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In recognition of Black History Month, join the All of Us Research Program in celebrating African-American researchers’ impact and contributions to the media and research fields on Friday February 26th at 12-1:30pm EST. The event is open to anyone with a passion for discovery and innovation but is especially designed for African American emerging researchers and early career… Read More »
In response to the need for media literacy education, the American Library Association (ALA) has released a free digital guide and related webinar series to help library workers plan for moments like these. “Media Literacy in the Library: A Guide for Library Practitioners” contains information, program ideas and conversation starters on topics like misinformation and… Read More »
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In this webinar, Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Ph.D., Director of Library Trends and User Research, OCLC Research, will share the findings of the project, Public Libraries Respond to the Opioid Crisis with Their Communities, funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, in partnership with OCLC and the Public Library Association, a division of the… Read More »
Join us for a virtual NNLM Reading Club discussion of Michele Harper’s powerful memoir, The Beauty in Breaking. After a difficult childhood, a relationship rejection, and discrimination as an African American woman in a predominately white male profession, Dr. Harper reveals how every person is broken in one way or another. Harper shares how she self-healed… Read More »
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Establishing and sustaining collaborative partnerships between Public Libraries and Public Health departments presents opportunities to bring together existing networks and partnerships and further support the communities they serve. This webinar will discuss the benefits of strong partnerships between Public Libraries and Public Health departments. Opportunities and strategies for partnerships will also be discussed. Content for… Read More »
Did you miss Bill Sullivan discussing the hidden forces of genetics last week? Don’t worry! You can catch up on the November 17th webinar whenever is convenient for you here. Dr. Bill Sullivan, professor of pharmacology and microbiology at the Indiana University School of Medicine, discussed his book Pleased to Meet Me: Genes, Germs, and… Read More »
Join the NNLM Reading Club and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (NAHH) as we present an afternoon with Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, M.D.. He’ll join our host, Edgar Gil Rico, NAHH, to discuss his book, Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon. Dr. Q, as he is known, shares his journey from a child in… Read More »
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The number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s is growing — and growing fast. Today, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. 1 in 10 people aged 65 and older. The number of people living with Alzheimer’s is expected to reach nearly 14 million by mid-century. In this webinar, the Alzheimer’s Association will provide… Read More »
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