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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

Sep

24

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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

Jul

16

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Discovering Rutland County Libraries through #VTPassport

Posted by on July 16th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

This June, I took a drive up to Vermont to set the groundwork for this year’s Focused Outreach work. NNLM NER is looking for ways to support health information dissemination in Rutland County. My first appointment was to speak with Jason Broughton, Vermont State Librarian. I was curious to hear his impressions of the health… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

Mar

26

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All of Us Research Program Journey Bus coming to New England

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

The Journey, touring education exhibit for the All of Us Research Program is coming to New England this Spring 2019! The Journey, the All of Us Mobile Education and Enrollment Center is also in need of host sites. For libraries interested in more information on this unique opportunity, contact Catherine Martin, NNLM All of Us… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us

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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