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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

Feb

09

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Summary of Community Health Engagement COI

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

Guest post by Alan Lampson, Lead, Frymoyer Community Health Resource Center, University of Vermont Medical Center On June 21, NNLM NER kicked off a 4-part Community of Interest (COI) class on Community Health Engagement with an introductory session. We discussed what a COI is – a community of people who share a common interest or… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest

Dec

20

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In 2018, I resolve to…

Posted by on December 20th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Definition of Resolve, transitive verb 5: to reach a firm decision about: resolve to get more sleep; resolve disputed points in a text. Source: Merriam-Webster In the work world, there are all sorts of “new years”, usually tied to the fiscal or funding cycles of the workplace. When I worked in public libraries, our fiscal… Read More »

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