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Region 7 Update January 20th, 2022
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Member Spotlight- Meet 2019-2020 NLM Associate Fellow Sharon Han

Posted by on January 14th, 2022 0 comments

Sharon Han (she/her) is a librarian in central Connecticut, and member of the NLM Fellowship Class 2019-2020. The National Library of Medicine is accepting applications now through January 28th for their Associate Fellowship Program, so we thought this would be a great opportunity to share about Sharon’s work and her experience as an NLM Associate Fellow…. Read More »

Posted in: Blog

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Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted by on January 4th, 2022 0 comments

January has been designated by Congress as Cervical Health Awareness Month. According to the National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC) over 13,000 women are diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer and over 4,000 will die each year. Despite this prevalence, it is a highly preventable form of cancer, which is one reason cervical health awareness is so… Read More »

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DOCLINE Rush and Urgent Patient Care Requests

Posted by on January 4th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

Region 7 is taking a look at DOCLINE libraries that provide documents for Rush and Urgent Patient Care requests. We will embark on this project over the next six months. We hear the concerns of hospital librarians about responsiveness during the pandemic. We share the concern that library staff were overwhelmed with additional duties, and… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest

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Getting to Know our Members

Posted by on December 28th, 2021 0 comments

NNLM Region 7 is continuously learning and growing and we do this best when members share with us what is going on in their work. This helps us to highlight the amazing work happening in the region and helps us learn about needs and gaps in services. Some common themes we are hearing from libraries… Read More »

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Graphic Medicine and Region 7: What’s Next?

Posted by on December 20th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

Back in October, I wrote about past Region 7 Graphic Medicine work, outlined a few ideas of where we might go next and invited partners to give feedback on a five minute R7 Graphic Medicine COI Survey.   With the information that’s been shared so far, it’s time to talk about what we’ve learned and… Read More »

Posted in: Graphic Medicine

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