This week’s training opportunities from NN/LM MAR

You are invited to join us for the following webinars/CE opportunities taking place this week.  All are welcome and feel free to share with anyone you feel will be interested.

1.       Wednesday:  Oct. 28,  11:00am-noon (ET)Wearable Technology: If the Tech Fits, Wear It –

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Description: “Wearable technology” and “wearable devices” are phrases that describe electronics and computers that are integrated into clothing and other accessories that can be worn comfortably on the body. Examples of wearable devices include glasses, watches, headbands, and jewelry. While these technologies show great influence in fashion and entertainment, they have the largest impact in the areas of health, medicine, and fitness. Librarians are also exploring wearable technology’s potential for enhancing services and expanding outreach to their organizations.

Presenters: Robin Wright, Assistant Professor, Health and Human Services Librarian, Lehman College, City University of New York and Latrina Keith, Head of Resources Management, Albert Einstein College of Medicine No registration required.

2.       Wednesday:  Oct. 28, 3:00-4:00 (ET) – Discover NLM and More – Community Health Maps

This session is hosted by the NN/LM Mid-Continental Region at:

This session will cover the NLM Community Health Maps, an information resource on low cost mapping tools for community based organizations and others interested in mapping tools. We will take a look at some of the tools recommended by the site and how they work.

3.       Thursday:  Oct. 29, noon-1:00pm (ET):   Awardee Project Reports (Lunch with the RML)

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Hear about 3 MAR-funded projects:  Teaching and Enabling Saint Francis University Senior Nursing Students to Deliver Patient Education; Collaboration: A Simple Recipe for Improving Research Productivity in the Community Teaching Hospital; and Cooking for Good Health and Happiness.

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