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EDUCATION: Spotlight! on NLM Resources – Wed. Nov. 6 1:00 MT, 2:00 CT – NLM and K-12 Resources

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Upcoming dates  for Breezing and Spotlight! sessions….

  • November 6 – 1:00 MT/2:00 CT  Spotlight! – NLM and K-12 Resources-Learn about NLM resources that can be used with any K-12 group.  In addition to learning about the resources and how to use them, we’ll explore how to find lesson plans and activity sheets.  You don’t want to miss seeing a talking cat or getting this free CE credit! – Presented by Monica Rogers
  • November 20 – 10:00 MT/ 11:00 CT – Breezing Along with the RML -  Library Facilities in Transition – a panel discussion
  • December 18  - 10:00 MT/ 11:00 CT – Breezing Along with the RML – Data Accuracy in Journals

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)

 

 

NLM Job Posting: Head, Collection Access Section

Monday, November 4th, 2013

Forwarded from NLM:

Sometime in the next week, there will be an announcement on USAJOBS.gov for the Head of the Collection Access Section in the Public Services Division at the National Library of Medicine. The  position will be listed as Supervisory Librarian GS-1410-14, with a salary range from $105,211 to $136,771 including locality pay per annum. The announcement will be posted for five days. This brief posting period is because of the federal government’s interest in accelerating the hiring process and should not be interpreted as an indication that someone has already been selected.

The Head of the Collection Access Section is responsible for:

  • Managing NLM’s offsite document delivery operations including all associated contract activity;
  • Managing NLM Onsite document delivery services to patrons in the main Reading Room, including oversight of contract activity to support patron copying and printing;
  • Overseeing the development of DOCLINE, NLM’s automated request routing and order referral system for medical libraries;
  • Managing an automated document request monitoring and delivery system for NLM’s interlibrary loan activity (Relais);
  • Managing customer services operations for referred inquiries regarding DOCLINE, interlibrary loan and onsite collection access services; and
  • Assisting in testing new NLM products and services that affect circulation, bibliographic searching, interlibrary loan and document delivery.

Please contact Martha Fishel, Chief, Public Services Division at 301.496.5501 or fishelm@mail.nlm.nih.gov with questions regarding this position. /ch

NLM Job Posting: Head, Preservation and Collection Management

Monday, November 4th, 2013

Forwarded from NLM

Sometime in the next week, there will be an announcement on USAJOBS.gov for the Head of the Preservation and Collection Management Section  in the Public Services Division at the National Library of Medicine. The position will be listed as Supervisory Librarian GS-1410-14, with a salary range from $105,211 to $136,771 including locality pay per annum. The announcement will be posted for five days. This brief posting period is because of the federal government’s interest in accelerating the hiring process and should not be interpreted as an indication that someone has already been selected.

The Head of the Preservation and Collection Management Section is responsible for preserving and managing NLM’s collections including:

  • Binding and book repair;
  • Shelving and shifting collections;
  • Space planning for collections;
  • Disaster prevention and response;
  • Environmental monitoring;
  • Audiovisual duplication;
  • Collection digitization and digital preservation; and
  • Staff training in careful handling of library materials.

Please contact Martha Fishel, Chief, Public Services Division at 301.496.5501 or fishelm@mail.nlm.nih.gov with questions regarding this position. /ch

Affordable Care Act and Libraries (noon-1:30pm MT / 1-2:30pm CT)

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Attention Network members

Utah Librarians have been invited to learn more about the Affordable Care Act and what Utah libraries are doing to support their uninsured patrons.

We would like to extend this invitation to you as well.

More details (and below) and register here:

https://ulaaca.eventbrite.com/?ref=ebapi

What is the Affordable Care Act (ACA)?

Get an in-depth look at how the ACA impacts Utah in 2014 and beyond. Topics Discussed:

How does ACA affect families and jobs in my community?
How do people sign up or see if they qualify?
How will Utah’s insurance marketplace work?
What national resources are available for libraries to help?
What can Eccles Health Sciences Library offer to help with ACA?
What are Utah libraries already doing?

Location: Online
November 20, 2013 (12-1:30PM MT / 1-2:30PM CT)

Presenters: Jason Stevenson, Utah Health Policy Project; Colleen Eggett, USL; Susan Hamada, Salt Lake County Library; Eccles Health Sciences Library staff; Kathryn Pudlock, Weber County Library

Sponsors: Utah Library Association; Utah State Library; Eccles Health Sciences Library

Series: ULA Lunch Hour Librarianship

To join the meeting directly: http://stateofutah.adobeconnect.com/usltraining/

If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting before, set up your computer: http://stateofutah.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm

Contact John Bramble for more information john.bramble@utah.edu

If you missed it….Spotlight! on NLM Resources – Resources for Community Colleges

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

If you missed the Oct. 23 Spotlight! session – Resources for Community Colleges, it is now available at: http://ow.ly/q71vF  (mm)

EDUCATION: Spotlight! on NLM Resources – Wed, Oct. 23, 1:00 MT/2:00 – Resources for Community Colleges

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Spotlight! on NLM Resources - Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT – Resources for Community Colleges- Health careers abound at two-year colleges.   Students may use the community college library and  also use local public libraries for resources.  Librarians and health curriculum educators, alike,  can benefit from the many free resources provided by the National Library of Medicine.   These can include: MedlinePlus with tutorials on medical vocabulary, finding health statistics, using PubMed and  PubMed Health,  and more.   Marty Magee will be presenting.

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 – Wed, Oct. 23, 1:00 MT/2:00 – Resources for Community Colleges

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Spotlight! on NLM Resources - Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT – Resources for Community Colleges- Health careers abound at two-year colleges.   Students may use the community college library and  also use local public libraries for resources.  Librarians and educators, alike,  can benefit from the many free resources provided by the National Library of Medicine.   These can include: MedlinePlus with tutorials on medical vocabulary, finding health statistics, using PubMed and  PubMed Health,  and more.   Marty Magee will be presenting.

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 – Wed. Oct. 16 at 10:00 MT/ 11:00 CT – Health Literacy thru Pop Culture

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Breezing Along with the RML – Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 10:00 MT/ 11:00 CT - Did you learn how to do a tracheotomy with an ink pen and a knife from CSI?  Know all the symptoms of ricin poisoning thanks to Breaking Bad?  Learned how to tie a tourniquet from Gunsmoke?  We’re going to take a look at health information on popular TV shows.  We’ll provide examples and discuss the good, the bad, and the funny.  Come for the clips, stay for the edutainment. Presented by Monica Rogers.

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)

 

Recording now available: Spotlight! on NLM Resources – Self-Help Resources in NLM Databases

Monday, September 30th, 2013

If you missed it, the “Spotlight! on NLM Resources” held on Sept. 25 is now available:  Self-Help Resources in NLM Databases – This focused on on where to find resources and how to use NLM databases. Most NLM databases have training modules of some sort but where are they hidden? Some are simple html pages and some have video tutorials.  Some of the databases covered were MedlinePlus, PubMed/MEDLINE, PubMed Health, PHpartners, Haz-Map, and Household Products Database.  Recording available at:  http://ow.ly/plZq9  (mm)

 

 

EDUCATION: Spotlight! on NLM Resources – Wednesday, Sept. 25, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT – great for Public Librarians

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Spotlight! on NLM Resources - Wednesday, Sept. 25, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT – Self-Help Resources in NLM Databases – September’s Spotlight! is a perfect session for Public Librarians.  We will focus on where to find resources and how to use NLM databases. Most NLM databases have training modules of some sort but where are they hidden? Some are simple html pages and some have video tutorials.  Even if you’ve used PubMed before the Internet, you are bound to learn something new. Some of the databases covered will be MedlinePlus, PubMed/MEDLINE, PubMed Health, PHpartners, Haz-Map, and Household Products Database. Attendees will leave the session with a better understanding on where to go when they need to use the “self-teach” method of learning a NLM Database.

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)