[mla-nynj] NN/LM MAR Reminders about Funding and Learning Opportunities

Harvey, Missy mjharvey at pitt.edu
Mon Sep 22 15:52:41 UTC 2014


Contents

Celebrate Medical Librarian Month with a Health Information Awareness Award from MAR!

Finding Health Services Research (Focus on NLM Resources session)

How to Navigate the Information Maze to Access Disaster Health Information (Lunch with the RML session)

MLA Webinar Series:  Funding Available for Host Sites


Celebrate Medical Librarian Month with a Health Information Awareness Award from MAR!
The Medical Library Association (MLA) has declared October as National Medical Librarians Month<https://www.mlanet.org/resources/nml-month/index.html>.  What better way to celebrate than receiving some funding from NN/LM MAR to promote your services!  We still have funds available for Health Information Awareness Awards<http://nnlm.gov/mar/funding/health_aware2014.html>.  These awards allow you up to $3,000 to purchase posters or flyers or hold an event to showcase the amazing work that you do!

Finding Health Services Research (Focus on NLM Resources session)

MAR offers 1 MLA Continuing Education (CE) credit per session-details will be provided at the end of the session.
Presenters:

*       Lisa Lang and Patricia Gallagher, National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR), NLM



Date / Time:  Tuesday, September 23, 2014 / Noon - 1 pm (ET)

Where:            https://webmeeting.nih.gov/nlmfocus/

                          Online / No Registration Required


Summary:  Health Reform.  Comparative Effectiveness.  Quality Improvement.  Population Health.  PCORI.  HIE.  ONC.  Disparities.  Accreditation.  Evidence-based public health practice.  Both in classic resources and grey literature, these and other topics are among the current foci of health services research. Join Lisa Lang and Patricia Gallagher, of the National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) of NLM, in a broad yet tool-oriented presentation on the NLM's resources in support of health services research.  The presentation will acquaint both new and experienced visitors to NLM with the web portal Health Services Research Information Central (HSRInfo Central<http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hsrinfo/>), as well our specialty databases for research in progress (HSRProj<http://wwwcf.nlm.nih.gov/hsr_project/home_proj.cfm>) and datasets for HSR (HSRR<http://wwwcf.nlm.nih.gov/hsrr_search/index.cfm>).  Learn about how we can keep you informed of new and important grey literature in this evolving area as well as our structured PubMed searches, and expand your understanding of resources related to health information technology and public health systems and services research.

How to Navigate the Information Maze to Access Disaster Health Information (Lunch with the RML session)
Presenters:

*       Siobhan Champ-Blackwell and Cindy Love, Disaster Information Management Research Center, National Library of Medicine



Date / Time:  Thursday, September 25, 2014 / Noon - 1 pm (ET)

Where:            https://webmeeting.nih.gov/lunch2/

                          Online / No Registration Required



Summary:  Knowing where to find reliable and authoritative information on a timely basis is key for all preparedness and response activities.  Critical information is highly scattered across many diverse sources and can be difficult to find.  In this webinar, representatives from the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) will provide a review on how to navigate through the information maze to efficiently access the best information possible from both government and non-government sources.



MLA Webinar Series:  Funding Available for Host Sites
MLA is again offering a Fall continuing education webinar series, consisting of five sessions:

*       Practical Skills for Measuring Research Impact (10/29/14)

*       Marketing and Advocacy (11/5/14)

*       Beyond the Search II (12/3/14)

*       Mobile Apps (12/9/14)

NN/LM MAR has professional development awards<http://nnlm.gov/mar/funding/prof_dev_awards2014.html> for sites interested in hosting the entire webinar series.  Complete the MLA registration form to host these informative webinars:  http://nnlm.gov./mar/training/mla2014_form.doc

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