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Apr

16

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Free Citizen Science Kits: Test the Waters

Posted by on April 16th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

In collaboration with Cornerstones of Science, NNLM is offering a new resource to public libraries to help library staff support citizen science outreach efforts in local communities through a fun, accessible and loanable kit for families. The Test The Waters Family Exploration Kit  is available now during Citizen Science month (April 2020). Within each kit… Read More »

Posted in: Accessibility, All of Us, Citizen Science, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries

Jul

11

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Coming Soon to a Town Near You: The All of Us Journey!

Posted by on July 11th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The All of Us Journey Exhibit and the All of Us Mobile Education and Enrollment Center visit communities nationwide to raise awareness about the All of Us Research Program. Both exhibits feature hands-on activities for visitors to learn about research, precision medicine, and the opportunity to enroll in All of Us. The American Association on… Read More »

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

Jul

09

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The NNLM Reading Club Recognizes the Americans with Disabilities Act

Posted by on July 9th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

    On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination in employment, transportation, public accommodations, commercial facilities, telecommunications, and state and local government services. The act paved the way for increased intersection in society for people with disabilities, whether seen or unseen, and fostered… Read More »

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

May

31

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2018

Posted by on May 31st, 2018 0 comments

Do you produce any digital content that is consumed by other humans? (I’m guessing yes.) You should, if you don’t already, consider how you can make it more universally usable! If you work for a university, you are likely already required to adhere to these standards or something similar. There are a lot of design… Read More »

Posted in: Accessibility, Blog, Technology

Jun

05

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Inclusive Design 24 – A Free 24-Hour Online Community Event on Accessibility

Posted by on June 5th, 2017 0 comments

Hi everyone! I’m the Program Coordinator at NNLM PNR, and as such share in the responsibility of keeping our web content accessible. People are becoming more aware of the importance of making digital media and online content accessible to everyone, and events like the recent “Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)” are helping educate those responsible… Read More »

Posted in: Accessibility, Technology, Training & Education

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