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10th Anniversary of the New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians

Posted by on July 3rd, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

This is the introductory blog post in a series about the 2018 Science Boot Camp for Librarians held at Brandeis University on June 13-15, 2018. In the next few weeks we will feature several individual’s reflections of the science boot camp. These are authored by people who received scholarships to attend the 2018 Science Boot… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Data

Jul

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Learn to Cope First Annual Conference

Posted by on July 2nd, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Massachusetts Governor Charile Baker provides a video welcome to those at the First Annual Learn to Cope Conference       Pillman: Exhibit built with all of the prescription medication bottles formerly used by a man now in recovery             They say knowledge is power. From what I saw and… Read More »

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Jun

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How Do You Maintain Science Learning While on Summer Break? Citizen Science

Posted by on June 25th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

With summer break on the horizon, the question becomes what can I do with my kids that is entertaining and keeps their curiosity?  The answer is citizen science. This is where data collection and/or analysis is distributed to members of the public –  kids, adults – collect the data.  Or on rainy days, data, such… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Data

Jun

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Graphic Medicine and LGBTQ Health

Posted by on June 18th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Learning about a new health topic can be hard.  It can feel overwhelming and impersonal.  But Graphic Medicine can help. Graphic Medicine is comic books and graphic novels that tell personal stories of health and wellness.  The visual format makes the information easier to understand and digest.  By reading the author or illustrator’s personal story,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Graphic Medicine, NLM Resources

Jun

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CNN Looks at the Best and Worst Cities for the Differently-abled

Posted by on June 4th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Kamau learns what it’s  like to be blind   She is a top model and has muscular dystrophy   Reducing Health Disparities Among VIPs and Other Minority Groups was the title of the NNLM NER funded grant project implemented by Visions Consulting in Year 1. Visually-impaired attorney, Liz Myska and business partner Jack Peacock are… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project, Patient Engagement

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