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Archive for May, 2012

EDUCATION: Spotlight! on NLM Resources -Womens Health -May 9, 2012 -1:00 Mountain Time, 2:00 Central Time

Friday, May 4th, 2012

Women’s Health –   Barb Jones will be presenting.  Taking the one-hour class and completing the exercises and class evaluation makes you eligible to receive 1 Medical Library Association Continuing Education credit. This online training is FREE.   URL: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/mcr/ Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone,  Login: as a guest with your first and last name. Instructions to connect to the audio will show up once you’ve logged in. Captioning will be provided.  Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)

Professional Development Awards announced for 2012-2013!

Friday, May 4th, 2012

The new year has begun for the NN/LM MCR!   Once again, we are offering Professional Development Awards to be completed before April 30, 2013.    Funding is available for Full Members for up to $1500 for travel costs/conference registration for educational events that will help broaden your own understanding, and that can enrich our members as well!   Learn more about applying at:  http://nnlm.gov/mcr/funding/  (mm)

2 Members to Attend MLA Disaster Preparedness Courses

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

Congratulations to Amanda Sprochi from the J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library and  Cam Gentry from Via Christi Library. They applied for and were selected to attend MLA’s disaster preparedness courses in Seattle:  Response to Disasters and Public Health Emergencies  and Information Roles in Disaster Preparedness, Response, Recovery.  The classes will be held on May 24, 2012 immediately after MLA. These courses are being presented as part of MLA’s Disaster Information Specialization initiative. We’ll look forward to hearing back from Amanda and Cam on how the sessions went and what they learned.  /ch

Recent Updates: MCR Member Services / Resource Sharing Web Pages

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

Here are some web pages updated recently:

Become a certified exhibitor for the NN/LM MCR  http://nnlm.gov/mcr/services/involvement/exhibit.html

Get AHIP Points While Working with the MCRML http://nnlm.gov/mcr/services/involvement/AHIP.html

Licensing Electronic Resources and Licensing Classes http://nnlm.gov/mcr/rsdd/elicensing/index.html

Questions?   Jim Honour   jhonour@uwyo.edu

[jh]

Grant: Clark Fund

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

The Chichester duPont Foundation  invites grant applicants from anywhere within the United States to apply for the Clark Fund. It devotes particular emphasis to programs concerned with the environment, education, health care and social services and to which the Foundation’s giving will play a pivotal role. Reviews occur during the fall, so there’s time to write a well developed proposal. Funding is capped at $100,000 altho’ most projects are in the $20-30,000 range.  Only organizations tax-exempt under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code are eligible to apply. More information is available at  http://www.chichesterdupont.org/   Remember that RML coordinators are willing to review your proposal and offer advice.  /ch