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Archive for September, 2012

Knowledge Management

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Interested in how to promote your knowledge management activities or explain the value of what you do to manage your hospital’s knowledge?  Guy St. Clair’s blog offers great discussion and comment from many librarians/knowledge managers.  Check it out!  http://smr-knowledge.com/knowledgeservices/managing-the-kdks-expert-blind-spot/  (bbj)

MCMLA RML Update

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Hello Network members!

Are you going to the 2012 MCMLA Meeting?   http://ow.ly/dDcDr

If you are, we want you to attend the RML Update “Stay in Touch: Networking with the MCR to Generate Great Ideas” on Thursday, October 4th from 8am – 9am. MCMLA is providing breakfast, so come and network over free food and coffee!

This is your opportunity to talk directly to the RML (and meet the new staffers since MCMLA 2011) so don’t miss your chance to network with your colleagues and the RML.

Breezing session of Sept. 19 on Knowledge Management – recording now available!

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Did you miss the presentation and discussion on Knowledge Management – the Breezing Along with the RML session on Sept. 19?   Barb Jones and Claire Hamasu presented and facilitated this session.    Check it out  http://ow.ly/dYwPw  . Or view any of our recorded sessions at our NN/LM  MCR Online Education web page at:  http://nnlm.gov/mcr/education/online.html

EDUCATION: Spotlight! – What’s New on PubMed? -Wed, Sept. 26, 2012, 1:00 MT, 2:00 CT

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Have you heard about the latest & greatest PubMed Features? Used the computed Author Sort Display or the new Discovery Tools?  Find out about these and other new developments in the PubMed Update session. Rachel Vukas 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.   NOTE URL: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/mcr2/ 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)

EDUCATION: Spotlight! – Wellness -Wed, October 24, 2012, 1:00 MT, 2:00 CT

Monday, September 17th, 2012

“Wellness” is such a broad topic that it’s made up of many components.  For this month’s Spotlight! session,  Jim Honour will recommend some wellness resources that focus on exercise, physical fitness, complementary/ alternative medicine, prevention and personal health records.

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.   NOTE URL: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/mcr2/ 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)

EDUCATION – Breezing Along with the RML – Wednesday, Sept. 19, 10:00 MT, 11:00 CT

Monday, September 17th, 2012

The topic is Knowledge Management –

  • Barb Jones will give some basic definition to the concept of knowledge management
  • We will hear from participants in the Knowledge Management workshop 2010
  • We will discuss what is going on in your institutions AND
  • Barb will finish the session with strategies for how you can be involved in this area

Look around your hospital and bring examples of what is happening or ideas of things you would like to start.  We look forward to a lively discussion!

NOTE URL: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/mcr2/ 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)

Recognize National Medical Librarians Month

Friday, September 14th, 2012

October is not just the month of Halloween. It’s National Pickled Pepper Month (say that 10 times, real fast) And even more important, it’s our month! National Medical Librarians Month!  The MCR is making the center of its front page available to highlight projects that medical librarians have carried out. We want to feature the terrific work that you’ve been doing. Send the information listed below to: rml4@rml4.utah.edu  DEADLINE: September 26, 2012

Project Director

Key Staff

Name of Institution

A brief paragraph describing the project

Optional – URL where more information is located (The Library Success Wiki is a recommended site where you can store and share a detailed description of your project. http://www.libsuccess.org/index.php?title=Services_for_Health_Information_Consumers)

Optional – A graphic (photo or logo)

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International Health Literacy Webinar

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

The International Health Literacy meeting will be available to  the public as a webinar – live audio and the PowerPoint slides will be broadcast. Please pass this along to any listservs, colleagues, and other interested groups. People can sign up at this page: (http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/988831/BPH-WEBINAR-Improving-Health-Health-Systems-and-Health-Policy-Around-the-World-9-24-12)  and they  will receive an email with a link to the broadcast page on the day of the event.  Several days after the meeting video will be made available on the Roundtable page. The IOM will be promoting the webinar to its members and on social media throughout the month. We would like to thank Linda Harris and HHS for making this possible.

 

2013 MeSH Unveiled

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

You have been waiting for it, and now it’s here! The 2013 MeSH headings (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/so12/so12_2013_mesh_avail.html) are available for your perusal. This month’s NLM Technical Bulletin has all the information you need to learn about recent updates. [da]

September Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available

Monday, September 10th, 2012

The September 2012 issue of NIH News in Health (http://newsinhealth.nih.gov/issue/sep2012) is now available online. In this month’s issue learn how early detection and treatment of hearing, vision and language issues can contribute to early classroom success, find out why teenagers are involved in 3 times as many fatal automobile crashes as more experienced drivers, and read about research linking childhood asthma to household mold. [da]