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Parenthood is not as easy as some couples make it look. Financial, emotional and mental strength are vital in raising a healthy family, but the process can be overwhelming. When accompanied by difficulties in conceiving, stress and frustration increase drastically.  Up to a third of couples struggle to conceive because of fertility issues, and don’t always know where to look for help. Unexplained difficulties with conception are complex, but a thorough diagnosis and elimination may just get you the answers and treatment you seek. What follows after inexplicable infertility? If you have the answers to a problem, you can at least make efforts ...
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ArcGIS StoryMaps Webinar  May 13, 2020 2PM EDT hosted by the Maryland and DC Chapters of SLA ArcGIS StoryMaps enable the creation of online, multimedia narratives that combine interactive maps with photos, videos, audio, and text. An intuitive builder function makes it possible to create rich and engaging stories—no web development skills required. More than a million story maps have been created by nonprofits, museums, government agencies, and individuals. Allen Carroll, founder of Esri’s story maps program, and David Cowen, Professor emeritus of geography at University of South Carolina will be presenting.  Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:  ...
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Being a single mother is tough in anyone’s book, except if you’ve been born into wealth. Typically, the single mother will struggle to make ends meet. She is often reliant on child support payments that don’t always realize, and her energy levels are frequently challenged with all the hats she must wear to get through a day.  Knowing how to respond to financial challenges as a single mother, is one of the factors that can help to cope in difficult circumstances. Life versus financial reality Sure, it’s easy to say that you should keep your finances in check as a single mother. The problem is, you probably got your finances in a bit of a bind before ...
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Elon Musk is the founder and CEO of Tesla Inc. Tesla Inc. has made a powerful brand name for itself under the leadership of Elon Musk. Musk’s strong leadership and vision for his company have been the driving force behind its success.  With many failures and successes to his name, Musk has utilized his extensive education and capabilities to grow this unique company from the ground up. As the only dedicated electric car manufacturer on the planet, Musk has engaged in clever strategies like Lean Six Sigma to grow his company into a globally recognized brand. Tesla, the environment and Six Sigma Tesla Inc. has focused on the production of electric ...
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There are few people in the world who find their daily lifestyle exciting. From the time you are born until you retire, your life is dictated by routines. During the school years, these routines can feel oppressive and your first years in a job can feel liberating. However, you soon realize that even the working world is restricted by routine. Often, companies restrict or discourage workers from taking vacation days, and this can lead to workers feeling demotivated. If you are looking for a break from your monotonous routine, here are some of the best getaways for you: Wild camping Wild camping is a great way to get away from the crowds. Rather ...
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Commercial roofing is a major investment. If you want to avoid common commercial roofing mistakes, it’s worth looking for an experienced commercial roofing company. By researching roofing contractors in your local area before hiring one, you can avoid making some costly commercial roofing mistakes.  You don’t want to employ roofing contractors who are inexperienced, don’t understand the differences between commercial and residential roofing, neglect safety practices or take short cuts. Experienced contractors have the know-how to get things right the first time and this could save you plenty of trouble in the long run.  Faulty installation  The ...
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Please join us for a V irtual Morning  Meetup, on Friday, March 27 th  from 8:30-9:30am  Make yourself a morning beverage and log in to Zoom for a chat. We'll be sharing  career advice  -- best and worst. Please add yours in advance if you can:  https://tinyurl.com/sla- advice . Not familiar with Zoom? See info here:  https://support.zoom.us/ hc/en-us/articles/201362193- Joining-a-Meeting For questions: Jen Greenleaf,  jgleaf@mit.edu    Meeting invitation: Topic: SLA New England Virtual Morning Meet Up Time: Mar 27, 2020 08:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting Join our Cloud HD Video Meeting now  Meeting ID: 127 493 553 ...
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With SLA National Conference being postponed until October 15 – 19, this program will be postponed the Webinar until September. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Calling all SLA New England Members Presenting at the Annual Conference in Charlotte -- We Want to Hear from You The SLA New England Planning Committee is hosting a Webinar on Wednesday, April 29 from noon - 1:00 p.m. (Eastern time) to introduce chapter members presenting at the National Conference in Charlotte. If you're making a presentation, participating in a panel discussion, moderating an event, or teaching ...
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Homeowners obviously wish to save on costs. Saving money on your new roof installation by not replacing the gutters is not the way to achieve this goal. In all likelihood, trying to save money by not replacing the guttering with the roof, will have the opposite effect.  Down the line, you will simply find that additional work is needed to install new gutters and downpipes, costing extra labor. The following points provide clarity as to why new roofing and gutters should be installed at the same time. The roof is practically one unit Because the roof, guttering, fascia, flashing, drip edges, and downpipes almost form one unit, it is best to ensure ...
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Sports require vigorous activity and exertion. The risks of sustaining injuries in the process are high. This is partially why you should familiarize yourself with treating different injuries with heat or ice. Knowing some basic information could mean the difference between a rapid or slow recovery time.  Pain levels immediately after the injury will also be impacted, dependent on whether they are treated with heat or ice. Appreciation of the appropriate time to treat with heat or ice is another important consideration. Here are a few pointers to get you on the right track to responding appropriately to sports injury treatment. Acute sports injuries ...
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In an ideal world, the police would always conduct a search in conjunction with a warrant. However, there are times when this is impossible, and for this reason, there are exceptions to the requirement for a search warrant. That does not mean that the police can search people with impunity, because, without probable cause, a search is rendered illegal. A search done without probable cause is a Fourth Amendment violation, and it can get the officer involved and the department they work for into a lot of trouble. Several departments have had to pay out huge settlements to citizens who fell victim to an illegal search. What is a search warrant? ...
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Mesothelioma has a latency period of anything between 15 and 20 years to 70 years. This is the time the disease takes to develop after exposure to asbestos. This is also why mesothelioma is known as the old man’s disease because it seldom presents as a disease in those who are younger than 45 years.  Of course, there are definite exceptions to this rule. These exceptions typically relate to children whose immune systems are vulnerable and have been exposed to heavy doses of asbestos. The latency period and asbestos effects Not everyone who has been exposed to asbestos will develop mesothelioma . Development of this disease is dependent on the ...
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Slips and falls in the workplace are common, often causing serious injuries and they happen frequently in public places while you’re shopping or running errands. You need to be aware that your actions in such a situation may affect your chances of claiming damages from an insurance company or winning a lawsuit. Here’s what you need to do.  Seek medical treatment Your obvious first step is to assess your physical condition after a fall. You may need emergency treatment if your fall is severe. Otherwise, you must make sure you’re examined by a medical professional within 48 hours of the accident.  Even when you think you’re fine, it’s possible for ...
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The content you post can benefit the targeted audience greatly by adding value to them with industry knowledge or other crucial information you specialize in. That is why it is important to create high-quality content for the blog you are running and this element also chips into SEO efforts.  Google recognizes all efforts to create quality content and rewards the site owners that run those sites. In essence, high-quality content doesn’t benefit the targeted audience only but also the site, but how do they benefit? Here is how Google recognizes and rewards quality content. Google algorithms Google has released a search algorithm that helps users ...
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VISION 2020: BRINGING OUR FUTURE INTO FOCUS PHT SPRING MEETING 35TH ANNIVERSARY APRIL 5-7, 2020  HILTON PHILADELPHIA AT PENN'S LANDING PHILADELPHIA REGISTER NOW Please join the Pharmaceutical and Health Technology Division in Philadelphia for our 35 th  Annual Spring Meeting.  The PHT Spring Meeting offers a unique opportunity to learn from our peers, network with our colleagues, and engage with our vendor representatives. Our agenda is focused on providing programming specific to the needs of information professionals in pharmaceutical and biotechnology fie
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Librarians and their families are welcome to join SLA-SD for a roll-icking good time at SkateWorld (6907 Linda Vista Rd) on Sunday, February 23, from 11 AM to 2 PM.  A $5 cash donation per skater is suggested (not required) to help SLA-SD continue planning events like this going into the future.  We'll also do a hardcover book exchange - bring a book you've finished and exchange it for another hardcover book at the party!  Pizza will be provided. You're welcome to purchase drinks at the rink or bring your own bottled water.  Places are limited so secure your spot by RSVPing to:   sla.sd.communications@gmail.com . In your RSVP, please specify ...
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Seeking a Full-time Medical Librarian MedVal/PharmaWrite is seeking a full-time librarian to work on-site in Princeton. The librarian will perform biomedical literature searching and analysis, scientific journal and conference research, document delivery, and maintain the electronic reference database.  We have various electronic database subscriptions and online research tools.  General Description The Medical Librarian is responsible for the overall management and day-to-day workflow of the library. Job Responsibilities Manage day-to-day operations and facility Develop and maintain journal and congress grids and databases Manage workflow ...
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February's DEDU webinar featured Shannon Tabaldo and Brenda Angaro, who discussed their podcast site mytechtoolbelt.com : how they started it, how they manage it, and its benefits. See their PPT here: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/14op_STG_KRgnWlB8cTYz0bqNKcG8tg9b9l5SF5yQHh8/edit?usp=sharing
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Hello, Everyone! Today is a celebration of my latest article in Computers in Libraries, Jan-Feb 2020.  It is called " Keyboard Club: Motivating Students to Become QWERTY Literate " on pages 32-36 ( http://www.infotoday.com/ cilmag/jan20/index.shtml ).     Managing data can be found in tasks that you do every day.  See what I have been doing in the past 24 months--  see    https:// librariansandlibrarymediaspeci alists.blogspot.com/2020/02/ data-librarians-are- everywhere-so-see.html Best, Dr. Lorette Weldon College Professor, Freelance Writer,   Media Specialist, Researcher, Author  6 Beginning Steps for Data Management: Using ...
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