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Jul

03

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The NNLM Reading Club Recognizes the Americans with Disabilities Act

Posted by on July 3rd, 2019 0 comments

On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination in employment, transportation, public accommodations, commercial facilities, telecommunications, and state and local government services. The act paved the way for increased intersection in society for people with disabilities and fostered access to places and services, which… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Consumer Health, NNLM Reading Club, Outreach, Public Libraries

Jun

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OSU Health Sciences Library Receives National Library of Medicine Award

Posted by on June 17th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

The Greater Midwest Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) is pleased to announce The Ohio State University Health Sciences Library as an award recipient of the 2019-2020 NNLM All of Us Ambassador Program. Funding for this program stems from a critical partnership between the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and All… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Consumer Health, Funding, News from the Region, Outreach, Partner Outreach Libraries, Partner Outreach Libraries, Public Libraries, Success Stories

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

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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

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