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As you may know, the University of Washington Health Sciences Library (HSL) is the location of the Pacific Northwest region of the NNLM. Starting today (through December 22), it will also be hosting the National Library of Medicine traveling exhibit titled, “Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived & Well-Drawn”. We are so excited to present this vibrant and… Read More »
This is not exactly a data post, but, the loss of a trusted source for clinical effectiveness research will have its effects on the dataverse. PubMed Health is being discontinued as of this coming Wednesday. As any of my colleagues can tell you, I’m taking the loss of PubMed Health hard– I loved showing it… Read More »
As many of us know, it’s medical librarian month, and a colleague said to me, “You’ve had a pretty winding career path— you should write a post about it!” So, here goes… My first medical librarian connection wasn’t officially as a librarian at all, but as the data request epidemiologist for Public Health – Seattle… Read More »
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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 »
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 »
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