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The term “interprofessional education” (IPE) pops up a lot these days in the health sciences literature. What is it, and how can we best put it into practice? The University of Washington Health Sciences Library (UW HSL) was awarded a Community Health Outreach grant from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine’s Pacific Northwest Region… Read More »
Many of you have been hearing about the work of our All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator, Michele Spatz. Michele has been highlighting the NIH All of Us Research Program in our region. This program is hoping to gather data from 1 million or more participants to help improve health through precision medicine and to… Read More »
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Understanding research isn’t always easy and often there is a disconnect between the research being done and how that applies to healthcare and to us as individuals. For some, trust in biomedical research can be tenuous but it is critically important that we, the public, know the science and become informed. Join us for our… 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 »
In observation of National Bookmobile Day, Carmen Clark, bookmobile librarian for Bozeman Public Library in Bozeman, MT is providing a guest post today. A few years ago, the Bozeman Public Library realized that there is a need for a mobile library in our rapidly growing city. After a very successful fundraising campaign by the Bozeman… Read More »