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May

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2019 ACRL Conference Review

Posted by on May 2nd, 2019 0 comments

  I recently received an NNLM-GMR Professional Development Award to attend the 2019 ACRL Conference in Cleveland, OH, where I planned for an experience that would help inform my work with my library’s new systematic review service and my work helping to launch a new undergraduate learning community centered on critical data studies. My ACRL… Read More »

Posted in: Conferences and Meetings, Funding, Success Stories

Apr

25

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The University of Cincinnati Mentors the University of Louisville in Developing Research Data Management (RDM) Services

Posted by on April 25th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

This guest post is written by Rebecca Morgan, Clinical Librarian & Assistant Professor at the University of Louisville Last year, I completed the NNLM’s inaugural RDM 101: Biomedical and Health Research Data Management (RDM) Training for Librarians course, conducted by the National Training Office (NTO). As a member of the RDM 101 cohort, I was… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, News from the Region, Success Stories

Mar

14

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UMN Hosts Successful Data Workshop for Researchers

Posted by on March 14th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

Librarians from the University of Minnesota’s Health Sciences Library in the Twin Cities made the 160 mile trek to the University’s coordinate campus in Duluth to conduct a special half-day workshop for researchers on data management. The workshop was part of a Research Data award that was funded through the GMR. Julie Davis, workshop participant… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, From the GMR, Funding, Success Stories

Feb

27

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Wisconsin Health Literacy Begins Workshops on GMR-Funded Project

Posted by on February 27th, 2019 0 comments

Despite the frigid cold and mounds of snow in Wisconsin, the GMR-funded project Health Online: Finding Information You Can Trust is picking up steam! Through this project, Wisconsin Health Literacy is offering 32 “digital health literacy” workshops for consumers most at risk for low health literacy. Although weather has forced some workshops to be rescheduled,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Funding, Public Libraries, Success Stories, Training

Jan

24

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GMR-Funded Project Works to Make Indigenous Nutritional Health Information Accessible

Posted by on January 24th, 2019 0 comments Tags:

Recent federal data has shown a disparity in obesity, and health concerns related to obesity, among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. The CDC reported in 2009 that 31.2% of American Indian four-year-olds were obese, the highest rate of any racial or ethnic group, and in 2015, according to IHS data, AI/AN people had… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, Success Stories

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