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Resources for the Opioid Abuse Epidemic

Posted by on May 10th, 2017 0 comments

This from the┬áDisaster Information Management Research Center┬áDivision of Specialized Information Services. Thanks, Robin! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have declared opioid abuse an epidemic, calling it a serious public health issue. Two states, Florida and Maryland, have recently declared states of emergency in response to the opioid crisis. NIH MedlinePlus magazine has an… Read More »

Posted in: News from NIH/NLM, Public Health

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Funding two speakers on data management topics at MCMLA

Posted by on May 5th, 2017 0 comments

Kudos to Merle Rosenzweig on receiving funding through our office to support two speakers at the upcoming annual meeting of the Midwest Chapter Medical Library Association in Michigan! The topic for each presentation is related to data management, a current initiative of the National Library of Medicine. These presentations are: Perspectives in Research Data Management,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

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Congratulations to Don Pearson, professional development awardee!

Posted by on May 5th, 2017 0 comments

Donald Pearson has been funded through our office to attend the Midwest Chapter Medical Library Association meeting in Michigan this fall. Don will be attending the continuing education courses and observing the meeting overall, as he is on the planning committee for the 2018 meeting next year. Don works at Mount Carmel Health System, which… Read More »

Posted in: Funding

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A day with the Ohio Health Sciences Library Association (OHSLA)

Posted by on May 5th, 2017 0 comments

Today, I joined the fine members of OHSLA, the Ohio Health Sciences Library Association (the abbreviation is pronounced “oh-slaw,” rhymes with “coleslaw”) for their annual spring meeting at the beautiful Columbus Metropolitan Library downtown Columbus, Ohio. The meeting featured a presentation of the class EBM/EBP: The Basics, presented by Megan von Isenberg from Duke Medical… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

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Visit to American Library Association headquarters!

Posted by on May 5th, 2017 0 comments

Have you ever visited the American Library Association headquarters? I hadn’t! Several weeks ago Linda Walton (our fair leader), Bobbi Newman (outreach specialist) and I made the trip to the Windy City to meet with the two Public Library Association (PLA) co-directors. This visit was part of the process of planning a partnership between NNLM’s… Read More »

Posted in: Conferences and Meetings, Consumer Health

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