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The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region is getting ready to announce funding opportunities for 2017-2018—Get an insider’s view of the application process: Applying for NNLM MAR funding – Sponsored by MAR  March 3, 2017 noon -1:30 pm ET. The session...

By Elizabeth Hess The month of November usually makes me think of the upcoming holiday season, spending time with family and friends, and enjoying the beautiful Pennsylvania autumn. After recently attending an eye-opening session at the Pennsylvania Library Association’s Annual...

 MedlinePlus and Affordable Care Act Resources for Public Libraries / October 12, 2015 Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the Affordable Care Act for public library staff. Resources presented will include an introduction to MedlinePlus, highlighting health...

Did you know that many patients and healthcare providers often have difficulty identifying good sources of non-English language health information? Many librarians, health care providers and patients are familiar with MedlinePlus.gov. What they may not know is that the National...