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Aug

06

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Health Sciences Libraries Webinar Series 2020-2021

Posted by on August 6th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

The Health Sciences Libraries Webinar Series is a collaborative series intended to explore products and services provided by the National Library of Medicine through case studies. This series aims to support the work of health sciences and hospital librarians as they serve their institutional communities. The webinars will explore National Library of Medicine resources through… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest, Webinars

Jul

14

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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 »

Posted in: NIH

Jun

12

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NER Hospital Libraries Advisory Group Annual Meeting

Posted by on June 12th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

NER hosted our annual meeting for the Hospital Libraries Advisory Group on Tue, June 9. We began the meeting by acknowledging the recent closure of Vermont and New Hampshire hospital libraries. This sad development signals a bigger issue. Economic hardship is commonplace for those providing healthcare in our rural communities. Our hearts go out to… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest

May

08

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Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor: Accessible Recreation and Physical Activity

Posted by on May 8th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

In 2019-2020, NER provided funding to Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor to increase knowledge about importance of physical activity for individuals with disabilities; increase access to recreational opportunities for individuals with disabilities, moving toward universal access to recreation; and build relationships between disability communities and recreation communities. This blog post is an excerpt from… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

Apr

24

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ICYMI: 2020 ONC Annual Meeting on Bringing the EHR to the Patient

Posted by on April 24th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

With work travel prohibited while our country copes with COVID-19, I am looking for alternative professional development opportunities to help me understand my role in empowering health information outreach in New England. To catch up on Health IT, I dedicated one day to watching this recorded webcast of the 2020 ONC Annual Meeting on Connecting… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest

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