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Jul

09

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Multnomah County Library Community Health Outreach Award

Posted by on July 9th, 2018 0 comments

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 »

Posted in: Funding, News from Network Members, Public Libraries

May

10

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NIH All of Us Research Program National Launch in Pasco, WA

Posted by on May 10th, 2018 0 comments Tags:

Sunday, May 6 was a beautiful sunny day in Pasco, WA for the NIH’s All of Us Research Program National Launch Event to celebrate the opening of program enrollment to adults age 18+ who are living in the United States. NLM through its National Network of Libraries of Medicine is an NIH All of Us strategic… Read More »

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

Apr

11

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Library Services on Wheels

Posted by on April 11th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

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 »

Posted in: News from Network Members, Public Libraries

Mar

26

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Guides to consumer health reference

Posted by on March 26th, 2018 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) and the Public Library Association (PLA) have been partnering to promote health and wellness reference services and programs at public libraries. NNLM coordinators often present and exhibit at local, regional and national conferences where many public library staff attend in an effort to bring awareness to the… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Public Libraries

Mar

14

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Monthly PNR Rendezvous webinar, March 21

Posted by on March 14th, 2018 0 comments

Join us for the next PNR Rendezvous session, “Institutional Library Services in Washington State” This session of PNR Rendezvous will provide an overview of institutional library services in Washington state, including history, challenges, and information regarding services for incarcerated populations. Attendees will find this session informative no matter in which state you reside. Presenters: Anna Nash,… Read More »

Posted in: News from Network Members, Public Libraries, Training & Education

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