Healthfinder.gov tutorial for librarians

(Submitted by Brandi Tuttle) From American Libraries Direct 3/25/2009: Librarians looking for a credible and easy-to-use health promotion and wellness online resource for their customers should visit Healthfinder.gov. This is a National Health Information Center website full of personalized health information and tools presented in an easy-to-read format with simple navigation. The

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Newly Designed healthfinder.gov site

From Terri Ottosen: healthfinder.gov: The Health Promotion Information Resource Librarians Have Been Searching For Librarians looking for a credible and easy-to-use health promotion and wellness online resource for their customers should visit www.healthfinder.gov. healthfinder.gov is a Government Web site full of personalized, actionable health information and tools presented in an easy-to-read format

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Position open at HS/HSL, University of Maryland

From Anna Tatro: May 12, 2009 Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position Vacancy Health Sciences and Human Services Library TITLE: Head of Reference and Research Services University of Maryland MINIMUM SALARY: $54,000 601 West Lombard Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Spotlight on… Meredith Solomon

From Amy Blevins: An interview with Meredith Solomon, Outreach Librarian at the University of Maryland, Baltimore How long have you been a librarian? I have only been a professional librarian since August 2006. How did you get into this field? I got into the field of librarianship while I was a student

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Welcome to Andrea Hilliard

From Pat Hammond: Dear MAC Members, Please extend a welcome to Andrea Hilliard. Andrea Hilliard is the new medical librarian for MediCorp Health System which contains Mary Washington Hospital of Fredericksburg, VA and the new Stafford Hospital Center in Stafford, VA. Andrea was previously employed at JPS Health Network in Fort Worth,

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Using Twitter to Teach in the Medical Setting

From Alan T. Williams – Recently, surgeons in Detroit used Twitter while performing brain surgery.  The article has a nice video with it and discusses how medical students across the country were able to virtually sit in on this brain surgery through the use of Twitter.  I found this extremely interesting so

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