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TOMORROW/NOVEMBER 7! Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon on Women’s Health– Join Us!

Posted by on November 6th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

In case you haven’t heard, the NNLM’s second Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, focusing on Women’s Health, is happening tomorrow!  We really hope you will join us, as an editor, learner, observer, cheerleader, or whatever role fits for you.  (If you want to edit, be sure to sign up for a Wikipedia account if you don’t have one,… Read More »

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

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“Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived & Well-Drawn” traveling exhibit coming from the NLM to the UW Health Sciences Library!

Posted by on November 5th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

As you may know, the University of Washington Health Sciences Library (HSL) is the location of the Pacific Northwest region of the NNLM.  Starting today (through December 22), it will also be hosting the National Library of Medicine traveling exhibit titled, “Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived & Well-Drawn”.  We are so excited to present this vibrant and… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, K-12, News from NLM, Training & Education

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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

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Reading is Healthy! Introducing the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on November 1st, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Book Clubs or reading groups are a staple of library outreach and literacy efforts. People gather to discuss Oprah’s picks or the New York Times’ Best Sellers to socially engage with literature and current events. To help grow health literacy, the NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network announces the launch of the NNLM Reading Club…. Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances, Public Libraries

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October is Health Literacy Month!

Posted by on October 3rd, 2018 0 comments Tags:

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 »

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

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