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We Are Getting More Prepared – How About You?

Posted by on February 27th, 2009 0 comments

On Monday, February 9th we hosted a meeting to continue emergency preparedness planning for our region.  Dan Wilson and Susan Yowell from University of Virginia provided most of the content for the day, with particular focus on 10 Steps to Service Continuity for our Network member health sciences libraries.  Others who attended the meeting were… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, News From NN/LM PNR



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Rendezvous Update: Service Continuity recording & PubMed update rescheduled

Posted by on February 25th, 2009 0 comments

On February 18th, Dan Wilson (Coordinator of the NN/LM Emergency Preparedness Plan) gave an RML Rendezvous update about service continuity planning. You can listen to a recording of this Rendezvous at https://webmeeting.nih.gov/p85862149 About 11 minutes and 10 seconds into the recording (you can skip to sections of the recording by dragging the vertical line in… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, News From NN/LM PNR, Training & Education



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Medical Applications on Mobile Devices

Posted by on February 24th, 2009 1 comment

According to a recent report, 54% of U.S. physicians own a PDA or a smartphone, and more than half of them consider the device to be an integral part of their practice. An estimated 70% of U.S. physicians will be using smartphones by 2011. How familiar are you with applications designed to deliver quality health… Read More »

Posted in: Technology



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H.R. 801 Challenges the NIH Public Access Policy

Posted by on February 18th, 2009 0 comments

Earlier this month, U.S. Representative John Conyers (D-MI) re-introduced H.R. 801, the “Fair Copyright in Research Works Act.” If passed into law, H.R. 801 would reverse the NIH Public Access Policy, which ensures public online access to taxpayer-funded, peer reviewed health research literature, and prevent other federal agencies from implementing similar policies. To read more… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM



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Notes from Online Northwest 2009

Posted by on February 17th, 2009 0 comments

Pat Devine and I attended the 26th annual Online Northwest conference in Corvallis, Oregon last Friday. This unique conference brings together technology-curious information professionals from academic, public, school, and special libraries, as well as a few attendees from outside of libraryland. We are fortunate to have an event like this in our region.

Posted in: Technology

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