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Oct

10

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Next PNR Rendezvous is about Copyright and Online Learning Resources

Posted by on October 10th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

“Copyright & Online Learning Resources: It’s Complicated!” is the next PNR Rendezvous session. When: October 18 starting at 1:00pm PT, Noon Alaska, 2:00pm MT Questions about library resources and fair use in online education are expanding from the appropriate use of journal articles and eBooks to published images, video clips and more in faculty-created resources for… Read More »

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Sep

12

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Join us for the next PNR Rendezvous webinar

Posted by on September 12th, 2017 0 comments

Answering health and medical reference questions can be challenging, as the questions are often sensitive in nature, are asked at what may be a crisis point in a patron’s life, and can involve technical material. Luckily, the RUSA Health and Medical Reference Guidelines were revised in 2015, and provide a basis for discussing best practices… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Public Libraries, Training & Education

Sep

07

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Tweet and Learn: Twitter as an Educational Tool

Posted by on September 7th, 2017 0 comments

Twitter has been growing in popularity (although not as a money-making venture), and is one of the most used social media tools. While many still use it to connect with friends, follow the antics of celebrities, and keep up with family members, the use of Twitter as an educational tool has also been emerging for… Read More »

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Aug

09

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“Calling BS in the Age of Big Data”, next PNR Rendezvous

Posted by on August 9th, 2017 0 comments

Our digital worlds are inundated with misinformation, data manipulations and outright lies. In this webinar session, we will look at common pitfalls specifically around information visualization. Our presenter, Jevin West, will have us examine different ways that information can be misrepresented with figures and graphs. “Calling BS in the Age of Big Data” will build… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Training & Education

Jul

12

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Claiming MLA (Medical Library Association) CE credit

Posted by on July 12th, 2017 0 comments

Change is always happening and MLA is no different. Those of you who have been taking our NNLM courses or webinars for MLA CE credit may have noticed a change in obtaining CE credit. MEDLIB-ED is now MLA’s new learning platform for health information professionals. Here you can go for MLA webinars, trainings, and online… Read More »

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