initial planning and assessment:  http://nnlm.gov/mar/funding/planning.html.  Now, you need funding to make it happen!  Here are some resources to help you find the right funder for your project. NN/LM and Government Funding The National Network of Libraries… Read More »

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Health Information Access in Community College Libraries: Help Us Help You!

Posted by on May 22nd, 2013 0 comments

CyberCast Missy Harvey, Technology and Communication Coordinator The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) has identified the need to enhance outreach to community college librarians because of the important role they play in the training and development of the allied health professions.  In Spring 2012 an NN/LM nationwide task force conducted interviews to learn… Read More »

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Upcoming Education, Training & Exhibits

Posted by on May 22nd, 2013 0 comments

  Visit our Training website for updates and more details for these events:   Event:  The Science of Your Neighborhood Environmental Health Program (Training) Presenter:  Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator Date:  May 1, 2013 Location:  Philadelphia, PA Event:  Critical Path Project Philadelphia FIGHT/ AIDS Library of Philadelphia (Training) Presenter:  Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator Date: … Read More »

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