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News from the HSLANJ Group Licensing Initiative: Deadline to Participate is May 5

Thu, 2017-04-20 09:00
From the Health Sciences Library Association of New Jersey (HSLANJ): The HSLANJ Group Licensing Initiative (GLI) warmly invites medical librarians in the NNLM/MAR, SEA, and NER to participate in the Spring Offer! We have negotiated with 14 academic publishers Group pricing allows you to save 15-70% off regular pricing Choose, a la carte style, from […]
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Increasing Health Equity Webinar

Wed, 2017-04-19 09:36
From the Office of Minority Health: Are you interested in learning more about addressing the social determinants of health? The Mid-Atlantic Regional Health Equity Council (RHEC) aims to inform and strengthen programs, practices, policies, and services that contribute to achieving better health for all within Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of […]
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Resources for IBS Awareness Month

Tue, 2017-04-18 15:39
April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness month. IBS is fairly common, though there are no specific tests for it, nor is there an exact cause. If you are looking to learn more about IBS, or promote information to help spread awareness, check out these resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes […]
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Resources for Diverse Populations for Alcohol Awareness Month

Thu, 2017-04-13 13:35
From the Specialized Information Services (SIS) Outreach and Special Populations branch: Many Americans drink occasionally, and moderate drinking is probably safe for many people.  However, some people should not drink at all, including alcoholics, children, pregnant women, people taking certain medicines, and people with certain medical conditions.  April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and health professionals can […]
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NLM Webinar: Insider’s Guide to Accessing NLM Data: Welcome to E-utilities for PubMed

Tue, 2017-04-11 10:06
Want to do more with PubMed? Want to extract just the PubMed data you need, in the format you want? Dreaming of creating your own PubMed tool or interface, but don’t know where to start? Join National Library of Medicine (NLM) staff on Tuesday, May 2 at 1pm EDT for a one-hour introductory webinar designed […]
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Over Diagnosis – Why Too Many Lab Tests are Bad for Your Health

Fri, 2017-04-07 14:44
Join the South Central Region (SCR) for this upcoming webinar on Wednesday, April 12 at 12:00 PM ET. Over diagnosis is an emerging concern among health care providers since it leads to unnecessary and potentially harmful over treatment. Over diagnosis occurs when people receive treatment for a disease or condition that won’t cause them symptoms […]
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Request for Information: NNLM Seeks To Understand Library Research/Data-Related Services

Thu, 2017-04-06 09:00
With the arrival of Patricia Flatley Brennan, R.N., Ph.D., as the new Director of the National Library of Medicine, the NNLM is thrilled to see her excitement, enthusiasm, and emphasis on the importance data plays and will play in biomedical discovery and delivery of healthcare. This means that if your library is supporting data-related research anywhere along the research […]
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Twitter Chats for Minority Health Month

Mon, 2017-04-03 11:45
April is National Minority Health Month. This year the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) and the Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health (OMH) have organized some amazing online events to help spread awareness of health disparities, and open discussions about minority health issues. Not sure where to start when […]
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EBLIP Conference – Apply for MAR Professional Development Funding!

Fri, 2017-03-31 09:00
Early Bird registration is now open for the 9th International Evidence Based Library & Information Practice Conference: Embedding and Embracing Evidence. If you are considering attending this event and/or registering for any of the pre-conference workshops, you should also consider applying for the NNLM MAR Professional Development Award! Funds can be used to cover the […]
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Apply now: NNLM MAR Health Professions Coordinator

Wed, 2017-03-29 13:17
The University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) invites applications for the position of Health Professions Coordinator for the Middle Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM MAR). We are looking for an energetic, creative, innovative, and service-oriented individual interested in being part of a collaborative team that works together […]
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Upcoming Classes for April

Wed, 2017-03-29 09:00
Training opportunities are abundant for April 2017! Below are just a few that we have on our schedule. Looking for more? Check out our training schedule to see these, and other classes scheduled for May and beyond! Registration closing soon! PubMed for Librarians: Building and Refining Your Search – April 5, 1:00-2:30 PM ET – […]
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ChooseMyPlate for National Nutrition Month

Fri, 2017-03-24 09:00
March is National Nutrition Month! Did you know the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has an entire website dedicated to healthy eating? Here are just a few of the awesome resources you can find on Explore the food groups – learn about all of the food groups, including why we need them, where you […]
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Getting a Seat at the Table: Librarian Involvement in Interprofessional Education Activities

Thu, 2017-03-23 14:21
Join the Middle Atlantic Region and our guest presenter Shelly Warwick for this upcoming Boost Box session! Participants are eligible for 1 MLA CE. Getting a Seat at the Table: Librarian Involvement in Interprofessional Education Activities April 27, 2017, 12:00-1:00 PM ET Registration Librarians and libraries are often the one resource that understands the scope […]
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CLRC Systematic Review Workshop: 2 spaces in Syracuse, 1 in NY remain!

Wed, 2017-03-22 11:48
Systematic Reviews: Opportunities for Librarians provides information professionals with foundational knowledge about systematic reviews and an opportunity to engage in high-level discussions about involvement in such projects. The course runs on a flipped classroom model where didactic material is presented in an asynchronous online format over a period of two weeks and is followed closely […]
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New Member Services Open House

Wed, 2017-03-22 11:30
Are you new to the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) or looking for a refresher on the many services the Middle Atlantic Region (MAR) offers its members? Join MAR coordinators Lydia Collins and Elaina Vitale for this one-hour open house webinar! April 20, 2017, 1:00-2:00 PM ET Details and Registration Attendees can expect […]
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Poison Prevention Week

Fri, 2017-03-17 09:00
National Poison Prevention week is just around the corner, March 19-25. What can you do to help your colleagues, patients, or community members become educated about exposure to poison? Does your organization’s emergency plan include steps for poison prevention? Poison Help from the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) has a wealth of programs and […]
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Finding Grey Lit for Systematic Reviews: Can It Be More Black and White?

Wed, 2017-03-15 17:09
NNLM MAR Members are invited to the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) to view the Medical Library Association (MLA) webinar:  ‘Finding Grey Lit for Systematic Reviews: Can It Be More Black and White?’ HSLS will serve as a host site for this webinar. There is no fee to attend but space is […]
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Resources on Kidney Health

Wed, 2017-03-15 12:35
“Did you know? Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure. Almost half of people starting dialysis have kidney failure caused by diabetes. Diabetes can damage your kidneys. This damage can happen over many years, without you feeling it. But, even if you have diabetes, you can take steps to help keep your kidneys healthy.” […]
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Patient Safety Awareness Week

Mon, 2017-03-13 11:59
It’s Patient Safety Awareness week, March 12-18. Whether you are a health care professional or a health care consumer, patient safety is an important topic to consider when it comes to health information. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), consumers can help prevent medical errors for themselves and their loved ones by: Speaking […]
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Apply for Funding Today!

Tue, 2017-03-07 09:20
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR), invites applications for projects beginning May 14, 2017 and ending April 30, 2018. Five award types are available for outreach projects that: Enhance clinicians’ and public health workers’ abilities to find and use biomedical and health information in practice and for patient education; […]
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