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Resources for Members of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NN/LM MAR)

Middle Atlantic Region (MAR)

The Regional Medical Library supports collaboration among libraries and information centers that serve health information needs in Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Our goal is to enhance access to health information for health professionals and the public.

  • If your institution would like to become a member, learn more by visiting our Member Services site.
  • Then apply online to become a member of our network!
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Our Boost Box Session was a Hit!

Disaster Information Resources

Presenters: Siobhan Champ-Blackwell, Aquilent and Caroline Spellman, Aquilent

Description: Ms. Champ-Blackwell promotes and implements the disaster health information goals of the Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) at the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and for the Bethesda Hospitals’ Emergency Preparedness Partnership. This session discussed NLM disaster information resources and emergency response tools. A demo was provided of the Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER) and how it can provide emergency responders with critical information in the palm of their hand.

If you missed our session, archives are available that include recordings, presentations, as well as transcripts:

DOCLINE: Routing Tables Webinar on Wednesday

Presenter: Camille Salmond, Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah


James Honour, Member Services Coordinator, NN/LM MCR

Michelle Burda, Network & Advocacy Coordinator, NN/LM MAR

Date:  September 19, 2012 / 1 – 2 pm (ET)

Location:  Free, Online:

Description:  You must be a DOCLINE user with access to DOCLINE to take the class.  The hands-on part of the class requires attendees to log into their DOCLINE account to complete the exercises.  (1 MLA CE credit)

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  3. If you're unable to connect online, then join us by phone:  1-866-519-2800, Participant Code:  848754.

Announcing the First Issue of The MAReport!

MAR would like to announce the inaugural issue of our quarterly newsletter--The MAReport.

Our goal is...

  • to spotlight various aspects of our services and NLM resources
  • to highlight a Network member
  • to announce classes and training for the next quarter, and
  • to touch on any number of possible topics in future issues
Make sure to sign-up to receive future issues using the Subscribe feature. Also, please share the newsletter with colleagues and friends.

When Will We Be in Your Neighborhood?

The MAR headquarters are located in Pittsburgh--what we fondly call "Mr. Roger's Neighborhood." Find out when we'll be in your neighborhood by looking at our Google Calendar (on the right side of this browser window). We list all of our activities, locations, dates, and which MAR staff member(s) will be attending. We encourage you to join us. We would especially be delighted to meet you as we exhibit at various conferences throughout the region.

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and programs, contact us at or (800) 338-7657.