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Apply Today! Health science librarians are invited to participate in a rigorous online biomedical and health research data management training course, sponsored by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Training Office (NTO). Details.

The University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) invites applications for the newly created position of All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator for the Middle Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM MAR). View the full posting for more information about the position.

National Network of Libraries of Medicine News

The Fall 2017 offering for the Health Sciences Library Association of New Jersey (HSLANJ) Group Licensing Initiative (GLI) is now available. NNLM MAR members are eligible to participate! The deadline to apply for the Fall offer is Friday, November 17. Learn more.

Renew your membership today! If you have not yet verified that your organization’s record is up-to-date, see our recent blog post about the benefits of renewal and NNLM Membership. Are you having trouble creating an NNLM account? If you have received an error message such as, “email address already in use,” contact us for assistance.

Ongoing: the Middle Atlantic Region (MAR) is still accepting applications for funding! Check out a recent post from Executive Director Kate Flewelling about our open awards, and helpful tips to assist with your application.

DIY Build Your Own Culture of Evaluation – NEO Shop Talk

Call for Reviewers, Co-Teachers, and Mentors – NTO News

National Library of Medicine/National Institutes of Health News

NIH MedlinePlus Magazine: If your library subscribed and missed the last delivery of the NIH MedlinePlus Magazine (Summer 2017 edition) you will need to re-subscribe for bulk delivery. NIH MedlinePlus Magazine is an excellent way to introduce members of your community to medical research with trusted health information stories from NIH scientists, famous individuals, as well as everyday people who have turned to NIH for medical assistance. Order NIH MedlinePlus for your library today!

Addressing Health Disparities to the Benefit of AllNLM Musings from the Mezzanine, Innovations in Health Information from the Director of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

We keep rocking!NLM in Focus, a Look Inside the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Treatise of Artificial WatersCirculating Now, from the Historical Collections of the National Library of Medicine

Cool Videos: Insulin from Bacteria to YouNIH Director’s Blog

Scooped! A very personal case for open science – DataScience@NIH, Driving Discovery Through Data

NLM and NNLM Educational Opportunities

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!

LinkOut for Libraries: From Icons to Full Text and Everything in Between – October 18, 1:00-2:00 PM ET – Join this NLM webinar that will go back to the basics of LinkOut, to learn how to get the most of your library’s service. Take an inside look at the three NLM linking services, LinkOut, Outside Tool, and LinkOut Local, and how they differ. Learn why multiple icons display on citations in PubMed and how to see only the ones you want.

Copyright & Online Learning Resources: It’s Complicated! – October 18, 4:00-5:00 PM ET – Questions about library resources and fair use in online education are expanding from the appropriate use of journal articles and eBooks to published images, video clips and more in faculty-created resources for instruction that our licensing terms often don’t explicitly address. Join PNR and guest presenter to learn about some of the challenges faced, and ways to develop informed decisions to propose solutions to educators.

Grants and Proposal Writing – October 30-November 27, 2017 – Sponsored by SEA, this asynchronous online course for beginners presents a general overview of the grant and funding processes, as well as the level of detail required in a successful proposal. Each component of the grant writing process will be addressed, including: documenting the need; identifying the target population; writing measurable objectives; developing a work plan, an evaluation plan and dissemination plan.

Cool Creative Communications: Dazzling Data Visualization – October 30-December 8, 2017 – This multifaceted online class covers concepts of visually representing data and proven tools that are effective in making data understood at a glance. Students will increase their knowledge on data visualization concepts and a variety of data visualization applications.

Working Together: Building a Library and Public Health Community Partnership For Patient Empowerment – November 14, 2:00-3:00 PM ET – How did Albany Medical College’s (AMC) Schaffer Library of Health Sciences (SLHS) and Division of Community Outreach and Medical Education (DivCOME) partner with each other as well as with community-based organizations and public libraries to empower patients and librarians through community and professional development workshops? Join MAR for this one-hour presentation on how existing relationships can be leveraged to build a successful outreach program.

Other Items of Interest

Job Postings:

  • Assistant Learning Management System Administrator/Developer (link removed), Health Sciences Library System, University of Pittsburgh, PA
  • Lead Learning Management System Administrator/Developer (link removed), Health Sciences Library System, University of Pittsburgh, PA
  • Strategic Initiatives Librarian, SUNY Upstate Health Sciences Library, Syracuse, NY

Can Reading Make You Happier? – The New Yorker

Share your story with us! NNLM MAR is always interested in learning about health outreach projects and activities that are happening in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Delaware.


MAR Postings is a comprehensive weekly news series authored by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR)

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Hannah Sinemus is the Web Experience Coordinator for the Middle Atlantic Region (MAR). Although she updates the MAR web pages, blog, newsletter and social media, Hannah is not the sole author of this content. If you have questions about a MARquee or MAReport posting, please contact the Middle Atlantic Region directly at nnlmmar@pitt.edu.

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