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Nov

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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 »

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Oct

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Librarians Supporting Authors: Interview With Author Karen Iverson

Posted by on October 29th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Since October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this week’s blog features an interview with the author Karen Iverson. She is the author of, ‘Winning the Breast Cancer Battle: Empowering Warriors and Guiding Loved Ones.”   It is a hopeful and inspiring story that keeps you wanting to know more. I had the pleasure of… Read More »

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Sep

24

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Freedom to Read

Posted by on September 24th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

This week, September 22, through September 28, is Banned Books Week.  It is an annual event celebrating the freedom to not be in the dark and read.  It brings attention to both current and historical attempts to censor books in libraries and schools.  According to the American Library Association  (ALA), banned books week was launched… Read More »

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Aug

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Being Mindful About Data

Posted by on August 28th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

If you have ever taught a class, hosted an event, or counted foot traffic in your library you have probably collected data.  I recently had the opportunity to attend the Research Data Management Roundtable hosted up at the University of Vermont where library data collection was discussed. The morning presentation focused on the library’s use… Read More »

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Aug

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Favorite Experiences at the New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians

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

This is the final blog post in a series authored by several individuals who received scholarships to attend the and the New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians. In this installment, a scholarship recipient, Anne Marie Engelsen, the Science Reference Librarian at Fogler Library at the University of Maine, describes her favorite parts of the… Read More »

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