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Dec

08

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Focused Outreach to Bangor (ME) Public Library

Posted by on December 8th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Last June, I took a drive up to Bangor, Maine to set the groundwork for this year’s Focused Outreach work. NNLM NER is putting the spotlight on the work of Bangor-area librarians for 2018-2019. We interviewed nine librarians at various Maine locations, including two hospital libraries, two urban libraries, two rural libraries, a community college library… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

Oct

10

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From Genealogy to Genetics: Maine Library Association Annual Meeting

Posted by on October 10th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Earlier this month,  Catherine Martin and I drove up to Newry, MA to present at the Maine Library Association Annual Meeting. Our session, From Genealogy to Genetics: Library Programming to Explore Your Roots, was scheduled for Monday, Oct 1st. The Annual Meeting opened with a panel discussion on journalism, fake news and libraries. Afterwards, Catherine attended… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources

Sep

24

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NNLM Wikipedia FALL Edit-a-thon Editors and Call for Volunteers!

Posted by on September 24th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

NNLM Wikipedia FALL Edit-a-thon Call for volunteers! Are you interested in improving the consumer health information available on Wikipedia? Do you want to utilize your librarian research skills towards making Wikipedia a better, evidence-based resource? Have you always wanted to participate in an edit-a-thon? Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine on November 7,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Jun

09

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Bigelow Free Library hosts “For All the People” Exhibit

Posted by on June 9th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

On June 7, I headed north on Route 70 to visit the Bigelow Free Library in Clinton, MA.  The drive through rural Central Massachusetts is pretty–farms and green, open space. When I arrived, Library Director Marie Mueller greeted me and walked me downstairs to the “For All of the People” exhibit. Marie is actively promoting… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest

Mar

27

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Stand Up for Health in Philadelphia

Posted by on March 27th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Dodging snowflakes, I made my way to the Philadelphia Convention Center on the morning of Tuesday, March 20. That day, Bobbi Newman (NNLM GMR), Monique Mason (Akron-Summit County (OH) Public Library) and Carolyn Martin (NNLM PNR), and I would lead 75 public librarians through the basics of health and wellness reference services, and explore ideas… Read More »

Posted in: Trainings

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