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Sep

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Finding Reputable Journals

Posted by on September 27th, 2016 3 comments

The growth in importance of scholarly publishing and open access has also had an unfortunate consequence of a rise in disreputable or predatory journal publishing. These publishers can create a negative impact on the spirit of open access publishing, as well as preying upon less experienced authors. Librarians can help guide authors to reputable journals… Read More »

Posted in: Training & Education

Sep

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Health Hotlines to be Retired

Posted by on September 26th, 2016 0 comments

Health Hotlines was developed by NLM as a community service to help the public locate health-related information from organizations with toll free numbers. Organizations listed included such categories as Federal, State, and local government agencies, information and referral centers, professional societies, support groups and voluntary associations. NLM has decided it will no longer update the Health Hotlines database… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM

Sep

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Ann Glusker Interview at MLA

Posted by on September 24th, 2016 0 comments

Ann Glusker, Reference Librarian at NN/LM PNR Network member institution Seattle Public Library, was interviewed by McGraw-Hill Education at the annual Medical Library Association Conference in Toronto, Ontario in May 2016. She talked about her experiences on the reference desk and the way that information is being delivered and consumed, and also how to make… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from Network Members

Sep

23

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NLM and ALA Partnership Brings Native Voices Exhibit to Libraries in PNR Region

Posted by on September 23rd, 2016 0 comments

A year ago last fall, the American Library Association (ALA) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) partnered to bring the NLM traveling exhibition, Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness to academic, public, and tribal libraries in the United States and other Native-serving cultural institutions beginning in 2016 through 2020.  Libraries and… Read More »

Posted in: News from Network Members, News From NN/LM PNR

Sep

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Free Webinar: A Beginners Guide to Creating Accessible Documents

Posted by on September 19th, 2016 0 comments

Are you interested in learning how to make your documents accessible to people with disabilities? The Institute on Disability is offering this free webinar tomorrow at 12:30 Pacific Time. From their website: “Description: During this webinar, participants will learn the steps for creating an accessible document and the importance of having content accessible. Areas to… Read More »

Posted in: Training & Education

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