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Data Flash: Hospital or academic or data-interested librarian? 2 opportunities for data-related training, free!

Posted by on August 27th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Whether you’re in a hospital or academic or research center or other data-related setting, take a look at these two amazing training opportunities—there’s something for everyone!  And they’re free! 1) “Clinical Information, Librarians and the NLM: From Health Data Standards to Better Health” When we did our regional data needs assessment last year, many of… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Data Science, News from NNLM, Technology

Jul

11

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Data Flash: “Storage Wars”

Posted by on July 11th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

You may have seen the feature on the front page of our website, “Where in the World are the PNR Coordinators?” But, we don’t always report back on our travels!  So, here is a quick view of a conference I attended on behalf of the NNLM-PNR, that took place in Bozeman, MT last month, called… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Data Science, News From NNLM PNR, Technology, Training & Education

May

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Data Flash: What is this GDPR thing I keep hearing about?

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

May 25 begins the era of the GDPR, or, General Data Protection Regulation, a new European program with strong enforcement provisions which sets data protection as a default rather than requiring users to opt-out of entities being allowed to use their data (to put it VERY simplistically).  Why should we in the U.S. pay any… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, Technology

Apr

09

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On April 17, Bring Your Skills– to the NNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon!

Posted by on April 9th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

You may have heard of Wikipedia Edit-a-Thons, where rooms full of people add content and citations to Wikipedia, to make it a better, evidence-based resource.  Does the idea intrigue you?  Are you a killer searcher and verifier?  Or even pretty good?  If so, we have an opportunity for you! Join us at the NNLM Wikipedia… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from NNLM

Mar

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Data Flash: Exploring Historical Data

Posted by on March 27th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

It’s so easy to think of data as a modern phenomenon, that we forget that data analysis and data visualization are phenomena which go way back.  A marvelous example is John Graunt’s Bills of Mortality, which this post by John Appleby calls “a 17th century spreadsheet of deaths in London”.  Appleby goes on to do… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science

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