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Oct

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Health Insurance Marketplace, Open Enrollment Starts November 1

Posted by on October 26th, 2015 0 comments

November 1, 2015 is the first day to enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace for 2016.  The enrollment deadline is January 31, 2016 otherwise the only way to qualify for insurance in 2016 is for a Special Enrollment Period. According to Sylvia Burwell, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, in the five years since ACA… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News From NN/LM PNR

Oct

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2015 NLM Informationist Services and NIH Big Data to Knowledge Awardees Announced

Posted by on October 22nd, 2015 0 comments

In October 2015, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Extramural Programs (EP) announced the 2015 Awards for NLM Administrative Supplements for Informationist Services in NIH-funded Research Projects. These awards bring informationists into research settings and measure the value of their contributions to the research. The Supplement provides funding for up to two years for an… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM

Oct

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Happy 50th Anniversary, NN/LM!

Posted by on October 22nd, 2015 0 comments

On October 22, 1965, the Medical Library Assistance Act was passed authorizing the National Library of Medicine (NLM) to provide grant funding to develop a national system of regional medical libraries. This network, called the Regional Medical Library (RML) Network, changed its name to the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) in 1991. Today the ~6,400-member NN/LM, considered a field force in… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM, News From NN/LM PNR

Oct

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2015 Medical Librarians Month Profile – Andrea Ball

Posted by on October 19th, 2015 0 comments

Andrea Ball, our next featured profile for Medical Librarians Month, is the Care Management and Population Health Librarian at the University of Washington Health Sciences Library. 1. What is your library’s mission and who do your serve? I have been the Care Management and Population Health librarian for the University of Washington Health Sciences Library… Read More »

Posted in: News from Network Members

Oct

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2015 Medical Librarians Month Profile – Meg Brunner

Posted by on October 15th, 2015 0 comments

Meg Brunner, our next NN/LM PNR Network member librarian profile, is the Web Information Specialist at the University of Washington Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute. 1. What is your library’s mission and who do your serve? The University of Washington’s Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute Library (http://lib.adai.uw.edu) primarily serves UW faculty, staff, and students, as… Read More »

Posted in: News from Network Members

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