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Disaster Preparedness Resources: September is National Preparedness Month

Posted by on August 31st, 2015 0 comments

Is your library disaster ready?  With wild fires occurring in every state of the Pacific Northwest Region emergency preparedness is especially important for those being affected in these areas and libraries can play an important role.  September is National Preparedness Month (NPM) and the theme for this year is Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Training & Education

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What’s New in the Horizon Report, 2015 Library Edition

Posted by on August 21st, 2015 0 comments Tags: ,

[guest post by Tony Nguyen, Emerging Technologies/Communications Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM), Southeastern/Atlantic Region (SE/A). Contact Tony at tnguyen@hshsl.umaryland.edu] New Media Consortium recently released the Horizon Report, 2015 Library Edition that identifies trends, challenges, and emerging technologies. The report is designed to examine new technologies and determine their potential impact on academic… Read More »

Posted in: Technology

Aug

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Update on NLM Resources: Tox Town

Posted by on August 20th, 2015 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine’s Tox Town website uses color, graphics, sounds and animation to make learning about the environment more interesting. Visit Tox Town to discover the connection between chemicals, the environment, and health.  Divided into neighborhoods, the website explores various environments. From the NLM Technical Bulletin: The City neighborhood has recently been updated… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM, Training & Education

Aug

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Understanding Qualitative Research – Exploring the Motivations of Patients and Clinicians Webinar, August 26

Posted by on August 20th, 2015 0 comments

Please join us at the University of Washington Health Sciences Library for this webinar from the Medical Library Association, “Understanding Qualitative Research: Exploring the Motivations of Patients and Clinicians.” If studies show that having answers to clinical questions changes patient management over 50% of the time, why do residents fail to answer their clinical question?… Read More »

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

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August 19th – PNR Rendezvous: Heal What? HEALWA! A Unique Statewide Health Information Resource for Health Professionals in Washington

Posted by on August 18th, 2015 0 comments

Date: Wednesday, August 19th Time: 1:00pm Pacific Time, Noon Alaska Time, and 2:00pm Mountain Time Tomorrow, on August 19th we will hear from Gail Kouame, Assistant Director for HEALWA (Health Evidence Resource for Washington State) about this unique program and resource for health practitioners.  For the price of a few lattes, eligible health practitioners in… Read More »

Posted in: News From NN/LM PNR, Resource Sharing & Document Delivery, Training & Education

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