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Feb

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Visits to Eastern Maine Community College and Vose Public Library

Posted by on February 12th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

Last week, I visited Eastern Maine Community College (EMCC) in Bangor, Maine. I spent the morning speaking with library and Information Technology staff about mobile apps from the National Library of Medicine. EMCC received NER funds to purchase twelve tablets, expanding the library’s ability to teach NLM resources to nursing and allied health students. We focused… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project, NLM Resources

Jan

11

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Librarians Supporting Nurses: Concord Hospital in New Hampshire

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

Last fall, I asked several New England hospital librarians to share their stories about supporting nursing education and research. My first interview was with Mary Shah, MLS, AHIP. She is a Medical Librarian and Archivist at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut. This interview is with Maureen Dunn, MLIS, AHIP. Maureen is the Library Director at Concord Hospital… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest

Dec

08

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Focused Outreach to Bangor (ME) Public Library

Posted by on December 8th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Last June, I took a drive up to Bangor, Maine to set the groundwork for this year’s Focused Outreach work. NNLM NER is putting the spotlight on the work of Bangor-area librarians for 2018-2019. We interviewed nine librarians at various Maine locations, including two hospital libraries, two urban libraries, two rural libraries, a community college library… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

Nov

07

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Librarians Supporting Nurses: Danbury Hospital in Connecticut

Posted by on November 7th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Kerry Dhakal’s recent article  in the Journal of the Medical Library Association identifies librarians and nurses as natural partners in establishing evidence-based practice. Nurses participate in lifelong learning activities, and highly value the assistance that they receive from librarians. To explore this topic, I asked New England hospital librarians about their work in supporting nursing… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest

Oct

10

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From Genealogy to Genetics: Maine Library Association Annual Meeting

Posted by on October 10th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Earlier this month,  Catherine Martin and I drove up to Newry, MA to present at the Maine Library Association Annual Meeting. Our session, From Genealogy to Genetics: Library Programming to Explore Your Roots, was scheduled for Monday, Oct 1st. The Annual Meeting opened with a panel discussion on journalism, fake news and libraries. Afterwards, Catherine attended… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources

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