Middle Atlantic Region
NNLM MAR Health Professions Coordinator
The University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) invites applications for the position of Health Professions Coordinator for 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 to improve access to and sharing of biomedical and health information resources, with an emphasis on resources produced by the National Library of Medicine. The Health Professions Coordinator has primary responsibility for designing and evaluating outreach and education programs, focusing on NLM resources and increasing access to biomedical and health information, directed toward community health professionals, minority health professionals and public health workers.
HSLANJ Group Licensing Initiative
The HSLANJ Group Licensing Initiative (GLI) warmly invites medical librarians in the NNLM MAR, SEA, and NER to participate in the Spring Offer! Group licensing allows participants to save 15-70% off regular pricing and choose from more than 700 quality, digital resources. The deadline to participate in the Spring 2017 offer is May 5.
The State of America's Libraries 2017
A Report from the American Library Association
In the 21st century, libraries of all types are responding to the changing social, economic, and political impacts of living in a digital society. The State of America's Libraries 2017: A Report from the American Library Association, a special American Libraries digital supplement, details the ways that library workers help individuals develop new skills, communicate with others through new technologies, and help make their communities better places to live. Includes commentary on the top ten most challenged books in 2016, equity, diversity, and inclusion in libraries, children's and teen services, public libraries taking action, new responsibilities for academic libraries, resources to combat fake news, and calls to action in support of libraries.
Interested in training opportunities from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine? Here are just a few of our upcoming classes:
April 28: Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality
May 10: Using Data to Influence Policy
May 11: NNLM Quarterly Journal Club
NNLM Seeks To Understand Library Research/Data-Related Services
Request for Information
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 lifecycle, the RML would like to know about it.