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Health Information for Public Librarians Symposium

Posted in: All Members, Community College/Academic Libraries, Health Sciences, K-12, Public Libraries


May 22-23, 2018 – Atlanta, GA

The Medical Library Association, Public Library Association, and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine invite you to attend a new symposium designed to bring public health librarians, health sciences librarians, and health professionals together to learn from each other on how best to serve the diverse health needs of our community.

Why attend the Symposium?

  • Learn about educational, financial, and community engagement resources for health literacy outreach
  • Meet colleagues with the same concerns about barriers and challenges in providing literacy services
  • Understand national initiatives on reducing disparities in health

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine is offering stipends of up to $500 to support travel and lodging to attend the Health Information for Public Librarians Symposium. Stipends are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis with an emphasis on equal distribution across the nation. A deadline of March 1st is in place for first consideration.  To learn more about the symposium and apply for a travel stipend please visit: https://nnlm.gov/gmr/mla-symposium-2018. We hope to see you there!

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National Network of Libraries of Medicine/MidContinental Region (NN/LM-MCR)
University of Utah
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
10 North 1900 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-5890
Phone: 801-587-3412
This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012344 with the University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.

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