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Consumer Health Minute: CHIS Accelerated Learning Plan

Posted by on April 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Last month’s Consumer Health Minute focused on health reference. Providing any type of health information services can feel a little intimidating but that doesn’t have to be the case. Learning more about various health resources and services can help prepare you and your staff to feel more knowledgeable and confident.  The National Network of Libraries… Read More »

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

Apr

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Science anytime, anywhere: Celebrate Citizen Science Month with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on April 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Citizen science is collaborative research done by everyday people, anytime, anywhere, to help answer questions scientists can’t answer alone. In order to turn curiosity into impact, Citizen Science Month is recognized annually in April to promote all things citizen science. Libraries can serve as a hub for citizen science in their communities by mobilizing patrons… Read More »

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

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Making the most out of social distancing: live-streamed citizen science to the rescue!

Posted by on March 19th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Are you planning an in-person Citizen Science Month event in April? Looking to host a virtual event, or transition your previously in-person event to a virtual format? Then this is the virtual training for you! Join us on March 25th at 11:00 am Pacific, Noon MT, 1:00pm CT and 2pm ET.  Register here for the… Read More »

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

Mar

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Consumer Health Minute: Health Reference

Posted by on March 19th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

Unless you are a consumer health librarian you may not be as familiar with addressing health reference questions. It’s OK if you don’t feel comfortable and a little uncertain how to answer questions regarding medication, a health condition, or a specific diet. You don’t have to know the answers. Like many of the topics your… Read More »

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

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DataFlash: 2020 RDAP

Posted by on March 18th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

This past March 2020 RDAP was hosted in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Unfortunately, I was not able to attend in person, but I was able to catch the conference virtually.  The keynote speaker was incredibly informative and knowledgeable and of course, very articulate and engaging.  For me, the highlight of the Summit was the keynote… Read More »

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

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