Library staff have two exciting learning opportunities available from NNLM coming up at the Wyoming Library Association Conference Aug. 7-9.
The conference taking place in Cheyenne includes a four-hour pre-conference titled Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library on Aug. 7 and a 50-minute conference session on Citizen Science: Putting Your Patrons In Touch With Discovery session.
Beyond an Apple a Day is eligible for credit toward a Consumer Health Information Specialization awarded by the Medical Library Association.
The conference takes place at the Little America Hotel & Resort. To learn more and register, go to the conference website.
Here are the details on each session:
Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library
When: Wednesday, August 7 at 1:00pm-5:00pm
Presenter: Christian Minter, CHIS Trainer
This class teaches you the basics of providing consumer health information at your library. We will cover:
Citizen Science: Putting Your Patrons In Touch With Discovery
When: Thursday, August 8 at 9:30 am-10:20 am
Presenter: George Strawley, All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator.
In this session, participants can expect to learn about the following:
Citizen science library programs are perfect for all ages, and all types of libraries. Nor prior scientific knowledge is required, simply a willingness to participate.