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Tags: healthy living
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.
Tags: Project Outcome
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.
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.
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.
Tags: citizen science
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.