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The Evidence Is In—Singing Works!

Posted by on June 29th, 2017 0 comments

You’ve probably heard of evidence-based medicine, but have you ever encountered evidence-based library and information practice?  It’s a movement that encourages librarians and information professionals to use research evidence in their daily practice, just as health care providers do, and to conduct their own research in order to inform their practice. Not only that, but… Read More »

Posted in: News From NNLM PNR

Jun

29

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Publication of a New Illustrated History of the National Library of Medicine

Posted by on June 29th, 2017 0 comments

Images of America: US National Library of Medicine is a newly published book about the National Library of Medicine. The following are highlights from NLM’s announcement. The book appears in the popular Images of America series by Arcadia Publishing, and was arranged through a public-private partnership with that publisher. Simultaneously, the complete book and original versions of the 170+ images, which… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM

Jun

27

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Librarians Respond to the Opioid Crisis

Posted by on June 27th, 2017 0 comments

The information below is from the Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) “Long viewed as guardians of safe spaces for children, library staff members have begun taking on the role of first responder in drug overdoses,” CNN reported last week (“The opioid epidemic is so bad that librarians are learning how to treat overdoses,” by… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM, Public Health, Public Libraries

Jun

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REDCap

Posted by on June 22nd, 2017 0 comments

REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases.  Originally created in 2004 by a small group of researchers at Vanderbilt University who needed a HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) compliant data collection tool, it has evolved into a free, consortium-based secure web application… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, Technology

Jun

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Upcoming PNR Rendezvous webinar June 21

Posted by on June 14th, 2017 0 comments

Join us for the next PNR Rendezvous webinar where Kate Orville, Co-director of the Washington State Medical Home Partnerships Project for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs, will be our presenter.  Learn how primary health care providers and clinics are changing to become “patient-centered medical homes” and the opportunities this opens up for libraries,… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Public Libraries, Training & Education

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