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MAR Closure

Friday, March 7th, 2014

MAR will be closed Friday, March 14, 2014 for University Recess.

Head of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine is Retiring

Friday, February 28th, 2014

NN/LM MAR is saying goodbye to our friend and leader, Dr. Angela Ruffin, as she retires:  http://nnlm.gov/mar/newsletter/2014/02/saying-goodbye-as-angela-ruffin-retires/

Winter Issue of MAReport Newsletter Available

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Check out the Winter 2014 issue of our newsletter, The MAReporthttp://nnlm.gov/mar/newsletter/.

NOTE:  We encourage you to subscribe so MAReport will be delivered to your inbox.

To subscribehttp://www.hsls.pitt.edu/www/updatenewsletterlist/?p=subscribe&id=3

Announcing a New Online Webinar Series: Focus on NLM Resources

Friday, February 28th, 2014

MAR is pleased to announce our new bi-monthly series.  Learn about what we have in store for the future:  http://nnlm.gov/mar/newsletter/2014/02/focus-on-nlm-resources-a-new-webinar-series-from-mar/

First Session:  PubMed Health

Presenter: Hilda Bastian, National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), NLM

Date / Time:  Tuesday, March 18, 2014 / Noon – 1 pm (ET)

Where:             Online / No Registration Required / https://webmeeting.nih.gov/nlmfocus/

Summary:  Hilda has been the editor responsible for PubMed Health at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), NLM since 2011. Previously, she headed the Health Information Department at the German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) (2004-2011). Hilda first became involved in health as a health consumer advocate in the 1980s, serving as Chairperson of the Consumers’ Health Forum of Australia (1997-2001). She has been participating in and communicating the results of systematic reviews since the early 1990s, when she helped establish the Cochrane Collaboration.

Award Recipient Project Reports (Lunch with the RML session)

Friday, January 24th, 2014

Presenters / Projects:

Awardee: Nancy R. Glassman, D. Samuel Gottesman Library, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Project: Mac Books for the D. Samuel Gottesman Library Training Room

Awardee: Irina Meyman, Health Sciences Library, Lutheran Medical Center
Project: It is All about the Apps

Awardee: Christina Rivera, Long Island Library Resources Council (LILRC)
Project: mHealth: Exploring Mobile Health with iPads

Awardee: Jean D. Winstead, Health Sciences Library, Beebe Medical Center
Project: Technology Upgrades to Improve Access to Library Resources at Beebe Medical Center

Date / Time:  Thursday, January 30  / Noon – 1 pm (ET)

Where:             Online / No Registration Required

Summary:  Awardees will discuss details of what their institutions have done with funding received from NN/LM MAR.

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MAR Winter Break

Friday, December 20th, 2013

MAR will be closed for their Winter Break from Monday, December 23, 2013 – Wednesday, January 1, 2014.  We wish you all a very Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays from MAR!

Friday, December 20th, 2013

We wish you all a very happy Season’s Greetings and a wonderful 2014!

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NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region
Health Sciences Library System
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA  15261

MAR Winter Break (Revised)

Monday, December 16th, 2013

MAR will be closed for their Winter Break from Monday, December 23, 2013 – Wednesday, January 1, 2014.  We wish you all a very Happy Holidays!

MAR Winter Break

Friday, December 13th, 2013

MAR will be closed for their Winter Break from Tuesday, December 24, 2013 – Wednesday, January 1, 2014.  We wish you all a very Happy Holidays!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

All of us in MAR would like to wish you and your families a very Happy Thanksgiving!

-   Barbara Epstein, Renae Barger, Michelle Burda, Sue Burke, Lydia Collins, Kate Flewelling, Missy Harvey, and Tristan Lucchetti