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Make Your Handouts Accessible for Everyone

Posted by on June 19th, 2017 0 comments

As a government-funded agency under the department of Health and Human Services (HHS), NNLM is required to comply with section 508 policy as it applies to all products and services produced by the RMLs and Offices on behalf of the National Library of Medicine. Plus it’s the right thing to do – we want our… Read More »

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5 reasons to use backchannels and 3 tools

Posted by on June 13th, 2017 0 comments

What is a backchannel? A backchannel, as used in education, is a flexible tool that can be used to extend a classroom conversation. 5 reasons to use a backchannel A backchannel provides a secure place for shy or quiet students to speak. We’re not all ready with a quick answer, providing a backchannel allows those… Read More »

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PubMed for Librarians Summer Edition

Posted by on May 22nd, 2017 3 comments

A new round of PubMed for Librarians begins Friday, June 9th. This time, we’re offering the 90 minute, hands-on webinar on on Fridays at 1 PM EST. Take one, take them all, we guarantee you will learn at least one new thing! June 9 – Introduction to PubMed June 16 – MeSH June 23 – Automatic… Read More »

Posted in: Classes, PubMed

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