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

New Website Design for Tox Town
The National Library of Medicine is pleased to announce a new design for the Tox Town website, which provides consumer-level information on everyday locations and situations where toxic chemical exposure might occur. The new design, informed by extensive user research has: Enhanced search optimization Improved readability New Tox Town features reflecting consumers’ frequently asked questions include: New Community Action Tools Page with guidance for community engagement and resources for finding local data Newly added Reduce Your Risk information with practical steps to avoid and address exposure New content organ...
Source: MCR News - October 11, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: ssawyer Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Apply for the 2019 Research Training Institute
Applications are open through December 1, 2018, for the 2018 cohort of MLA Research Training Institute for Health Sciences Librarians (RTI) research fellows. Please follow links to the application instructions and the online application form. The institute is a weeklong residential workshop held in Chicago, July 15–19, 2019, with follow-up activities and support, mentoring, and membership in an ongoing research community. Read more in the MLA News article. For questions regarding the institute, application process, or scholarships, please contact Project Director Susan Lessick, AHIP, FMLA. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - October 9, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: ssawyer Tags: #Health Sciences List Source Type: news

American Library Association 2019 Midwinter Registration is Now Open!
The 2019 American Library Association Midwinter symposium is now open for meetings and exhibit registration! The conference will be taking place in Seattle, Washington on January 25th-29th. This year’s symposium will be focusing on the future of Libraries, where participants will examine the future of academic, public school, and special libraries. The conference will reflect the trends that are inspiring innovation in libraries and how they will be able to adapt to the evolving needs of their communities. If you would like to register and to learn more, visit 2019alamidwinter.org. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - October 5, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List ALA Source Type: news

October NIH News in Health Now Available
The October 2018 issue of NIH News in Health is now available online. In this issue learn about non-opioid pain management and preventing ear infections. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - October 1, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Course Opportunity to Better Understand the National Opioid Crisis
Check out the upcoming course “Understanding the Opioid Crisis: Where do I Begin” instructed by Michelle Burda, an education and health literacy coordinator for the Middle Atlantic Region. This one-hour course on Nov. 28 will give participants a better understanding of the opioid crisis that is negatively impacting the nation. Students will learn how to give users effective health information on opioid abuse, prevention, and treatment;, find resourceful statistics on opioid use; and create outreach programs for their library or organization. For more information, go to nnlm.gov. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - September 28, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Opioid Source Type: news

Upcoming webinar: Planning, Developing, and Evaluating R Curriculum at the NIH Library
Join NNLM for the next iteration of the Research Data Management webinar series: Planning, Developing, and Evaluating R Curriculum at the NIH Library October 12, from 2-3 pm ET. To register for this free webinar, visit: https://nnlm.gov/class/Rtraining. Can’t make it on the 12th? Don’t worry, the webinar will be recorded! This webinar will describe a pilot project to evaluate current R training at the NIH Library, and based on an evaluation of the data, revise the library’s R training curriculum. This will include a discussion of the development of a training plan, weekly R check-in sessions, managing doc...
Source: MCR News - September 26, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #Health Sciences List Data Science Source Type: news

NNLM Wikipedia FALL Edit-a-thon Call for Volunteers!
We’re working hard to make our Fall edit-a-thon even more of a success than than our April event! To achieve this goal, we are inviting more librarians to join our #citeNLM2018 Wikipedia Help Team. Volunteers are needed for each 1-hour shift from 9AM to 7PM CT / 8AM to 6PM MT on November 7, 2018. Want to utilize your research skills to make Wikipedia a better, evidence-based resources? Sign up to provide virtual support to participants by contacting the RML staff listed in the Schedule Table. Plan to attend and register for the following training sessions: October 3, 1PM to 1:30PM CT / 12PM to 12:30 MT Introduction t...
Source: MCR News - September 26, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Sciences List Source Type: news

Creating our own pathway
In the NNLM Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles course, we asked participants, as they progressed through the course, to consider the following questions: Do you think health sciences librarians should get involved with big data in healthcare? Where should librarians get involved, if you think they should? If you think they should not, explain why. You may also combine a “should/should not” approach if you would like to argue both sides. NNLM will feature responses from different participants over the coming weeks. Written by: Kristin Whitehair, Director of Library Services, St. Luke&rsq...
Source: MCR News - September 25, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #Health Sciences List Data Science Source Type: news

Librarians and Research Data Management Services: Branching Out Into Big Data
In the NNLM Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles course, we asked participants, as they progressed through the course, to consider the following questions: Do you think health sciences librarians should get involved with big data in healthcare? Where should librarians get involved, if you think they should? If you think they should not, explain why. You may also combine a “should/should not” approach if you would like to argue both sides. NNLM will feature responses from different participants over the coming weeks. Written by: Rose Fredrick, Digital Repository Librarian, Health Sciences ...
Source: MCR News - September 18, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Sciences List Data Science Source Type: news

St. Charles City-County Librarian Spreads the Word about Precision Medicine
Check out the blog post “The Future of Health: Precision Medicine” created by Alison Griffith, a Consumer Health Librarian for the St. Charles City-County Library. In Griffith’s blog, Ask Alison, she describes how the Precision Medicine Initiative is aiming to better understand every individual’s genetic makeup, lifestyle, and their surrounding environment.  Health professionals can then use the information to develop more precise and effective treatments  for every individual. Visit Ask Alison on St. Charles City County Library’s website to read more about precision medicine. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - September 14, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List All of Us Precision medicine Source Type: news

PubMed Labs Responsive Web Site
PubMed Labs continues to be updated based on your feedback. This responsive Web site that can generate different display options depending on a user’s device size (monitor, tablet, mobile phone, etc.) Mobile device users that access PubMed Labs will soon notice a slightly updated homepage and logo: Check it out and feel free to submit your comments, questions or concerns using the Labs Feedback button. [al] (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - September 13, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: Blog Source Type: news

Join us for Breezing Along with the RML – Research Data Management (RDM) Update
Join us next Wednesday, September 19, 2018 2pm MT/3pm CT for an update on Research Data Management. Register (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - September 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: ssawyer Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Health information for hurricanes and tropical storms
From the DISASTER-OUTREACH-LIB email discussion list: HHS Secretary Azar declared Public Health Emergencies in North Carolina and South Carolina Due to Hurricane Florence. In addition the Determination that a Public Health Emergency Exists​ in the Territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands as a Result of Hurricane Maria was renewed.   The National Network of Libraries of Medicine Southeast Atlantic Region has been working with the National Library of Medicine to collect hurricane resources on one page. Note: the blog post is dated September 10, but it will be updated as needed. Please check back for new resources over the...
Source: MCR News - September 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: All Members Blog Source Type: news

Sharing a Precision Medicine Story with the Kansas City Community
Founder and President of the Turner Syndrome Global Alliance Kelly Ranallo shared her family’s story and discussed the importance of making precision medicine available to everyone at the Kansas City launch of the All of Us Research Program. Ranallo emphasized how precision medicine can help improve the health for all by taking into account each person’s genetic makeup. Go to the video of her talk to hear more about her family’s journey. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - September 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List All of Us Precision medicine Source Type: news