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Posts by archive: November 2017

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HIV/AIDS Information Resources Online Course

Posted by on November 29th, 2017 0 comments

The HIV/AIDS Information Resources from the National Library of Medicine online course is designed to provide valuable health information resources from NLM and other reliable sources to increase awareness of the abundance of treatment information and educational materials that are available online. This free, 30-minute course can be accessed at any time and will cover… Read More »

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

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Resources for World AIDS Day

Posted by on November 28th, 2017 0 comments

For World AIDS Day on Friday, December 1st, share educational materials in multiple languages about HIV/AIDS prevention, testing, treatment, and living with the condition.  Health professionals can find multilingual HIV/AIDS patient materials on HealthReach, a website created by the National Library of Medicine that offers reliable health information in many languages and formats.  Share the eight-part HIV/AIDS… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Health Professionals, K-12, News from NLM/NIH, Outreach, Public Health

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Weekly Postings

Posted by on November 22nd, 2017 0 comments

See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight Funding available! The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, is accepting applications for health information outreach, health literacy initiatives, emergency preparedness partnerships and health sciences library projects. Applications will be due by COB on December 1. See a… Read More »

Posted in: Weekly Postings

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Resources for Family Caregivers

Posted by on November 21st, 2017 0 comments

From the Outreach and Special Populations Branch: November is National Family Caregivers Month, and the National Library of Medicine offers resources to support family caregivers through information on MedlinePlus and through multilingual information for family caregivers on HealthReach.  HealthReach provides materials for caregivers (documents, video, and audio) in multiple languages related to home care and caregivers, such as:… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

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Weekly Postings

Posted by on November 17th, 2017 0 comments

See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight Funding available! The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, is accepting applications for health information outreach, health literacy initiatives, emergency preparedness partnerships and health sciences library projects. Applications will be due by COB on December 1. See a… Read More »

Posted in: Weekly Postings

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In Praise of Health Sciences Librarians

Posted by on November 17th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

MAR Updates Kate Flewelling, Executive Director As I noted in our last issue, fall is the time for many conferences. Over the course of three weeks, I attended four health sciences library conferences! After several years of focusing my outreach efforts on health professionals, I was excited to introduce myself to and reconnect with many… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

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Member Spotlight: Nathaniel A. Thomas, MLS

Posted by on November 17th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Nathaniel A. Thomas, MLS Reference Supervisor, Government Documents’ Librarian Reading Public Library, Reading, PA I am the supervisor of the Reference Department and also the government documents’ librarian. I am responsible for scheduling reference staff, overseeing collection development, and arranging adult programs and outreach efforts. The City of Reading is, like so many places nationwide,… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

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Raising Awareness During the Opioid Crisis: One Library @ a Time

Posted by on November 17th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Consumer Connections Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator It seems as though not a day goes by when the evening news coverage does not make mention of some local, regional, or national tragedy involving the opioid crisis that is affecting the entire nation. An epidemic that has long been an issue in the U.S. and is… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

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Highlighting Community Outreach within the Middle Atlantic Region

Posted by on November 17th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Academic Outreach Elaina Vitale, Academic Coordinator I’ve been so fortunate in my first year and a half here at NNLM MAR to do community outreach with academic, public, hospital, solo and special librarians across our region. The ongoing work that our outstanding network members do is a constant reminder that libraries truly are partners in… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

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NNLM MAR Partnership: Health Care Education Association

Posted by on November 17th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Did You Know? Michelle Burda, Education & Health Literacy Coordinator At NNLM MAR, we partner with a variety of other organizations, regional and national. As Health Literacy and Education Coordinator, I am heavily involved in the Health Care Education Association (HCEA), a national organization for healthcare educators. HCEA is a multi-disciplinary professional organization. Membership includes… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

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