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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

Aug

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Kindling Health Topics through Kindles

Posted by on August 15th, 2019 0 comments

Today’s guest post is from one of the NNLM PNR Mini Outreach awardees. Pam Thompson, Branch Manager of the Calispel Valley Library, in Cusick, Washington, reports about their project where Kindles were purchased and loaded with books and information on relevant health topics to their community. Our Mini Outreach award was entitled; Health Topics on… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from Network Members, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries

Aug

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NNLM Announces a New Online, On Demand, Training Opportunity: MedlinePlus for Public Librarians

Posted by on August 6th, 2019 0 comments

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health web resource for the public on all things health and medical related. Need information on a disease or condition? A drug, herb or supplement? A medical or diagnostic test? A healthy recipe? Health information in another language? MedlinePlus has you and your library patrons covered. Produced by the… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Aug

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Hello from Emily Hamstra: New Outreach Coordinator

Posted by on August 5th, 2019 0 comments

Hello! I’m Emily Hamstra, the new Outreach Coordinator for the Pacific Northwest Region. I grew up in Michigan, and currently live in Seattle. I began my career at the University of Michigan Library, where I was an instruction librarian and the subject librarian for Kinesiology. Since moving to Seattle in 2016, I’ve worked at the… Read More »

Posted in: News From NNLM PNR

Aug

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Explore National Immunization Awareness Month with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on August 5th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, a National Health Observance which provides a key opportunity to highlight the importance of getting recommended vaccines at all ages. The Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention reminds us that every year children and adults become seriously ill and are hospitalized because of diseases that vaccines can help prevent,… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries

Jul

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Connecting with PNW at the Libraries are Partners in Health Seminar in Bethesda, MD

Posted by on July 25th, 2019 0 comments

Today’s post is from Sara Cobb, Wellness Director at the Nampa Public Library in Nampa, ID. Sara was one of six public library staff to attend the “Libraries are Partners in Health” seminar held on the NIH campus in Bethesda. MD earlier this summer. This post gives the perspective of an attendee and partners well… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Funding, News from Network Members, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries, Training & Education

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