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In April of this year, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine hosted a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon to add citations to Wikipedia articles on rare diseases, using trusted National Library of Medicine resources like Genetics Home Reference, MedlinePlus, PubMed, and the NIH resource Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center. Are you interested in improving the health information… Read More »
Are you interested in improving the consumer health information available on Wikipedia? Do you want to utilize your librarian research skills towards making Wikipedia a better, evidence-based resource? Have you always wanted to participate in an edit-a-thon? Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine on April 17th as we add citations to existing Wikipedia… Read More »
Join the Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) for this exciting opportunity in February! The Natural Hazards Center at the University of Boulder recently posted a summary by Dr. Linder Zarankin outlining her research on how public service organizations, specifically libraries, perceive their roles in disaster response. In this webinar, Managerial Perspectives on the Role… Read More »
In 2010, the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) created National Rural Health Day (NRHD) as a way to applaud the ongoing efforts, contributions, and collaborations occurring in rural communities to address the unique challenges in accessing and delivering health care services. In the past six years, the Federal Office of Rural… Read More »
Join the conversation! Twitter chats allow a global audience to be a part of the discussion on health issues and trends, and talk to specific health information professionals in real-time! Below are a few chats scheduled for the month of July. You can follow each discussion on the noted day and time by using the… Read More »
From the LYD Week Planning Committee: Love Your Data week is right around the corner on February 13-17, 2017! This year’s theme is emphasizing data quality for researchers at any stage in their career. Visit our website: https://loveyourdata.wordpress.com/ or follow us on Twitter #LYD17 or #loveyourdata to gain inspiration, share ideas, and find new ways to… Read More »