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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 recent blog post from Executive Director, Kate Flewelling for details, or review our funding opportunities and start your application today!
Closing Today! The Fall 2017 offering for the Health Sciences Library Association of New Jersey (HSLANJ) Group Licensing Initiative (GLI) application deadline is today, November 17. NNLM MAR members are eligible to participate! Learn more.
The Fall 2017 issue of the MAReport is now available! This quarter, Elaina Vitale is “Highlighting Community Outreach within the Middle Atlantic Region” – read more about her involvement with two symposiums in New Jersey, and our partnership with Albany Medical College on their project to improve patient-provider communications.
NNLM Data Education Needs Assessment: The field of data science is broad in scope; encompassing a wide variety of areas including the generation, characterization, management, storage, analysis, visualization, integration, use of large data science relevant to biomedical and health research. NNLM is seeking feedback on your training needs for data science and management. This assessment will provide direction for future NNLM educational opportunities. We appreciate your participation!
Health Information in American Sign Language & More – MARquee News Highlights
Reflections on Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles – Midwest Matters, from GMR
“Mistakes Were Made” – The Dragonfly, News from the Northwest and Beyond, by PNR
#Eval17 Highlights – NEO Shop Talk
MEDLINE Data Changes: 2018 – NTO News
Promoting Healthy Communities: Connecting Public Libraries with Health Information – Public Libraries Online from PLA, article by NNLM GMR’s Community Engagement and Outreach Specialist, Bobbi Newman.
Putting the Consumer Health Information Specialization to Work in Public Libraries – recorded webinar from the Public Library Association, featuring NNLM’s Carolyn Martin and Bobbi Newman.
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.
The National Library of Medicine is making some changes to Interlibrary Loan Services (ILL) beginning in January 2018. Details.
Happy Birthday, Blog! – NLM Musings from the Mezzanine, Innovations in Health Information from the Director of the U.S. National Library of Medicine
More Twists than the Double Helix: Jim Ostell’s Surprising Path—Part 2 of 2 – NLM in Focus, a Look Inside the U.S. National Library of Medicine
Draw To, Draw From Experience – Circulating Now, from the Historical Collections of the National Library of Medicine
– NIH Director’s Blog
NIH awards to test ways to store, access, share, and compute on biomedical data in the cloud – DataScience@NIH, Driving Discovery Through Data
Five New Videos on YouTube: APIs, PubMed, RefSeq & more
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!
Designing Conference Posters in PowerPoint – November 28, 12:00-1:00 PM ET – Sponsored by MAR, this session will present you with design strategies for professional looking posters, such as size specifications, good visual balance, and organizing content. You will see how PowerPoint’s extended menus and tools can be utilized to transform a blank slide to a ready-to-print poster.
Resources for Health Services Research and Public Health: NLM’s National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) – November 29, 3:00-4:00 PM ET – Join this upcoming session of NNLM Resource Picks to learn from the NICHSR staff about NICHSR ONESearch! This presentation will highlight valuable resources of data for assessing the impact of changing health policies, updates from high value sources about news and useful tools to support health service or public health practice, and more.
In-person opportunity! Health Statistics on the Web and Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community – December 1, 9:30 AM-3:00 PM ET – The HSLANJ CE Committee is pleased to offer this double-header at the New Jersey Hospital Association in Princeton, NJ. Featuring two classes presented by NNLM MAR Executive Director, Kate Flewelling. Participants are eligible for 4 MLA CE.
A Community Effort: Responding to Substance Misuse – December 6, 2:00-4:00 PM ET – Librarians are arming themselves with Naloxone and saving lives, but how else can we respond to the opioid crisis and the other substance related disorders that plague our campuses and communities? This session, sponsored by SEA, will cover a variety of approaches that address misinformation, harm reduction efforts, and support for persons in recovery, and will explore a range of resources available to professionals, community organizations, and individuals struggling with addiction.
ClinicalTrials.gov: Results Reporting, Unique Evidence & the Role of the Medical Librarian – December 7, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM ET – Sponsored by MAR, join this 1-hour overview of ClinicalTrials.gov, an openly available federal registry and results database of publicly and privately funded clinical studies conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov is a vital resource for researchers, healthcare providers, and health sciences librarians who wish to consult the entire body of evidence on any particular topic.
Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community (Tween/Teen Substance Use Awareness) – December 13, 2:00-3:00 PM ET – This session will provide an overview of ideas to conduct health outreach and create health programs for libraries and community/faith based organizations, particularly related to Tween/Teen Substance Use Awareness, and National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week. Participants will learn how to integrate resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and other reputable agencies, and where to locate free materials.
Funding opportunity: The Health Sciences & Human Services Library (HS/HSL) at the University of Maryland, Baltimore is excited to announce the creation of several “starter” awards for the Electronic Funds Transfer System (EFTS). DOCLINE libraries that are not already making use of EFTS are invited to apply for the starter funds of $200 each to establish an account with EFTS, the billing component of DOCLINE. Email HSHSL-NLMsea@hshsl.umaryland.edu for more information.
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 to receive a special highlight on the MARquee!
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