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It’s October – Health Literacy month. We’ve still much work ahead to improve how we deliver actionable health information for the nine out of ten U.S. adults who struggle to understand it. We know health literacy is complex and multi-faceted. It involves demands by the healthcare system which often surpass people’s ability to comprehend and appropriately… Read More »
Under cooperative agreement with the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), and in partnership with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) All of Us Research Program, the NNLM PNR is pleased to request proposals for a new round of funding opportunities for projects involving public libraries. NNLM PNR public library member organizations in Alaska, Idaho,… Read More »
The Multnomah County Library in Portland, Oregon received a Community Health Outreach Award from the NNLM PNR to pilot the use of health information kiosks, aimed at people who are experiencing houselessness in Multnomah County. Here is a report of their project from Steph Miller, Programming Librarian — Technology and Workforce Development. Increasing Access to… Read More »
We have 3 upcoming webinars in the month of July highlighting funded projects, learning about data services, and featuring the NLM resource- PubMed Health. We hope you can join us for the live sessions but they will be recorded. PNR Partners Considering future projects for your library? Unsure what to do? Come join us on… Read More »
The NN/LM PNR will announce new funding opportunities in the Spring of 2017, for projects to begin after May 1, 2017. Applications submitted by April 14, 2017 will receive fullest consideration and will be reviewed on a first come first serve basis. Pending budget availability, new funding opportunities will include: Community Health Outreach Award, two… Read More »