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April is School Library Month

Posted by on March 31st, 2015 0 comments

The division of the American Library Association (ALA), the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) encourages us all to celebrate School Library Month. This year is the 30th anniversary of School Library Month and actress Julianne Moore is the spokesperson for 2015. “School libraries make a difference,” said Moore. “… school libraries foster creativity, innovation,… Read More »

Posted in: Resource Sharing & Document Delivery

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National Public Heath Week is April 6-12, 2015: National Themes

Posted by on March 31st, 2015 0 comments

During the first full week of April each year, the American Public Health Association (APHA) brings together communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week  to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation.  Today’s post includes some planning ideas around APHA’s 2015 themes… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Mar

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NLM Releases TOXinvaders, a Mobile Game about Chemistry, the Environment and Health

Posted by on March 26th, 2015 0 comments

The Division of Specialized Information Services of the National Library of Medicine launches TOXinvaders, an environmental health and toxicology game for iPhone and iPad, available from the Apple Store (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/toxinvaders/id971776185?mt=8). TOXinvaders supports middle school science concepts pertaining to chemistry, environment and health. It can serve as an engaging classroom or homework activity for middle and… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM, Technology

Mar

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Today: IOM Health Literacy and Consumer Facing Technology Workshop

Posted by on March 24th, 2015 0 comments

The Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Health Literacy is providing online access to view the workshop as it is being broadcast live regarding Health Literacy and Health Information Technology, today March 24, 2015 at The National Academy of Sciences. The topics include health literacy and the use of technology to inform health decision making, to… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Technology

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CDC and NLM to Co-Host Webinars (3/24 and 3/26) on Newly-Released Community Health Status Indicators

Posted by on March 23rd, 2015 0 comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Library of Medicine will co-host webinars on March 24 and March 26 on the newly-released Community Health Status Indicators 2015 Web Application. Learn first-hand from experts who developed CHSI 2015 about how best to use this redesigned and newly released web application. Registration information is… Read More »

Posted in: News From NN/LM PNR, Public Health

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