This year’s Science Boot Camp will be held June 15-17, 2016 on the campus of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. Science Boot Camp is a fun and affordable 2 ½ day immersion into science topics offering opportunities for librarians and library students interested in science, health sciences, and technology to learn, meet and network in a fun, laid-back atmosphere. Now in its eighth year, the New England Science Boot Camp has been hosted on multiple New England campuses and has been attended by librarians and library students from various regions of the US and beyond—and inspired the development of other Science Boot Camps in the West, Southeast, and Canada!
The topics for this year’s SBC science sessions include:
Each science session will include one scientist presenting an overview of the field, a second scientist discussing research applications within the field. The Capstone session will feature Science Literacy.
Registration for Science Boot Camp will open in April and will be announced via e-mail, the e-Science Community blog, and on Twitter @NERescience.
For further questions, please contact Barbara Merolli at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please Save the Date for 2016 New England Science Boot Camp June 15-17, 2016 at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth!
The New England Science Boot Camp Planning Group
Julie Goldman, MLIS
NN/LM New England Region
University of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
March 17, 2016
2-3 p.m. (Eastern)
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites librarians to participate in a webinar on Thursday, March 17, from 2-3 p.m. (Eastern) on preparation for the naturalization test. During this webinar, USCIS representatives will provide a brief overview of the test components and then highlight specific study materials and where to find them to assist patrons preparing for the test.
A question–and-answer session will follow the presentation. Please note that case-specific inquiries will not be addressed during this webinar.
To register for this session, please follow the steps below:
- Visit our registration page to confirm your participation
- Enter your email address and select “Submit”
- Select “Subscriber Preferences”
- Select the “Event Registration” tab
- Complete the questions and select “Submit”
Once we process your registration, you will receive a confirmation email with additional details. If you have any questions regarding the registration process, or if you have not received a confirmation email within two business days, please email us at Public.Engagement@uscis.dhs.gov
Note to media: This webinar is not for press purposes. Please contact the USCIS Press Office at (202) 272-1200 for any media inquiries.
We look forward to engaging with you!
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The Disaster Information Specialist monthly webinar is free and open to everyone – please spread the word and invite others in your organizations, send to your email lists, and post to your social media accounts.
Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 2:00 PM ET/1 PM CT, 12 PM MT
TOPIC: “Zika Virus Response and Information Resources”
Dr. Sonja Rasmussen will discuss how information resources are pulled together and disseminated for the CDC Zika Virus response. In addition, representatives from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) will provide an overview of NLM Disaster Health’s Zika Virus Health Information Resource Guide.
Dr. Sonja Rasmussen is the Director of CDC’s Division of Public Health Information Dissemination (the Division that includes the CDC Library) and the Editor-in-Chief of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series. She is also a Senior Consultant to CDC’s Zika Response.
Meeting URL: https://nih.webex.com/nih/onstage/g.php?d=629830267&t=a
Event Password: 1234
For more information on this and past meetings: http://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc/dismeetings.html
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