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Check out a few Environmental Health and Community Science resources…and THEN Kick-off Citizen Science Month this Friday April 1st! Join the #CiteNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Environmental Health Edition.

Posted by on March 28th, 2022 0 comments Tags: ,

Each year, NNLM hosts 2 Wikipedia Edit-a-thons to improve health topic pages on Wikipedia. We identify a topic and articles in need of improvement. Then we join experienced and new Wikipedia editors to work together to add citations to quality health information resources. For this Spring 2022 #CiteNLM campaign, we are focusing on ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH…. Read More »

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Celebrating Black Maternal Health Week – April 11 – April 17, 2022

Posted by on March 28th, 2022 0 comments

In the United States, Black women are three times more likely to die in pregnancy or childbirth than White women Working Together to Reduce Black Maternal Mortality | Health Equity Features | CDC. We would like to highlight some events and resources in the month of April to promote maternal health and Black Maternal Health… Read More »

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Member Spotlight: Alice Stokes

Posted by on March 18th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

Alice Stokes is a Research and Education Librarian at the Dana Medical Library at the University of Vermont. Being a lifelong Vermonter, Alice feels that it’s important to be involved in her community and the importance of working together means that she has worked with NNLM R7 (and NER previously) on many projects including graphic… Read More »

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Member Spotlight: Tim Kenny

Posted by on March 11th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

If you had 25 hours in a day, what would you do with the extra hour? Probably tell myself I am going to exercise, but then gradually rationalize my way out of it over the course of the hour.  Assuming I scrap the exercise idea, I would probably use it to practice guitar or try… Read More »

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What does Wikipedia have to do with health information?

Posted by on March 4th, 2022 0 comments

Looking for a way to celebrate Citizen Science Month, support healthier environments, and fight health inequity in one event? We’ve got you covered! Each year, NNLM hosts two public Wikipedia edit-a-thons, one in the Spring and one the Fall. Editors gather to add citations from trusted sources to existing health and medical articles in Wikipedia…. Read More »

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