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Dec

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Rural America: Impact of Disability on Poverty and Health

Posted by on December 6th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

On Nov 14, 2019, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released the annual “Rural America at a Glance” report. The USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) issues this 6-page report. The ERS studies Rural Poverty and Well-being with a focus on the economic, social, spatial, temporal and demographic factors that affect the poverty status of… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Nov

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Embracing Community: Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital’s Medical Library

Posted by on November 6th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

In August, I wrote about my trip to Copley Hospital shortly after librarian Stacy Wein was notified about the library’s closure. After my visit with Stacy, I drove 40 miles to what is known as the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. I wanted to learn more about the medical library at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital (NVRH)…. Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest

Oct

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Answers to Your Questions: DOCLINE, PubMed and EFTS

Posted by on October 11th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

Just over two months ago, twenty-eight librarians gathered at UMass Medical School for our One-Day Summer Session for New England Region hospital librarians. In the morning, we discussed National Library of Medicine changes to DOCLINE, LinkOut, PubMed and the elimination of LoansomeDoc, as well as the upcoming EFTS transition from UConn Health to the Medical… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest

Aug

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Library Closure at Copley Hospital, Morrisville VT

Posted by on August 5th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

In late June, I took a trip up to Vermont. I was visiting libraries in Rutland County for our Focused Outreach initiative, as well as visiting several hospital libraries in Vermont. At the end of my first day, I checked my email. I had a message from Stacy Wein. She was just notified that her library… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest

Jul

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Discovering Rutland County Libraries through #VTPassport

Posted by on July 16th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

This June, I took a drive up to Vermont to set the groundwork for this year’s Focused Outreach work. NNLM NER is looking for ways to support health information dissemination in Rutland County. My first appointment was to speak with Jason Broughton, Vermont State Librarian. I was curious to hear his impressions of the health… Read More »

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