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07

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PNR Rendezvous webinar, November 15

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The next PNR Rendezvous webinar for November is coming soon. When: Wednesday, November 15 starting at Noon Alaska, 1:00pm PT, 2:00pm MT Title: HRSA’s Resources and Initiatives for Native American Communities Gary Gant, from the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Office of Regional Operations for Region 10, will share some of his office’s initiatives and… Read More »

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Oct

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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

Oct

10

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Next PNR Rendezvous is about Copyright and Online Learning Resources

Posted by on October 10th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

“Copyright & Online Learning Resources: It’s Complicated!” is the next PNR Rendezvous session. When: October 18 starting at 1:00pm PT, Noon Alaska, 2:00pm MT Questions about library resources and fair use in online education are expanding from the appropriate use of journal articles and eBooks to published images, video clips and more in faculty-created resources for… Read More »

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Oct

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Making Sense of the Numbers—Health Numeracy and You (and Me)

Posted by on October 2nd, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

This post is the first in our “Health Literacy Month” series happening this month, October 2017 As health care becomes more sophisticated and complex, it’s more and more likely that we will face situations where we have to use numerical skills to figure out our own treatment choices.  Our capacity to deal with the numerical… Read More »

Posted in: K-12, Training & Education

Sep

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Join us for the next PNR Rendezvous webinar

Posted by on September 12th, 2017 0 comments

Answering health and medical reference questions can be challenging, as the questions are often sensitive in nature, are asked at what may be a crisis point in a patron’s life, and can involve technical material. Luckily, the RUSA Health and Medical Reference Guidelines were revised in 2015, and provide a basis for discussing best practices… Read More »

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

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