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My “Externship” Experience with the UMass Medical School Library and the NNLM NER

Posted by on July 31st, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

The following blog post was written by Regina Agyemang, a rising junior from the Abbey Kelly Foster Charter Public School in Worcester, Massachusetts. Regina is also member of the Girls Inc. of Worcester Eureka program. Regina spent the month of July working with the staff of the UMass Medical School Library and the NNLM NER…. Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources

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RDM Snippets – File Naming Conventions and Dates

Posted by on July 31st, 2020 0 comments

This is the first post in a monthly series that will share tips, tricks, and resources that help you simplify the process of organizing your data. It’s always good to refresh your skills and think about different ways to manage data, as well as learn ways that librarians and others can communicate this information while… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

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What is Geroscience?

Posted by on July 28th, 2020 0 comments

A term keeps popping up around the NIH and NLM; Geroscience. The meaning may be obvious if you understand the parts of the word; gero- in medicine is a prefix indicating the association with old age or aging, and science – the study of something. But that doesn’t really get to the heart of what… Read More »

Posted in: NIH, NLM Resources

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Librarians Keep Learning

Posted by on July 28th, 2020 0 comments

Improving one’s self and continuing to learn should be explicitly incorporated into our jobs. It benefits our work, those we work with, and the organization as a whole. Working from home presents an opportunity to learn new things. Obviously, keep doing the work expected of you, but you might find that you have some time… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

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Black Mothers at Increased Risk of Pregnancy-Related Death

Posted by on July 14th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

During the time I was writing this blog post, I saw a news headline that British YouTube star Nicole Thea died at the age of 24. The article stated that she was eight months pregnant. We do not know the cause of her death. We do know that, as a Black woman, Nicole Thea was… Read More »

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