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Midwest Matters December 10th, 2019
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Dec

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Applications Open for Library Carpentry Workshops in Baltimore and Salt Lake City!

Posted by on December 9th, 2019 0 comments

The NNLM Training Office (NTO) and Southeastern Atlantic Region (SEA) are pleased to host Library Carpentry workshops this spring and provide professional development funds to support travel to these exciting opportunities. Library Carpentry focuses on building software and data skills within library and information-related communities. Their goal is to empower people in these roles to… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Dec

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2019 American Association of Health Sciences Libraries Data Scholarship Report

Posted by on December 9th, 2019 0 comments

2019 American Association of Health Sciences Libraries Data Scholarship Report: 2019 Southeast Data Librarian Symposium, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA In October 2019 Lauren Robinson, Medicine Liaison Librarian at the University of Kentucky, was awarded the AAHSL/NNLM Data Scholarship. With this award, Lauren attended the 2019 Southeast Data Librarian Symposium hosted by Tulane University. About… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Dec

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Resolve to Stay Active: A Fitbit Kit for Your Community

Posted by on December 5th, 2019 0 comments

January traditionally is the month for making new resolutions usually with a goal to lose those extra pounds packed on during the winter holidays. Now is the opportunity to help your community make that fitness health resolution and keep it. How? Apply by Friday, December 20th for a one-time award of Resolve to Stay Active… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Consumer Health, From the GMR, Funding, Outreach, Public Libraries, Technology

Dec

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NIH to Host Informational Webinar on the Draft NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing and Supplemental Draft Guidance

Posted by on December 3rd, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

NIH will be hosting an informational public webinar on the Draft NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing and Supplemental Draft Guidance on Monday, December 16, 2019, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET. The purpose of this webinar is to provide information on the draft policy and answer any clarifying questions about the public… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, News from NIH/NLM

Nov

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The Poetry of Preparedness

Posted by on November 27th, 2019 0 comments

It is not often that I get to summon forth the great Scottish poet, Robert Burns, but last month’s preconference continuing education classes at the Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association (MLA) Annual Conference brought his words to mind, often stated as, “The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry”. Not only… Read More »

Posted in: Conferences and Meetings, Emergency Preparedness, From the GMR

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