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Crowdsourcing, Citizen Science and Edit-a-Thons

Posted by on November 26th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Thank you to all who participated in the Fall 2019 #citeNLM virtual edit-a-thon. In the November crowdsourcing campaign, over 548 articles were edited, over 47 thousand words added, all by 108 editors. To see the amazing work everyone did, check out the #citeNLM Program Dashboard to see statistics on the event. In addition, if you… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Nov

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Fur-get the Stress

Posted by on November 26th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

The Lamar Soutter Library at the University of Massachusetts Medical School has started a program called “Fur-get the stress”. There are games, coloring, museum passes, and other activities, but the main highlight is a therapy dog that comes in every other week. Finn (short for Finnegan) is the dog that visits the library. He is… Read More »

Posted in: Commentary, NLM Resources

Nov

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A Librarian Can Address Substance Use Disorder

Posted by on November 19th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

This is conference session for my job at the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region. That means I get to attend lots of different conferences and meet and connect with a lot of different people. I was at NAHSL last week, and then I attended the symposium, Communities in Crisis: Libraries Respond to… Read More »

Posted in: Commentary, NLM Resources, Patient Engagement, Public Health

Nov

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Getting the Most from NNLM: Public Health

Posted by on November 19th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

If you’re reading this blog, then you’re probably familiar with what NLM, NNLM and NNLM NER do. Over the last month, I’ve spent time at public health conferences in Connecticut, Massachusetts and the national American Public Health Association Conference and had similar conversations at all three.  Although many public health partners are familiar with MedlinePlus… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, Public Health

Nov

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Embracing Community: Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital’s Medical Library

Posted by on November 6th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

In August, I wrote about my trip to Copley Hospital shortly after librarian Stacy Wein was notified about the library’s closure. After my visit with Stacy, I drove 40 miles to what is known as the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. I wanted to learn more about the medical library at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital (NVRH)…. Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest

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