[mla-nynj] Thanksgiving News from NN/LM MAR

Harvey, Missy mjharvey at pitt.edu
Mon Nov 24 20:25:36 UTC 2014


New Articles from the Value of Library Study

Lending a Helping Hand:  NN/LM MAR Mentoring Program

Happy Thanksgiving!

New Articles from the Value of Library Study
Two articles have been published related to the Value of Libraries Study.
The first is in the Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, using results from the Study to show the impact of accessibility of library resources, staff, and services for practicing nurses: http://www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ANAMarketplace/ANAPeriodicals/OJIN/TableofContents/Vol-19-2014/No3-Sept-2014/Articles-Previous-Topics/Value-of-Library-and-Information-Services.html
The 2nd article is:  "Library and information services:  impact on patient care quality", International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 27(8), pp. 672-683:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJHCQA-10-2013-0119
Value of Library and Information Services in Patient Care Study:  http://nnlm.gov/mar/about/value.html

Lending a Helping Hand:  NN/LM MAR Mentoring Program
If you cannot see where you are going, ask someone who has been there before. ― J Loren Norris<http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/8395280.J_Loren_Norris>
We know that in the ever changing environment of healthcare, hospital librarians have had to adapt their services and skills to these changes.  Those that have risen to the challenge of change have much to offer medical librarians new to the profession, new to health sciences librarianship,  and to those adapting to technology changes, or adapting to being a solo librarian.

·        Are you someone who could benefit from having a mentor?

·        Or are you someone who would like to share your expertise and experience with others?
If you answered Yes to either question, please contact Michelle Burda to learn about our new program:  mubrda at pitt.edu<mailto:mubrda at pitt.edu> or (412) 624-1589.

Happy Thanksgiving!
NN/LM MAR staff would like to wish all of you a Happy Thanksgiving.

·        The MAR offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 27 - 28, 2014, in observance of Thanksgiving.

·        The National Library of Medicine (NLM) will be closed on Thursday, November 27, 2014.  However, NLM will be open Friday, November 28, 2014.

Sent to you by....
Renae Barger
Michelle Burda
Lydia Collins
Kate Flewelling
Missy Harvey
NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region
Health Sciences Library System
University of Pittsburgh
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15261

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