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Mar

18

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Boston Public Library at PLA

Posted by on March 18th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

This is a guest blog post from Elissa C. Cadillic, the Training Coordinator at Boston Public Library. Elissa received a professional development award to attend the Public Library Association (PLA) Meeting in Nashville, TN February 25-29, 2020. Thanks to a professional development grant from NNLM, I was able to attend PLA 2020. While I’ve been… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Funded Project

Mar

05

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15-40 Connection 3 Steps Detect℠ in Massachusetts Vocational/Technical High Schools

Posted by on March 5th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

In 2018-2019, NER provided funding to 15-40 Connection to support the 3 Steps Detect℠ program at Massachusetts vocational and technical high schools.  This blog post is an excerpt from the final report submitted to NER in May 2019. The goal for this project was to establish program partnerships to teach 3 Steps Detect℠ and share… Read More »

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Feb

07

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Improving Access to Health Education at Springfield Technical Community College

Posted by on February 7th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

In 2018-2019, NER supported Springfield Technical Community College Library’s Open Educational Resources (OER) Initiative. Chelsea Contrada, Outreach and OER Librarian, was the lead for this project. Springfield Technical Community College is located in the ethnically and racially diverse city of Springfield, Massachusetts. This blog post is an excerpt from the final report submitted to NER… Read More »

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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

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

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