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MEMO TO:  Public Library Directors; District Library Administrators and Consultants; System Administrators; Governor’s Advisory Council on Library Development; Office of Commonwealth Libraries Staff cc: Statewide library email distribution lists at 4:00 pm on March 23, 2020 FROM:...

Sign up for these FREE WebJunction webinars! From Facilities to Trauma: Disaster Planning and Community Resiliency at Your Library Tuesday, January 30, 2018 ♦ 3:00 pm Eastern ♦ 60 minutes  Register Recent catastrophes have highlighted the important role public libraries play...

Free WebJunction Webinars for You These upcoming webinars are open for registration. If you can’t attend a live session, all WebJunction webinars are recorded and available for free in the Course Catalog. From Facilities to Trauma: Disaster Planning and Community Resiliency at...

These upcoming webinars are open for registration. If you can’t attend a live session, all WebJunction webinars are recorded and available for free for Pennsylvania library workers and trustees in the Course Catalog. Citations Needed: Build Your Wikipedia Skills While Building...

September is National Preparedness Month! Check out these RESOURCES: Ready.gov  offers a toolkit, weekly themes and links to other resources US Dept of Health and Human Services provides information for organizations to help their communities National Network Library of Medicine (NNLM...

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, invites applications for projects beginning May 14, 2017 and ending April 30, 2018. Five award types are available for outreach projects that: Enhance clinicians’ and public health workers’ abilities to...

September is National Preparedness Month!  Take advantage of these FREE webinars to highlight preparedness, partnerships and disaster and health information resources: Are You Ready? Essential Disaster Health Information Resources for Keeping Your Loved Ones Safe – Sponsored...

On May 13th, NN LM MAR presented a webinar on the redesign of MedlinePlus.  It is an improved version with the same information.  The homepage has a new streamlined look. Take some time to become familiar with the new design. One of the features of this session is the 2015 Summer...

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  by Jill McConnell The Allegheny County Library Association’s One Book One Community selection for 2015, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink, has generated numerous conversations, programs and workshops about medical ethics in...

Pennsylvania librarians who had attended a one-day symposium, “Creating a Readiness Culture within Pennsylvania Libraries,” sponsored by the National Network Library of Medicine  Middle Atlantic Region (NN/LM MAR)  were invited to apply for grants to pursue projects...