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MidContinental Region News January 20th, 2021
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Winterize Your Medicine Cabinet: Resources for Medication Safety

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Ten percent of all hospital admissions are the result of individuals not taking medications correctly. Twenty-eight percent of all hospital admissions for those over 65 are caused by medical non-compliance.  Many adults over 60 years of age take two or more prescriptions, with around 20% taking five or more in a single month. The health… Read More »

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New Class alert: Consumer Health Collection Management – On demand

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NTO is pleased to announce a new class, especially for public library staff looking to update their health collections! Please share with your regions. Consumer Health Collection Management – On demand is a 4 credit, on demand course  taught in Moodle. This course reviews collection management principles and resources for health-related collections in public libraries…. Read More »

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Three NNLM MCR Member Libraries receive recognition at this year’s Urban Libraries Council Innovations Initiative Awards

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Established nearly 50 years ago, the Urban Libraries Council aims to enrich their 150 (and growing!) member communities by promoting the urban library as an essential public asset that helps communities strengthen their efforts in education, workforce and economic development, digital literacy and inclusion, civic engagement, and race and social equity. For 10 years the… Read More »

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Instructor Training from The Carpentries and NNLM

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The NTO invites applications to participate in online Instructor Training from The Carpentries (Data Carpentry, Library Carpentry, and Software Carpentry). This highly-sought after training is the first step in becoming a certified instructor for The Carpentries. Instructors organize and teach Carpentry workshops to spread data literacy and programmatic skills both locally and globally. Members of The Carpentries Instructor community work together to… Read More »

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Repositories on BMIC List – Please take 10 minutes by Jan 22

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Our team from the Data Curation Network seeks input from users, staff, curators, and directors at US-based data repositories (disciplinary, government, institutional, and general) to help us better understand (1) the level of data curation provided by your data repository and (2) what you perceive as the most important value-add that data curation has on… Read More »

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Network of the National Library of Medicine/MidContinental Region (NN/LM-MCR)
University of Utah
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
10 North 1900 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-5890
Phone: 801-587-3650
This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012344 with the University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.

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