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On Nov 14, 2019, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released the annual “Rural America at a Glance” report. The USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) issues this 6-page report. The ERS studies Rural Poverty and Well-being with a focus on the economic, social, spatial, temporal and demographic factors that affect the poverty status of… Read More »
Posted in: Public Health
Brittany Netherton and Brenda Lormil two NNLM NER grantees had big summers presenting the work they’re doing at events in San Diego and Sweden! Brittany from the Darien Library had the opportunity present on graphic novels in the library at the San Diego Comic-Con and her work with Graphic Medicine. From Brittany: “On Thursday, July… Read More »
The story behind the NNLM/NER & MCPHS University Instruction Retreat for Health Sciences Librarians by Shanti Freundlich Inevitably I leave professional development events with brilliant new ideas. Hand-scribbled notes, a new understanding of learning theory, worksheets, new active learning techniques to try, meaningful quotes, starred tweets, and/or new articles and books to read. The next… Read More »
Posted in: Blog
If you’re reading this blog, than you’re probably familiar with what NNLM and NNLM NER do. And one of the big things that we do is plan, host and teach classes. Whether we’re teaching a webinar or through Moodle, we’re working to fulfill the NNLM’s mission to “advance the progress of medicine and improve the… Read More »
UPDATE: We’re happy to announce that travel scholarships are now available for attendees from the New England region traveling more than 50 miles. For more information or to apply, contact Sarah Levin-Lederer (email@example.com) or Martha Meacham (firstname.lastname@example.org). Are you interested in using Graphic Medicine as a health outreach tool, but don’t know where to… Read More »