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Posts by archive: October 2017

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One Health Day

Posted by on October 30th, 2017 0 comments

International One Health Day is celebrated every year on November 3. The goal of One Health Day is to build the cultural will necessary to see change in how planetary health challenges are assessed and addressed. One Health Day will bring global attention to the need for One Health interactions and allow the world to ‘see them in action’.  The One… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Professionals, K-12, Outreach, Public Health

Oct

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Weekly Postings

Posted by on October 27th, 2017 0 comments

See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight New funding available! The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, is pleased to announce a new round of funding for health information outreach, health literacy initiatives, emergency preparedness partnerships and health sciences library projects. Applications will be due… Read More »

Posted in: Weekly Postings

Oct

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Next Week: Putting the Consumer Health Information Specialization to Work in Public Libraries

Posted by on October 26th, 2017 0 comments

The Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) credential can help public librarians stay current in the consumer health information field and bring an additional, recognized level of expertise to their communities. This webinar will provide an overview of the CHIS designation, including its requirements and benefits, and will also showcase specific projects and programs that public library… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education

Oct

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Perspectives of Librarian Involvement in the Use of Big Data and Data Science

Posted by on October 25th, 2017 0 comments

In the NNLM Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles course, we asked participants, as they progressed through the course to consider the following questions: Do you think health sciences librarians should get involved with big data in healthcare? Where should librarians get involved, if you think they should? If you think they should not,… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, Education

Oct

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Request for Information: Trans-NIH Strategic Plan for Research on Women’s Health

Posted by on October 24th, 2017 0 comments

Submit your comments to the Request for Information (RFI) on the next Trans-NIH Strategic Plan for Research on Women’s Health by November 10, 2017. The Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) seeks input on three cross-cutting themes: Theme 1: Expand the Exploration of Sex as a Biological Variable (SABV) in NIH Research. Theme 2: A Multidimensional… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM/NIH

Oct

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Upcoming HHS Live Event Webcast

Posted by on October 23rd, 2017 0 comments

Watch the live webcast of Hidden Casualties:The Consequences of the Opioid Epidemic on the Spread of Infectious Disease on October 23, from 10:00-11:30 am ET at https://www.hhs.gov/LIVE. This presentation will provide an overview on how the opioid epidemic has led to increases in opioid use disorders, injection drug use, overdose deaths, and infectious diseases. Speakers include: Don Wright,… Read More »

Posted in: Health Professionals, Outreach

Oct

20

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Weekly Postings

Posted by on October 20th, 2017 0 comments

See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight New funding available! The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, is pleased to announce a new round of funding for health information outreach, health literacy initiatives, emergency preparedness partnerships and health sciences library projects. Applications will be due… Read More »

Posted in: Weekly Postings

Oct

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Funding up to $15,000 now available – Due December 1

Posted by on October 19th, 2017 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, is pleased to announce a new round of funding for health information outreach, health literacy initiatives, emergency preparedness partnerships and health sciences library projects. Are you ready to start health outreach but need technology to do so? Do you want to print Libraries Transform materials… Read More »

Posted in: @ the RML, Consumer Health, Funding, Outreach, Technology and Libraries

Oct

19

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Finding a Foothold for Hospital Librarians in Big Data

Posted by on October 19th, 2017 0 comments

In the NNLM Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles course, we asked participants, as they progressed through the course to consider the following questions: Do you think health sciences librarians should get involved with big data in healthcare? Where should librarians get involved, if you think they should? If you think they should not,… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, Education

Oct

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Multiple Language Resources for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Posted by on October 18th, 2017 0 comments

From the NLM Outreach and Special Populations branch: Domestic violence is a form of abuse that may involve a spouse or partner, a child, elderly relative, or other family member. Domestic violence can include physical, sexual, emotional, and economic abuse. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the National Library of Medicine offers handouts, audio, and… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Health Professionals, Public Health

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