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Dec

04

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Denver Artists Wanted

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The All of Us Research Program is looking for Denver-area artists to transform utility boxes into themed works of art. The public art project aims to drive awareness for the program. Designs should reflect the project theme –  “A Healthy Future for All of Us” – and the diversity of the Denver community. Final designs… Read More »

Posted in: #CC/Academic List, #Health Interest List, #Public/K-12 List, All of Us, Blog

Dec

01

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Teaming up to Strengthen Library-Community Connections

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Two libraries in the Salt Lake City area hired library staff with special connections to diverse communities as part of a project funded this year by the NNLM MidContinental Region. These “community wellness liaisons,” aided members of their communities in accessing library services and programs, with a special emphasis on health-related information. They were hired… Read More »

Posted in: #Health Interest List, #Public/K-12 List, All of Us, Blog

Nov

18

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Living on the Data Fringe: Vaccines on the Mind

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  The GOOD news on the vaccine front over the past few weeks related to the progress of the pharmaceutical companies may be an indicator that we are seeing the light at the end of this dark COVID-19 tunnel. Although no vaccine is 100% effective (WHO, 2020), numbers like 90 – 95% efficacy should bring… Read More »

Posted in: #CC/Academic List, #Health Interest List, #Health Sciences List, #Public/K-12 List, Blog, Data Science

Oct

28

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Living on the Data Fringe: Through a Library Liaison Lens #1

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Data can be scary! When we think about data, we often think about ‘big data’ or data science and how data scientists use programming skills to extract large datasets for analysis or use visualization software to display complex datasets. However, you don’t have to be a data scientist, a data librarian, or a health science… Read More »

Posted in: #CC/Academic List, #Public/K-12 List, All Members, Blog, Data Science

Sep

24

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NNLM Extends Denver Award Deadline

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NNLM has extended the application deadline to obtain funding for health-related programming by a library or community organization in the Denver area. Applications for the Denver Area Local Ambassador Program Support Subaward will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis until funds run out or until Dec. 31, whichever comes first. The purpose of the… Read More »

Posted in: #Public/K-12 List, All Members, All of Us, Blog, Funding

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