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Nov

04

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NER Funded Grant – YWCA Women’s Breast and Cervical Health Educational Outreach Program

Posted by on November 4th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

  The following blog post was written by Alfee Westgroves. Alfee is the Women’s Health Specialist overseeing the 2019 NNLM NER Community Engagement grant awarded to the YWCA of Central Massachusetts.  We know that women of color may be most comfortable exclusively in each other’s presence, particularly when confronting their own vulnerability. We also know… Read More »

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

Aug

19

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Reaching Around the World: Grantees’ Big Summer

Posted by on August 19th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Brittany Netherton and Brenda Lormil two NNLM NER grantees had big summers presenting the work they’re doing at events in San Diego and Sweden! Brittany from the Darien Library had the opportunity present on graphic novels in the library at the San Diego Comic-Con and her work with Graphic Medicine. From Brittany: “On Thursday, July… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project, Graphic Medicine

Jul

16

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Discovering Rutland County Libraries through #VTPassport

Posted by on July 16th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

This June, I took a drive up to Vermont to set the groundwork for this year’s Focused Outreach work. NNLM NER is looking for ways to support health information dissemination in Rutland County. My first appointment was to speak with Jason Broughton, Vermont State Librarian. I was curious to hear his impressions of the health… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

May

13

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Mitigating Bias in Literature Searching: A View from the Health Sciences

Posted by on May 13th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

Cynthia Young, MLIS, Associate Academic Dean of Library Services at Eastern Maine Community College Library, received funding to attend the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) 2019 Conference in Cleveland, OH. She contributed this blog post on the session “Improving Ourselves and Improving Care: Mitigating bias in literature searching in health sciences” presented by… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

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

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