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Jul

11

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Interesting Read: The Power of Provenance and importance of FAIR

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Dina Mikdadi’s, Data Scientist at Booz Allen Hamilton, has written a nice article on “The Power of Provenance” on the DataScience@NIH blog. Mikdadi makes  comparisons with the Federal Depository Library’s early efforts using “open framework” concepts making US federal publications freely accessible to US libraries (and the public) to the FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and… Read More »

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Aug

23

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Review of MedlinePlus from BYU Librarian

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MedlinePlus: Worth Its Weight in Gold is a review of MedlinePlus by Greg Nelson, Chemical and Life Science Librarian at Brigham Young University. He highlights his favorite areas of the site and why he includes MedlinePlus in library instruction sessions. To read the review, visit Inside Science Resources, ALA ACRL Science and Technology Section’s blog. /apm

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Jun

17

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Zika Virus: What We Know, What We Don’t Know

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The Zika virus has been around for decades, but only recently has gotten the attention of the U.S. with the rapid spread of the virus in the Western Hemisphere. The Zika virus is a mosquito-transmitted infection with mostly mild symptoms like fever, rash, joint pain, and red eyes – many will never even know they… Read More »

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Jun

16

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Health Insurance Literacy

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Health insurance is not only one of the costliest products a consumer will purchase, with an average health insurance marketplace price tag of $386 per month for an individual, it is also one of the most complex products to understand. Many people think they have the skills and knowledge to select and utilize their health… Read More »

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