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Apr

06

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Citizen Science Needs You! Help Fight COVID-19

Posted by on April 6th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

During Citizen Science Month, NNLM PNR is featuring simple, health-related citizen science projects that you can lead as either a virtual library program event; share through your library’s social media; or for you to do as a private citizen. NLM has partnered with SciStarter.org to bring you these important projects. This week, we feature a… Read More »

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

Apr

01

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Science anytime, anywhere: Celebrate Citizen Science Month with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on April 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Citizen science is collaborative research done by everyday people, anytime, anywhere, to help answer questions scientists can’t answer alone. In order to turn curiosity into impact, Citizen Science Month is recognized annually in April to promote all things citizen science. Libraries can serve as a hub for citizen science in their communities by mobilizing patrons… Read More »

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

Mar

31

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April 2020: Citizen Science Month and the PNR!

Posted by on March 31st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

Welcome to Citizen Science Month at the PNR.  Thanks to the support of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), SciStarter – a web-based research affiliate of the School for the Future of Innovation in Society at the Arizona State University – is helping all kinds of libraries curate activities for Citizen Science Month.  In fact,… Read More »

Posted in: Citizen Science, Public Health, Public Libraries, Training & Education

Mar

19

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Making the most out of social distancing: live-streamed citizen science to the rescue!

Posted by on March 19th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Are you planning an in-person Citizen Science Month event in April? Looking to host a virtual event, or transition your previously in-person event to a virtual format? Then this is the virtual training for you! Join us on March 25th at 11:00 am Pacific, Noon MT, 1:00pm CT and 2pm ET.  Register here for the… Read More »

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

Mar

19

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Consumer Health Minute: Health Reference

Posted by on March 19th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

Unless you are a consumer health librarian you may not be as familiar with addressing health reference questions. It’s OK if you don’t feel comfortable and a little uncertain how to answer questions regarding medication, a health condition, or a specific diet. You don’t have to know the answers. Like many of the topics your… Read More »

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

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