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COVID-19 Pandemic Response Virtual Hackathon, March 27-29 Event Description: The Pandemic Response Hackathon is a virtual hackathon aimed at better understanding and mitigating the spread of COVID-19 and future pandemics. The goal is to bring public health professionals alongside the technology community’s talent to contribute to the world’s response to the pandemic. Hackathon projects will… Read More »
Today’s guest post is from Karen Schaefer, Director of Langlois Public Library in Oregon. Langlois Public Library became a network member a little over a year ago when Karen learned about NNLM and began attending our classes. Her library applied for the Technology & Community award. In this post, Karen shares how the library used… Read More »
Can librarians hack it in a hackathon? The answer to that question is a resounding yes!!! As a former hackathon librarian participant, I can confidently give you my word that librarians are an asset to any hackathon team. From April 12th-14th, 2019, I, a health sciences librarian, flew out to Spokane, WA from Seattle, WA… Read More »
Data is everywhere and trying to make sense of it can be overwhelming and complex but also revealing. Data visualization helps to communicate more clearly the significance of the information. How to do that? Come and attend the April session of the PNR Rendezvous to learn some tips and tricks from staff from the University… Read More »
What is a healthcare hackathon? Generally speaking, a healthcare hackathon is a social event that focuses on building small and innovative technology projects that aim to resolve healthcare challenges. “Hackathon” is a portmanteau of the words “hack” and “marathon,” which in turn translates into some kind of race against the clock to solve challenges. MIT… Read More »