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Exploring New Horizons: Sharing the NLM Exhibition Program

Friday, June 14th, 2013

Presenter: Jill Newmark, NLM Exhibition Registrar/Traveling Exhibition Service Manager

Come with us to explore this amazing resource and discover the benefits of bringing one to YOUR library. The NLM Traveling Exhibition program reveals how the past informs the present and can shape the future. This is a session you won’t want to miss.

Registration is limited, so register today at:  http://go.usa.gov/bBzC

  • Cost: Free!
  • Date: June 20, 2013
  • Time: 1:00 pm CDT (2 pm EDT)
  • MLA CE Credits: 1
  • This session will be online using Adobe Connect.  To see if your system will support Adobe Connect, please visit this site:  https://webmeeting.nih.gov/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm.
  • If your system fails the test, please contact your IT department for support.

For more information, visit: http://nnlm.gov/gmr/training/online.html

A Voyage to Health Online Exhibition

Monday, May 13th, 2013

The web adaptation of the traveling exhibition, “A Voyage to Health,” is now online! “A Voyage to Health” explores how the revival of Native Hawaiian sea voyaging traditions spurred on a cultural renaissance and helped heal the soul of the community. The website is augmented by education resources, including K-12 lesson plans, higher education modules, online activities, and more. To visit “A Voyage to Health” online, follow the link: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/avoyagetohealth/

NLM Exhibition Program News

Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

NLM’s Exhibition Program launched an online ACSI survey at the end of January.  The survey invites user feedback while they are visiting our Program’s website as well as four online exhibitions. It will be available until the end of January 2014, and are currently available on the following websites:

Online educational resources have been added about Charles R. Drew, MD from the Profiles in Science website.  The three lesson plans and one higher education modules are available online at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/education/charlesdrew/lessonplans.html.

These resources provide classroom activities and discussions using several materials from the online archive, The Charles R. Drew Papers.

Announcing MAR Funding Opportunities

Friday, January 25th, 2013

We are pleased to announce that MAR funding has been posted for the 2013-2014 contract year.  The application deadline is March 15, 2013 for projects that run May 1, 2013 – April 30, 2014.

Funding is a great way to provide health information outreach to a professional or consumer audience, or to pilot a new service you have been wanting to offer.  It is a great way to get recognition within your institution or community.  You are encouraged to review these opportunities and consider applying!

Details are available at:  http://nnlm.gov/mar/funding/
We also encourage you to look at previously funded projects:

Also, listen to presentations for previously funded projects in our Lunch with the RML series:  http://nnlm.gov/mar/training/lunch_recordings.html

We look forward to seeing your applications.

MAR Announces Our Fall Newsletter, The MAReport

Friday, November 30th, 2012

We are pleased to announce the 2nd issue of our quarterly newsletter.  Our goal is…

  • to spotlight various aspects of our services and NLM resources
  • to highlight a Network member
  • to announce classes and training for the next quarter, and
  • to touch on any number of possible topics in future issues

Please share the newsletter:  http://nnlm.gov/mar/newsletter/Make sure to sign-up to receive future issues using the Subscribe feature.

MAR Hopes to See You at MLA Quad in Baltimore

Friday, October 12th, 2012
  • Several MAR staff members will be attending and exhibiting at MLA Quad in Baltimore.
  • Please drop by Booth #12. We’d very much like to say hello!

Subscribe to the MAR Quarterly Newsletter

Friday, September 14th, 2012

MAR announced the inaugural issue of our quarterly newsletter–The MAReport.

Our goal is…

  • to spotlight various aspects of our services and NLM resources
  • to highlight a Network member
  • to announce classes and training for the next quarter, and
  • to touch on any number of possible topics in future issues

Make sure to sign-up to receive future issues using the Subscribe feature. Also, please share the newsletter with colleagues and friends:  http://nnlm.gov/mar/newsletter/.

Subscribe to the MAR Quarterly Newsletter

Friday, September 7th, 2012

MAR announced the inaugural issue of our quarterly newsletter–The MAReport.

Our goal is…

  • to spotlight various aspects of our services and NLM resources
  • to highlight a Network member
  • to announce classes and training for the next quarter, and
  • to touch on any number of possible topics in future issues

Make sure to sign-up to receive future issues using the Subscribe feature. Also, please share the newsletter with colleagues and friends:  http://nnlm.gov/mar/newsletter/.

Announcing the First Issue of The MAReport

Friday, August 24th, 2012

This week MAR announced the inaugural issue of our quarterly newsletter–The MAReport.

Our goal is…

  • to spotlight various aspects of our services and NLM resources
  • to highlight a Network member
  • to announce classes and training for the next quarter, and
  • to touch on any number of possible topics in future issues

Make sure to sign-up to receive future issues using the Subscribe feature. Also, please share the newsletter with colleagues and friends:  http://nnlm.gov/mar/newsletter/.

MLA Announces Winners for Best Research Papers & Posters

Friday, August 24th, 2012

The MLA Research Section has announced the winners for the best research papers and posters at MLA ’12.  We are delighted to report that some of the winners are from our region:

Paper Winners

Survival and Success Beyond Grad School: Improving Library Services to Postdoctoral Researchers
Aileen McCrillis, Research Librarian, NYU Health Sciences Libraries; Alisa Surkis, Translational Science Librarian, NYU Health Sciences Libraries; Dorice Vieira, Clinical Librarian, NYU Health Sciences Libraries; New York University–New York; Pauline S. Beam, Education and Information Services Librarian, Gustave & Janet Levy Library, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY; Tina O’Grady, Doctoral Candidate, Biomedical Sciences, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Poster Winners

Results of the Value of Health Library and Information Services Study
Joanne Marshall, AHIP, FMLA, Professor, School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill; Julia Sollenberger, AHIP, FMLA, Director, Medical Center Libraries and Technologies, Edward G. Miner Library, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York