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How Does it All Fit Together?

Posted by on February 28th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Director’s Musings Barbara Epstein, Director It’s an understatement to say that the United States government is an extremely large and enormously complicated operation. Excluding the military, about 2.5 million people are employed by the federal government in hundreds of agencies, departments and commissions. So where does the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) sit… Read More »

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Celebrating MAR Partners!

Posted by on February 28th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

MAR Highlights Renae Barger, Executive Director On January 20, I had the privilege of attending the 98th annual meeting for the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA). During the meeting, NJHA and its Health Research and Educational Trust of New Jersey (HRET) recognized organizations that identify community needs and implement programs to serve those needs. Two… Read More »

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Member Spotlight: Carol Cave-Davis

Posted by on February 28th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Carol Cave-Davis, AHIP Director, Medical Library at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center & Coordinator of Library Services, Medisys Health Network Queens, New York In my family, graduations are celebratory events punctuated by storytelling. My graduation from Pratt Institute with an MSLIS was no different. My younger brother told the story of his 9 year old sister… Read More »

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Upcoming Classes for March

Posted by on February 23rd, 2017 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) has a great line-up of courses for the month of March! Below are just a few of our upcoming offerings, and you can register for all of them TODAY! Don’t forget to check our training schedule periodically for new additions, or to see upcoming opportunities for April,… Read More »

Posted in: @ the RML, Consumer Health, Data Science, Education, Funding, Health Professionals, K-12, Outreach, Public Health

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Pennsylvania Community College Library Consortium Meeting

Posted by on February 22nd, 2017 0 comments

Join members of the Pennsylvania Community College Library Consortium (PCCLC) at the Harrisburg Area Community College for a half-day of free health programming! All are welcome to attend. April 27, 2017, 9:00am – 2:00pm ET Presentations will include: Making Sense of Numbers: Understanding Risks & Benefits: Learning How to Communicate Health Statistics – Elaina Vitale,… Read More »

Posted in: Education, In the Region

Feb

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Upcoming: Five Questions You Can Answer Using the NCBI Gene Database

Posted by on February 21st, 2017 0 comments

The Gene resource at NCBI is a central hub for accessing nearly all molecular and literature resources for a particular gene. You can easily answer the most common questions and perform the most common tasks by starting in Gene. In this upcoming webinar, Five Questions You Can Answer Using the NCBI Gene Database, you will… Read More »

Posted in: Education, Health Professionals, Technology

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Disaster Recovery for Delaware: Exploring Potential Partnerships Among Emergency Planners, First Responders, Librarians and Others

Posted by on February 21st, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Sharing & Caring Michelle Burda, Education & Health Literacy Coordinator On Tuesday, February 28, 2017, The Disaster Research Center, at the University of Delaware, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region and the Delaware Division of Libraries sponsored Disaster Recovery for Delaware: Exploring Potential Partnerships Among Emergency Planners, First Responders, Librarians and… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

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The Future of Libraries is Now – Are You Ready to Transform Your Community?

Posted by on February 21st, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Consumer Connections Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator This year I had the opportunity to attend the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. My days were full of committee meetings, conference sessions and networking with members. ALA Midwinter also consisted of a Symposium on the Future of Libraries. Now, we all know that… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

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Resources for 4H

Posted by on February 21st, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Out and About Kate Flewelling, Health Professions Coordinator The National Library of Medicine (NLM) may not be an obvious choice for 4H staff and volunteers to look for activities and resources. However, many NLM resources are directly relevant to 4H’s Healthy Living and STEM and Agriculture programs for youth. MedlinePlus has 1000 health topics in… Read More »

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Librarians and the Final Rule

Posted by on February 21st, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Academic Outreach Elaina Vitale, Academic Coordinator Clinical trials have numerous public and ethical benefits. Their results give researchers the ability to evaluate the efficacy of medical interventions within a trial population or to research the risk factors of certain conditions, and clinical trials allow for voluntary public participation in relevant studies. No matter the results… Read More »

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