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Apr

09

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On April 17, Bring Your Skills– to the NNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon!

Posted by on April 9th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

You may have heard of Wikipedia Edit-a-Thons, where rooms full of people add content and citations to Wikipedia, to make it a better, evidence-based resource.  Does the idea intrigue you?  Are you a killer searcher and verifier?  Or even pretty good?  If so, we have an opportunity for you! Join us at the NNLM Wikipedia… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from NNLM

Mar

26

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Guides to consumer health reference

Posted by on March 26th, 2018 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) and the Public Library Association (PLA) have been partnering to promote health and wellness reference services and programs at public libraries. NNLM coordinators often present and exhibit at local, regional and national conferences where many public library staff attend in an effort to bring awareness to the… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Public Libraries

Feb

06

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Consumer Health Class for Public Libraries, second cohort opportunity

Posted by on February 6th, 2018 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) is recruiting public library staff to participate in the online training, “Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community.” This is a 4-week, online, asynchronous (all self-paced) course where participants will earn 12 continuing education (CE) credits and a certificate. The course is designed… Read More »

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

Feb

06

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MLA Symposium: Health Information for Public Librarians

Posted by on February 6th, 2018 0 comments

The Medical Library Association (MLA) has joined forces with the Public Library Association (PLA) and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) to provide a health information symposium for public librarians that runs concurrent with the last day and a half of MLA ’18, including the Tuesday Silver and Gold Networking Dinner.  Health Information… Read More »

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

Jan

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Library Shelfie Day

Posted by on January 23rd, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

The New York Public Library launched ‘Library Shelfie Day’, a social media event, a few years ago as a way to promote libraries and demonstrate a love of reading. The idea worked well with Instagram and was an international hit with over 1200 posts. Why did people like it so much? A number of factors… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Public Libraries

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