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RUS: Distance Learning and Telemedicine Loan and Grant Programs
Final rule from the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) designed to streamline, revise, and update the Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program. The DLT Program works to encourage and improve telemedicine and distance learning in rural areas through the use of computer networks and other advanced technologies. Included changes seek to reduce the regulatory burden of applying for the grants and ensure funds are awarded to projects with the most demonstrable need. Provisions of the rule take effect December 27, 2017. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 27, 2017 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

E-learning Institute Fellowship (ELI)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in partnership with the Public Health Foundation (PHF), invites distance learning professionals who are responsible for developing online training products to apply to participate in the CDC E-Learning Institute (ELI) Fellowship. Applications due by October 6, 2017. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - September 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Grant Money for Rural EMS-Hospital Mobile Telemedicine
GD is pleased to share this important information with you.  In short, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program (DLT) is designed to provide access to healthcare resources that benefit rural communities. Of specific interest, this year’s program has prioritized $1.6 million dollars specifically for Mobile Telemedicine (communications upgrades between ambulances, emergency transportation vehicles, and medical facilities) in rural areas.  Awards will range from $50k-$500K for 3-year programs.  The grant has a July 17th deadline, so act quickly! While the gr...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - June 3, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: General Devices Tags: Operations Industry News Source Type: news

Grant Money for Rural EMS-Hospital Mobile Telemedicine
GD is pleased to share this important information with you.  In short, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program (DLT) is designed to provide access to healthcare resources that benefit rural communities. Of specific interest, this year’s program has prioritized $1.6 million dollars specifically for Mobile Telemedicine (communications upgrades between ambulances, emergency transportation vehicles, and medical facilities) in rural areas.  Awards will range from $50k-$500K for 3-year programs.  The grant has a July 17th deadline, so act quickly! While the gr...
Source: JEMS Operations - June 3, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: General Devices Tags: Operations Industry News Source Type: news

USDA Accepting Applications for Distance Learning and Telemedicine Funding
Grant Program Details USDA Rural Development Acting Undersecretary Roger Glendenning announced that the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) is accepting applications for Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program funding for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017. Of the funds made available this year, $1.6 million will be prioritized to provide for communication upgrades between ambulances, emergency transportation vehicles and medical facilities.  DLT grants are designed to provide access to education, training and healthcare resources for rural Americans. The DLT Program supports telemedicine and distance learning servic...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - May 30, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: EMS.gov Tags: Training Industry News Source Type: news

USDA Offers Distance Learning, Telemedicine Grant Opportunities
The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced a call for applications for parties interested in receiving rural telemedicine or distance learning grants. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - May 25, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

USDA Offers $500K in Grant Funding for Rural Telemedicine
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Rural Utilities Service (RUS) has announced that they will be offering grants of up to $500,000 through their Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program in order to improve rural access to education and healthcare. Special consideration will be given to "Promise Zones," or areas that have been identified as particularly vulnerable. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - May 23, 2017 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

RUS: Announcement of Grant Application Deadlines and Funding Levels
Announces the opening of the fiscal year 2017 Rural Utilities Service (RUS) Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program application window. The competitive grants, which range from $50,000 to $500,000, are intended to benefit users in rural areas through the enhancement of telemedicine and distance learning services. Paper applications must be postmarked and mailed, shipped, or sent overnight no later than July 17, 2017, and electronic applications must be received no later than July 17, 2017. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - May 16, 2017 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Upgrading the University: VFIS Expands Online Fire/EMS Classes
YORK, Pa.  – VFIS is proud to announce the roll-out of new expansions and enhancements to the distance learning opportunities at VFIS University (VFISu). After working hand-in-hand with clients to focus on their wishes and needs, VFIS expanded class offerings, added features to better manage training plans and records, and improved system performance for users. “Today’s responders need increased opportunities and flexibility to complete training – VFISu helps make that possible,” said Bill Jenaway, VFIS executive vice president of Education, Training and Consulting. “The additional ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - May 14, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Training Industry News Source Type: news

MOOCs and books initiative launched by Springer and Federica Weblearning
Springer collaborates with one of Europe’s largest providers of free multimedia courses to offer authors, lecturers and students an enhanced teaching and learning experience Springer is partnering with Federica Weblearning, which is an academic platform devoted to innovation, experimentation and the dissemination of multimedia distance learning. The collaboration allows authors and lecturers several options of preparing both a textbook and a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on a particular topic. This initiative allows Springer to further strengthen its expertise in textbook publishing, and offer its authors and cus...
Source: News from STM - April 26, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Editorial Featured Source Type: news

eLearning: Training Today's Biosafety Professionals
Global Health Security Agenda. 12/08/2016 This 52-minute webinar discusses eLearning, also known as online and distance learning, and how it has evolved from recorded lectures and basic slides to sophisticated, interactive, and engaging digital content. It addresses the advantages of incorporating eLearning into a sustainable and affordable training program for biosafety professionals, and showcases examples of interactive learning exercises. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 3, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Epidemiology and Population Health Summer Institute at Columbia University (EPIC)
EPIC provides opportunities to gain foundational knowledge and applied skills for advancing population health research. EPIC's intensive short courses are offered either at the Mailman School of Public Health in New York City or in online distance learning formats. Scholarships are available for selected courses. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - February 14, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

CDC E-Learning Institute Fellowship
Applications accepted through October 28, 2016. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in partnership with the Public Health Foundation (PHF), invites distance learning professionals who are responsible for developing online training products to apply to participate in the CDC E-Learning Institute (ELI) Fellowship. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - October 4, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

USDA Funds 18 Distance Learning and Telemedicine Projects in 16 States
The USDA is funding projects to use communications technology to expand access to health care, substance misuse treatment, and advanced educational opportunities. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - September 19, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

USDA Funds 18 Distance Learning and Telemedicine Projects in 16 States
The United States Department of Agriculture announced that it will be funding the use of communications technology for 18 projects in 16 states. The hope is that these investments will allow rural residents to have greater access to health care and educational opportunities. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - September 19, 2016 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

USDA Funds 81 Distance Learning and Telemedicine Projects in 32 States
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) will fund projects to help connect rural communities with medical and educational experts in other parts of the country, increasing access to healthcare, substance misuse treatment, and advanced educational opportunities. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - July 14, 2016 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

USDA Announces Telemedicine Funding to Address Opioid Epidemic in Appalachia
USDA will fund 5 Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) grants to organizations in KY, TN, and VA to provide treatment resources for opioid addiction, totalling almost $1.4 million. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - July 11, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

USDA Announces Telemedicine Funding to Address Opioid Epidemic in Appalachia
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced five Distance Learning and Telemedicine grant awards to provide treatment for the opioid epidemic in rural central Appalachia. This includes $1.4 million for projects in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - June 30, 2016 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Zika Virus: Fight the Bite
National Library of Medicine. 04/2016This 58-minute webinar for students in the National Library of Medicine Distance Learning Program discusses the Zika virus and how information technology can be used in efforts to combat it. It discusses the evidence of the link between Zika and birth defects, the location of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes in the United States, and mosquito surveillance programs. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 12, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Physicians team up to treat addiction in rural areas
Physicians in New Mexico have developed a distance learning model to address inadequate access to medical care in rural and traditionally underserved areas. Through a special focus on substance use and behavioral health disorders, the project has bolstered primary care physicians’ ability to care for patients with substance use disorders in the midst of the opioid overdose epidemic. Led by Professor of Medicine Sanjeev Arora, MD, Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) was created at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center in 2003. The project is a free-of-charge distance education mo...
Source: AMA Wire - May 9, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: Amy Farouk Source Type: news

EKU Announces Online Hybrid Paramedic Program
In an announcement made by Dr. Bill Young, Director of the Emergency Medical Care program at Eastern Kentucky University, the program will now begin offering the Paramedic Science Degree program via an online-hybrid distance learning delivery model. This means that currently certified Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT's) can remain gainfully employed and simultaneously continue their education to earn their degree to become licensed Paramedics. If you are interested in joining a career that is fast-paced, exciting, fulfilling and growing then consider joining us at EKU, said Dr. Bill Young. The EKU Emergency Medical Care...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - April 8, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Industry News Training Source Type: news

RUS: Announcement of Grant Application Deadlines and Funding Levels
The Rural Utilities Service (RUS) has announced its Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program and is now accepting applications for FY 2016. The grants are used to support telecommunication technologies that extend educational opportunities or healthcare services into rural areas. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 12, 2016 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

USDA increases rural telehealth funding
U.S. Agriculture Secretary, Tom Vilsack, announced the expansion of the USDA Rural Development's Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program with $23.4 million in additional funding for 75 new projects in 31 states. Grants may be used to purchase telemedicine educational tools, equipment and services in rural areas, and are contingent upon each recipient meeting the grant agreement terms. [See also: USDA grants to support telemedicine in rural areas] Telehealth read more (Source: Healthcare IT News)
Source: Healthcare IT News - November 24, 2015 Category: Information Technology Authors: Jessica Davis Tags: Online Only Mobile Policy and Legislation Population Health Telehealth Workforce Source Type: news

Nurses could help cut smoking rates in China, according to UCLA-led study
China has a big smoking problem. Three-hundred-fifty million Chinese people smoke and 1 million deaths a year in China are attributed to smoking-related illnesses. By 2050, smoking deaths are expected to triple to 3 million a year. Smoking is such an accepted part of the culture that even 23 percent of physicians smoke. However, the smoking rate among the largely female population of nurses is very low, mirroring the general female population. Could nurses be the solution to getting Chinese smokers to quit? In a two-part study, published online in the Journal of Advanced Nursing, an international team of investigators led ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 9, 2015 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Small start, big finish: progressing your career with UNISON learning
When she was growing up in her native South Africa, Mel Heitkamp wanted to train as a nurse, but her diminutive stature ruled her out from progressing further at the time. “I volunteered at the local hospital when I was in high school back in South Africa, but I was rejected from further training because they thought I was too small to physically turn a patient on my own,” she recalls. Now, several jobs later, living in South Wales with four children, she is all set to enrol on a Bachelor of Nursing (BN) undergraduate degree course – in no small part thanks to the learning support she has had from UNISON....
Source: UNISON Health care news - August 4, 2015 Category: UK Health Authors: HarrisonDi Tags: Magazine members' learning Source Type: news

RUS: Announcement of Grant Application Deadlines
Rural Utilities Service, USDA announces the application availability for the Distance Learning and Telemedicine grant program, to provide loans and grants designed to provide access to education, training and healthcare resources for people in rural America. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - May 22, 2015 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Announcing the NN/LM PNR 2015-2016 Award Recipients
In response to our December post announcing NN/LM PNR funding opportunities, the following 13 Network members submitted excellent applications for various awards. Here are brief summaries of their funded projects, to be carried out between May 1, 2015 and April 30, 2016 during the final year of the 2011-2016 NN/LM PNR program. Congratulations to all! Technology Improvement Award Project Title: Instructional Technology Upgrade Project Lead: Basia Delawska-Elliott, Medical Library Specialist, Providence St.Vincent Medical Center, Portland, OR Summary: Providence Health & Services and Swedish Health libraries reorganized...
Source: Dragonfly - May 7, 2015 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Carolyn Martin Tags: Funding News From NN/LM PNR Source Type: news

Masters in Family Medicine in Laos: A Pilot Distance Learning Program (Laura Goldman MD)
Conclusions: This novel Family Medicine retraining program in Laos was effective in promoting individual skills improvement among participants, and colleagues working with participants were impressed with their performance, including the extension of lessons to other rural staff. Consensus suggested the program should be continued and expanded to additional sites in Laos. (Source: Family Medicine Digital Resources Library (FMDRL) Recently Uploaded)
Source: Family Medicine Digital Resources Library (FMDRL) Recently Uploaded - April 29, 2015 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

View on Migration: Online learning for Syrian refugees
Shift higher education for refugees from foreign scholarships to online distance learning, urges Emma Bonar (Source: SciDev.Net)
Source: SciDev.Net - April 20, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

PHF and CDC Now Accepting Applications for the Third E-Learning Institute
Distance learning professionals from state, local, territorial and international health departments, as well as university and hospital learning professionals who are responsible for developing online training products, are invited to apply to participate in the E-Learning Institute, February - June 2015. Applications are due November 3, 2014. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - October 27, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

PNR Staff News
Mahria Lebow has accepted a new appointment at the University of Washington as Data Repository Librarian. Effective October 1, she will oversee the design and development of the UW Data Repository. This is a new initiative at UW Libraries, propelled in part by the Obama Administration memorandum on public access to the results of federally funded research and data. Since May 2012, Mahria has served the region as the PNR Regional Technology Coordinator. She has provided numerous webinars, presentations and workshops, and staffed many exhibits at health and technology conferences to promote emerging technologies and emergi...
Source: Dragonfly - October 1, 2014 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Catherine Burroughs Tags: News From NN/LM PNR Source Type: news

Move over for Bristol’s first MOOC
The University has launched a free, online open-access course in maths for engineers. Cracking Mechanics: Further Maths for Engineers is Bristol’s first MOOC, or massive online open course – a distance learning course with no limit on the number of participants. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 14, 2014 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements, Current students, Undergraduate; Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Queen's School of Engineering Source Type: news

Guest post: Capturing Content for Distance Learning
This is a guest post written by Jon Anscher on behalf of the Northwest Regional Primary Care Association.  The NWRPCA received a Technology Improvement Award from the NN/LM PNR to purchase equipment for capturing sessions at the organization’s two annual conferences. Community Health Centers (CHCs) need a comprehensive learning environment with modularized learning components that are current, interactive, and engaging and our goal was to deliver a higher quality and broader access through online resources. In an age where technology is changing too fast for our infrastructure to keep up, it is essential that CH...
Source: Dragonfly - June 13, 2014 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Mahria Lebow Tags: Funding News From NN/LM PNR Technology Source Type: news

How do Gifted Children Present?
Discussion One of the problems with understanding giftedness is the definition. The National Association of Gifted Children uses the following comprehensive definition: Gifted individuals are those who demonstrate outstanding levels of aptitude (defined as an exceptional ability to reason and learn) or competence (documented performance or achievement in top 10% or rarer) in one or more domains. Domains include any structured area of activity with its own symbol system (e.g., mathematics, music, language) and/or set of sensorimotor skills (e.g., painting, dance, sports). The United States Federal government uses a narrow...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 24, 2014 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Distance Learning in Depression for Rural Primary Care and Mental Health Providers
Discusses the development of effective distance education methods to train rural primary care providers in integrated care models for depression using computer based training and materials adapted from the MacArthur Initiative on Depression & Primary Care. -- WICHE Center for Rural Mental Health Research (Source: Rural publications via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Rural publications via the Rural Assistance Center - March 5, 2014 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

USDA Announces Investments to Expand Distance Learning and Telemedicine Opportunities in Rural Areas
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that the Obama Administration is investing in rural telecommunications equipment through Distance Learning and Telemedicine grants to help expand access to education, create jobs and improve health care in 25 states. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - February 4, 2014 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Literature and Medicine: Experiences Implementing a Fourth-Year Distance-Learning Elective (Suzanne Harrison MD)
4th year distance-learning elective designed for students during interview season. Reading of theme-based literature followed by written reflection and discussion. (Source: Family Medicine Digital Resources Library (FMDRL) Recently Uploaded)
Source: Family Medicine Digital Resources Library (FMDRL) Recently Uploaded - January 31, 2014 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Physically and psychologically hazardous jobs and mental health in Thailand - Yiengprugsawan V, Strazdins L, Lim LL, Kelly M, Seubsman SA, Sleigh AC.
This paper investigates associations between hazardous jobs, mental health and wellbeing among Thai adults. In 2005, 87 134 distance-learning students from Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University completed a self-administered questionnaire; at the 2009 foll... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 19, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Clinical Teaching and Research Fellow in Endocrinology - Queen Mary University, London, UK
Added via Queen Mary University of London. Applicants are invited to apply for the post of Clinical Teaching and Research Fellow in Endocrinology at Queen Mary University of London. The principle role of the post-holder will be to participate in the maintainance and development of the successful distance learning Postgraduate Diploma / MSc programme in Endocrinology and Diabetes. This would involve (with suitable training and supervision): development of novel learning materials, preparation and updating of course materials, delivery of teaching including lectures, tutorials and moderat...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 15, 2013 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Inequalities in risks and outcomes in a health transitioning country: A review of a large national cohort of Thai adults - Yiengprugsawan V, Friel S, Seubsman SA, Sleigh AC.
This article reviews inequalities in health risks and outcomes based on a large longitudinal cohort study of distance-learning adult students enrolled at Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University (n = 87,134). The study began in 2005 and the first follow-up w... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 10, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Belgian schemes train African researchers in enterprise
An NGO used distance learning and face-to-face meetings to boost the innovation skills in Africa. (Source: SciDev.Net)
Source: SciDev.Net - October 31, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Free Distance Learning: Discovering TOXNET
Join the NLM Training Center for a New Online TOXNET Class Would you like to learn more about the environmental health resources available from the National Library of Medicine? Join the NLM Training Center (NTC) from October 21 – November 5, 2013 for Module 1 of a new online class, called Discovering TOXNET: From Paracelsus to Nanotechnology. TOXNET is a web-based system of databases covering hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases. Module 1 covers three TOXNET databases (ChemIDPlus, LactMed, and TOXLINE) as well as three emergency response tools (CHEMM, REMM, and WISER). Module 2 covers the...
Source: Dragonfly - September 20, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Nikki Dettmar Tags: News From NN/LM PNR Training & Education Source Type: news

Free Distance Learning: Fundamentals of Bioinformatics and Searching
Apply to Attend the Online Class “Fundamentals of Bioinformatics and Searching” Health science librarians are invited to participate in an online bioinformatics training course, Fundamentals of Bioinformatics and Searching, sponsored by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, NLM Training Center (NTC). The course provides basic knowledge and skills for librarians interested in helping patrons use online molecular databases and tools from the NCBI. Attending this course will improve your ability to initi...
Source: Dragonfly - August 13, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Nikki Dettmar Tags: News From NN/LM PNR Training & Education Source Type: news

New Tech Titles for Lending Library
This summer three new titles were added to the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region Lending Library. All three titles are technology related at address timely trends including social media and video creation that many libraries and organizations may be interested in learning more about. The books available for loan to any NN/LM SCR Network remember. Doing Social Media So It Matters: A Librarian’s Guide Author: Laura Solomon Description: Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, LinkedIn: it’s difficult enough to keep abreast of social media Web sites, let alone understand how they fit into today&rs...
Source: Network News - August 12, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Emily Hurst Tags: General (all entries) Lending Library Technology Source Type: news

A Tuition-Free Art Therapy Education
Imagine the excitement when a tuition-free distance learning opportunity for art therapy graduate level education suddenly appeared on the horizon. Yes, it's true, but what's the catch? read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - July 28, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Cathy Malchiodi, PhD, LPCC, LPAT Tags: Creativity Education Psych Careers Work academic credit accreditation art therapist art therapy art therapy education ATCB ATR charge tuition college completion rates course completion credential credentials digital liter Source Type: news

Free Distance Learning Sessions: PubMed for Librarians
Did you know the National Library of Medicine Training Center (NTC) now offers free distance learning classes that are completely online? Three sessions of PubMed for Librarians classes were added for December 2013, January and March 2014. Details about Automatic Term Mapping (ATM), Building and Refining Your Search, Customization- MyNCBI, Introduction to PubMed and MeSH with registration links are now available at http://nnlm.gov/ntcc/classes/schedule.html Be sure to check out NTC’s website at http://nnlm.gov/ntc for a variety of posts related to adult learning and teaching as well, and sign up today! (Source: Dragonfly)
Source: Dragonfly - July 8, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Nikki Dettmar Tags: News From NN/LM PNR Training & Education Source Type: news

Anthony Frisby Named Director of AISR and Scott Memorial Library
Dr. Anthony Frisby has been named Director of Academic and Instructional Support and Resources (AISR) and the Scott Memorial Library after successful leadership as Interim Director. He will lead the strategic vision for AISR and along with his team of professionals, enhance services to the faculty, staff, and students of Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Frisby has been a member of the Jefferson community since 1991, serving first as the Head of Instructional Design in the Office of Academic Computing. He has also served as the Director of AISR Education Services since 1999. As an educator, Dr. Frisby is recognize...
Source: What's New on JEFFLINE - July 8, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: lgm002 Tags: All News Clinicians Researchers Students Teaching Faculty Source Type: news

USDA Invites Applications for Grants to Bring Improved Educational and Healthcare Services to Rural Communities
The USDA is accepting applications for grants to provide access to education, training and healthcare resources in rural areas.  Funding is authorized through the Department’s Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program.  The USDA remains focused on carrying out its mission, despite a time of significant budget uncertainty. “With access to the latest technology, America’s [...] (Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog)
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - July 5, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: mjharvey Tags: Funding Outreach Public Health Source Type: news