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Apr

17

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#Fakenews

Posted by on April 17th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

      Any guesses on what the 2017 “Word of the Year” was? It was actually a term, not a word. The term was “Fake news.” Just 18 months ago this term was not familiar to most of us. However, “fake news” has become a very important topic to all of us. According to… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources

Apr

10

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Recreational Marijuana and Impact on Driving

Posted by on April 10th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

On the day that the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission began accepting applications for Registered Marijuana Dispensaries, UMass Amherst hosted a symposium entitled Marijuana Legalized: Research, Practice and Policy Considerations. The School of Public Health and Health Sciences invited Darrin Grondel, Director of Washington (State) Traffic Safety Commission, to speak about the impacts of legalized recreational marijuana… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Mar

28

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NNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon – April 17th

Posted by on March 28th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Are you interested in improving the consumer health information available on Wikipedia? Do you want to utilize your librarian research skills towards making Wikipedia a better, evidence-based resource? Have you always wanted to participate in an edit-a-thon? Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine on April 17th as we add citations to existing Wikipedia… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, NLM, NLM Resources, Trainings

Mar

27

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Stand Up for Health in Philadelphia

Posted by on March 27th, 2018 1 comment Tags: , ,

Dodging snowflakes, I made my way to the Philadelphia Convention Center on the morning of Tuesday, March 20. That day, Bobbi Newman (NNLM GMR), Monique Mason (Akron-Summit County (OH) Public Library) and Carolyn Martin (NNLM PNR), and I would lead 75 public librarians through the basics of health and wellness reference services, and explore ideas… Read More »

Posted in: Trainings

Mar

15

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Learn about Data Science at the 10th Annual E-Science Symposium

Posted by on March 15th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

      Have you ever wondered how to present data in a fun, engaging way that tells a story? Or been frustrated when you went on a webpage that you were on before only to find it is moved or no longer available? Then the 10th Annual University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian… Read More »

Posted in: Data, Technology, Trainings

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