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New Horizons for NLM Traveling Exhibitions

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In 2018, the National Library of Medicine completed and published its Strategic Plan for 2017-2027. To support the strategic plans’ goal of “reaching more people in more ways through enhanced dissemination and engagement,” the Exhibition Program will soon introduce a new engagement initiative for customers hosting one of our traveling exhibitions. The new engagement initiative will help strengthen the connections host venues make to NLM collections and health information resources as part of their hosting of an NLM traveling exhibition. This webinar will serve as an introduction to this new initiative.

NLM offers a wide variety of health information resources that are available to the public. Beginning in the Fall of 2019, host venues will be required to engage with and promote NLM health information resources during their hosting of one of our traveling exhibitions. Traveling Exhibition Services will help support this effort by providing links and sources for this health information that complement and enhance the content of our exhibitions and are tailored to our customers’ needs. NLM health information resources will include website links, downloadable materials, webinars, capability brochures, posters, etc. and include Daily Med, GenEd, MedlinePlus, Pillbox, PubMed, and ToxTown.

We look to our Regional Medical Libraries and our host venues to provide input on ways in which you can best engage your audience with NLM health information resources and ways in which we can support your efforts.

Jill L. Newmark, Manager Traveling Exhibitions
Jill has been with the Exhibition Program at NLM for the past 15 years. She currently manages Traveling Exhibition Services and serves as an Exhibition Specialist and Registrar managing all artifacts for special displays at NLM. She has curator several exhibitions for NLM including Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African American in Civil War Medicine and Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons.

Jane K. Markowitz, Traveling Exhibition Coordinator
Jane has been the Traveling Exhibition Coordinator at NLM for the past four years working directly with host venues booking exhibitions, managing logistics and providing customer support. She previously worked in information, programming, and circulation services with Fairfax County Public Library and spent several years at the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.

Kelly Reiss, has been at Rosalind Franklin University since 2011, and is University Archives and Feet First Exhibition Director. She manages a temporary exhibit program on campus featuring ten exhibits per year, the permanent Feet First Exhibition that tells the story of RFU's school of podiatric medicine's namesake and founder, Dr. William M. Scholl, and the archives for the university.

Charlotte Beyer, is the Instruction and Reference Librarian at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFUMS) located in North Chicago, Illinois. In her position, she is responsible for designing and leading the library and information literacy instruction at RFUMS. She holds a Masters in information science from SUNY Albany, and her research interests include information literacy, online learning and using online tools to enhance instruction.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Region/Office: National
Nov 14, 2018
1:00PM - 2:00PM PT
Carolyn Martin, MLS, AHIP, Consumer Health Coordinator

Class Overview

PNR Rendezvous is a webinar series presented by the Network of the National Library of Medicine Pacific Northwest Region. Each session focuses on various topics such as health, research, resources, librarianship, and technology for attendees to incorporate into their work.

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