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May

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Digital Literacy Tools and Resources from PLA

Posted by on May 26th, 2020 0 comments

LinkedIn Learning for Libraries LinkedIn Learning, formerly Lynda.com, is excited to share that after continued discussions with the library community over the past few months, it’s taking the first steps toward building a new LinkedIn Learning library product that’s dedicated to serving the needs of library customers and patrons. While LinkedIn works to develop this… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Public Library, Webinars, Websites

May

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May 27th is National Senior Health & Fitness Day

Posted by on May 26th, 2020 0 comments

May 27, 2020 is the 27th annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day. It is extremely important to continue a healthy and active lifestyle as one ages. In a recent study, researchers concluded that higher daily step counts were associated with lower mortality risk from all causes. They found that, compared with taking 4,000 steps… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Health Information, Senior

May

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Introduction to Mindfulness: Nourishing Ourselves in These Times

Posted by on May 26th, 2020 0 comments

Join the NNLM for a free webinar on May 27 at 1:00PM CT. In light of the COVID crisis, this Zoom presentation blends learning, participant sharing, and brief practices: straw breathing, gentle stretching, guided meditation, silent sit, and gratitude. Emphasis is on strengthening our collective immune system and our responsibility (response+ability) to sharpen self-regulation skills… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Mental Health, Webinars

Apr

27

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Free Virtual Science Science Bootcamp for Librarians

Posted by on April 27th, 2020 0 comments

The New England Science Bootcamp for Librarians will host a FREE virtual conference on June 11, 2020, from 9a – 4p (US Eastern Time). Topics may include: Vaccine research & manufacture Virology Making Health Devices in non-industrial settings IRB and human subjects research  in the shifting landscape The schedule of topics will be finalized and… Read More »

Posted in: General

Apr

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Learning About Ventilators

Posted by on April 27th, 2020 0 comments

Ventilators are being used to treat patients with COVID-19, but what exactly do ventilators do? A ventilator is a machine that breathes for you or helps you breathe. It is also called a breathing machine or respirator. The ventilator: Is attached to a computer with knobs and buttons that are controlled by a respiratory therapist,… Read More »

Posted in: General

Apr

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Clinical Trials

Posted by on April 27th, 2020 0 comments

Clinical trials are research studies that test how well new medical approaches work in people. Each study answers scientific questions and tries to find better ways to prevent, screen for, diagnose, or treat a disease. Clinical trials may also compare a new treatment to a treatment that is already available. Every clinical trial has a… Read More »

Posted in: General

Mar

30

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CDC Resources: COVID-19

Posted by on March 30th, 2020 0 comments

The CDC is the most reliable and up-to-date source to find information about COVID-19. Here are some tips for staying healthy and preventing the spread of COVID-19. Take steps to protect yourself from the virus: Clean your hands often and avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. Avoid close contact with people who are sick… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Health Information, Public Health

Mar

30

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#citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Training

Posted by on March 30th, 2020 0 comments

This April, join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine for the spring 2020 #citeNLM Edit-a-thon as we add citations to Wikipedia articles on preventive health and wellness using trusted National Library of Medicine resources like Genetics Home Reference, MedlinePlus, and PubMed. In this hands-on training, attendees will gain an overview of: – The importance… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, National Library of Medicine News, Webinars

Mar

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April is Citizen Science Month

Posted by on March 30th, 2020 0 comments

Citizen Science Month is observed annually in April to celebrate and promote all things citizen science: amazing discoveries, incredible volunteers, hardworking practitioners, inspiring projects, and anything else citizen science-related! This global celebration includes events hosted by libraries, institutions, community groups, museums, and individuals all around the world. The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM)… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us

Feb

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Introduction to Health Reference: Ethics and Best Practices

Posted by on February 24th, 2020 0 comments

Learn how to conduct a health reference interview using ethical and effective communication strategies in this 4 credit/4 module asynchronous online class. Through interactive, self-paced tutorials, discussion forums, and a synthesis exercise, users will learn:         What is a health reference interview         How the library can protect patrons’… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Health Information, Health Information Literacy, Webinars

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