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Apr

24

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All of Us Launch Day – In Person and Online

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The All of Us Research Program is coming to Kansas City. Join us!  The All of Us Research Program wants to speed up health research and medical breakthroughs. We’re asking one million people to help lead the way … and you are one in a million! Grab your family and friends and join us to… Read More »

Posted in: All Members

Apr

12

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Librarians and Big Data: Should We Be Involved?

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Written by: Caroline Marshall, MLS, AHIP, Senior Medical Librarian, Public Services, Cedars-Sinai Medical Library, Los Angeles, CA There is a great deal of discussion about Big Data. We all think other people are doing it, we think we should be doing it, but we are not sure how to get involved (Tattersall & Grant, 2016)…. Read More »

Posted in: Community College/Academic Libraries, Data Science, Health Sciences

Apr

10

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Webinar: Fostering Community Connections on Citizen Science Day and Beyond

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This webinar (recorded 4/4/2018) provides a general overview of citizen science, highlight recent activities to support libraries as community hubs for citizen science, and showcase free resources available to librarians who want to jump in now by promoting citizen science at libraries leading up to, during, and after Citizen Science Day on April 14, 2018…. Read More »

Posted in: Community College/Academic Libraries, Health Sciences, K-12, Public Libraries

Apr

10

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Webinar: Developing Escape Rooms at Libraries

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This archived session features guest speakers Alison Wessel and Olivia Glotfelty, who discussed the development of escape rooms at libraries in Delaware and Pennsylvania. Both speakers describe their experiences planning and implementing these escape rooms and how they proved beneficial to their audiences and libraries. View archive at https://youtu.be/EH_0j8jABKs.  Sponsored by NNLM MAR. /da

Posted in: Community College/Academic Libraries, Health Sciences, K-12, Public Libraries

Apr

09

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Reflections on Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles

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Written by: Niala Dwarika-Bhagat, The Medical Sciences Library, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago Introduction: What is Big Data? Technopedia defines Big Data as a process “that is used when traditional data mining and handling techniques cannot uncover the insights and meaning of the underlying data. Data that is unstructured or time sensitive… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, Health Sciences

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