The New York Academy of Medicine was once again awarded the contract to be the Regional Medical Library for the Middle Atlantic Region for the next five years. It was, therefore, with great pleasure and excitement that I volunteered to write a column for the Chapter newsletter. Since some Chapter members do not subscribe to some of the RML and NLM-related discussion lists, I hope to use this column to update you on the RML and NLM.
Have you looked at the RML home page recently? It has a new, "transparent" URL that's easy to remember, but you might like to bookmark it anyway:
The page contains a lot of information valuable to all health sciences librarians, including
We encourage you to sign on to the MARL listserv for the most timely and authoritative news from NLM and the RML, including information about specific funding opportunities, special seminars and symposiums, and other programs and services affecting your library. Information on how to subscribe can be found on our homepage:
On behalf of the entire RML staff, I look forward to seeing you at the joint NY-NJ/NAHSL conference in New Haven this October.
RML Update Joanne Jahr, MLS Network Programs Coordinator NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Jjahr@nyam.org