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Jun

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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

Dec

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A New Year’s Resolution

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

Another year is coming upon us and so is another year of New Year’s resolutions. What will it be this year? A popular resolution is to exercise. So this begs the question how much exercise?  The answer can be found in MedlinePlus. Most adults should work out between 2 to 5 hours a week. At… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

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

Sep

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Freedom to Read

Posted by on September 24th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

This week, September 22, through September 28, is Banned Books Week.  It is an annual event celebrating the freedom to not be in the dark and read.  It brings attention to both current and historical attempts to censor books in libraries and schools.  According to the American Library Association  (ALA), banned books week was launched… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Aug

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Being Mindful About Data

Posted by on August 28th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

If you have ever taught a class, hosted an event, or counted foot traffic in your library you have probably collected data.  I recently had the opportunity to attend the Research Data Management Roundtable hosted up at the University of Vermont where library data collection was discussed. The morning presentation focused on the library’s use… Read More »

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