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Jul

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Increase in NNLM PSR Outreach Award Funding – Apply Now!

Posted by on July 6th, 2020

We are pleased to announce the availability of the Call for Applications (CFA) for Express Outreach Awards (up to $20k) and Outreach Mini-Awards (up to $9k)!

Posted in: Advocacy, Announcements, Funding, Outreach

Jun

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Supporting Neurodiverse Learners: New Resource Guide

Posted by on June 30th, 2020

Neurodiversity, the concept and perspective that individuals with “atypical” behavioral traits or brain function are normal, or even exceptional, learners and thinkers, is relatively new, understudied, and misunderstood. This new resource guide aims to help users build tools and experiences that are accessible to all learners.

Posted in: Advocacy, K-12 Resources, Technology

Jun

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Black / African American Health and Anti-Racist Resources

Posted by on June 5th, 2020 Tags: , , , ,

In light of recent events including police brutality and ensuing protests, the staff at NNLM PSR stand with the African American community. In this article, you will find resources related to African American mental health, anti-racist reading materials, cultural competency, NLM African American and race history, racism in science, and PubMed Central articles about police brutality and African American health.

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

May

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Community Engagement Award Highlights: Sacramento Public Library’s Brain Health Initiative

Posted by on May 27th, 2020 Tags: ,

This article highlights an All of Us Community Engagement Award funded by NNLM PSR for Sacramento Public Library to conduct the Brain Health Initiative project. The award resulted in the library’s first health literacy focused program, designed to facilitate the process of healthy aging by delivering information and techniques to improve brain health.

Posted in: Advocacy, All of Us, Consumer Health, Funding, Outreach

May

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Digital Resources from PSR Subwardees

Posted by on May 6th, 2020

As libraries around the world have closed their physical doors to stop community spread of COVID-19, they have responded to the challenges of moving in-person programming to the digital space in novel and creative ways. 

This year’s NNLM PSR Subwardees faced numerous obstacles on top of the regular unexpected twists and turns of special library projects. In a short amount of time, they adapted to their new realities and built lasting, accessible, impactful web-based resources. 

Posted in: Advocacy, All of Us, Funding, Graphic Medicine, Outreach, Technology

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