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Sep

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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

Sep

17

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Building Trust in Biomedical Research- upcoming PNR Rendezvous

Posted by on September 17th, 2018 0 comments Tags:

Understanding research isn’t always easy and often there is a disconnect between the research being done and how that applies to healthcare and to us as individuals. For some, trust in biomedical research can be tenuous but it is critically important that we, the public, know the science and become informed. Join us for our… Read More »

Posted in: News from Network Members, Training & Education

Sep

10

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STDs on the Rise

Posted by on September 10th, 2018 0 comments

Recently the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported the dramatic increase of sexually transmitted diseases in the U.S.  In fact, for the fourth year in a row the numbers have continued to rise. Among the rise, specific sexually transmitted diseases include: gonorrhea has been diagnosed in 555,608 cases in preliminary 2017 data… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Public Health, Public Libraries

Sep

10

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Announcing New Funding Opportunities for Public Libraries

Posted by on September 10th, 2018 0 comments

Under cooperative agreement with the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), and in partnership with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) All of Us Research Program, the NNLM PNR is pleased to request proposals for a new round of funding opportunities for projects involving public libraries.  NNLM PNR public library member organizations in Alaska, Idaho,… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, News From NNLM PNR

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