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NEC Spotlight July 3rd, 2022
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On Continuous Improvement

Posted by on June 24th, 2022 0 comments

Stumble, failure, mistake, bungle, blunder, miscalculation, misstep. These words may carry a negative tone, however mistakes regularly provide important opportunities to learn, adapt, try new strategies, and inspire positive action on our teams and in our work. I’m a huge college basketball fan and can’t help but associate legendary basketball coach John Wooden with the topic… Read More »

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Jun

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NNLM Training Survey Tableau Dashboards Launched

Posted by on June 23rd, 2022 0 comments

The NNLM National Evaluation Center’s (NEC) Evaluation & Continuous Improvement (ECI) Core is thrilled to release NNLM Training Survey Tableau Dashboards, version 1.0. These dashboards, which are unique to each ROC, graphically present responses to the standard NNLM Training Survey, in a more approachable, user-friendly manner that empowers ROCs to leverage evaluation data to inform… Read More »

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May

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Using Qualitative Data to Create Visualizations

Posted by on May 24th, 2022 0 comments

Spring is reporting season, and NNLM RMLs, Offices, and Centers across the country are thinking about their accomplishments over the past year and how best to reflect them. We can make use of existing stores of data to add context and communicate impact beyond typical reporting workflows, such as the RPPR, by employing visualization into our dissemination strategy. Quantitative… Read More »

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May

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Evaluator Profile: Pearl Go, Northwestern   

Posted by on May 24th, 2022 0 comments

For Pearl Go, evaluation is often a balance between the importance of introspection and the joys of collaboration. Having only recently begun a formal evaluation role at the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute, Go says she has used evaluation as a framework for continual improvement throughout her life. Early in her career,… Read More »

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Apr

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Region 1 Webinar Series Puts Social Justice Front and Center

Posted by on April 20th, 2022 0 comments

When the Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HSHSL) at the University of Maryland, Baltimore was renewed as a Regional Medical Library (RML) site in May 2021, the news came with a promise. “Given the state of the country when we were writing our proposal, we felt it necessary to include social justice as related… Read More »

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