NNLM Region 4 Funding Opportunities
The Network of the National Library of Medicine, Region 4 (NNLM Region 4) invites applications for health information outreach, programming projects, and professional development opportunities. We want to see your application. The mission of the Network of the National Library of Medicine is to advance the progress of medicine, improve public health by providing U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information, and improve individual’s access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health. Under a Cooperative Agreement with the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the ...
Source: MCR News - July 12, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Blog Source Type: news

Libraries Can Apply for $7 Billion in Tech Funds
Libraries and schools can begin applying on June 29 for financial support to purchase laptops and tablets, Wi-Fi hotspots, modems, routers, and broadband connections for off-campus use by students, school staff, and library patrons.The $7.17 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund was established as part of the federal American Rescue Plan of 2021. The 45-day application filing window for the fund will run until August 13.Eligible schools and libraries can submit requests for funding to purchase eligible equipment and services for the 2021-22 school year, according to the Federal Communications Commission. For more information...
Source: MCR News - June 18, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #Public/K-12 List Blog Funding Source Type: news

Join us and bring your thread of knowledge to help us stitch our Region 4 fabric.
Let’s talk! Come meet your Network of the National Library of Medicine staff for the states of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota (Region 4). We want to meet you, hear your ideas, and answer your questions. The meeting is free for anyone to attend.   NNLM Day at MLA Region 4 Preview Monday, May 17 1:30 – 2:30 pm MDT 12:30 – 1:30 pm AZ Time   Meeting Link: https://nih.zoomgov.com/j/1614228020?pwd=NTVhdFQ5RW9ycXQxUkEwVEVsWjVXQT09 Meeting ID: 161 422 8020 Passcode: 396922   For more information on regional and national sessions of NNLM...
Source: MCR News - May 12, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Join Us & Bring Your Thread of Knowledge to Help Us Stitch Our Region 4 Fabric
Come meet your Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 4 staff for the states of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota. We will listen to your ideas and answer your questions. The meeting is free for anyone to attend.   NNLM Day at MLA Region 4 Preview Monday, May 17 1:30 – 2:30 pm MDT 12:30 – 1:30 pm AZ Time   Meeting Link: https://nih.zoomgov.com/j/1614228020?pwd=NTVhdFQ5RW9ycXQxUkEwVEVsWjVXQT09 Meeting ID: 161 422 8020 Passcode: 396922   For more information on regional and national sessions of NNLM Day at MLA, visit https://www...
Source: MCR News - May 12, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

NNLM Redraws Its Map
Network of the National Library of Medicine members who are used to working with the MidContinental Region – particularly those in Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri – will see shifts in their service contacts as the network redraws its map and enters a new five-year funding cycle in May. Members will still find themselves with plenty of support from NNLM after the change. Access to National Library of Medicine resources like PubMed and MedlinePlus will not be affected. NLM, part of the National Institutes of Health, will enter into new agreements with the academic health sciences libraries throughout the country th...
Source: MCR News - April 21, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List All Members Source Type: news

On being a Catalyst for Community Health
Melanie Newell is a C4CH (Catalyst for Community Health) Grantee at the University of Missouri-Columbia, and is a service associate in Lincoln City Libraries, in Lincoln, NE. C4CH (Catalysts for Community Health) is an Institute of Museum and Library Services Community Catalyst Project Grant initiative led by Dr. Jenny Bossaller and Dr. Denice Adkins of the University of Missouri’s iSchool, and Deborah Ward and Christine Pryor of MU Libraries and supported by an advisory board and one amazing graduate assistant. C4CH endeavors to use the talents of emerging LAM professionals to “spark” change in communiti...
Source: MCR News - April 20, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List All Members Source Type: news

Important information about your NNLM.gov Profile – Take action by April 30th!
Due to upcoming system upgrades on nnlm.gov, your current transcript of NNLM classes will not be available after Friday, April 30th, 2021. Your NNLM Class Transcript lists all NNLM classes you have registered for since December 2016. If you want to keep a copy of the classes you’ve taken over the past 5 years, follow these steps to download a copy: Log into your nnlm.gov account (bottom right of page) Scroll down to ‘My Profile’ (bottom right of page) Click ’View Profile’ Print or save the webpage, or copy and paste it into an editing software of your choice. Again, you will no longer be able...
Source: MCR News - April 19, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List All Members Source Type: news

NNLM Training Program is Taking a Short Pause
The NNLM training program is taking a short pause this April/May. Critical system upgrades will allow the NNLM to continue offering the free, high quality training you have come to know and love. How will this affect you? NNLM class registration and access will be unavailable starting April 16, 2021. Class offerings will incrementally re-open starting in May, and will continue throughout the summer. How can you continue to connect with NNLM during this break? You can subscribe to the NNLM YouTube Channel. There are a multitude of previously recorded classes, many of which are available for MLA CE credit. Contact nto@u...
Source: MCR News - April 19, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List All Members Source Type: news

Paula Mozen, Director of LIFE INTERRUPTED, Shares Her Filmmaking Journey
Discussions Monday, April 15 at 2 pm MT presented by Greensboro AHEC and Nashville Public Library For more information on the film LIFE INTERRUPTED and to sign up for the free screening, click here: https://watch.eventive.org/lifeinterrupted. . Remember to follow the NNLM MCR on Twitter.  The post Paula Mozen, Director of LIFE INTERRUPTED, Shares Her Filmmaking Journey first appeared on MidContinental Region News. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - April 9, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List All Members Source Type: news

Goddard Public Library: Fitness Fridays
Dana Abbey – Community Engagement Coordinator/Colorado The Goddard Public Library in Goddard, Kansas applied for and was awarded Network of the National Library of Medicine, MidContinental outreach funding for their Fitness Fridays program. The aim of the project is to increase health, information, and reading literacy within one program with activities available locally and statewide for all ages. The free programming will combine favorite summertime activities: walking and reading with the StoryWalk® program, and will raise awareness of reliable health information resources like MedlinePlus. StoryWalk®...
Source: MCR News - April 4, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: ssawyer Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List All Members Source Type: news

Lessons Learned Thanks to the NNLM MCR Professional Development Award
Heather Steel Children’s Mercy Hospital Kansas City, Missouri One year ago, I joined the Children’s Mercy Library Services team. During the interview process it was mentioned several times how the team has plans to make big changes to their existing digital library space. I was (and still am) excited about the potential of this undertaking. A few months after I started my manager shared with me information about the Library Marketing Professional Development (LMPD) Award, funded by the Network for the National Library of Medicine, MidContinental Region (NNLM MCR) and the opportunity to attend the Library Market...
Source: MCR News - April 4, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: ssawyer Tags: Blog Source Type: news

Working with a virtual health programming team
Brandon Jason University of Missouri LIS Student I am working with a virtual health programming team from the Community Engagement Network of All of Us, a research program from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) that aims to “build one of the most diverse health databases in the world.” Through this experience, I am learning from information professionals how to produce quality, accessible virtual programs on health and medical topics, and how best to partner and collaborate with leading health, medical, and information organizations. I am assisti...
Source: MCR News - April 4, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: ssawyer Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List All Members Source Type: news

Join Us for the Vaccine Development and Efficacy Webinar!
Join the NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the National Rural Health Association, and Juntos on World Health Day, Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at 7 PM CT, for a virtual health program answering your questions about vaccines. The “Vaccine Development and Efficacy” webinar will feature five expert panelists who will discuss their own firsthand experiences with how vaccines are made, and why some people are hesitant to receive them. Recent times have brought up many questions of how vaccines work, how they are tested for safety, and why vaccination is important in...
Source: MCR News - April 2, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List All Members Source Type: news

Life Interrupted
Discussion Three women navigate their way through a life-changing diagnosis. The All of Us Research Program and the Network of the National Library of Medicine are proud to sponsor a series of five free virtual screenings of LIFE INTERRUPTED. Each virtual screening will conclude with a live Q&A panel discussion featuring breast cancer survivors and activists. There are still two opportunities to participate in a screening and panel discussion. Order your free film and live Q&A panel discussion ticket here.     Presented by Henry Ford Health System Film Screening March 27 – April 2 Panel Discussion F...
Source: MCR News - April 1, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: ssawyer Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List All Members Source Type: news

Opportunity to Collaborate with the All of Us Journey!
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine would like to invite public libraries and community organizations to host the All of Us Journey when it visits the MidContinental Region on the following tentative dates: St. Louis, MO—Monday, April 22- Friday, April 26 Wichita, KS –Tuesday, May 7- Friday, May 10 Lincoln, NE –Tuesday, May 14- Saturday, May 18 Omaha, NE–Tuesday, May 21 – Friday, May 24 The Journey, a project related to the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program, is a hands-on traveling exhibit that engages community members in learning about the e...
Source: MCR News - January 11, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #Public/K-12 List All Members All of Us Blog All of Us Journey Source Type: news

January NIH News in Health
Check out the January 2019 issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. Download a PDF version for printing. Shake it Off Boosting Your Mood Have you ever had a bad mood you just couldn’t shake? Certain healthy habits can help you stay healthier and improve your mood.   Managing Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Can Delay Future Attacks No one knows why multiple sclerosis starts. But treatment may help stop it from getting worse. Health Capsules: Q&A with Dr. Maria Kovacs on Mood and Depression Certain Ovarian Cysts May Not...
Source: MCR News - January 9, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: ssawyer Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

January Breezing Along with the RML
Join us next Wednesday, January 16th at 2 MT/3 CT for Breezing Along with the RML. The January 2019 topic is further exploring the new NLM Strategic Plan, introduce the NNLM National Initiatives, and provide a preview of the 2019-2020 funded awards. Registration (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - January 9, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: ssawyer Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Join us for Breezing Along with the RML – Professional Development Funding
Breezing Along with the RML (webinar) Wednesday – February 20, 2019 – 1:00-2:00P MT, 2:00-3:00P CT Registration Have you been pondering your 2019 professional development? Are you wondering how other librarians in the region decide when selecting development opportunities? This month we are featuring three MCR network members who will share their experiences from recent conferences and trainings. You will hear more about the professional development funding from the MCR that made their trips possible, and learn if what our panelists hoped to take away from the event matched up to reality. Panelists: • Lili...
Source: MCR News - January 9, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Sciences List Source Type: news

Applications Open for RDM 102: Beyond Research Data Management for Biomedical and Health Sciences Librarians
Applications are due this Friday – January 4, 2019 Biomedical and health sciences librarians are invited to participate as students or mentors in a rigorous online training course going beyond the basics of research data management. This course will expand on concepts covered in RDM 101: Biomedical and Health Research Data Management Training for Librarians, and threaded throughout will be the librarian’s role in research reproducibility and research integrity and include practice in using Jupyter notebooks. Mentors will assume the role of a researcher with a dataset seeking data services support and will scope...
Source: MCR News - January 2, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: ssawyer Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Let Us Help You Reach Your Learning Goals in 2019
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine has a variety of training opportunities for you in 2019. From in-person classes, to live webinars, to self-paced classes, we’ve got you covered. Check out the training calendar to see what’s coming up and reserve your seat! Feeling nostalgic? Many sessions offered in the last few years are archived and available anytime for you to watch on the NNLM YouTube Channel. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - December 28, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

NLM Announces 2019 History of Medicine Lecture Series
The History of Medicine Division at the National Library of Medicine (NLM) announces the 2019 History of Medicine Lecture Series. All lectures are free, open to the public, and held in the NLM Lister Hill Auditorium, building 38A located on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Lectures are also live-streamed globally and archived by NIH VideoCasting. Thursday, Feburary 28, 2019: Fantastic Voyages through the Historical Audio-Visual Collections at the National Library of Medicine Thursday, April 4, 2019: Viral Networks, Reconnected: A Digital Humanities/History of Medicine Research Forum T...
Source: MCR News - December 27, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Open-i Provides Access to Over 3.7 Million Images
Have you tried Open-i? It’s a service of the National Library of Medicine, enabling you to locate open source images contained in PubMed Central articles. Learn more about the contents of Open-i and the use of images in your projects. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - December 27, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

December Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available.
As the year comes to a close, you can count on NIH News in Health for health information to help you in the new year. In the December 2018 issue learn about the eating style that’s best for health,  discover ways to reduce a baby’s chance of sleep-related deaths, and read about how a probiotic might stop Staphylococcus aureus, or staph. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - December 27, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials for Librarians: Databases, Tools, and Clinical Applications
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine is pleased to announce open registration for the third cohort of Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials for Librarians: Databases, Tools, and Clinical Applications! This course is designed both for librarians who offer, or intend to offer, bioinformatics services; and also for librarians who use bioinformatics information on a periodic or irregular basis to serve their patrons. The 16-week, self-paced Moodle course reviews basic biology concepts and takes a deep dive into NCBI Molecular Biology Databases. It is worth 25 hours of continuing education credit from the Medical Libra...
Source: MCR News - December 19, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Sciences List Source Type: news

NNLM MCR Holiday Closures
The NNLM MCR offices will be closed December 24 and 25 as well as December 31 and January 1 for the holidays. We look forward to working with you in the New Year!   (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - December 19, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: ssawyer Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Reminder – Applications Open for RDM 102: Beyond Research Data Management for Biomedical and Health Sciences Librarians
Biomedical and health sciences librarians are invited to participate as students or mentors in a rigorous online training course going beyond the basics of research data management. This course will expand on concepts covered in RDM 101: Biomedical and Health Research Data Management Training for Librarians, and threaded throughout will be the librarian’s role in research reproducibility and research integrity and include practice in using Jupyter notebooks. Mentors will assume the role of a researcher with a dataset seeking data services support and will scope research questions to form the basis for mentee projects...
Source: MCR News - December 13, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #Health Sciences List Blog Source Type: news

First Meeting Scheduled – Virtual Reality in Health Science Libraries Community of Practice
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region welcomes you to join our Virtual Reality in Health Science Libraries Community of Practice. This online learning network will help participants research current initiatives, share experiences, and exchange technical information regarding virtual/augmented reality use in health science libraries. The community is open to all interested librarians in our region. No experience with virtual reality is necessary. You can decide how much time and effort you would like to devote to the group. Our first virtual meeting will be held on Friday, December 21 at 9am M...
Source: MCR News - December 13, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #Health Sciences List Source Type: news

The Pieces of Systematic Review with Margaret Foster Webinar Series
Instructor: Margaret Foster, MLIS, MPH, Associate Professor and Systematic Reviews and Research Coordinator, Texas A&M University Medical Sciences Library Time: Every third Thursday, Jan-May 2019, 1-2:30pm CT / 12-1:30pm MT Social Media Hashtag: #piecesQA Series Description: Systematic reviews are well-documented as contributing to evidence-based healthcare by, in part, revealing gaps in the literature or illustrating the effectiveness of health interventions. They are common practice, but they can often be fraught with issues in how they’re conducted. There is a constant need for education and discuss...
Source: MCR News - December 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Sciences List Source Type: news

Webinar Now Available Online: LactMed and Livertox
Do you want to locate information on drugs, dietary supplements, and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers might be exposed? Have you been asked to find information about drug induced liver injury caused by prescription and nonprescription drugs, herbals and dietary supplements? If you answered “yes” to one or both, this webinar is for you. We were fortunate to have James E. Knoben, PharmD, MPH, FAPhA  and Philip O. Anderson, Pharm.D., FCSHP, FASHP as presenters to provide an in-depth tour of LactMed and Livertox. To view the webinar, please visit our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/wat...
Source: MCR News - December 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List Source Type: news

Tools for Teachers: Environmental Health
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has great activities and resources you can use with your class to stimulate learning about environmental health issues. Visit https://toxtown.nlm.nih.gov/tools-for-teachers# to learn more. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - December 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Free, Online MeSH Webinars by the National Library of Medicine: 2019 Highlights and PubMed Searching in January 2019
Please join the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) Training Office for two events in January 2019, introducing you to 2019 Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) and teaching you how to adjust to MeSH changes in your PubMed searches and alerts. Registration is required (see below). NLM Webinar: 2019 MeSH Highlights Join NLM staff for a highlight tour of the 2019 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). A 20-minute presentation will feature: Addition of systematic reviews publication type Additional clinical trial publication types Subheading changes for manpower, s...
Source: MCR News - December 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Sciences List Source Type: news

NLM Retiring ToxMystery on December 31, 2018
ToxMystery, a game about chemicals in the household, will be retired on December 31, 2018. The game was built in the Adobe Flash, a format not supported on tablets, most Web browsers, and other educational devices. Although the game has provided years of fun and entertainment, NLM has decided to retire this resource. Please visit NIEHS and EPA for learning activities about chemicals and environmental health. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - November 21, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Breezing Along with the RML Recording
The recording for our November Breezing Along with the RML session is now available. Alicia Lillich and Liz Kellermeyer shared their experiences as part of the cohort participating in the MLA Research Training Institute for Health Sciences Librarians. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - November 20, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: ssawyer Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Thanksgiving Holiday
The NNLM MCR offices will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. We wish you all the best and enjoy! (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - November 20, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: ssawyer Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Funding Opportunity –
Are you attending the ALA Midwinter conference in Seattle? Did you know there is an exciting preconference about health disparities and health literacy at this year’s Midwinter conference? About the Preconference Implicit Bias, Health Disparities and Health Literacy: Intersections in Health Equity will be held on January 25, 2019 from 9 am to noon at the Washington State Convention Center during ALA Midwinter in Seattle, WA. The preconference is sponsored by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Northwest Region, the Public Library Association, and the ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outre...
Source: MCR News - November 14, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: ssawyer Tags: #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Seeking Members – Virtual Reality in Health Science Libraries Community of Practice
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region will soon launch the Virtual Reality in Health Science Libraries Community of Practice. This online learning network will help participants research current initiatives, share experiences, and exchange technical information regarding virtual reality use in health science libraries. The Virtual Reality in Health Sciences Libraries Community of Practice is a community open to all interested librarians in our region. No experience with virtual reality is necessary. You can decide how much time and effort you would like to devote to the group. Additionally, i...
Source: MCR News - November 13, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: Blog Source Type: news

Annual Deadline Approaches for Insurance Marketplace Sign-Ups
This year’s open enrollment period to sign up for the Health Insurance Marketplace under the Affordable Care Act ends Dec. 15. Learn how your library can help patrons meet the deadline at a Public Library Association webinar on Thursday. The webinar is part of PLA’s Libraries Connecting You to Coverage initiative, a national partnership to assist uninsured consumers in enrolling in the Affordable Care Act. The initiative’s web page offers resources that can help you support patrons in making their insurance selections. The webinar conducted by a panel of academic and public librarians takes place at 1 p.m...
Source: MCR News - November 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #Health Interest List #Public/K-12 List All of Us Blog Source Type: news

Course on Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information
How can a library provide health information to its users who have a culturally diverse background and speak one or more languages other than English? An online course that starts in January will demonstrate how. From Beyond Our Borders: Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information is an opportunity for librarians to better understand the available resources that they can provide for diverse populations with specific health needs within their community. The course will give participants an understanding of the current population of refugees, immigrants, and migrant and seasonal farm workers in the U.S. It wi...
Source: MCR News - November 9, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List All of Us multicultural multilingual Source Type: news

New Year, New You!
Did you know the National Institutes of Health has a variety of online wellness toolkits? As you think ahead to the new year, use these tools to find ways to improve your well-being in any area you’d like. Explore your emotional health, your stress adaptability, your physical health, your relationships, and how to protect yourself from disease. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - November 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

NIH News in Health: November Issue Now Available
The November 2018 issue of NIH News in Health is available online. In this issue, learn ways to make your community healthier and read about treatment options for acid reflux. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - November 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Learn and Earn! LactMed and LiverTox
Join us Wednesday – November 28, 2018 from 1-2pm MST for NNLM Resource Picks. You will learn about the drug toxicity resources LactMed and LiverTox and earn 1 MLA CE. This live session will include an overview and search demonstrations for each database. LactMed contains information on drugs, dietary supplements, and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers might be exposed. It includes information on the levels of those substances in breast milk and infant blood, as well as possible adverse effects in a nursing infant. LiverTox provides information about drug induced liver injury caused by prescription and non...
Source: MCR News - November 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

KLA/MPLA 2018 Photo Gallery
George Strawley and Alicia Lillich had a great time exhibiting and presenting at the Kansas Library Association and Mountain Plains Library Association joint 2018 conference in Wichita, Kansas. They set up a “selfie booth” in the exhibit hall to liven up the event. Here are some of our favorite pictures!   (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - October 30, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Open Access Week 2018
Open Access Week is observed every year October. It is a global celebration of “the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research, and the right to use and re-use those results as you need.”  This year, the theme is “designing equitable foundations for open knowledge.” Libraries, academic institutions, and other organizations throughout our region are marking this week with a variety of events: The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Health Science Library is hosting a presentation on predatory publishing. The University of Missouri Ellis Library is hosting an ...
Source: MCR News - October 23, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: Blog Source Type: news

National Take Back Day is October 27
Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. National Take-Back Day is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs. The last Take-Back Day brought in almost 1 million pounds of unused or expired prescription medication. This is the largest amount collected since the program began in 2010. This brings the total amount of prescription drugs collected by DEA since the fall of 2010 to 9,964,714 pounds, or 4,982 tons. Locate a Collection Site Near You: https://takebackday.dea.gov/. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - October 23, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

NLM to Discontinue PubMed Health on October 31, 2018
Just a reminder that the National Library of Medicine (NLM) will discontinue PubMed Health effective October 31, 2018. Much of the content in PubMed Health is available in other NLM resources such as PubMed, Bookshelf, and MedlinePlus. For more information on this change, please see the NLM Technical Bulletin. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - October 22, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List Source Type: news

Tox Town Redesign
Tox Town, which provides consumer-level information on everyday locations and situations where toxic chemical exposure might occur, has some new design features and content organization. Due to low usage, the Website no longer contains Spanish language materials.  For more information, please see the NLM Technical Bulletin. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - October 22, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

DOCLINE 6.0 preview coming in November!
The preview period for the newly redesigned DOCLINE 6.0 will begin in November 2018; watch for an email with your library’s invitation. During the preview, please confirm your login and connection to your library. As you might imagine, NLM DOCLINE customer support resources are limited.  In order to provide support to each library that needs it, there will be phased login testing over multiple weeks. You will receive an email when your individual preview period begins. The existing system will be available until DOCLINE 6.0 is ready for borrowing and lending. If you have any questions, please send them to the NL...
Source: MCR News - October 19, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: ssawyer Tags: #Health Sciences List Source Type: news

Webinar Discusses Reaching Latino Population
Hear how one agency reached Latinos in rural Minnesota at a webinar on Addressing Latino Health and Wellness Disparities Through Virtual Community Health and Wellness Workshops on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 1-2 pm CT. The session offered by the Greater Midwest Regional Medical Library will describe how CLUES (Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio) designed, implemented, and evaluated a virtual health and wellness workshop series covering mental health and wellness topics and targeting the Latino community. The session will wrap up with considerations for other organizations when targeting outreach efforts to the L...
Source: MCR News - October 19, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Tomorrow – Breezing Along with the RML
Join us tomorrow for Breezing Along with the RML! Public Health Resources – Breezing Along with the RML Wednesday, October 17, 2018 – 2 MT/3 CT Register The public health work force can have barriers to accessing tools to find the best evidence in public health research and practice. They can get help to break through those barriers from the NNLM Public Health Coordination Office (NPHCO.) We will provide an overview of their services and profile some of the organizations that benefit from those service along with future plans. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - October 16, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: ssawyer Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Register for Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community
Register for the Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community course and learn how to  introduce your community members to resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and other trustworthy organizations in exciting and engaging ways. This course will give participants the ability to plan a potential health outreach or health program for their organization and to effectively provide NLM resources that are relevant to health needs of their community. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - October 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Community Source Type: news