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Search continues! NNLM MAR Health Professions Coordinator. View the posting for details about the position (Open until filled).
New Membership certificates are arriving soon! To receive a new certificate, you must verify that your organization’s record is up-to-date. Not sure where to start? Check out our Membership renewal flyer for more information about NNLM Membership, and instructions on how to complete the renewal process.
The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion recently announced the release of a health disparities data widget. Check it out!
Have a happy and healthy Fourth of July! Check out our Independence Day Tips to stay safe during your holiday festivities.
NNLM MAR is seeking 5 libraries from our region (NY/NJ/PA/DE) to join a pilot program that will provide training, tools and strategies for medical libraries seeking to develop research data management services. Consider joining us in this exciting project! Details.
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter:
– Circulating Now, from the Historical Collections of the National Library of Medicine
Channeling My Inner Betsy – NLM Musings from the Mezzanine, Innovations in Health Information from the Director of the U.S. National Library of Medicine
Betsy Humphreys: Farewell to a Leader Who Set the Standard – NLM in Focus, A Look Inside the U.S. National Library of Medicine
Cool Videos: A Biological Fireworks Display – NIH Director’s Blog
MeSH on Demand Update – NLM Technical Bulletin, Your Source for the Latest Searching Information
All are webinars, unless noted. Please note that we have a new class registration system which requires obtaining an NNLM account prior to registration. Learn how to register for classes from the NTO.
NNLM and NLM classes are free and open to all. Please feel free to share these opportunities!
From Beyond Our Borders: Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information – July 3-July 31, 2017 – Join GMR for a 4 week self-paced, asynchronous introduction to cultural competency, the unique health information needs of refugees and immigrants, and relevant health information resources.
Food for Thought: Exploring Nutrition Information Resources – July 3-July 31, 2017 – Sponsored by PSR and GMR, this class is designed to assist librarians, public health workers, health professionals, and the general public in locating authoritative information on nutrition and topics relating to nutrition. This is a mixed offering, to include two webinars and asynchronous online coursework.
Healthy Aging at Your Library: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information – July 19, 1:00-3:00 PM ET – Join MAR for this “train the trainer” class designed to help librarians assist their older adult patrons find health information. Discover techniques for teaching older adults to use computers and to find health information on the Internet, learn what makes a website senior-friendly; plan library programs on senior health topics; and find out about some recommended health websites for older adults.
Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles – July 24-September 24, 2017 – Join this semi self-paced online course to gain a better understanding of the issues of big data in clinical outcomes, and what roles health sciences librarians can take on in this service area. Participants have the unique opportunity to be a part of the big data in clinical care dialog, earn 9 continuing education credits from the Medical Library Association, and earn an IBM Open Badge program from the Big Data University.
Understanding systematic reviews and more at PubMed Health – July 26, 3:00-4:00 PM ET – in the next session of our bimonthly collaborative series, learn about PubMed Health, a clinical effectiveness resource. It brings together systematic reviews of the effects of health care with information and information support tools to help consumers and clinicians find and use reliable evidence. It also now incorporates methodological resources about clinical effectiveness research. This webinar will provide an overview of PubMed Health’s features, discussing recent and coming developments.
Test Your Way. Do It Today. Get Tested for HIV – HIV.gov Blog
The Medical Library Association (MLA) is seeking members for the newly established Diversity and Inclusion Task Force. The MLA board of directors recently approved a new strategic goal to evaluate and improve MLA practices as they relate to diversity and inclusion. Deadline for MLA members to apply is end of day July 3. *Note: you have to sign into MLAnet to see the application form.
NNLM MAR is always interested in learning about health outreach projects and activities that are happening in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Delaware. Share your story with us!
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