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National Medical Librarians Month: Katja Wolfe

Posted by on October 28th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

In honor of National Medical Librarians Month in October, we are featuring librarians in the PNR region who are medical/health sciences librarians as well as those who provide health information to their communities.  We are fortunate to have Katja Wolfe, from the Soldotna Public Library, be our guest blogger for the last post in this… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances, News from Network Members, News From NNLM PNR



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Survey Says?! Are You Providing Consumer Health Information? Let us hear from you!

Posted by on October 24th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The NNLM Community Engagement Center is organizing a community of  Practice for library staff who are providing consumer health information, programs and services as well as for others who are doing similar work. We invite you to participate in a short, three question needs assessment survey in order to help us structure the community of practice… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from NNLM, Public Libraries



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National Medical Librarians Month: Sue Groshong

Posted by on October 21st, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

We continue our National Medical Librarians Month series with a profile of Sue Groshong, a librarian at Seattle Children’s Hospital in Seattle, WA. I met Sue Groshong at the Seattle Children’s Hospital Library & Information Commons on a sunny fall morning to talk with her about her experience as a hospital librarian. Sue is one… Read More »

Posted in: Health Observances, News from NNLM, News From NNLM PNR



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National Medical Librarians Month: Toan Lam-Sullivan

Posted by on October 14th, 2019 0 comments Tags:

Throughout October, National Medical Librarians Month and also Health Literacy Month, NNLM is featuring Pacific Northwest Librarians and highlighting their commitment to health literacy. This week we shine a spotlight on Toan Lam-Sullivan. Toan is the Bilingual Regional Librarian at Multnomah County Library in Portland, Oregon. Multnomah County Library has 20 locations throughout the Portland… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries



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Consumer Health Minute: Health Insurance Literacy

Posted by on October 8th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

It is almost that time of year. Yes, it is time to sign up or renew our health insurance. Many of us have been receiving notices at work regarding the time to review our health insurance and other work benefits. Often we feel unsure of the information we are reviewing. We have an idea of… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances, News from NNLM, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries, Training & Education

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