Bringing Health Information to the Community September 24th, 2017
CategoriesCategories Contact Us Archives NNLM Search

Posts by category: Public Library

You are viewing the post list, filtered by category type. Select a post below for the full content.


Sep

07

Date prong graphic

New Disaster Resources for K-12

Posted by on September 7th, 2016 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Specialized Information Services (SIS) K-12 team compiled a list of resources to teach K-12 students about disasters and disaster preparedness. You’ll find lesson plans, activity sheets, and age-appropriate information on drought, earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, landslides, tornadoes, wildfires, and general disaster recovery and preparedness. For the list of resources, visit the… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Emergency Preparedness, Mental Health, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health, Public Library

Aug

26

Date prong graphic

New Resources for Families on Choose MyPlate

Posted by on August 26th, 2016 0 comments Tags: , ,

It’s back-to-school season and ChooseMyPlate.gov just launched new resources to help families eat better together. It’s also a great time for families to establish a new routine and work together toward a healthier lifestyle. Check them out here: https://nnlm.gov/bhic/nmu3.

Posted in: Children and Teens, Public Health, Public Library, Websites

May

31

Date prong graphic

Libraries Connecting the Community to Health

Posted by on May 31st, 2016 0 comments

Health Happens in Libraries, a OCLC WebJunction program, highlights community health initiatives in public libraries. Two of the most recent post include: “Public and Health Sciences Library Collaboration for Community Impact: Lessons from the MS Buddy Project” Webinar: June 9, 2016, 3 to 4 PM Eastern For a description and registration, visit http://bit.ly/1XcDtQo “Gamifying and Growing a Community Health… Read More »

Posted in: Articles, Public Library

Apr

22

Date prong graphic

Measuring Program Outcomes: A Toolkit for Public Libraries

Posted by on April 22nd, 2016 0 comments Tags: ,

A free webinar on May 4th, 2016 will present how to measure outcomes of your programs using a free toolkit for public libraries. It’s focused on implementation in small libraries, but is open to libraries of all sizes. The webinar will provide an overview of outcome measurement from Project Outcome, a new program from the… Read More »

Posted in: Articles, Public Library

Apr

07

Date prong graphic

Consider Your Library’s Community Health Programming Holistically

Posted by on April 7th, 2016 0 comments

From “Health Happens in Libraries” http://bit.ly/25Npq5I  WebJunction shares resources for libraries to use in starting, adding, or evaluating health programs specifically in public libraries. Community organizations and libraries of all types might find this information useful as well.  

Posted in: Public Library

Mar

28

Date prong graphic

HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Project 2016

Posted by on March 28th, 2016 0 comments

Adapted from SIS NLM, http://1.usa.gov/1VQ92x7 The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the solicitation of quotations from organizations and libraries to design and conduct projects for improving HIV/AIDS information access for patients and the affected community as well as their caregivers and the general public. Emphasis is on increasing the awareness and utilization of… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information Literacy, HIV/AIDS, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health, Public Library, Scholarships and Grants

Mar

28

Date prong graphic

NIH Syndicated Content

Posted by on March 28th, 2016 0 comments

Lunch with the RML Webinar, March 29, 2016 / noon – 1:00 pm ET Host: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region (MAR), http://1.usa.gov/1MwbNS7 Description: NIH offers a free and easy way for you to get trusted, up-to-date health information from the National Institutes of Health directly onto your website.  You do not need to write your own health content or… Read More »

Posted in: National Library of Medicine News, Public Library, Websites

Mar

25

Date prong graphic

Support for Consumer Health Interactions at the Public Library

Posted by on March 25th, 2016 0 comments Tags: ,

The Health Happens in Libraries team from WebJunction.org has posted the new article “Just Another Day at the Desk: squirrels, professional ethics and consumer health information” with resources to support public libraries as you provide ethical responses to consumer health information requests. It also provides resources such as the guide Understanding Ethics and Privacy in… Read More »

Posted in: Articles, Health Information Literacy, Public Library

This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012344 with the University of Utah, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.​

NNLM and NATIONAL NETWORK OF LIBRARIES OF MEDICINE are service marks of the US Department of Health and Human Services | Copyright | Download PDF Reader