Lunch with the RML Archives

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  • K-12 Outreach Projects / Monday, August 29, 2016 / 1-2 PM ET [Recording]
    Description: In preparation for back to school, this session will highlight 3 MAR funded K-12 outreach projects that incorporate NLM resources and stimulate ideas for class planning and outreach as academic librarians, school librarians, teachers and others enter a new school year. 
    Developing a Replicable Model for Health Literacy to Promote Positive Youth Development:  Presented by Annamore Matambanadzo, Advance African Development
    Scientific Writing for CEYE Students:  Presented by Robin O’hanlon, The Levy Library, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Let's get ready for funding! / Thursday, July 28, 2016 / 12-1PM ET [Recording]
    Presenters: Yini Zhu, Rutgers University / Laraine Tursi, Coney Island Hospital / Sherry Morgan and Barbara Cavanaugh, University of Pennsylvania / Christina Pope, SUNY
    Description: In preparation for MAR funding opportunities planned to be announced in the next few days, MAR’s  Lunch with the RML monthly webinar series will kick off on July 28 by highlighting 4 very different types of outreach from last year’s funding.  We hope these creative, successful projects will spur ideas for you to apply for a project this year!
    Yini Zhu, Rutgers University, George F. Smith Library of the Health Sciences will showcase this powerful project done with a $3,000 Health Information Awareness Award!  Spreading Health Awareness with Resources and Education (SHARE) program was a successful outreach effort that increased awareness of NLM’s consumer health information resources while promoting the libraries’ resources and services to the Rutgers University and University Hospital community.
    Laraine Tursi,  Coney Island Hospital, Harold Fink Memorial Library will highlight her Smartboard Interactive Display project which emphasizes an innovative approach for a hospital librarian to partner with her Medical Education Committee and Research Department to promote evidence based resources throughout the institution.
    Sherry Morgan and Barbara Cavanaugh, University of Pennsylvania Biomedical Library will present the Philadelphia Free Library and University of Pennsylvania Consumer Health Education Partnership which emphasizes a unique approach, for health sciences librarians to partner with their school of nursing and local public libraries to introduce NLM resources and offer health programs to consumers.  
    Christina Pope, SUNY Upstate Health Sciences Library, will represent the Pet First Aid (aka Healthy Pet Project), which represents creative ways to incorporate NLM resources into education and outreach events by partnering with public libraries and veterinarians to develop a project that has  raised awareness throughout the state of NY and has gone on to receive outside funding support.
  • NIH Syndicated Content / March 29, 2016 / Noon - 1:00 pm ET [Recording] | Presentation (PowerPoint)
    Presenters: Brooke Dine, Head, Web & Information Management Unit Public Services Division National Library of Medicine and Elizabeth Norton, Disaster Information Management Research Center Specialized Information Services Division National Library of Medicine.
    Description: NIH offers a free and easy way for you to get trusted, up-to-date health information from the National Institutes of Health directly onto your website.  You do not need to write your own health content or worry about updating web pages. NIH content will populate on your web page with your website’s existing look and feel. Join us to learn how!

  • New and Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities from MAR / January 28, 2016 / Noon - 1:00 pm ET [Recording]
    Presenters: Michelle Burda, Network and Advocacy Coordinator; Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator; Kate Flewelling, Outreach Coordinator; Ida Joiner, Technology Coordinator
    Description: Join MAR Coordinators to explore and learn about professional development opportunities in 2016. Updated and new classes will be showcased with a chance for you to ask questions about the classes we offer.

  • Awardee Project Reports / October 29, 2015 [Recording]

    Project: Teaching and Enabling Saint Francis University Senior Nursing Students to Deliver Patient Education
    Awardee: Library & Learning Commons, Saint Francis University, Loretto, PA
    Description: This outreach award was written to develop and deliver a pilot Information Literacy curriculum component for nursing students utilizing mobile technology that addresses the use and evaluation of resources for evidence based practice in patient education to residents in the local community. Our expected outcomes were two fold, one, enable students to deliver evidence based patient education to residents in the local community using mobile technology and two, revise the NURS 405 Care of Human Communities syllabus/course map to show progression in instruction of Information Literacy within the nursing department.

    Project: Collaboration: A Simple Recipe for Improving Research Productivity in the Community Teaching Hospital
    Awardee: Staten Island University Hospital Medical Library
    Description: This project has demonstrated a successful collaboration between the Medical Library and Department of Research within a community based teaching hospital. The teamwork has improved access to research tools for Staten Island University Hospital (SIUH) residents, fellows, faculty, and other hospital staff while allowing researchers to gain new skills essential for performing quality scholarly activities.

    Project: Cooking for Good Health and Happiness
    Awardee: Laurel Public Library
    Description: This interactive program will introduce older adults to healthy cooking techniques and free online health information resources. Targeting people with obesity, diabetes and other weight-management concerns, a series of three, two-hour sessions will begin with a demonstration of how to prepare at least two recipes for healthy weight loss. A certified chef will show how to use nutritious ingredients and low-fat, low-sodium cooking techniques. Each session will conclude with a thirty-minute computer-based demonstration of how to find reliable health information online, focusing on what is available through MedlinePlus.