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NNLM and PLA partner for health with a pre-conference session at PLA 2018, stipend available

Posted by on October 30th, 2017 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) and the Public Library Association (PLA) are partnering to bring health and wellness to the library. This new nationwide initiative will assess the health information needs of public libraries and provide opportunities for public library staff to increase their knowledge and confidence regarding consumer health services and… Read More »

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

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18

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Libraries Transform: Health Literacy Toolkit

Posted by on September 18th, 2017 0 comments

Many Americans remain unable to understand how to take their medication, use a web browser rather than a trusted website for finding health information, or do not believe the importance of disease prevention efforts due to misinformation they’ve heard or seen. Poor health and poor health outcomes have often been linked to low rates of… Read More »

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

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