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Comics and Medicine: A FREE Librarian Brown-Bag Session!

Posted by on May 19th, 2017 0 comments

  One of the more exciting recent trends in communicating about health care and medicine is that of “graphic medicine”.  As Dr. Ian Williams, who coined the phrase, writes: “It has long been known that comics are “not just for kids”… comics and graphic novels [can] be used as a resource for health professionals, playing… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News From NN/LM PNR, Public Health, Public Libraries, Training & Education



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Help us think about data! DEADLINE EXTENDED THROUGH MAY 10!

Posted by on April 17th, 2017 0 comments

Greetings! (with apologies to those who have already seen this information by email) Have you heard that two data coordinators have just started working at the Regional Medical Library? We are Annie Madhavan and Ann Glusker (AKA “The Anns”) and we are librarians who happen to have backgrounds in epidemiology, data indexing, public health, allied… Read More »

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The Best Books on Data for the Curious Librarian

Posted by on March 21st, 2017 0 comments

Data is a hot topic these days and it’s a challenge to keep up with all the new titles being released. Here are eight books that are definitely worth a look if you’d like to learn more about the world of data and its influence on librarianship… Big Data: A revolution that will transform how… Read More »

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NNLM PNR Twitter Chat

Posted by on March 17th, 2017 0 comments

Edited: 4/12/17 Here is a link to the transcript of the #nnlmpnrchat about data on 4/11/17: https://www.symplur.com/healthcare-hashtags/nnlmpnrchat/ Please join us for the first NNLM PNR Twitter chat, on Tuesday, April 11, from 12:00 – 1:00 pm, PST. The subject will be data, and the hashtag is #nnlmpnrchat. A twitter chat is a prearranged time to… Read More »

Posted in: Data, News From NN/LM PNR



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Announcing New Funding Opportunities

Posted by on March 13th, 2017 0 comments

The NN/LM PNR is pleased to request applications for a new round of funding opportunities to support projects from May 1, 2017 through April 30, 2018. Applications submitted by April 14, 2017 will receive fullest consideration and will be reviewed on a first come first serve basis. New funding opportunities include: Community Health Outreach Award,… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, News From NN/LM PNR

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