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Apr

17

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Digital Literacy and Health: Free Resources for Libraries

Posted by on April 17th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

In a time where we rely so heavily on digital connectivity, how can we ensure that library communities have the support they need to stay connected? The Public Library Association (PLA), National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) and the All of Us Research Program (All of Us) have partnered together to create free resources… Read More »

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

Apr

16

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Free Citizen Science Kits: Test the Waters

Posted by on April 16th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

In collaboration with Cornerstones of Science, NNLM is offering a new resource to public libraries to help library staff support citizen science outreach efforts in local communities through a fun, accessible and loanable kit for families. The Test The Waters Family Exploration Kit  is available now during Citizen Science month (April 2020). Within each kit… Read More »

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

Apr

06

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Citizen Science Needs You! Help Fight COVID-19

Posted by on April 6th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

During Citizen Science Month, NNLM PNR is featuring simple, health-related citizen science projects that you can lead as either a virtual library program event; share through your library’s social media; or for you to do as a private citizen. NLM has partnered with SciStarter.org to bring you these important projects. This week, we feature a… Read More »

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

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

Apr

01

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Science anytime, anywhere: Celebrate Citizen Science Month with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on April 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Citizen science is collaborative research done by everyday people, anytime, anywhere, to help answer questions scientists can’t answer alone. In order to turn curiosity into impact, Citizen Science Month is recognized annually in April to promote all things citizen science. Libraries can serve as a hub for citizen science in their communities by mobilizing patrons… Read More »

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

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