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Call for Volunteers: NNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Posted by on September 27th, 2018 0 comments

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 »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Open Access, Outreach, Public Health



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Did you miss the first round of MAR funding? Apply now for $19,000

Posted by on August 30th, 2018 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, a health information outreach program funded by the National Library of Medicine, has funding for two grants of $19,000. Libraries, community-based organizations, schools, health care providers, and other organizations that provide health programming or services within PA, NY, NJ or DE are eligible to apply…. Read More »

Posted in: @ the RML, Consumer Health, Data Science, Funding, Health Professionals, K-12, Outreach, Public Health



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Resources for National Breastfeeding Month

Posted by on August 15th, 2018 0 comments

August is National Breastfeeding Month. The National Library of Medicine (NLM) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) support and maintain many diverse resources that include breastfeeding and lactation topics, to help new mothers learn about the benefits and potential risks involved in breastfeeding their babies. Below are just a few resources to get started. Looking… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Professionals, Public Health



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Request for Quotations: HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects

Posted by on June 18th, 2018 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the solicitation of quotations from organizations and libraries to design and conduct projects that will improve access to HIV/AIDS related health information for patients, the affected community, and their caregivers. Projects must involve two or more of the following information access categories: Information Retrieval Skills… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funding, Health Professionals, News from NLM/NIH, Outreach, Public Health



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Opioid Misuse and Addiction Resources in Multiple Languages

Posted by on May 14th, 2018 0 comments

In response to the current opioid crisis, the National Library of Medicine partnered with Healthy Roads Media to produce a collection of materials that teach people about opioids and opioid misuse. The collection of Opioid Misuse and Addiction Resources has 22 easy-to-read handouts, videos, and audio recordings in English and Spanish. Opioids Basics Pain Prescription… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Professionals, Public Health



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Pediatric Palliative Care Resources from the National Institute of Nursing Research

Posted by on April 25th, 2018 1 comment

Now available on HealthReach, The NINR Palliative Care: Conversations Matter® campaign offers evidence-based materials in English and Spanish for health care providers and for parents and families of children living with serious illnesses: Pediatric Palliative Care at a Glance – this two-page fact sheet provides a brief overview of pediatric palliative care, and answers some… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Professionals, Public Health



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Public Health Educational Opportunities in February

Posted by on January 31st, 2018 0 comments

Each month, check the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) training schedule for free professional development opportunities for public health professionals and librarians. During February 2018, NNLM is offering online classes and webinars about big data in healthcare, providing consumer health information at your library, acting as a liaison with health professionals, grants and proposal writing, and… Read More »

Posted in: Education, Health Professionals, Public Health



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PLA Preconference! Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community

Posted by on January 17th, 2018 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) is partnering with the Public Library Association (PLA) to present a full-day session in conjunction with the PLA 2018 Conference in Philadelphia, PA. This preconference will review core competencies of providing health and wellness services, coach you through understanding your community’s needs, and explore how to create… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, In the Region, Outreach, Public Health



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Webinar: Managerial Perspectives on the Role of Public Libraries in Disaster Response

Posted by on January 16th, 2018 0 comments

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 »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education, Open Access, Public Health



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NHO Awareness Slides

Posted by on January 15th, 2018 0 comments

Use the MAR created National Health Observance slideshow at your organization! MAR has created a PowerPoint slide deck that provides you with ready-made promotional graphics, highlighting different National Health Observances each month. If your library or organization has a screen that is used to promote different events, resources and services then you can simply add… Read More »

Posted in: @ the RML, Consumer Health, K-12, Outreach, Public Health

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