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Archive for April, 2005

Using My NCBI to Activate LinkOut Library Icons

Tuesday, April 5th, 2005

It’s easy to activate your library’s LinkOut icons using My NCBI. Your selections will be stored in your My NCBI account. After that, whenever you are logged in to your account, the library icons will be activated for each search. (more…)

Hug A Public Health Worker This Week

Monday, April 4th, 2005

April 4-10 is National Public Health Week this year. The theme is “Empowering Americans to Live Stronger, Longer!” It is a campaign to identify and reduce the barriers that keep older Americans from getting the health care and information they need. The National Library of Medicine is a National Partner in the effort. Take this opportunity to let your local public health department know you can help them get credible health information to older people in your community. (more…)

Fellowship Funding Available

Monday, April 4th, 2005

The Grace and Harold Sewell Memorial Fund plans to initiate one and possibly two, paid, 12-month, Learning Partnerships placing experienced librarians within leading health care organizations for the purpose of both partners gaining a greater understanding of how best information sciences can be effectively applied in each environment. Host organizations will provide a learning environment, a series of activities, and access to organizational leaders which will allow the fellow to more fully understand the nature of the organization’s work, its decision-making processes, the clients served and the health care issues addressed. The fellow will participate in team settings designed to utilize the librarian’s skills and knowledge in non-traditional ways, resulting in a tangible and valuable contribution to the host organization. Immersion is the goal and expanded knowledge the anticipated result for both partners.

Three eminent health organizations, based in Seattle, have been selected for the 2005 inauguration of Sewell Learning Partnerships. (more…)

Position Available at RML in Seattle

Monday, April 4th, 2005

A full-time position is available with the Regional Medical Library office of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region. We are seeking an innovative librarian with excellent communication skills to join our team. (more…)