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Apr

09

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On April 17, Bring Your Skills– to the NNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon!

Posted by on April 9th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

You may have heard of Wikipedia Edit-a-Thons, where rooms full of people add content and citations to Wikipedia, to make it a better, evidence-based resource.  Does the idea intrigue you?  Are you a killer searcher and verifier?  Or even pretty good?  If so, we have an opportunity for you! Join us at the NNLM Wikipedia… Read More »

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

Mar

21

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SAVE THE DATE — NNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, 4/17

Posted by on March 21st, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

  Are you interested in improving the consumer health information available on Wikipedia? Do you want to utilize your librarian research skills towards making Wikipedia a better, evidence-based resource? Have you always wanted to participate in an edit-a-thon? Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine on April 17th as we add citations to existing… Read More »

Posted in: News from NNLM, News From NNLM PNR, Training & Education

Mar

05

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Focus Group for Public Library Workers

Posted by on March 5th, 2018 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine and the Public Library Association are continuing to partner with an opportunity for public library staff, both professional and paraprofessional, to participate in virtual focus groups this spring. The purpose of the research is to better understand the challenges and rewards of providing health information in public libraries…. Read More »

Posted in: News from NNLM, Public Libraries

Feb

06

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Consumer Health Class for Public Libraries, second cohort opportunity

Posted by on February 6th, 2018 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) is recruiting public library staff to participate in the online training, “Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community.” This is a 4-week, online, asynchronous (all self-paced) course where participants will earn 12 continuing education (CE) credits and a certificate. The course is designed… Read More »

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

Feb

06

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MLA Symposium: Health Information for Public Librarians

Posted by on February 6th, 2018 0 comments

The Medical Library Association (MLA) has joined forces with the Public Library Association (PLA) and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) to provide a health information symposium for public librarians that runs concurrent with the last day and a half of MLA ’18, including the Tuesday Silver and Gold Networking Dinner.  Health Information… Read More »

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

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