A great article from one of our Network members: http://www.app.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2014302250001&nclick_check=1
Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category
The National Library of Medicine has updated Haz-Map with 481 new agents, including 23 agents causing occupational asthma: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/jf14/brief/jf14_sis_hazmap.html
The SAMHSA Behavioral Health Disaster Response App is now available for download on your iPhone®, Android™, or BlackBerry® device. Be among the first to try it out!
- Be focused. Spend less time worrying about logistics so you can focus on what really matters—the people in need.
- Be prepared. Rely on and access pre-downloaded resources on your phone in case of limited Internet connectivity.
- Be confident. Review key preparedness materials so you’re confident about providing the best support possible.
- Share resources easily. Send information to colleagues and survivors via text message or email, or transfer the information to a computer for printing.
- Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Predoctoral Training in Biomedical Big Data Science (T32) http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-HG-14-011.html (NOT-HG-14-011) National Human Genome Research Institute
- Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Revisions to Add Biomedical Big Data Training to Ongoing Institutional Training Grants (T32) http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-HG-14-022.html(NOT-HG-14-022) National Human Genome Research Institute
- Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Revisions to Add Biomedical Big Data Training to Ongoing Institutional Training Grants (T15) http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-HG-14-023.html (NOT-HG-14-023) National Human Genome Research Institute
Home Use Devices: How To Prepare For and Handle Power Outages for Medical Devices that Require Electricity. US FDA
Doing It Your Way: Approaches to Research Data Management for Libraries
When: April 28-29, 2014
Where: The Rockefeller University, New York, NY
MAR is offering a 2-day symposium to help your library find its unique approach to research data management. We have a great cast of speakers to talk about issues you may be facing in your library.
- Registration opens today for NN/LM MAR Network members (from DE, NJ, NY or PA)
- Membership in NN/LM MAR is free–become a member today!
- To confirm if you’re already a member, check the Members Directory
- For everyone else, registration opens February 21, 2014
- If registration fills up, registrants will be placed on a waiting list and notified if a space becomes available
Details / Registration: http://guides.nnlm.gov/mar_data2014
MAR now offers 1 MLA Continuing Education (CE) credit per Boost Box session—details will be provided at the end of the session.
Presenter: Rebecca Abromitis, Reference Librarian, Health Sciences Library System, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Date / Time: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 / Noon – 1 pm (ET)
Where: Online / No Registration Required
Summary: PechaKucha is a dynamic presentation format well-suited for the average human attention span of nine minutes. This session will introduce the basic principle of PechaKucha (20 slides + 20 seconds narration per slide = ~7 minutes). By replacing text and bullet points with imagery, clarity, and simplicity, this method allows you to present manageable and memorable chunks of information to colleagues and students. Also included are potential uses for PechaKucha; how to plan your talk; and where to find public domain images.
- Beforehand, test your connection to ensure Adobe Connect will run on your computer: http://na1cps.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm
- Log-in at https://webmeeting.nih.gov/boost2/ (ONLY use Firefox or Internet Explorer)
- Allow Adobe Connect to call your phone. Choose the DIAL-OUT option. HOWEVER, if the system has to dial an extension to reach you, then skip to the next step.
- If you’re unable to connect for any reason, then join us by phone: 1-888-850-4523, Participant Code: 172486.
Presenter: Missy Harvey, Technology & Communication Coordinator, NN/LM MAR
Date / Time: The class is offered on 2 different dates—choose the date you prefer
Thursday, February 6, 2014 / 11 am – 12:30 pm (ET)
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 / 2 – 3:30 pm (ET)
Summary: This class is for community college librarians to learn more about how their students can research the health literature, find consumer health information, and to learn about mobile apps/social media to find what they need. The class includes introductions to PubMed and MedlinePlus. Registration priority will be given to NN/LM members in NY, NJ, PA and DE.
To celebrate the 30 year anniversary or the Mac, Steven Levy, the author of a book on the computer, is releasing an unseen and raw interview with Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/the-30-year-old-macintosh-and-a-lost-conversation-with-steve-jobs/?_php=true&_type=blogs&partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=0
Medical Schools Embrace Benefits of Tablets, Mobile Devices; Create New Ways of Learning (AAMC Reporter)
During their clinical years, students are graded on how well they interact with patients while operating an iPad app, Wiechmann said. Students must provide a teaching lesson to a patient using the technology. Instructors observe how well they engage with patients during the lesson, maintain eye contact, and effectively converse with patients. “There’s still a learning curve,” Wiechmann said. “A lot of them at the beginning didn’t see why this was important. They need some training on how to use the device in the patient setting…>>>more