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Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2021….(drum roll)… Vaccine! Even Oxford’s word for the year is Vax. Surprised by this news? Both Oxford Languages and Merriam-Webster chose these similar words for similar reasons. The number of lookups was significant and according to Merriam-Webster, those lookups “increased 601% over the year since 2020” and in August,… Read More »
Visit the IMLS (Institute of Museum and Library Services) website to read the full news announcement. The Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC), the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the American Library Association (ALA), and the Network… Read More »
We are excited to announce that registration is open for a new NNLM virtual symposium focused on addressing the COVID-19 Infodemic in our communities. What is the Symposium about? The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the disparities of underserved, minority and underrepresented communities. This includes ensuring equal understanding of accurate health information, education in hard hit communities… Read More »
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Please join NNLM for this important webinar: Addressing Attitudes and Science Mistrust During the COVID-19 Pandemic When: Thursday, January 28th at 8:30 a.m. Alaska time / 9:30 a.m. PT / 10:30 a.m. MT [It will last approximately two (2) hours.] This national program is brought to us by NNLM SCR and the Texas CEAL Consortium… Read More »
Are you a life-long learner? Learning something new can help stimulate our brains and re-energize us. Learning more about the science behind our health can help us become more engaged in our health, can help us better understand health news stories, and be more informed health consumers. Each month for 2021, this blog will feature… Read More »