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

Posted by on September 20th, 2018

NLM has announced that computer science pioneer Alan Curtis Kay, PhD, will deliver this year’s Lindberg-King Lecture on Wednesday, September 26, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM PDT. The talk, titled The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Create It. But Is It Already Too Late?, will be broadcast live and archived for… Read More »

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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

Aug

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August 2018 Midday at the Oasis Recording Now Available!

Posted by on August 31st, 2018 Tags:

On August 29, NNLM PSR hosted Highlights from the FORCE11 Scholarly Communications (SC) Institute for the Midday at the Oasis monthly webinar. The session presented highlights from six participants who attended the FORCE11 training course at the University of California, San Diego, on July 30 to August 3, 2018. Featured speakers included Andrea Lynch, Anneliese Taylor, Mary… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Data, E-Science, Education & Training, Events, Non-NLM Resources

Aug

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FORCE2018 Conference October 11-12 in Montreal, Canada

Posted by on August 30th, 2018

Registration is available for the FORCE2018 (The Future of Research Communications and e-Scholarship) conference, a different kind of meeting where stakeholders come to the table for a discussion on an open future for scholarly communications and changing the ways scholarly and scientific information is communicated, shared and used. It looks beyond publication, to the needs… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, E-Science, Education & Training, Events

Aug

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September is National Preparedness Month!

Posted by on August 20th, 2018

Every September, National Preparedness Month reminds us to take time to prepare for disasters, which can happen any time. This year’s theme is Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How. Each week in September, NLM’s Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) will distribute email messages highlighting NLM, NIH, and other government resources that will assist everyone… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Events, NLM Resources, Public Health

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