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Reflections on Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles

Posted by on November 16th, 2017 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

Nov

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Funding Awarded for Health and Wellbeing Workshop Series

Posted by on November 13th, 2017 0 comments

The GMR office is excited to announce that Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES) has been granted an Outreach Award for the development and implementation of a Health and Wellbeing Workshop Series. Background Both nationally and in Minnesota, Latinos experience persistent equity gaps in health and wellbeing. These disparities are not based in biology, but… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Funding, News from the Region, Outreach, Training

Nov

10

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Libraries Transform Health Literacy Toolkits

Posted by on November 10th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

Great news! The Health Literacy Toolkit posters from the Libraries Transform campaign can now be ordered in 11×17 size. A little history of the project if you are not familiar: Designed to increase public awareness of the value, impact, and services provided by libraries and library professionals, the American Library Association’s Libraries Transform campaign ensures there is… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Public Libraries

Nov

07

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Shake, Rattle, and Roll! by Don Pearson, 2017 NNLM GMR Professional Development Awardee

Posted by on November 7th, 2017 1 comment

Event planning is hard, especially when unexpected things happen.  It is also fun and rewarding when things go right.  Either way it is definitely worth all the work because it is still, even in our iGeneration, the best way to learn, connect with colleagues, and have fun. One of the main purposes for me to… Read More »

Posted in: Conferences and Meetings, Funding, Success Stories

Oct

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Potential Roles for Health Sciences Librarians in Big Data

Posted by on October 31st, 2017 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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