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Who do you think would receive the better medical care… an “abuser” or a person who suffers from “substance use disorder”? Nearly 21 million people in the US have a substance use disorder, however, just ten percent of that number actually get treatment. What keeps people from getting the help they need? The number one… Read More »
Here at the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), we are responsible for raising awareness of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). With that in mind, I sent a survey to New England hospital librarians in May 2018. I offered a list of NLM databases and services. I asked librarians to identify the topics… Read More »
On June 19, 2018, NER hosted an informational meeting for an upcoming educational series on Librarians Supporting Nursing Education and Research. Our goal is to develop webinars that meet the needs of our region. We designed this meeting to spark ideas and collect feedback. This webinar series is part of our Communities of Interest (COI)… Read More »
On Jan 25, 2018, NNLM NER hosted a webinar on the Business of Healthcare. This webinar is part of an intermittent series aimed at addressing the professional development needs of hospital librarians in the New England Region. Topics are determined by NNLM NER’s Hospital Libraries Advisory Group (HLAG). Example topics include: DOCLINE Update; Advanced PubMed;… Read More »
Definition of Resolve, transitive verb 5: to reach a firm decision about: resolve to get more sleep; resolve disputed points in a text. Source: Merriam-Webster In the work world, there are all sorts of “new years”, usually tied to the fiscal or funding cycles of the workplace. When I worked in public libraries, our fiscal… Read More »