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Sep

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International Overdose Awareness Day and National Recovery Month

Posted by on September 4th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , ,

      Structure and community connection are two key elements that most individuals challenged with substance use disorder rely on to maintain their recovery. COVID-19 and the physical distancing and quarantine measures required to prevent the virus from spreading, has contributed to a spike in the number of overdoses from opioids during the last… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources, Public Health

Jul

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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

Jul

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Food Literacy at the Worcester Public Library Through Nutrition Education & Healthy Cooking Classes

Posted by on July 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , ,

The following blog post was written by Dot Sachs, Public Services Librarian at the Worcester, Massachusetts Public Library. The Worcester Public Library is one of the NER’s Year 5 funded grant awardees.  The Worcester Public Library was awarded an Outreach grant in April 2020 from the NNLM/NER to provide patrons with tools to learn how… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project

Jun

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Going Back to School During COVID 19 – How France is Doing It

Posted by on June 4th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

                Before joining the NNLM NER, I was a public high school teacher at Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough, Massachusetts. Ten years ago, I said yes to the French teacher in our school looking for a volunteer to host 2 French teachers (who teach English) for 2… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

May

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WFH? NNLM Offers a Variety of Excellent Educational Opportunities

Posted by on May 4th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

        Has being able to work from home or being quarantined given you time to take advantage of some additional educational opportunities? The NNLM has many webinars and Moodle classes scheduled in the coming months. If you are a librarian or nurse you may eligible earn CE credits from the Medical Library… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, Public Health, Trainings

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