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26

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Registration Open: Responding to the COVID-19 Infodemic

Posted by on March 26th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the disparities of underserved, minority, and underrepresented communities. This includes ensuring equal understanding of accurate health information, education in hard hit communities, and valuing inclusion in clinical research to overcome COVID-19. The NNLM Virtual Symposium: Responding to the COVID-19 Infodemic is an opportunity to address misinformation and mistrust, raise awareness… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements

Mar

19

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NNLM Transition Statement 2021-2026

Posted by on March 19th, 2021 0 comments Tags:

Last June, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) published the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the 2021-2026 Regional Medical Libraries (RMLs), the central component of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM).  Health sciences libraries submitted proposal applications in September.  An official announcement from the NLM regarding the new RMLs is forthcoming. The… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Blog

Mar

08

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NH/VT Hospital Libraries Focus Group

Posted by on March 8th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

We know that rural hospitals are economically stressed and that hospital libraries are closing. This is particularly notable in New Hampshire and Vermont. NER was interested in hearing how this is impacting the remaining hospital librarians. On February 9, we invited twelve people who are interested in the fate of hospital libraries in NH and… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest

Mar

04

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Words Matter

Posted by on March 4th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

Did you know that illicit drug use disorder is the most stigmatized health condition in the world and alcohol use disorder was ranked not far behind as fourth in the world? https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3353607/ A study was conducted by the Recovery Research Institute that asked participants how they felt about two people “actively using drugs and alcohol”…. Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Patient Engagement, Public Health

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