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Mar

15

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Learn about Data Science at the 10th Annual E-Science Symposium

Posted by on March 15th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

      Have you ever wondered how to present data in a fun, engaging way that tells a story? Or been frustrated when you went on a webpage that you were on before only to find it is moved or no longer available? Then the 10th Annual University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian… Read More »

Posted in: Data, Technology, Trainings

Oct

18

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Did you Know that NLM Resources Can Add Value and Evidence to Your mHealth Apps?

Posted by on October 18th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , ,

  Did you know that a number of  systematic reviews of health-related mobile apps reveal they lack evidence-based content?  A major challenge to including evidence based content in apps is how to efficiently find accurate, credible, and vetted content.  The National Library of Medicine (NLM) houses the largest biomedical library in the world and provides… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Blog, NLM, NLM Resources, Patient Engagement, Public Health, Technology

Jul

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Death Cafe at TechSpring

Posted by on July 14th, 2017 1 comment

On July 13, I left the office early and headed down the Mass Pike toward Springfield, MA. I was attending the Death Cafe hosted by TechSpring. Death Cafes are an emerging concept in bringing end-of-life decisions into public conversations. I was curious to see how a techie incubator would handle this topic. TechSpring was launched… Read More »

Posted in: Patient Engagement, Technology

Jun

16

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A New Reality: Learning empathy through Virtual Reality

Posted by on June 16th, 2017 3 comments Tags: , , ,

How do you teach students empathy? That is the main question behind a project spearheaded by librarians at the University of New England (UNE) in Maine, funded during 2016-2017 by NNLM NER. The project entitled, “Empathy Learned Through an Extended Medical Education Virtual Reality Project”, uses a virtual reality (VR) experience to immerse 1st year… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project, Technology

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