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Consumers and Evidence-Based Practice

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

You are invited to join us at UMassMed School for the Medical Library Association webinar, Consumers and Evidence-Based Practice: Understanding the Evidence Behind the Headlines, presented by Connie Schardt.  The NN/LM NER purchased the rights for our members to view it together onsite at UMassMed School’s Lamar Soutter Library in Worcester, MA.  If you cannot attend the webinar at UMassMed School, your consortia may view the webinar recording.  Please contact Meredith Solomon to request access to the recording and participant manual.

To attend the webinar at UMassMed on Wednesday, August 12th at 2 PM, please register in our regional training calendar.  You can apply CE units from this webinar towards the Medical Library Association Consumer Health Information Specialization.


PubMed Update

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Join us Wednesday July 22nd, to hear about recent changes in PubMed. Rebecca Brown, a trainer with the National Library of Medicine Training Center, will demonstrate PubMed features and interface changes from the last six months, such as the removal of the Citation Status Tag in the Summary view and database “rescues”. Bring your questions! NN/LM NER July 22, 2015 at 2 PM Eastern.

To attend go to and login as a Guest, using your own name.  Once logged into the web meeting, a pop-up box allows you to put in your phone number and the program will call you. If this does not happen, just call the 800 number and use the participant code that appears in the Notes box on the screen.

If you are unable to tune in live, we invite you to view a recording of the webcast, posted to the NER website later.

The NER webcast sessions are eligible for 1 hour of Medical Library Association continuing education (MLA CE) for attending the webcast or listening to the recording. A brief online evaluation form link will be offered at a website that is provided during the end of the webcast. Upon completion of the survey, you will be able to download the certificate.

Webinar 4/30/15: Learn more about EFTS

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Learn more about the Electronic Funds Transfer System (EFTS) Who benefits and How?


Jola Sliwinski, EFTS Program Coordinator, will be presenting an informative session on the Electronic Funds Transfer System (EFTS.) Participating DOCLINE libraries primarily use the system. Jola will present an overview and the advantages of using the system.  She will available to answer any questions.


Who: For DOCLINE participants not currently using EFTS and/or for current users. Anyone interested in the program is welcome.


When : Thursday, April 30, 2015, 1 pm Mountain Time / 2 pm Central Time / 3pm Eastern Time



Log in as a “Guest” and receive prompts for the audio portion after entering the room. Captioning will be provided for both sessions and recordings will be archved.

The Diversity of Data: Practical Approaches for Health Sciences Librarianship

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

The University of Massachusetts Medical School is hosting the upcoming MLA webcast:  The Diversity of Data:  Practical Approaches for Health Sciences Librarianship

When:  Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 2:00-3:30 pm

Where:  Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave. North, Worcester, MA  (in the library’s computer classroom)

Attendees are eligible for 1.5 MLA CE credits. There is no charge to attend this program, but due to space limitations, advance registration is required.

Got questions? Contact Donna Kafel, e-Science Program Coordinator at

This webcast is designed to provide health sciences librarians with an introduction to data management, including use of data in the research landscape and the current climate around data management in biomedical research. Three librarians working with data management at their institutions will present case studies and examples of products and services they have implemented, and provide strategies and success stories about what has worked to get data management services up and running at their libraries.

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