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Public Library Spotlight: David J. Kelsey, Outreach Services Librarian, St. Charles Public Library, IL

Posted by on April 25th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Name: David J. Kelsey Title: Outreach Services Librarian Education: Master of Library and Information Studies, University of Rhode Island About the St. Charles Public Library and the Outreach Services Department: The St. Charles Public Library is located in St. Charles, Illinois, which is 35 miles west of the city of Chicago. The Library serves a… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries, Public Libraries Spotlight



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Should Health Sciences Librarians be Involved with Big Data in Healthcare?

Posted by on April 23rd, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

In the NNLM Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles course, we asked participants, as they progressed through the course to consider the following questions: Do you think health sciences librarians should get involved with big data in healthcare? Where should librarians get involved, if you think they should? If you think they should not,… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science



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So you want to be an outreach librarian? Spotlight on Katherine Chew

Posted by on April 16th, 2018 0 comments

Who knew there was such a thing as “outreach on a stick”? If you’re in Minnesota, like this month’s GMR Partner Outreach Librarian, Katherine Chew, you might know. From ice cream, taffy apples, and every deep fried food you can think of (olives!), the Minnesota State Fair takes the on-a-stick notion to new heights.  … Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Outreach, Partner Outreach Libraries

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