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December 21, 2012

From the GMR: What's New on The Cornflower through December 2012

Hello, Network Members,
Here's the latest from the GMR blog, The Cornflower.

A Knowledge Bank Boost at APHA Conference

A Message from the RML Director, Holidays 2012

Season's Greetings from the GMR 2012

Open-i - The New Image Search Engine

Have a great holiday and see you next year!
Jacqueline
Editor, The GMR Blog

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Jacqueline Leskovec, MLIS, MA, RN
Outreach, Planning and Evaluation Coordinator
National Network of Libraries of Medicine
Greater Midwest Region
1750 W. Polk St. M/C 763
Chicago, IL 60612-4330

312.996-2464 Phone
312.996-2226 FAX
http://nnlm.gov/gmr/

Library Supplies available

The Medical Library at St. John's Hospital has closed. We are cleaning out the workroom and have the following supplies available to anyone interested:


  • Demco Book Pockets - self - adhesive backing, about 100 - 200. These are pre-stamped with St. John's address, but that could be stickered over.

  • Book Cards - about 50

  • Plastic Catalog Card covers - with red band at the top - 1 box (30 - 50) with red band across the top

  • Another set with red tab and "Consumer Information" at the top ( 25 - 30)

  • Labels - "FOR REFERENCE", in red print - 2 rolls (unwrapped)

  • Labels - "CONSUMER INFORMATION", in red print - Gaylord, pressure-sensitive - 500/ package - 2 unopened, 3 opened

  • Labels - "NEW" - red circle, with black print - Demco, 500/roll - 3 boxes unopened, 2 boxes opened

  • Labels - "14 DAY LOAN" - yellow with red circle, red print - Gaylord 500/roll - 2 unopened, 1 opened

  • Label covers - see-through yellow, Gaylord ST-136-25 - 2 boxes unopened, 1 box opened




Contact: (through Dec. 28th)
Jacqueline Linn
Senior Medical Librarian
St. John's Hospital
Office: 651-232-7193
stjohnslibrary@healtheast.org

Contact: (after Dec. 28th)
Karen Brudvig
Senior Medical Librarian
St. Joseph's Hospital
Office: 651-232-3193
stjosephslibrary@healtheast.org

December 20, 2012

From the GMR: PubMed for Librarians (free online CE)

The National Library of Medicine Training Center will is offering a new online class called "PubMed for Librarians" with classes in February. Participants can choose any or all of the 5 segments (one hour each) that interest them. Each session will be held using Adobe Connect and is worth 1 hour of MLA CE credit.

Choose from the following segments:


  • Introduction to PubMed

  • Automatic Term Mapping (ATM)

  • Building and Refining Your Search

  • Customization with My NCBI

  • MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)

You can find the full class descriptions and the registration form at: http://nnlm.gov/ntcc/classes/schedule.html. Registration is also available through the GMR link: http://tinyurl.com/gmrregistration

The class will be offered at least once a quarter. Enrollment for the live segments is limited, but the sessions will be recorded and posted on NTC's web site. For more information, visit the Technical Bulletin article at: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/nd12/brief/nd12_pm_librarians_class.html

December 18, 2012

Online registration site and preliminary info: 2013 MLA, ICML, ICLC, ICAHIS conference (May 3-8, 2013, Boston, MA)

image001.gifOnline registration is now open for One Health: Information in an Interdependent World, May 3-8, 2013, Boston, MA. For more information about this international conference or to register go to: http://www.mlanet.org/am/am2013/register/register.html.

The pdf version of the preliminary program is available, linked from the registration page, http://www.mlanet.org/am/am2013/register/index.html. The preliminary program includes information on plenary speakers, CE courses, various events, and the concurrent program sessions. E-conference only is also an option.

Check out the 2013 blog which includes tips for international travelers and interesting things about Boston.

December 17, 2012

From the GMR: Applications Open for a New Bioinformatics Course: "A Librarian's Guide to NCBI"

This invitation from Sharon Dennis, Assistant Director National Library of Medicine Training Center (NTC) was placed on the Medlib Listserv. Additional information is available in the NLM Technical Bulletin article:

NLM Technical Bulletin, Nov-Dec 2012: Send in Your Application to Participate in a New Bioinformatics Training Course: "A Librarian's Guide to NCBI"

Holly.

-------------Original post----------------

Greetings everyone,

In sponsored partnership, the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) National Library of Medicine Training Center (NTC), are pleased to invite participation of health sciences librarians in a new bioinformatics training course: "A Librarian's Guide to NCBI." Instructors will be NCBI staff and Diane Rein, Ph.D., MLS, Bioinformatics and Molecular Biology Liaison from the Health Science Library, University at Buffalo.

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 initiate bioinformatics services at your institution and/or extend current initiatives. Prior knowledge of molecular biology and genetics is not required. Participants who complete the class will be eligible for MLA Continuing Education credits. The course is free but travel costs are at the expense of the participant.

For more information, please see the the NLM Technical Bulletin article dated December 13, 2012 here:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/nd12/nd12_training_ncbi_application.html

Best regards,

Sharon D.


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Sharon Dennis
Assistant Director
National Library of Medicine Training Center (NTC)
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
University of Utah
10 North 1900 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

800-338-7657, press 2
801-585-3928
Fax: 801-581-3632

From the GMR: CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Deadline is December 31

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Postdoctoral Fellowship Program offers recent Ph.D. graduates the chance to help develop research tools, resources, and services while exploring new career opportunities. CLIR Postdoctoral Fellows work on projects that forge and strengthen connections among library collections, educational technologies, and current research. Host institutions benefit from fellows' field-specific expertise by gaining insights into their collections' potential uses and users, research practices and scholarly information behaviors, and current teaching and learning methods within particular disciplines.

In 2013, CLIR will offer three distinct kinds of postdoctoral fellowships. Each has slightly different requirements, relating to eligible fields of study, funding, and terms of appointment.

CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowships in Academic Libraries:
http://www.clir.org/fellowships/postdoc/applicants/acad

CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellowships in Data Curation for the Sciences and Social Sciences:
http://www.clir.org/fellowships/postdoc/applicants/dc-science

CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellowships in Data Curation for Medieval Studies:
http://www.clir.org/fellowships/postdoc/applicants/dc-medieval

All currently advertised positions:
http://www.clir.org/fellowships/postdoc/applicants/positions-all

Information for applicants:
http://www.clir.org/fellowships/postdoc/applicants

Applications are due by December 31, 2012, 5:00PM EST

Council on Library and Information Resources
1707 L Street, NW
Suite 650
Washington, DC 20036, USA

Phone: 202.939.4750
www.clir.org

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Jacqueline Leskovec, MLIS, MA, RN
Outreach, Planning and Evaluation Coordinator
National Network of Libraries of Medicine
Greater Midwest Region
1750 W. Polk St. M/C 763
Chicago, IL 60612-4330

312.996-2464 Phone
312.996-2226 FAX
http://nnlm.gov/gmr/

December 10, 2012

Reminder: Register for "Data Dashboards" webinar

Just a friendly reminder that the last day to register for the Data Dashboards webinar is Wednesday, Dec. 12th!!

If you have any questions or problems filling out this form, please contact Amy Claussen (akla0002@umn.edu or Anne Beschnett (besch015@umn.edu)

Amy Claussen

December 5, 2012

Registration open for "Data Dashboards: Monitoring Progress toward Program Outcomes"

The University of Minnesota's Bio-Medical Library will be hosting the webinar
"Data Dashboards: Monitoring Progress toward Program Outcomes" on Monday,
December 17, 2012 from noon to 1:00 p.m. As part of this programming,
the University of Minnesota's Health Sciences Libraries and the Health Science
Libraries of Minnesota will be sponsoring a lunch starting at 11:30 a.m.
Please register for this webcast by Wednesday, December 12th,
using the form below, and indicate if you will be joining us for lunch.
There is no fee for this event.

Webinar description
Data dashboards are becoming an important program planning and management tool in for-profit and nonprofit organizations. They provide visual displays of project indicator data that show "at-a-glance" progress on projects and initiatives. This webinar will introduce participants to data dashboards, with a focus on making data dashboards useful in decision-making. They also will see how to create a simple dashboard using Google Docs that can be displayed in a blog or at a website. By the end of the webinar,
participants should know how to assess a data dashboard for usefulness in decision making and where to get free tools to develop their own dashboards. The session is primarily lecture with some audience participation built into the session. This is a one-hour synchronous online training session. You will earn 1 MLA CE for this webinar.


[Click here to register]

If you have any problems filling out this form or have any questions, please let us know!
Amy Claussen (akla0002@umn.edu) and Anne Beschnett (besch015@umn.edu)

December 4, 2012

2013 HSLM Membership renewal form

The 2013 HSLM Membership renewal form can be found here:

2013 HSLM membership form.doc

December 3, 2012

From the GMR: What's New on The Cornflower through November 2012

Hello, Network Members,

Here is a list of recent posts to the GMR blog, The Cornflower.

MedlinePlus Resources in Chinese

Knowledge Management in Hospitals - February Workshop

Archivists to Hold 10th Medical History Symposium

New NLM Resource: GeneEd

Do you have information to share about a recent project or news item from your organization that would be of interest to NN/LM Members? Contact Jacqueline Leskovec, Editor, The Cornflower, to see how you can post to the GMR blog.

Jacqueline

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Jacqueline Leskovec, MLIS, MA, RN
Outreach, Planning and Evaluation Coordinator
National Network of Libraries of Medicine
Greater Midwest Region
1750 W. Polk St. M/C 763
Chicago, IL 60612-4330

312.996-2464 Phone
312.996-2226 FAX
http://nnlm.gov/gmr/