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Know the Science – Understanding health information to combat misinformation

Posted by on November 29th, 2021 0 comments

    Why is it important to know the science of health? Simply put, because there is a lot of misinformation out there. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), part of the National Institutes of Health, launched their resource Know the Science in English in 2017 and Know the Science is now… Read More »

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Nov

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Join our #CiteNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon – November 1-30, 2021

Posted by on November 3rd, 2021 0 comments

Ever come across an article on Wikipedia and thought it could be stronger? Did you edit the page? Why consider editing? We know that Wikipedia is often one of the first sites that comes up in a browser search for information. We know that patrons utilize Wikipedia when seeking information. So, let’s make it a… Read More »

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Oct

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Spotlight – Meghan Wakeman Capital District Library Council Trauma-Informed Libraries Toolkit

Posted by on October 25th, 2021 0 comments

I had the opportunity to talk with Meghan Wakeman from the Capital District Library Council (CDLC). Meghan has been with CDLC since 2019 as the Resource Sharing Librarian. CDLC serves all types of libraries in the area.  Meghan’s work is primarily focused on inter-library loan. She comes to CDLC after working in public libraries and… Read More »

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Sep

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The Empathy Project at the University of New Hampshire

Posted by on September 24th, 2021 0 comments

Eugenia Opuda in collaboration with her colleagues from University of New Hampshire Dimond Library, and Academic Technology, content experts Sofia Leung, facilitator and consultant of social justice in libraries and higher education, Jenna Riley, member of the Institute on Disability, PowerPlay, a local social justice acting troupe, and others, have put together a course called… Read More »

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Member Spotlight: Jane Fisher

Posted by on August 16th, 2021 0 comments

Member Spotlight – Jane Fisher from Wallingford Public Library Jane Fisher has been the Director of Wallingford Public Library (WPL) in Wallingford, CT since 2013. I had the opportunity to sit down with Jane to talk about her career experience, her experience working with NNLM, and some of the exciting work happening at Wallingford Public… Read More »

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