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Oct

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Community Health Maps Online Tutorial Available

Posted by on October 10th, 2018

Community Health Maps (CHM) provides information about low/no cost mapping tools. The National Library of Medicine developed the resource with a focus on increasing capacity within under-served and at-risk communities. The CHM workflow can also be used by individuals and organizations needing to collect, analyze, and visualize mapping data. The blog is a mixture of mapping apps, software… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Data, Education & Training, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, Public Health

Oct

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Apply by December 1 for the 2019 MLA Research Training Institute!

Posted by on October 9th, 2018

Applications are open through December 1 for the 2019 cohort of the MLA Research Training Institute for Health Sciences Librarians (RTI) research fellows. Please follow links to the application instructions and the online application form. The heart of the RTI is a weeklong, residential, immersive workshop held in Chicago, July 15–19, 2019, with follow-up activities… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Events

Sep

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Upcoming NNLM Data Webinar on October 12: Planning, Developing, and Evaluating R Curriculum at the NIH Library

Posted by on September 26th, 2018

Register now to join NNLM for the next session of the Research Data Management webinar series: Planning, Developing, and Evaluating R Curriculum at the NIH Library, on October 12, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm PDT. This webinar will describe a pilot project to evaluate current R training at the NIH Library, and based on an… Read More »

Posted in: Data, Education & Training, Non-NLM Resources

Sep

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Computer Science Pioneer Dr. Alan Kay to Deliver Lindberg-King Lecture on September 26

Posted by on September 20th, 2018

Computer science pioneer Alan Curtis Kay, PhD, delivered the third Annual Donald A.B. Lindberg and Donald West King Lecture on September 26. The talk, titled The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Create It. But Is It Already Too Late?, was broadcast live and archived for later viewing on NIH VideoCasting. With insight… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Events

Sep

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National Preparedness Month Weekly Theme: Check Your Insurance Coverage!

Posted by on September 17th, 2018

This week’s theme for National Preparedness Month is Check Your Coverage. Make sure your library or agency is covered in the event of a disaster. Power outages, floods, fires, etc., can damage your physical space and disrupt service to your patrons and clients. Do you have backup plans for your staff and your library if a… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Events, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

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