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MedlinePlus No Longer Providing Interactive Tutorial Modules

Posted by on February 27th, 2015

As of Friday, February 27, the National Library of Medicine’s MedlinePlus resource is no longer providing a library of interactive tutorials from the Patient Education Institute. The Anatomy and Surgery videos remain available. This decision is based on trends NLM has observed from users, and the desire to provide information that most closely aligns with… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Education & Training, NLM Resources

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American Evaluation Association Blog Theme: Qualitative Evaluation

Posted by on February 27th, 2015

The American Evaluation Association (AEA) just concluded a week-long blog theme about qualitative evaluation. Following are some highlights to consider using in your own assessment efforts: The Role of Context: the authors of this entry previously shared five high quality elements of qualitative evaluation, and this entry referenced them while emphasizing the need for evaluators to… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, General, Non-NLM Resources

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Apple’s “iWork for iCloud” Now Available to Everyone!

Posted by on February 27th, 2015

Apple recently made its “iWork for iCloud” app suite available to all users at no cost, even those without an Apple device. iWork for iCloud is web-only access and features web versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote for creating documents, spreadsheets and presentations. To access this trio of productivity apps, you will need to create… Read More »

Posted in: Cloud Computing, Mobile Devices, Web 2.0 Tools

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Michael E. DeBakey Library Services Outreach Award Nominations Due June 1!

Posted by on February 26th, 2015

The Friends of the National Library of Medicine is seeking nominations for this year’s Michael E. DeBakey Library Services Outreach Award. Nominees must be currently employed as a health sciences librarian and have worked in such a position for at least five years immediately preceding the award. Nominations may be made for contributions by the… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, General

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Survey on Systematic Reviews: Respond by March 27

Posted by on February 25th, 2015

Information professionals who either serve medical/health sciences clientele or have job functions within a medical/health sciences environment are invited to participate in a research study entitled Challenges, Barriers, and Outcomes of Health Sciences Information Professional Involvement in Systematic Reviews, being conducted by librarians at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Library. The aim of this… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training

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