The NNLM Training Office is pleased to announce a new opportunity for information professionals to build data skills through online Library Carpentry workshops, at no cost to participants.Library Carpentry focuses on building software and data skills within library and information-related communities. Their goal is to empower people in these roles to use software and data in their own work and to become advocates for and train others in efficient, effective and reproducible data and software practices.
Sometimes when you're in the midst of something horrible, it's hard to imagine there will ever be an end to it. But this article from the Journal of Hospital Librarianship reminds us that humanity has survived other pandemics. We'll get through it eventually.
Side note, a man named Tony Labella is thought to have infected more than twice as many people with typhoid as Mary Mallon did. Why doesn't anyone remember "Typhoid Tony?"
Finding yourself in more online meetings lately? Have kids attending class virtually? Head on over to the NIGMS Image and Video Gallery for a variety of scientific photos and illustrations to use as backgrounds!
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I hope you all had a chance to enjoy some of our lovely Wisconsin summer. It sure seems like fall is upon us! I am writing to ask all of you to participate in the WHSLA survey concerning the use of the WHSLA professional development award money.
There is an explanation of the issue that was brought up to the board several months ago in the survey. Please take the time to read it and also read the options that were proposed by the ad hoc committee created to address the issue.
Once you have read through the options please select one and submit the survey. The survey is open now and will close in five days.
You can access it here:
If you have any questions, please let me know. Remember not to reply to this email, but rather email me here: Dora at home
WHSLA Professional Development Coordinator
WHSLA members, don't forget our fall Board Meeting is scheduled for next Thursday, September 17 at 10 am, held via GoToWebinar.
Board and Committee members please submit your reports asap to WHSLA President, Holly Egebo.
If you would like to attend but haven't yet received your invitation, please email WHSLA President, Holly Egebo.
The Miami University Libraries copyright webinar series starts in September!
In our first webinar Hope O’Keeffe, Associate General Counsel of the Library of Congress, will be talking about copyright and legal issues associated with 3D scanning and printing [This one is already past.]
We'll be hosting 13 other webinars in the coming months that cover a variety of copyright topics, including:
This season's topics and physicians include:
1. Rheumatology Myths featuring Brian F. Mandell, MD, PhD, Professor and Chairman of Academic Medicine, Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University
2. Vertigo Myths featuring David M. Kaylie, MS, MD, Duke University Medical Center
3. Hypertension Myths featuring George L. Bakris, MD, University of Chicago School of Medicine
4. Gastrointestinal Myths featuring Jonathan I. Gotfried, MD, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
5. Vision Myths featuring Sunir J. Garg, MD, Retina Physician and Surgeon, Wills Eye Hospital
6. COVID-19 and its Effects on Kids featuring Catherine Soprano, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University; Attending Physician, Diagnostic Referral Division, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
7. Dental Myths featuring David F. Murchison, DDS, Texas A&M College of Dentistry
8. Hangovers Myths featuring Rika O’Malley, MD, Albert Einstein Medical Center