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Call for Volunteers: NNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Posted by on September 27th, 2018 0 comments

In April of this year, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine hosted a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon to add citations to Wikipedia articles on rare diseases, using trusted National Library of Medicine resources like Genetics Home Reference, MedlinePlus, PubMed, and the NIH resource Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center. Are you interested in improving the health information… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Open Access, Outreach, Public Health



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NNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Posted by on March 21st, 2018 0 comments

Are you interested in improving the consumer health information available on Wikipedia? Do you want to utilize your librarian research skills towards making Wikipedia a better, evidence-based resource? Have you always wanted to participate in an edit-a-thon? Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine on April 17th as we add citations to existing Wikipedia… Read More »

Posted in: Education, Health Professionals, Open Access



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Webinar: Managerial Perspectives on the Role of Public Libraries in Disaster Response

Posted by on January 16th, 2018 0 comments

Join the Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) for this exciting opportunity in February! The Natural Hazards Center at the University of Boulder recently posted a summary by Dr. Linder Zarankin outlining her research on how public service organizations, specifically libraries, perceive their roles in disaster response. In this webinar, Managerial Perspectives on the Role… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education, Open Access, Public Health



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Online Events for Rural Health Week

Posted by on November 8th, 2017 0 comments

In 2010, the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) created National Rural Health Day (NRHD) as a way to applaud the ongoing efforts, contributions, and collaborations occurring in rural communities to address the unique challenges in accessing and delivering health care services. In the past six years, the Federal Office of Rural… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Health Professionals, Open Access, Public Health, Technology



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Upcoming Twitter Chats

Posted by on July 6th, 2017 0 comments

Join the conversation! Twitter chats allow a global audience to be a part of the discussion on health issues and trends, and talk to specific health information professionals in real-time! Below are a few chats scheduled for the month of July. You can follow each discussion on the noted day and time by using the… Read More »

Posted in: Open Access, Technology



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Love Your Data Week

Posted by on January 4th, 2017 0 comments

From the LYD Week Planning Committee: Love Your Data week is right around the corner on February 13-17, 2017! This year’s theme is emphasizing data quality for researchers at any stage in their career.  Visit our website: https://loveyourdata.wordpress.com/ or follow us on Twitter #LYD17 or #loveyourdata to gain inspiration, share ideas, and find new ways to… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, Health Professionals, Open Access, Outreach, Technology

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