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May

13

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Express Outreach Award Highlights: Show Low (AZ) Public Library Healthy Living Program!

Posted by on May 13th, 2019 Tags:

Lisa Lewis, Library Services Manager at Show Low Public Library in eastern Arizona, describes highlights of a project supported by NNLM PSR Express Outreach Award funding to support a Healthy Living program. The project focused on reaching families with young children and included creation of a Healthy Living Section in the library, featuring cooking demonstrations for healthy meals.

Posted in: Advocacy, Consumer Health, Funding, NLM Products, Outreach, Public Health

Apr

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Highlights of Funding Collaboration Between NNLM PSR and the Public Library Association on Project Outcome Activities

Posted by on April 29th, 2019 Tags:

Samantha Lopez, Program Officer at the Public Library Association (PLA), describes a funding collaboration and partnership between NNLM and PLA to expand the scope of PLA’s Project Outcome, a performance measurement toolkit, including the addition of standardized health surveys, to better measure and demonstrate the impact of public libraries’ health programming and services on their communities and beyond.

Posted in: Advocacy, Consumer Health, Data, Funding, Outreach

Apr

26

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NNLM PSR Mini-Award Highlights: American University of Health Sciences Health Academy

Posted by on April 26th, 2019

June Kim, librarian at the American University of Health Sciences in Signal Hill, CA, describes highlights of a project supported by NNLM PSR Mini-Award funding to host a two-day health-related “mini academy” for underrepresented youth in the community. Activities included demonstrations of first aid procedures, vital sign and body measurements, and research activities with NLM’s MedlinePlus resource.

Posted in: Consumer Health, Funding, MedlinePlus, Outreach, Public Health, PubMed

Apr

25

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Chock-a-Block Full – Learning from the NYUHSL Research Data Management Team!

Posted by on April 25th, 2019

NNLM PSR Network member Andrea Lynch, Scholarly Communication Librarian at the City of Hope Lee Graff Medical & Scientific Library, describes her intensive three-day learning experience with the New York University Health Sciences Library Research Data Management team of experts, supported by NNLM Training Office Data Management Professional Development Funding.

Posted in: Advocacy, Data, Funding, Training

Apr

22

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Citizen Science Day Megathon Promotes Alzheimer’s Disease Research!

Posted by on April 22nd, 2019 Tags:

To celebrate Citizen Science Day 2019 on April 13, the Stall Catchers Megathon, a worldwide event, provided the opportunity for any member of the general public to engage in real science by joining a game format to analyze actual research data related to Alzheimer’s disease.

Posted in: Advocacy, Citizen Science, Consumer Health, Data, Outreach, Public Health

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