Have your researchers or other patrons ever asked you how to create a “permanent,” persistent, or long-lasting link to a webpage, data set, article, file, dissertation, or even a physical object? While there are several online options, two tools/services used by the University of Washington Libraries are listed below. Perma.cc is a free, online tool built by Harvard’s Library Innovation Lab and supported by libraries and institutions across the country. It allows users to create a link to online content, such as a webpage, that will always be accessible, regardless of what happens to the original source. No more link rot! For more information on how Perm.cc works, visit their User Guide. A free account will allow users to preserve up to 10 records per month; however, to preserve unlimited records, libraries must be a member of an archiving organization sponsored by a registrar. For more details on how to become a registrar, visit Perma.cc for Libraries. EZID (easy-eye-dee) is a subscription based online service provided by the California Digital Library (CDL). It allows users to create and manage unique and persistent identifiers for anything from text to data to physical objects. For a demonstration of how EZID works, a list of their annual subscription fees, or a list of current CDL clients, visit Learn About EZID.
U.S. Department of Education. 04/05/2018 This one-hour webinar from Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) discusses how K-12 schools and school districts can better prepare for food-related emergencies, as well as the role of food services in larger recovery efforts. Presenters discuss how to protect the K-12 school community from intentional and accidental food-related threats and hazards; how the U.S. Department of Agriculture can support preparedness efforts; and action steps to take to be ready for an emergency or disaster, as well as response and recovery considerations. (Video or Multimedia)
U.S. Department of Education. 01/19/2018 This one-hour webinar from Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) discusses how to manage donations and volunteers before, during, and after emergency events that impact school district, school, and campus communities (public and non-public). Presenters describe operational considerations for managing donations and volunteers from the federal and local perspective, and share lessons learned from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and the 2011 tornado that impacted the Joplin School District. (Video or Multimedia)
U.S. Department of Education. 09/22/2017 This one-hour webinar from Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) discusses how K-12 schools and institutions of higher education (IHEs) can better plan to mitigate the effects of emergency events and create more resilient sites. Presenters describe key considerations for mitigation; describe how school and IHE mitigation and resiliency plans integrate with those at the local and state level; and share practical examples of how schools and an IHE have made their campuses more resilient to emergencies. (Video or Multimedia)
U.S. Department of Education. 09/2017 This three-module course from Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) has been designed to help define large events and the special vulnerabilities they pose to schools, understand planning considerations unique to large events, update the other annexes in an emergency operations plan (EOP) to account for large events, conduct staff and stakeholder training and exercises related to large events, and use data and techniques (e.g., after action reports) to revise and maintain an EOP. (Video or Multimedia) Site requires free registration.
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Have any of you (or are any of you planning on) dropping a decent amount of money sometime during residency on a nice car? Can you save up money or take out a private loan to do this after intern year, or do I have to wait until I'm an attending to spend this sort of money on a whip? I don't want to wait that long! #yolo
Many Canadian universities use number grades for their students and in the past, AADSAS used each school's conversion format to allow students to enter equivalent numerical grades. This year, AADSAS updated their application and asked students to enter a percentage grade instead - update:... New AADSAS conversion scale for Canadians?
Luckily, I was accepted at Tufts University last month. Thinking it would be my only acceptance and wasn't sure what would happen next year if I reapplied, I accepted the offer. I am very excited about moving to Boston and living there for a period of time. I am originally from Cleveland and just recently interviewed at Case Western earlier this month. Today I received an initial offer of acceptance. With both schools being close in tuition cost, but Boston's cost of living being... Tufts Vs Case Western
Hi everyone, I've searched around for some advice, but with how things seemed so competitive for CCM this year, I'm hoping for some specific advice. I'm an AMG DO starting an AOA IM residency at a community program without fellowships in July. I passed all the comlexes on first attempt, unfortunately with sub-par scores (due to life getting in the way during med school, no learning issues), and did not take any step exams. I have research in med school, to include a public health clinical... Chances for CCM fellowship?
I've tried searching for the answer to this question on here (probably not as thoroughly as I should have) but I didn't find the answer I was looking for. How do nonscience majors find research outside of summer research programs? Is ANY kind of research okay or does it have to be a certain kind of research?