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Archive for 2014

NIH News in Health, August Issue

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Check out the August issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research.  This month includes news about recognizing life-threatening conditions like heart attack or stroke, surviving sepsis, and mind/body therapy for fibromyalgia.

Click here to download a PDF version for printing.  You can order a limited number of print copies free of charge for display in offices, libraries of clinics.  Just email or call (301) 402-7337 for more information.

NLM Educational Handouts

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Did you know about our printable brochures highlighting National Library of Medicine resources?  Explore our Printable Brochures to discover over 45 educational brochures that you can use for presentations or to display in your library.  Examples of printable materials include:

  • PubMed Basics tri-fold
  • PubMed MeSH tri-fold
  • PubMed My NCBI tri-fol
  • MedlinePlus tri-folds in English and Spanish
  • NLM Mobile Resources flyer
  • Healthy People 2020 Structured Evidence Queries handout
  • Overview of NCBI Resources
  • Resources for Teachers from the NLM handout

Also, NER can also provide your library with brochures on a variety of National Library of Medicine resources.  You can order materials directly from our website.


Extra! Extra! Health IT COI Recruiting!

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Extra!  Extra!  Health IT COI Recruiting!

  • Interested in professional development and collaboration?
  • Want to keep up-to-date with trends in your profession?
  • Enjoy cultivating skills through group projects?
  • Looking for a way to connect with librarians with similar professional interests?

You’re in luck!  The Health IT Community of Interest is looking for a few good [wo]men.  Join this group for an intellectually stimulating safari through the veldt of Health Information Exchanges, the thickets of Meaningful Use and the ever-challenging question of how librarians can contribute.


We are working on a series of webinars to showcase these current issues.  New ideas welcome.  Give us your thoughts on other ways to promote discussion about this important topic.  We’re fun.  We’re friendly.  And we want YOU!


Please contact Jenny Miglus at or (860) 679-3200

Webinar: Trends in Evaluation Data Reporting

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Webinar: Compelling Counts: Trends in Evaluation Data Reporting

Date: September 23, 2014
Time: 2 – 3 PM EST
Register at:

The presentation will highlight trends in evaluation information use that make evaluation reports more engaging for different stakeholder audiences. Presented by the Cindy Olney, NN/LM Outreach Evaluation Resource Center.

This webinar is sponsored by the Healthy Communities, Community of Interest. Participants will be awarded 1 Medical Library Association CE unit, which may be applied to the Consumer Health Information Specialization (MLA CHIS).

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