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Public Library Spotlight: Juanita Harrell, Health & Wellness Librarian, Oak Park Public Library

Posted by on August 28th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Name: Juanita Harrell Title: Health & Wellness Librarian Education: MLIS Dominican University How did you become interested in focusing on Health and Wellness? I’ve always been interested in Health & Wellness & was given the opportunity to make it my area of concentration. Why is health literacy important in your community? Making information available and… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries, Public Libraries Spotlight

Jul

27

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Funding Awarded to Charlevoix Public Library

Posted by on July 27th, 2018 0 comments Tags:

I am happy to announce that the GMR has awarded funding to the Charlevoix Public Library! Congratulations to Susan Kroll and the staff at Charlevoix Public Library. Project Summary: This request seeks to fund the purchase and support of 20 iPads loaded with NLM consumer health information for adults and children. This proposed project is a… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, Public Libraries

Jul

26

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Funding Awarded to The Association of Rural and Small Libraries for a preconference on health reference, resources, and programming

Posted by on July 26th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

I am pleased to announce that the GMR has awarded funding to The Association of Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL) for a pre-conference focused health information services and programming. ARSL will host the Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community as pre-conference sessions at their 2018 annual conference in Springfield Illinois…. Read More »

Posted in: Funding, Public Libraries

Jul

09

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SUSPECT Before You Download that Health or Wellness App

Posted by on July 9th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

While developing content for our public library course Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community on health and wellness related apps I decided we need a clever evaluation tool similar to CRAAP for websites.  Using the criteria I came up with SUSPECT. I hope you find it helpful for all app… Read More »

Posted in: From the GMR, General

Jun

20

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Funding Awarded to Effingham Public Library

Posted by on June 20th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

I’m thrilled to announce that the GMR has funded the Effingham Public Library‘s Mobility for All program! Description:  Effingham Public Library will partner with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine to provide “Mobility for All” a monthly chair yoga training that will provide strengthening exercises that anyone can do as well. During these sessions the… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, Public Libraries

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