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Guest post submitted by Network member Meg Brunner, MLIS, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute Library, University of Washington; Chair, Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists (SALIS). If you’re interested in writing a guest post, please contact us at email@example.com. Reading through my RSS feeds yesterday morning, I came across the latest article from Social Media… Read More »
The National Library of Medicine is sponsoring a video contest in honor of its 175th anniversary. First prize in the contest is $1000! Videos must be 30 to 60 seconds long and address one or more of the following questions. How has an NLM product or service helped you: Solve a health problem or enabled… Read More »
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Our colleagues in the Mid-Continental Region have asked us to spread the word about this upcoming webinar: Health Literacy in the Real World: Awareness, Ideas, Solutions March 17 9am Pacific Time Guest Speaker: Michael Villaire, MSLM Chief Operating Officer, Institute for Healthcare Advancement Poor health literacy is a major issue in the United States. We… Read More »
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If you are interested in alternative literature searching strategies, be sure to read the article “PubMed and beyond: A survey of web tools for searching biomedical literature” published last month in the open access journal DATABASE: The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation. This article is a review of 28 search tools that are based… Read More »
Outpatient 0 by tomswift46 on Flickr Is trying to keep up with information about electronic health records (EHRs) turning everything into a blur? Do you know your HITECH from your HIPAA without screaming “HIE!”? Just how can librarians be a part of the latest way that health information is being used and managed by both… Read More »