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Jun

25

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New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians Goes Virtual

Posted by on June 25th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Guest post from Jennifer Chaput about the Virtual New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians that took place on June 11, 2020. Find more information and a link to all the recordings https://sites.google.com/view/nesciboot/home  New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians, now in its 12th year, went virtual this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and… Read More »

Posted in: Commentary, Data, Trainings

May

18

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Civics 101: Census

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

2020 is a Census year! For a lot of people, the Census is something they do every ten years and then they don’t think about it again until it’s time to fill out the survey again.  But for people who work in public policy, who are interested in politics or who work for local, state… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

May

08

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Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor: Accessible Recreation and Physical Activity

Posted by on May 8th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

In 2019-2020, NER provided funding to Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor to increase knowledge about importance of physical activity for individuals with disabilities; increase access to recreational opportunities for individuals with disabilities, moving toward universal access to recreation; and build relationships between disability communities and recreation communities. This blog post is an excerpt from… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

Mar

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NLM Resources for Kids and Families

Posted by on March 17th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Whether it’s a snow day, summer vacation or kids are home sick, having educational materials ready can help keep the whole family busy.  Below are science and health resources to engage kids and help them continue to learn even when they’re not in the classroom. NNLM Middle Atlantic Region has curated resources for K-12 students… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources

Nov

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Crowdsourcing, Citizen Science and Edit-a-Thons

Posted by on November 26th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Thank you to all who participated in the Fall 2019 #citeNLM virtual edit-a-thon. In the November crowdsourcing campaign, over 548 articles were edited, over 47 thousand words added, all by 108 editors. To see the amazing work everyone did, check out the #citeNLM Program Dashboard to see statistics on the event. In addition, if you… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

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