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Apr

10

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Register for the 2019 New England Science Boot Camp!

Posted by on April 10th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Join us for the 11th Anniversary of the New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians, to be held on June 5-7, 2019 at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire. Science Boot Camp is an immersive experience that provides librarians with the opportunity to network with peers and learn about topics in physical sciences, health sciences, life sciences, and… Read More »

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Apr

08

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April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

Posted by on April 8th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

                  The blog post that follows was written by Saba Shahid, Chief Smiling Officer of The Art Cart. In May of 2018 The Art Cart received a Community Engagement Grant Award from the NNLM NER to create an online training program to about how use art as… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project, Patient Engagement

Apr

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Focused Outreach in Quiet Corner, CT

Posted by on April 1st, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

  In each year of our five-year cooperative agreement with the National Library of Medicine, the New England region provides a special kind of outreach, called “Focused Outreach” to specified, medically-underserved areas in New England.  Bangor, Maine was identified as this year’s urban, focused outreach area and Quiet Corner, Connecticut was identified as the rural,… Read More »

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Mar

06

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Preserving Long Term Institutional Memory

Posted by on March 6th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Does this sound familiar? Your institution’s records are relegated to boxes in a back room, basement or or simply tossed without review. Join us on Thursday, March 14th 2019, from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM as we host Nadia Dixson, the Somerville City Archivist, as she presents, “How Did We Get Here: Maintaining Records for… Read More »

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Feb

28

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Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Posted by on February 28th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

“Alexa, what is neurodiversity?” She answers me, “Neurodiversity is the range of differences in individual brain function and behavioral traits, regarded as part of normal variation in the human population (used especially in the context of autistic spectrum disorders).” When I read last week’s press release from Worcester Polytecnic Institute, “WPI Researchers Urge High-Tech Firms… Read More »

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