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May

13

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

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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

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                  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

Mar

14

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Funded Project: HAMA Reaching Haitian Communities with Health Information

Posted by on March 14th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

The following blog post was written by Brenda Lormil, a recent recipient of NNLM NER grant funding. Brenda shares the work she and her team are doing to connect Haitian community members across Massachusetts to primary care and health resources in Haitian Creole. From May to October of 2018, Haitian American Medical Association (HAMA) had… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project, Patient Engagement

Feb

20

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ALA Midwinter – NNLM NER Professional Development Recipient Post 1

Posted by on February 20th, 2019 0 comments

This the first in a series of blog posts authored by individuals who professional development grants from NNLM NER to attend ALA Midwinter 2019 and the preconference event “Implicit Bias, Health Disparities, and Health Literacy: Intersections in Health Equity“. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I received a Professional Development Award from the U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Network of… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Funded Project, Trainings

Feb

12

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Visits to Eastern Maine Community College and Vose Public Library

Posted by on February 12th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

Last week, I visited Eastern Maine Community College (EMCC) in Bangor, Maine. I spent the morning speaking with library and Information Technology staff about mobile apps from the National Library of Medicine. EMCC received NER funds to purchase twelve tablets, expanding the library’s ability to teach NLM resources to nursing and allied health students. We focused… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project, NLM Resources

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