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NNLM SCR Webinar: Creating Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Front Line Workers: One Way Libraries Can Contribute to the Pandemic Response

Posted by on August 6th, 2020 Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Public Health, Webinars

The UTA Libraries FabLab has contributed to the national movement among makerspaces to craft sewn masks and 3D printed face shields for the community and for front line health care workers in the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar will cover the approach to safely facilitate the making of these Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) items; how they have been distributed; implications these efforts have for the maker movement medical librarians, and health professionals; and resources for further making!

Date: Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020

Time: 10:00AM – 11:00AM CT

Presenter: Katie Musick Peery, director of the UTA FabLab at the University of Texas at Arlington Libraries


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Emily Hamstra is the Outreach Coordinator for the NNLM Pacific Northwest Region.

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This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012344 with the University of Utah, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.​

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