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Archive for June, 2012

NLM Presentations from MLA Available

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

Even though you didn’t attend MLA or you didn’t have time to take in all of NLM’s presentations, you can still attend. The theatre sessions held in NLM’s booth, slides from their Online User’s meeting, and slides from the DOCLINE Users Group meeting are now available. For a full listing and links check out the NLM Technical Bulletin. http://ow.ly/byTAy  /ch

Ordering Promotional Materials

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

We’ve updated our order form for NN/LM promotional materials! We have FREE materials available for you to use in your outreach efforts. Check out the updated form and make an order! http://nnlm.gov/mcr/services/promo/index.html

 

2011-2016 NN/LM Membership Certificates

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

We recently mailed out packets with the 2011-2016 NN/LM Network Membership Certificates to all our renewing Network members. If didn’t receive your packet, please let us know. Contact: Suzanne Sawyer ssawyer@RML4.utah.edu

Systematic Reviews – presentation from Professional Development Award winner now available

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Professional Development Award winner, Roxanne Cox, of the University of Nebraska Medical Center McGoogan Library attended a Systematic Review workshop and shared her presentation in a webinar now available at:  http://ow.ly/bwFAI   (mm)

Professional Development Awards for educational events…

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

The NN/LM  is now 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)

An E-book from our collection: 101 Learning and Development Tools

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

This is just one of the more than 100 books the  NN/LM MidContinental Region e-book collection has ready for you to read online, primarily on library management and technical topics, now through EBSCO Host.   Many are now downloadable to an iPad!  For instructions, see:  http://support.ebsco.com/knowledge_base/detail.php?id=5748  

As always, if you access the collection through the NN/LM MCR webpage, it’s at no charge to you.   See: http://nnlm.gov/mcr/education/ (mm)

EDUCATION: Breezing Along with the RML -Wed. June 20, 2012 -10:00 Mountain Time, 11:00 Central Time

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Highlights of the Medical Library Association conference from the RML staff .   And if you have something to add,  there will be some time for you, too!

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 a few minutes before the hour. Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)

“Teaching with Technology: Tips, Techniques, and Tools” – offered by National Training Center – registration available now.

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Dates : July 23  to Aug. 27 – 8 MLA CE credits.  In this class, you will learn about using technology tools for teaching distance learning courses. We will discuss options and best practices for asynchronous and synchronous distance classes, as well as “blended” classes that offer both in-person and online options. Adult learning principles will be reviewed. We will examine and discuss examples of software and website tools in teaching.   See the announcement at:   http://nnlm.gov/ntc/2012/06/05/join-us-for-an-online-class-teaching-with-technology/

 

EDUCATION: Systematic Reviews – Professional Development Award winner shares – June 11, 10:00 MT, 11:00 CT

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Professional Development Award winner, Roxanne Cox, of the University of Nebraska Medical Center McGoogan Library attended a Systematic Review workshop and will be sharing some of what she learned.    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

Tuesday, June 5th, 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)