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Newsletter of the NN/LM Southeastern/Atlantic Region

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Making the Most of the Value Study (Boost Box Session) – August 13, 2013

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Presenters:

• Joanne Gard Marshall, Principal Investigator, Alumni Distinguished Professor, School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
• Kathel Dunn, Coordinator, Associate Fellows Program, National Library of Medicine

Location: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/boost2/

Date: August 13, 2013

Time: Noon – 1 pm (Eastern Time)

This session will provide an update on new specialized reports that have been created using the “Value of Library and Information Services in Patient Care Study” results, as well as how to access and use the data set from the study. All the items discussed will be made available on the Value Study website. Joanne will also share the results of some advanced data analysis that demonstrate the added value of using the services of the librarian and the searching the library-provided resources in patient care.

The second part of the presentation will discuss ways of mining and using the Value Study data. Kathel Dunn from NLM will share the results of data mining that they have done on users of PubMed/MEDLINE and related resources. The study gathered extensive data on each of the information resources used to answer the clinical questions.

Participants in this session will be encouraged to share their own stories about how they have used or would like to use the study results.

No registration required.

Congratulations: Someone Cares Inc. - Atlanta, GA

Monday, February 18th, 2013

By Nancy Patterson, Community Outreach Coordinator, NN/LM, SE/A Region

Please join us in congratulating our awardee, Someone Cares of Atlanta, on their recognition by the Black AIDS Institute as a leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Congrats to Ronnie & everyone at Someone Cares! http://goo.gl/CTmJ5 and http://www.thegavoice.com/blog/health/5823.

Someonecare

Beyond the SEA: February 20, 2013 - A Discussion of Funding Opportunities from SE/A in the 2013-2014 Year - Recording Now Available

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Recording now available: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/p77434635/

Slide show presentation: http://www.nnlm.gov/sea/services/webconf/awardfunding2013.pptx

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Date:  February 20, 2013               

Time:  Noon to 1:00 pm (EST)

Presenters: J. Dale Prince, Executive Director, NN/LM SE/A

J. Dale Prince will present on the opportunities, schedules, and anticipated outcomes for the 2013-2014 funding program of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region.

 

What do you need to join these conferences?

  • A computer (with Flash installed)
  • A telephone

How do I connect?

 Go to this URL: http://webmeeting.nih.gov/beyondthesea

  • Enter as a Guest
  • Sign in with your first and last name

Follow the instructions in the meeting room to have Adobe Connect call your phone or call 1-800-605-5167 and enter the participant code 816440 when prompted.

Beyond the SEA: February 20, 2013 – A Discussion of Funding Opportunities from SE/A in the 2013-2014 Year

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Date:  February 20, 2013               

Time:  Noon to 1:00 pm (EST)

Presenters: J. Dale Prince, Executive Director, NN/LM SE/A

J. Dale Prince will present on the opportunities, schedules, and anticipated outcomes for the 2013-2014 funding program of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region.

 

What do you need to join these conferences?

  • A computer (with Flash installed)
  • A telephone

How do I connect?

 Go to this URL: http://webmeeting.nih.gov/beyondthesea

  • Enter as a Guest
  • Sign in with your first and last name

Follow the instructions in the meeting room to have Adobe Connect call your phone or call 1-800-605-5167 and enter the participant code 816440 when prompted.

Recording Available: Beyond The SEA: December 19th, 2012 - State and Local Consumer Health Information Service, Pre and Post Go Local

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

The recording of this presentation can be found at: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/p60819250/.

 

Date:  December 19, 2012

Time:  Noon to 1:00 pm (EDT)

Presenters: Kay Hogan Smith, MLS, MPH, AHIP

Kay is Associate Professor and Community Services Librarian at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences, where she has been employed since 1994. She has also been director of Health InfoNet of Alabama, a free health information service of the state’s medical and public libraries, from its beginning in 1999 as Health InfoNet of Jefferson County (AL). Kay’s research interests include health literacy, and she teaches an MLA-certified course on the subject for medical librarians. Kay completed a second master’s degree in public health in 2012.

Presentation: State and Local Consumer Health Information Service, Pre and Post Go Local

This presentation will focus on the evolution of consumer health information service via the medical and public libraries in Alabama before, during, and after the NLM Go Local project involvement. The challenges, successes and lessons learned throughout the development of this effort may provide insight for others interested in promoting this service in their libraries or library networks.

 

 

Last updated on Friday, 22 November, 2013

Funded by the National Library of Medicine under contract HHS-N-276-2011-00004-C with the Health Sciences and Human Services Library of the University of Maryland