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Oct

10

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National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship Program- webinar

Posted by on October 10th, 2018 0 comments

The next PNR Rendezvous session will feature a current National Library of Medicine Associate Fellow, Shannon Sheridan. Shannon is currently in the optional second year of the program and is working at the Hahnemann Library at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Shannon will be giving an overview of the NLM Associate Fellowship Program as well as… Read More »

Posted in: News From NNLM PNR, Training & Education

Oct

04

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Announcing NNLM PNR funding support to attend ALA Midwinter preconference on Health Equity and Health Literacy

Posted by on October 4th, 2018 0 comments

The ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services, the Public Library Association, and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region are pleased to host the preconference Implicit Bias, Health Disparities and Health Literacy: Intersections in Health Equity at ALA Midwinter in Seattle, WA on January 25, 2019 from 9am to noon… Read More »

Posted in: Funding

Oct

03

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October is Health Literacy Month!

Posted by on October 3rd, 2018 0 comments Tags:

It’s October – Health Literacy month. We’ve still much work ahead to improve how we deliver actionable health information for the nine out of ten U.S. adults who struggle to understand it. We know health literacy is complex and multi-faceted. It involves demands by the healthcare system which often surpass people’s ability to comprehend and appropriately… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Funding, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries

Sep

28

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Data Flash: Who doesn’t love going to the fair?

Posted by on September 28th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

In this case, a free, online DATA FAIR!  Next week, October 1 through 5, ICPSR (the international data consortium/data archive/data education and research organization) will be holding the 2018 ICPSR Data Fair .  The number of offerings is impressive, and there’s enough variety that there’s something for everyone—diversity and inclusion, training, sharing, tools, and more.  You… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, Training & Education

Sep

26

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“Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles” Guest Essay

Posted by on September 26th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

One of the more popular courses we at the NNLM offer is called “Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles“.  This nation-wide course “explains the role big data plays in clinical patient outcomes, explains current/potential roles in which librarians are supporting big data initiatives, and illustrates the fundamentals of big data from a systems perspective”. … Read More »

Posted in: Data Science

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