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Posts by archive: November 2016

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NN/LM MAR Celebrated National Librarians Month with the Health Literacy Hero Award

Posted by on November 23rd, 2016 0 comments Tags:

Sharing & Caring Michelle Burda, Education & Health Literacy Coordinator This year MAR celebrated National Medical Librarians Month AND Health Literacy Month by awarding a Health Literacy Hero with a professional development award of $1,500.00. We asked our MAR members from hospital or academic medical libraries to send us their stories highlighting programs, partnerships or… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

Nov

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Resources for Hospice Palliative Care

Posted by on November 23rd, 2016 0 comments

From the Outreach and Special Populations Branch: Hospice care is end-of-life care provided by healthcare professionals and volunteers who give medical, psychological, and spiritual support to the terminally ill, while palliative care is treatment of the discomfort, symptoms, and stress of serious illness. Hospice care always included palliative care. November is National Hospice Palliative Care Month,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Professionals, News from NLM/NIH, Public Health

Nov

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Helping Move PA Forward: As Libraries Reach for the Stars

Posted by on November 22nd, 2016 0 comments Tags:

Consumer Connections Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator One of the most rewarding aspects of being a coordinator at NN/LM MAR is the opportunity to work with the amazing library staff in our region. During annual state library conferences, MAR staff exhibit and often offer workshops or conference presentations. This gives us a chance to meet… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

Nov

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Training from the National Library of Medicine

Posted by on November 22nd, 2016 0 comments Tags:

Out and About Kate Flewelling, Health Professions Coordinator I have often mentioned to colleagues and others that I owe my career to the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Not only do I work for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine in a position fully funded by NLM, but I began my career as an… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

Nov

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Systematic reviews & Academic Librarians

Posted by on November 22nd, 2016 0 comments Tags:

Academic Outreach Elaina Vitale, Academic Coordinator Academic and medical librarians are increasingly involved in systematic reviews at their institutions. Rooted in evidence-based medicine, systematic reviews are thorough, rigorous literature reviews in which research bias is addressed and removed (and after all, who is better at rigorous research than librarians!). Librarians have made huge inroads into… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

Nov

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Meet MAR’s Technology Liaison

Posted by on November 22nd, 2016 0 comments Tags:

Behind the Scenes Hannah Sinemus, Technology Liaison When I joined the Middle Atlantic Region (MAR) in early May of this year, I was a little unsure of what to expect. I had been working at the University of Pittsburgh’s Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) for almost two years, primarily at the Technology Help Desk where… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

Nov

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NIH Requests Information on Strategies for Data Management, Sharing and Citation

Posted by on November 21st, 2016 0 comments

From the Outreach and Special Populations Branch: The NIH Guide to Grants and Contracts, NIH published a Request for Information (RFI) that seeks public comments on strategies for data management, sharing, and citation in order to consider: what, when, and how data should be managed and shared; and, setting standards for citing shared data and… Read More »

Posted in: Evaluation, News from NLM/NIH, Outreach

Nov

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Published Article in the Journal of Hospital Librarianship

Posted by on November 17th, 2016 0 comments

Our article “SHARE: Spreading Health Awareness with Resources and Education—Librarians’ Role in Patient Education, A Case Study” has been published on the Journal of Hospital Librarianship! Here’s the ePrint link to review the article: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/mVI7Y2wHKnW3T4mthIDB/full

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Nov

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Request for Participation: NLM 4 Caregivers 2016 User Survey

Posted by on November 17th, 2016 0 comments

Are you a family caregiver, or do you know or work with family caregivers?  Take the NLM 4 Caregivers 2016 User Survey, and help National Library of Medicine to identify the kinds of health information most needed by family caregivers and the best ways to share this information. The survey can be accessed at the… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Evaluation, News from NLM/NIH, Public Health

Nov

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Updated login for BD2K Guide to the Fundamentals of Data Science

Posted by on November 15th, 2016 0 comments

Due to a large volume of interested viewers, the BD2K Training Coordinating Center has changed the computer and mobile login for their webinar series, BD2K Guide to the Fundamentals of Data Science. If you are interested in attending one of their webinars, please visit the series page and follow the posted links.

Posted in: Data Science, Education

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