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NIH Effort to End Structural Racism in Biomedical Research NIH launched an effort to end structural racism in biomedical research through a new initiative called UNITE. We invite you to share your perspective and recommendations as we thoughtfully consider NIH’s proactive approach to address racial and health inequities in biomedical research. Comments can be submitted… Read More »
This year, NNLM is celebrating Love Data Week with a speaker series and panel discussion with four data practitioners. As a companion to the speaker series, start with this “23 Things about Open Data” list to dive a little deeper into the world of open data. This is essentially a buffet of resources for folks to browse. Some of the “things” are NLM/NNLM specific, some of them are contributed by our speakers and will relate to the coffee chats, and some are just fun and interesting things to check out in the spirit of Love Data Week.
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In October 2020, NNLM financially supported 20 library staff across the country to attend the 15th annual Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services (ABOS) conference. Originally slated for Dallas, TX, the conference was retooled as a virtual event due to Covid-19. Most attendees agreed that there were actually benefits to the online format. NNLM All of Us presented at the conference and continues to work with ABOS on health outreach initiatives. Here, 3 Pacific Southwest Region scholarship recipients outline favorite moments, and what they took away from the ABOS conference.
New NNLM Substance Use Disorders Resource Guide! The Network of National Library of Medicine (NNLM) recently launched the Substance Use Disorders Resource Guide to raise awareness of NLM’s Substance Use Disorders resources and the resources of partner organizations through partnerships with SUD related organizations. Check it out! Reminder: Pillbox will be retired January 29th Today,… Read More »
We would like to provide you a year-end update of membership changes in the Pacific Southwest Region. The COVID-19 pandemic presented real challenges to outreach activities, particularly in-person activities such as site visits, conferences and exhibits. In response to stay at home orders brought on by the pandemic, we have shifted our focus on digital platforms to ensure that we continue to build diverse and inclusive member communities.
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