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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 »
MCR is now accepting applications for the Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Certification Funding. Each awardee receives funding to cover the cost of applying for the CHIS certificate (up to $75). Priority is given to first time applicants. For more information about eligibility and application requirements, visit: MLA Specializations Certification Funding If you have any… Read More »
Barb Jones was contacted by the editor of The EngagingPatients blog and asked to comment on the value of librarians to patients. You can read her post at http://www.engagingpatients.org/information-resources/medical-librarians-helping-patients-engage-with-information/ (bbj)
The deadline for NNLM members, in the MidContinental Region, to renew their memberships has been extended to March 24, 2017. Please submit the online form emailed to your institution as soon as possible. If you are in a NNLM member institution and are the director or designated NNLM contact person, you should have received… Read More »
The NNLM MidContinental Region kicked-off its online membership renewal drive on Friday, March 3, 2017. If you are in a NNLM member institution and are the director or designated NNLM contact person, you should have received an email invitation to complete a brief online form. The current membership period is from May 1, 2016 to… Read More »