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Jun

27

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DISASTR-OUTREACH-LIB: Librarians respond to the opioid crisis

Posted by on June 27th, 2017 0 comments

From the DISASTR-OUTREACH-LIB email list: “Long viewed as guardians of safe spaces for children, library staff members have begun taking on the role of first responder in drug overdoses,” CNN reported last week (“The opioid epidemic is so bad that librarians are learning how to treat overdoses,” by Darran Simon, June 23, 2017).  American Libraries also… Read More »

Posted in: All Members, Community College/Academic Libraries, Health Sciences, Public Libraries

Jun

21

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NIHSeniorHealth.gov to be retired in August 2017

Posted by on June 21st, 2017 0 comments

On August 1, 2017, the NIHSeniorHealth.gov Web site will be retired. NIHSeniorHealth.gov, the first government Web site designed for older adults, was launched in 2003 by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM). The site provided evidence-based health information to millions of older adults in a format geared to… Read More »

Posted in: All Members, Community College/Academic Libraries, Health Sciences, K-12, Public Libraries

Jun

09

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NLM @ MLA: Recordings Available

Posted by on June 9th, 2017 0 comments

Did you miss some of the National Library of Medicien presentations at the annual meeting of the Medical Library Association or want to see them again? Recordings of NLM contributions to the annual meeting are now up on the NLM web site. Included is the NLM Update and presentations on many of NLM’s resources including… Read More »

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Jun

09

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Job Posting: NNLM Middle Atlantic Region

Posted by on June 9th, 2017 0 comments

The University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) is extending the search for Health Professions Coordinator for the Middle Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM MAR). The Health Professions Coordinator has primary responsibility for designing and evaluating outreach and education programs, focusing on NLM resources and increasing access to… Read More »

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May

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Final Chance: Spring Questionnaire

Posted by on May 30th, 2017 0 comments

The Spring Questionnaire gives us feedback on how effective our activities were last year. Only you can tell us. The last day to complete it is May 31, 2017. If you haven’t completed the questionnaire, please do. It only takes 10 min. For those you who have already submitted your responses–Thank you!/ch  

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