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Apr

01

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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

Mar

09

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#CiteNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Preventative Health and Wellness

Posted by on March 9th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Wikipedia’s health topics pages are visited nearly 7 billion times a year. Citing National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources in Wikipedia articles improves the credibility of the content. #CiteNLM is a campaign to improve the quality of Wikipedia’s health-related articles. #CiteNLM Wikipeadia Edit-a-thons are held twice annually. The Spring #citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, focusing on preventative… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM, News from NNLM, News From NNLM PNR

Feb

03

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Free Webinar: The Importance of Digital Literacy and Its Impact on Understanding Health Information

Posted by on February 3rd, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Technology is continuing to improve, and more and more people are looking online for health information, managing care, and trusted advice. Despite the increasing use, there is a digital divide for many individuals that greatly impact their ability to find and access trusted quality health information. Wisconsin Health Literacy developed a digital health literacy program,… Read More »

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

Jan

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Consumer Health Minute: CSLP and Summer Reading

Posted by on January 14th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Already thinking about your library’s summer reading program? Well, so is the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM). The NNLM has partnered with the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) to add a healthy aspect to your library’s summer reading program. NNLM and CSLP partnership began in 2018 which resulted with the first program manual… Read More »

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

Dec

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TOXNET Content is Moving

Posted by on December 13th, 2019 0 comments

TOXNET is a group of databases covering chemicals and drugs, diseases and the environment, environmental health, occupational safety and health, poisoning, risk assessment and regulations, and toxicology. The TOXNET platform will be retired on Monday, December 16, 2019. The majority of the content will remain available through PubMed, Bookshelf, and PubChem, and external websites. For… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM, News from NNLM

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