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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)

 

History of Medicine: New Traveling Exhibit available from NLM – book an exhibit now!

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

“Surviving and Thriving Aids, Politics and Culture” is a new traveling exhibit now available from the National Library of Medicine.  You can book this exhibit for your library and find more information at: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/about/exhibition/survivingandthriving-bookinfo.html . (mm)

EDUCATION: Spotlight! on NLM Resources – Wednesday, Sept. 25, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT – Self-Help Resources in NLM Databases

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Spotlight! on NLM Resources - Wednesday, Sept. 25, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT

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)

 

 

EDUCATION: Breezing Along with the RML – Wednesday, September 18 at 10:00 MT/ 11:00 CT

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

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

Topic 1: Social Media lessons learned by the RML. Come share how you use Social Media in your workplace.

Topic 2: Intro to the MCR Game “Mission I’mPossible” – Come learn how to play the game and start playing.

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)