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Region 7 Update October 3rd, 2022
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Member Spotlight: Alice Stokes

Posted by on March 18th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

Alice Stokes is a Research and Education Librarian at the Dana Medical Library at the University of Vermont. Being a lifelong Vermonter, Alice feels that it’s important to be involved in her community and the importance of working together means that she has worked with NNLM R7 (and NER previously) on many projects including graphic… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Mar

11

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Member Spotlight: Tim Kenny

Posted by on March 11th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

If you had 25 hours in a day, what would you do with the extra hour? Probably tell myself I am going to exercise, but then gradually rationalize my way out of it over the course of the hour.  Assuming I scrap the exercise idea, I would probably use it to practice guitar or try… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest

Feb

11

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Hospital Libraries Feedback 2022

Posted by on February 11th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

Region 7 is distributing our annual survey for hospital libraries. We wonder if webinars hosted by Region 7, and designed to address the needs of hospital librarians, are pertinent to those in our region. We are curious to know if hospital librarians are interested in pursuing Medical Library Association specializations in Consumer Health Information (CHIS),… Read More »

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Jan

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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 »

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Dec

10

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Ransomware Attacks: What Medical Librarians Need to Know

Posted by on December 10th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

Region 7 recently offered a webinar to prepare medical librarians to initiate plans for responding to ransomware attacks. Steve Long, CEO of Hancock Health in Greenfield, IN, shared his experiences with mobilizing disaster response procedures after a ransomware attack. Hackers used compromised account credentials to target a server located in the hospital’s emergency IT backup… Read More »

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