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Many of you may be familiar with our consumer health classes that we offer for free and are eligible towards obtaining the Medical Library Association’s (MLA) Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS). Many attendees have expressed concern about what resources to include in their library collections, especially print. Print health information resources are a conundrum as… Read More »
The Network of National Library of Medicine’s Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Initiative aims raise awareness of National Library of Medicine’s Substance Use Disorders resources and the resources of partner organizations. As part of this initiative, Network of the National Library of Medicine staff launched a new guide to information on Substance Use Disorders. The… Read More »
Books clubs are opportunities to not only read good books, but they also offer engagement with other book lovers to discuss important topics whether about families, politics, society, and health. The NNLM Reading Club offers your library or organization selected titles regarding health focused topics. Though we cannot ship these items to you during the… Read More »
Research has shown that social isolation can pose a health risk, pandemic or not. And, now numerous news stories, blogs, and social media have posted about the effects of isolation and its effect on work, at home, and our mental well-being during this current health crisis. You and the communities you serve are also feeling… Read More »
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