Pacific Northwest Region
Open Enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace
November 1st – December 15th, 2017
The Open Enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace is set to continue as usual. Please note, however that the Open Enrollment time period is short this year. It begins November 1st – December 15th. Plans that are available through Open Enrollment begin January 1, 2018. Job based plans may have different Open Enrollment periods. Be sure to check with your employer. Plans and prices should be ready to preview soon. The PNR Affordable Care Act webpage includes information about the ACA for each state and special populations. For complete information go to HealthCare.gov
Biomedical & Health Research Data Management Training for Librarians!
Application deadline: November 8, 2017
Health science librarians are invited to participate in a rigorous online biomedical and health research data management training course, sponsored by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Training Office (NTO). The course provides basic knowledge and skills for librarians interested in helping patrons manage their research data. Attending this course will improve your ability to initiate or extend research data management services at your institution. Familiarity with the research lifecycle is recommended but not required.
The NNLM PNR Wants You!
Is your organization a member?
Join libraries, community organizations and data organizations that provide quality health information and research. Membership is free, and benefits include access to a network of colleagues, specialized training and funding opportunities.
- PNR Rendezvous is a monthly webinar series focusing on a health science topic or resource for you to share and use in your work.
- PNR Partners is a series showcasing the work of our funding recipients. Through hearing the stories of the successes and challenges of these projects we hope listeners will be inspired to create their own projects and apply for PNR funding.
- NNLM Resource Picks is a new bimonthly webinar series offered by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine. Every two months, a National Library of Medicine resource will be featured.