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May

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New webinar series- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Nine Conversations that Matter to Health Sciences Librarians with Jessica Pettitt

Posted by on May 28th, 2019 0 comments

New webinar series- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Nine Conversations that Matter to Health Sciences Librarians with Jessica Pettitt Are you confused about all the topics under the umbrella of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion? Are you overwhelmed by all things swirling around in our world today? Are you ready to have less frustrating conversations? Conversations that… Read More »

Posted in: Trainings

May

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A Focus on #citeNLM 2019 – Elevating Health Equity: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Posted by on May 23rd, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

On May 6, 2019, NNLM successfully hosted its Spring Wikipedia edit-a-thon. This  year’s edit-a-thon happened live during an MLA immersion session titled, “Elevating Health Equity: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Building on the success of the prior edit-a-thons, this time more than 50 editors, including first-time editors, edited 42 different articles, adding over 6,980 words for 134 total… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

May

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Know Your Resources: Hepatitis Awareness Month

Posted by on May 17th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States.  Take the time to learn more about hepatitis and the resources you can use all year round to support education and prevention. What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis is swelling, and inflammation of the liver caused by immune cells attacking the liver, liver damage from alcohol or poison,… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

May

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Register for the 2019 New England Science Boot Camp

Posted by on May 16th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Join us for the 11th Anniversary of the New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians, to be held on June 5-7, 2019 at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire.  A picturesque campus minutes from the New Hampshire seacoast. The campus is located in Durham, just about an hour north of Boston and… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

May

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Mitigating Bias in Literature Searching: A View from the Health Sciences

Posted by on May 13th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

Cynthia Young, MLIS, Associate Academic Dean of Library Services at Eastern Maine Community College Library, received funding to attend the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) 2019 Conference in Cleveland, OH. She contributed this blog post on the session “Improving Ourselves and Improving Care: Mitigating bias in literature searching in health sciences” presented by… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

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