MidContinental Region News
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DISASTR-OUTREACH-LIB: Librarians respond to the opioid crisis

Posted by on June 27th, 2017 0 comments

From the DISASTR-OUTREACH-LIB email list: “Long viewed as guardians of safe spaces for children, library staff members have begun taking on the role of first responder in drug overdoses,” CNN reported last week (“The opioid epidemic is so bad that librarians are learning how to treat overdoses,” by Darran Simon, June 23, 2017).  American Libraries also… Read More »

Posted in: All Members, Community College/Academic Libraries, Health Sciences, Public Libraries

Jun

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DataScience@NIH News: Patti Brennan Promotes 10 Advances in Data Science

Posted by on June 22nd, 2017 0 comments

The 2015 report from the Advisory Committee to the NIH Director regarding the future of the National Library of Medicine recommended that “NLM should be the intellectual and programmatic epicenter for data science at NIH and stimulate its advancement throughout biomedical research and application.” Read summaries about NLM’s efforts from the past two years and learn about… Read More »

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

Jun

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NIH Data Commons Webinar: Tomorrow – Friday 6/23 12-2PM ET

Posted by on June 22nd, 2017 0 comments

The NIH Common Fund and the Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) program cordially invite you to view an informational webinar for the NIH Data Commons Pilot Phase Research Opportunity Announcement RM-17-026 on Friday, June 23, 2017 from 12-2 PM US EDT. The purpose of the announcement is to invite applications from applicants who have an… Read More »

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

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