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Jun

20

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#citeNLM 2019: By the Numbers

Posted by on June 20th, 2019 0 comments

Since Spring 2018, coordinators across NNLM offices have organized a Wikipedia edit-a-thon. In the first event, the topical focus was rare diseases. The next time we held an event in the fall, we selected Women’s Health as our theme. The response has been fantastic, with several libraries and other organizations hosting their own edit-a-thons and… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Community Engagement, Consumer Health, Outreach, Resources, Social Media, Technology, Training

May

02

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Cultivating Data-Savvy Services, Bit by Bit

Posted by on May 2nd, 2019 0 comments

We’re back after a brief hiatus, and our guest author for today’s post is Sheila Green, Health Science Center – Bryan Campus Librarian with the Medical Sciences Library, Texas A&M University Libraries. At the beginning of this year, she was awarded a professional development award to advance her skills in research data management from the… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Data, Grants and Funding, Research, Resource Libraries, Texas, Training

Feb

14

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Debbie Montenegro Selected as NASA Solar System Ambassador

Posted by on February 14th, 2019 0 comments

NNLM SCR has an exciting announcement! Our very own Debbie Montenegro, Consumer Health Coordinator, has been selected by the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory to serve as a NASA Solar System Ambassador in our region for 2019. The program is a nation-wide public engagement effort. Ambassadors are selected once a year, based on a rigorous set… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Coordinator, Outreach, Social Media, Technology, Training

Dec

11

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Wash Your Hands

Posted by on December 11th, 2018 0 comments

Despite widespread knowledge of the importance of handwashing… [a] study showed that only 31% of men and 65% of women washed their hands after using a public restroom (CDC Handwashing). Germs can make people sick. Handwashing is recognized as an effective way to reduce germs and preventing the spread of infection. Researchers estimated that if everyone… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, Patient Safety

Dec

06

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ICYMI Webinar Recap for November 2018: Help NASA Track Mosquitoes with the GLOBE Observer App

Posted by on December 6th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) Webinar Recap series will provide a summary of our monthly SCR CONNECTions webinars. We’ll go over highlights from our guest speakers’ presentations and give some additional thoughts about the connections our attendees could be making from the presented topics! It might sound weird to be excited about a… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Community Engagement, Public Health, Resources

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