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Apr

25

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FREE Citizen Science Program Kits for New England Libraries

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

Do you run programs at your library? Interested in receiving a FREE Citizen Science Program Kit? The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region (NNLM NER) has partnered with SciStarter (https://scistarter.org/nlm) to support Citizen Science programming in libraries The NNLM NER is offering all types of libraries in New England a FREE Citizen… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, NLM Resources, Trainings

Apr

08

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Libraries Closed! Painful Decisions in Response to COVID-19

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

I subscribe to multiple listservs for library staff, with a focus on issues affecting hospital libraries and public libraries. My inbox exploded in March. Librarians were frantically seeking support and guidance during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. At first, the emails were related to spring conferences. Many institutions started restricting travel, and this cascaded… Read More »

Posted in: Commentary

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

Jan

28

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The Data Privacy Puzzle

Posted by on January 28th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

On Friday January 17th,2020 NEASIS&T held it’s annual winter conference aptly titled, The Privacy Puzzle: Piecing Together Patron Privacy, Data Efficiency, and the Modern Web. The theme was privacy and protecting personal information.  The first keynote – Callan Bignoli, the Library Director at Olin College, was very thought provoking.  Her talk was titled  “Troublesome Tech… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Oct

29

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Librarians Supporting Authors: Interview With Author Karen Iverson

Posted by on October 29th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Since October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this week’s blog features an interview with the author Karen Iverson. She is the author of, ‘Winning the Breast Cancer Battle: Empowering Warriors and Guiding Loved Ones.”   It is a hopeful and inspiring story that keeps you wanting to know more. I had the pleasure of… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

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