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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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Upcoming Class on Consumer Health Services

Mon, 2017-03-06 13:56
Interested in consumer health? Registration is now open for the spring offering of the 4-week online class Health and Wellness @ the Library: The Essentials of Providing Consumer Health Services. This free online course defines the core competencies of providing consumer health information services and then dives directly into the essential skills and knowledge that […]
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Resources on Bleeding Disorders

Mon, 2017-03-06 12:31
March is bleeding disorders awareness month. Below are a few resources to get started on educating yourself and others about this important health observance. MedlinePlus Health Topics – includes resources for understanding what it means to have a bleeding disorder, common symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, patient handouts, and links to related genetic conditions. Hemophilia Federation […]
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Upcoming Classes for March

Thu, 2017-02-23 12:15
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) has a great line-up of courses for the month of March! Below are just a few of our upcoming offerings, and you can register for all of them TODAY! Don’t forget to check our training schedule periodically for new additions, or to see upcoming opportunities for April, […]
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Pennsylvania Community College Library Consortium Meeting

Wed, 2017-02-22 17:20
Join members of the Pennsylvania Community College Library Consortium (PCCLC) at the Harrisburg Area Community College for a half-day of free health programming! All are welcome to attend. April 27, 2017, 9:00am – 2:00pm ET Presentations will include: Making Sense of Numbers: Understanding Risks & Benefits: Learning How to Communicate Health Statistics – Elaina Vitale, […]
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Upcoming: Five Questions You Can Answer Using the NCBI Gene Database

Tue, 2017-02-21 17:21
The Gene resource at NCBI is a central hub for accessing nearly all molecular and literature resources for a particular gene. You can easily answer the most common questions and perform the most common tasks by starting in Gene. In this upcoming webinar, Five Questions You Can Answer Using the NCBI Gene Database, you will […]
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The Pieces of Systematic Review with Margaret Foster

Mon, 2017-02-20 09:20
Hosted by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (NNLM SCR), please consider the following upcoming training series! The Pieces of Systematic Review with Margaret Foster Guest Speaker: Margaret J. Foster, MLIS, MPH Date: 1st Thursday of every month from February – July 2017 Next Session: March 2nd Time: 10:00am – 11:00am CT / 9:00am […]
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Discover NNLM Resource Guides

Thu, 2017-02-16 11:41
The mission of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) is to advance the progress of medicine and improve the public health by providing US health professionals with equal access to biomedical information, and improving the public’s access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health. In line with this, […]
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Insider’s Guide to Accessing NLM Data: EDirect for PubMed

Fri, 2017-02-10 12:44
Beginning February 21, 2017, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) will present the three-part webinar series, Insider’s Guide to Accessing NLM Data: EDirect for PubMed. This series of workshops will introduce new users to the basics of using EDirect to access exactly the PubMed data you need, in the format you need. Over the course […]
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HSLANJ 45th Anniversary, Full-day Symposium

Thu, 2017-02-09 17:33
The Health Sciences Library Association of New Jersey (HSLANJ) presents a special full-day Symposium and Reception to celebrate its 45th anniversary! Featuring design anthropologist, Nancy Fried Foster and librarian and UX guru, Pete Coco. This event is offered with support from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR). Using Ethnography […]
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Registration Closing Soon! Summit on Disaster Recovery for Delaware

Wed, 2017-02-08 14:38
The Disaster Research Center at the University of Delaware, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, and the Delaware Division of Libraries are sponsoring a summit at Dover Downs, Delaware. Disaster Recovery for Delaware: Exploring Potential Partnerships Among Emergency Planners, First Responders, Librarians and Others February 28, 2017, 8:30 am – 4 pm ET Agenda […]
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Multilingual Resources for Children’s Dental Health

Tue, 2017-02-07 15:15
From the Outreach and Special Populations Branch: February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. Children should learn the benefits of brushing, flossing, and regular dental checkups from an early age, to prevent cavities and dental problems in adulthood. The American Dental Association named February 2017 as National Children’s Dental Health Month, and the National Library of […]
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