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Explore Healthy Aging with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on August 30th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network is pleased to announce its three book selections in support of Healthy Aging.   Women Rowing North by Mary Pipher Elderhood by Louise Aronson The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 ¼ Years Old by Hendrik Groen According to the U.S. Census Bureau, all baby boomers will… Read More »

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

Aug

27

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DataFlash: Stephen Few’s “The Data Loom” – A Book Review

Posted by on August 27th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Stephen Few is no amateur when it comes to data analysis and data visualization; as the author of more than half a dozen books on data analysis and data visualization, this Pacific Northwest resident has become a trusted expert on the topic. In Few’s newest book which was released this past May 2019 entitled “The… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Data Science, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Training & Education

Aug

22

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Consumer Health Minute: Collection Management

Posted by on August 22nd, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Back in the day, before the Internet, the majority of our resources were in print. Our patrons would enter the library to peruse our collections for information they needed or approached the reference desk to ask the librarian for assistance who would then often direct the patron to a reference tome or an item on… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Public Libraries, Training & Education

Aug

19

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Bringing Healthy Ideas to Life: NNLM PNR All of Us Community Engagement Awards!

Posted by on August 19th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

  Do you have a great idea to advance health literacy and advance health equity in your community? Bring your great idea to life by applying for one of the NNLM PNR All of Us Community Engagement Awards! We’re delighted to offer 3 Community Engagement Awards, each up to $100,000. Please note: award applications for… Read More »

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

Aug

15

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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

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