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OOPS – EDUCATION: Spotlight! on NLM Resources – Wednesday, Sept. 11 – Finding the Evidence for Support Resources for Dieters

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Well, oops!   We had to reschedule our Aug. 28 Spotlight! event until Sept. 11 due to technical difficulties.    We hope you’ll join on Sept. 11 at 1:00 MT/2:00 CT – same location…

New date:  Spotlight! on NLM Resources - Wednesday, Sept. 11, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT -In July,  we discussed various diets including high protein, vegetarian, fasting, and balanced diets.   This time, we will look at finding the evidence for the effectiveness of personal training, online groups such as Sparkpeople, behavior modification and incentives that may help people stick to their diets. Join Betsy Kelly, John Bramble and Barb Jones for “Finding the evidence for support resources for dieters” .   One MLA CE credit will be available for this class.  No registration required.

NOTE URL https://utahntc.adobeconnect.com/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 and the session will be recorded.   Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)

 

 

OOPS – EDUCATION: Spotlight! on NLM Resources – Wednesday, Sept. 11 – Finding the Evidence for Support Resources for Dieters

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Well, oops!   We had to reschedule our Aug. 28 Spotlight! event until Sept. 11 due to technical difficulties.    We hope you’ll join on Sept. 11 at 1:00 MT/2:00 CT – same location…

New date:  Spotlight! on NLM Resources - Wednesday, Sept. 11, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT -In July,  we discussed various diets including high protein, vegetarian, fasting, and balanced diets.   This time, we will look at finding the evidence for the effectiveness of personal training, online groups such as Sparkpeople, behavior modification and incentives that may help people stick to their diets. Join Betsy Kelly, John Bramble and Barb Jones for “Finding the evidence for support resources for dieters” .   One MLA CE credit will be available for this class.  No registration required.

NOTE URL https://utahntc.adobeconnect.com/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 and the session will be recorded.   Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)

 

EDUCATION: Spotlight! on NLM Resources – Wednesday, Aug. 28 – Finding the Evidence for Support Resources for Dieters

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Spotlight! on NLM Resources - Wednesday, Aug. 28, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT -Last month we discussed various diets including high protein, vegetarian, fasting, and balanced diets.   This month we will look at finding the evidence for the effectiveness of personal training, online groups such as Sparkpeople, behavior modification and incentives that may help people stick to their diets. Join Betsy Kelly, John Bramble and Barb Jones for “Finding the evidence for support resources for dieters” .   One MLA CE credit will be available for this class.  No registration required.

NOTE URL https://utahntc.adobeconnect.com/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 and the session will be recorded.   Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)

 

EDUCATION: Breezing Along with the RML Wednesday, Aug. 21 – RML Site Visit and Affordable Care Act Information

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Breezing Along with the RML – Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 10:00 MT/ 11:00 CT  

  1.  Recap of the NLM- National Network Office virtual  “site visit” of July 17, presented by Claire Hamasu and
  2. The Affordable Care Act…and You! Join Dana Abbey and Monica Rogers in a conversation about the Affordable Care Act. They will provide an overview of the program, what’s going on in the region, and explore how libraries are preparing.

NOTE URL https://utahntc.adobeconnect.com/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.  No registration required. Captioning will be provided and the session will be recorded.   Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)

EDUCATION: Spotlight! on NLM Resources – Wednesday, Aug. 28 – Finding the Evidence for Support Resources for Dieters

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Spotlight! on NLM Resources - Wednesday, Aug. 28, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT -Last month we discussed various diets including high protein, vegetarian, fasting, and balanced diets.   This month we will look at finding the evidence for the effectiveness of personal training, online groups such as Sparkpeople, behavior modification and incentives that may help people stick to their diets. Join Betsy Kelly, John Bramble and Barb Jones for “Finding the evidence for support resources for dieters” .   One MLA CE credit will be available for this class.  No registration required.

NOTE URL https://utahntc.adobeconnect.com/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 and the session will be recorded.   Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)

Have you thought about having an NLM Traveling Exhibit?

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Looking for a way to showcase your library?   Bring in some additional resources?   Maybe plan an accompanying program?   Then take a look at the National Library of Medicine’s Traveling Exhibits:  http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/about/exhibition/booktraveling.html#.   In the 2012/2013 several MCR member libraries participated including:   Eccles Health Sciences Library  at Univ. of Utah, Creighton Health Sciences Library,  J. Otto Lottes Library – Univ. of Missouri – Columbia, Univ. of Missouri-Kansas City,  Mesa State College Library, (CO)and University of St. Mary (KS) .  Isn’t it time you explored this option?  (mm)

 

EDUCATION: Breezing and Spotlight! on NLM Resources – for August 2013

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
  • Breezing Along with the RML – Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 10:00 MT/ 11:00 CT   1)  Recap of the NLM- National Network Office virtual  “site visit” of July 17, presented by Claire Hamasu and 2)  Affordable Care Act information, presented by Dana Abbey and Monica Rogers.
  • Spotlight! on NLM Resources - Wednesday, Aug. 28, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT -Last month we discussed various diets including high protein, vegetarian, fasting, and balanced diets.   This month we will look at finding the evidence for the effectiveness of personal training, online groups such as Sparkpeople, behavior modification and incentives that may help people stick to their diets. Join Betsy Kelly, John Bramble and Barb Jones for “Finding the evidence for support resources for dieters” .  One MLA CE credit will be available for this class.  No registration required.

NOTE URL https://utahntc.adobeconnect.com/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 and the session will be recorded.   Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)

 

Save the Dates: Breezing and Spotlight! sessions for August 2013

Friday, August 2nd, 2013
  • Breezing Along with the RML – Aug. 21 at 10:00 MT/ 11:00 CT   1)  Recap of the NLM- National Network Office virtual  “site visit” of July 17, presented by Claire Hamasu and 2)  Affordable Care Act information, presented by Dana Abbey and Monica Rogers.
  • Spotlight! on NLM Resources - Aug. 28, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT – Exercise and the Evidence.   Last month it was Diets.   This month it’s Exercise!  Join three RML Coordinators as they explore a the impact of exercise  and evidence-based research.  One MLA CE credit will be available for this class.  No registration required.

NOTE URL https://utahntc.adobeconnect.com/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 and the session will be recorded.   Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)

 

Business Articles Posted on MCR Twitter

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Berwick names 11 monsters facing hospital industry #ptsafety ow.ly/nqiYQ

IOM report states Medicare should not adjust payments on regional basis ow.ly/nkxAD

American Hospital Association News, 01-15-2013

  U.S. hospitals provided $41.1 billion in uncompensated care in 2011, according to the…

U.S. News picks ‘Best Hospitals’ ow.ly/n1UeW

Study: Competition, not need, drives hospital cardiac care investment
Kaiser Health News – The Washington Post, 7-9-13 ow.ly/mPRTq

Graph of growth of health care jobs in America ow.ly/mCVEK

American Way of Birth, Costliest in the World ow.ly/mCUN9

The Affordable Care Act – and how libraries can be playing a parr – a message from the American Library Association…ow.ly/mApbj  (bbj)

Recording available: Spotlight! on NLM Resources – July 24 – Diets & the Evidence

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Recording is now available from the July 24 session of Spotlight! on NLM Resources.  Four RML Coordinators presented information on diets such as low carb, fasting, plant-based, and balanced diet options.   See the recording at:  ow.ly/nkjCA