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Staff Changes in the NER

Posted by on July 28th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Please join NNLM NER in congratulating Allison Herrera as she prepares for the next phase of her career. Allison has accepted a position within the Harvard Medical School, Countway Library of Medicine as a User Experience Researcher. Allison’s last day with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region (NNLM NER) will be August 18th 2017. Allison… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements



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Calling All Entrepreneurs… National Library of Medicine (NLM) Resources Can Add Evidence-Based Value to Your Enterprises

Posted by on July 25th, 2017 0 comments

Three hundred leaders from universities, business incubators, foundations and other organizations across the United States recently gathered at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell for the 6th Annual Deshpande Symposium on June 12th through 14th. The annual symposium is the result of a partnership between The Deshpande Foundation (http://www.deshpandefoundation.org/) and the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. The… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources, Patient Engagement



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Your Questions Answered: NIH SeniorHealth

Posted by on July 17th, 2017 0 comments

Stephanie Dailey from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and Brooke Dine from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) developed the following responses to the questions submitted by the NNLM Network about NIHSeniorHealth’s retirement on August 1:   1. For Senior-related consumer health topics, what resource would NLM recommend? Response: MedlinePlus: Exercise for Seniors, Nutrition for Seniors, and Seniors’… Read More »

Posted in: Blog



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Death Cafe at TechSpring

Posted by on July 14th, 2017 0 comments

On July 13, I left the office early and headed down the Mass Pike toward Springfield, MA. I was attending the Death Cafe hosted by TechSpring. Death Cafes are an emerging concept in bringing end-of-life decisions into public conversations. I was curious to see how a techie incubator would handle this topic. TechSpring was launched… Read More »

Posted in: Patient Engagement, Technology



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Teach me to fish: From instructors to teachers as science and health science librarians

Posted by on July 11th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , ,

On June 6th, 2017 the NER hosted an event at the Tower Hill Botanic Gardens in Boylston, MA called Teach me to fish: From instructors to teachers as science and health science librarians as part of the Instructional Design Community of Interest (COI). This day long, interactive work shop was taught by Dianne N. Brown, the Social… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest, Instructional Design, Trainings

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