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May

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Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on May 30th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network is pleased to announce its three book selections in support of LGBTQ Pride Month, celebrated each June. To learn more about each of these titles, download book discussion guides, promotional materials and corresponding LGBTQ health information or to apply for a free NNLM Reading Club Book kit,… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Consumer Health, Public Libraries

May

28

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Wisconsin Health Literacy Builds on NNLM Support to Advance Digital Health Literacy

Posted by on May 28th, 2019 0 comments

The GMR is excited to announce that Wisconsin Health Literacy has been funded for a second year to continue its state-wide outreach to expand digital health literacy. In year one, WHL developed a digital health literacy workshop and delivered it to 32 communities across the state. This year, WHL will expand on their work offering… Read More »

Posted in: From the GMR, Funding, Outreach, Public Libraries, Success Stories

Apr

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PLA and NNLM Partner to Bring Health Questions to Project Outcome

Posted by on April 10th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Through this partnership, PLA will launch a new survey intended to measure the effectiveness of public libraries’ consumer health programming in Project Outcome, the association’s free toolkit designed to help public libraries understand and share the impact of essential library services and programs. The survey will be added to Project Outcome in April 2019. “With this… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries

Mar

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Health Information on Floods

Posted by on March 20th, 2019 0 comments

As the flooding continues in the Midwest, we wondered if you were responding to requests for assistance from any libraries in your regions. Below are some resources which focus on flooding. Please let us know if there is any way we can assist. Aimed at the Professional Workforce:  Floods: Health Information Guide  (Syndicated page allows you to embed… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, General, NLM Resources, Public Health, Public Libraries

Feb

27

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Wisconsin Health Literacy Begins Workshops on GMR-Funded Project

Posted by on February 27th, 2019 0 comments

Despite the frigid cold and mounds of snow in Wisconsin, the GMR-funded project Health Online: Finding Information You Can Trust is picking up steam! Through this project, Wisconsin Health Literacy is offering 32 “digital health literacy” workshops for consumers most at risk for low health literacy. Although weather has forced some workshops to be rescheduled,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Funding, Public Libraries, Success Stories, Training

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