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Nov

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NLM Traveling Exhibits – An Opportunity for PNR Network Members

Posted by on November 1st, 2018 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine Exhibition Program creates lively and informative exhibitions and resources that enhance awareness of and appreciation for the collection and health information resources of the National Library of Medicine. In a new initiative, several NLM exhibitions are being made available exclusively to NNLM member organizations. These exhibitions are designed to engage… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from NLM, News From NNLM PNR

Dec

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Thoughts on Health and the All of Us Research Program

Posted by on December 17th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

Every year around this time, I think about my health. Yes, it’s the holidays and everything is festive and bright, but it’s also the season when I typically schedule my annual health visits. And, to be honest, the news from these visits hasn’t always been something to celebrate. I’ve learned that health – and conversely… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Public Libraries

Dec

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PNR Funding Opportunities

Posted by on December 12th, 2018 0 comments

The NNLM PNR is pleased to invite applications for a new funding opportunity to support health science library partnership projects. Applications will be reviewed on a first come, first serve basis until January 11, 2019.  Check this out if you want funding support to partner on research and data projects or events within a performance period ending… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funding, News From NNLM PNR

Dec

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Holiday Meals and Food Allergies/Special Diets

Posted by on December 6th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Are you planning your holiday menus for when your friends and families are gathering during the holiday season?  It can be fun to plan what foods and beverages to serve until Cousin Bill states he is no longer eating gluten, your best friend is lactose intolerant, your boss is vegan, Grandma is diabetic, and your… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health

Dec

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Tis the Season to…Spit?!

Posted by on December 3rd, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

Guess what one of the most popular gifts purchased was during the 2017 holiday season?  Direct-to-consumer genetic tests. Yes, apparently a lot of spitting happened around that time or at least required it for discovering something about one’s health and ancestry.  These kits have been featured on celebrity shows, the news, and one particular brand was… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health

Nov

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Marketing Your Interlibrary Loan Service -webinar

Posted by on November 28th, 2018 0 comments

Our next PNR Rendezvous webinar is: The Essentials of Marketing Your Interlibrary Loan Service Marketing a new library service is expected. Marketing a service that no one is using is expected. But what about interlibrary loan, which is an existing service that, statistically, patrons are already using? Should a library waste money, resources, and staff… Read More »

Posted in: Resource Sharing & Document Delivery, Training & Education

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