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Oct

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Member Highlights: Stony Brook University, Southampton, NY

Posted by on October 16th, 2018 0 comments

NNLM MAR is pleased to share successes of health outreach projects and activities in our region. Learn what your amazing colleagues are doing to increase access to quality health information for the communities they serve. Connect to Your Health Fair The Applied Health Informatics program at Stony Brook University received the “Outreach to Consumers” Award… Read More »

Posted in: Member Highlights

Oct

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Weekly Postings

Posted by on October 12th, 2018 0 comments

See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight The MAReport: read the Summer/Fall 2018 issue of the MAReport newsletter! This quarter, All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator Veronica Leigh Milliner talks about opportunities to incorporate genetics into health programming in her article, “Your Family, Your History, Your Health: Genetics… Read More »

Posted in: Weekly Postings

Oct

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New Funding Opportunity – NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Award

Posted by on October 12th, 2018 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) is pleased to announce the availability of funding through NLM’s partnership with the NIH All of Us Research Program, part of the Precision Medicine Initiative. Through this collaboration, NNLM’s Regional Medical Libraries and National Offices will focus on raising awareness about All of Us and improving public… Read More »

Posted in: @ the RML, All of Us, Funding

Oct

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Resources for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by on October 10th, 2018 0 comments

Breast cancer affects 1 in every 8 women during their lives, and is the second most common kind of cancer in women. No one knows why some women get breast cancer, but there are many risk factors. Risks that you cannot change include: Age – the risk rises as you get older. Genes – two genes,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

Oct

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Weekly Postings

Posted by on October 5th, 2018 0 comments

See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight The MAReport: the Summer/Fall 2018 issue of the MAReport newsletter is now available! This quarter, Executive Director Kate Flewelling wrote about how the National Library of Medicine and National Network of Libraries of Medicine are responding to the opioid crisis, including… Read More »

Posted in: Weekly Postings

Sep

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Weekly Postings

Posted by on September 28th, 2018 0 comments

See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight September is National Preparedness Month. Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How. This week: Save for an Emergency. The MAReport: the Summer/Fall 2018 issue of the MAReport newsletter is now available! This quarter, Education & Healthy Literacy Coordinator Michelle Burda is challenging… Read More »

Posted in: Weekly Postings

Sep

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Call for Volunteers: NNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Posted by on September 27th, 2018 0 comments

In April of this year, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine hosted a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon to add citations to Wikipedia articles on rare diseases, using trusted National Library of Medicine resources like Genetics Home Reference, MedlinePlus, PubMed, and the NIH resource Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center. Are you interested in improving the health information… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Open Access, Outreach, Public Health

Sep

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National Preparedness Month: Save For an Emergency

Posted by on September 25th, 2018 0 comments

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), a reminder to prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. This year’s theme focuses on planning: Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How. Each week of NPM focuses on a specific aspect of the overarching theme, to help individuals, families, communities and organizations consider how they plan… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness

Sep

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Understanding How Librarians can Support Data Science and Big Data

Posted by on September 24th, 2018 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

Sep

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Weekly Postings

Posted by on September 21st, 2018 0 comments

See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight September is National Preparedness Month. Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How. This week: Check your coverage. The Fall 2018 offering for The Health Sciences Library Association of New Jersey’s Group Licensing Initiative (HSLANJ GLI) is now available. MAR members are eligible… Read More »

Posted in: Weekly Postings

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