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Jan

28

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The Data Privacy Puzzle

Posted by on January 28th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

On Friday January 17th,2020 NEASIS&T held it’s annual winter conference aptly titled, The Privacy Puzzle: Piecing Together Patron Privacy, Data Efficiency, and the Modern Web. The theme was privacy and protecting personal information.  The first keynote – Callan Bignoli, the Library Director at Olin College, was very thought provoking.  Her talk was titled  “Troublesome Tech… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Jan

17

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Getting the Most from NNLM: Evaluation Planning

Posted by on January 17th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

Funding is open for the 2020-2021 year and part of the application process asks you to outline how you will evaluate your project. Evaluation can be daunting and it’s often not as fun as the rest of the project, but it’s an important step to demonstrate project impact and value to your community, your organization… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project

Jan

08

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Yale University Librarians on Serving Nursing and Allied Health Care Professionals

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

On Tue, Dec 10, 2019, NNLM NER hosted two Yale University librarians in a webinar addressing the health information needs of nursing and allied health care professionals. The webinar was part of our NER Hospital Librarians series. This educational series provides professional development opportunities for hospital librarians in the New England Region. Topics are determined… Read More »

Posted in: Webinars

Jan

03

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Health Education And Literacy – The HEAL Project

Posted by on January 3rd, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

This week’s blog post was written by Dr. Traci Alberti, the Co-PI of an NER Year 4 Grant Funded Project – “Health Literacy and Health Information Resource Education in the Lawrence, Massachusetts Community.” Limitations in health literacy are associated with ineffective care, poor compliance, increased use of health services, worse health status and even death…. Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project, NLM Resources, Patient Engagement, Public Health

Dec

26

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A New Year’s Resolution

Posted by on December 26th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Another year is coming upon us and so is another year of New Year’s resolutions. What will it be this year? A popular resolution is to exercise. So this begs the question how much exercise?  The answer can be found in MedlinePlus. Most adults should work out between 2 to 5 hours a week. At… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

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