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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

07

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PBS and The Gene

Posted by on April 7th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

PBS has a new documentary airing tonight, April 7 and April 14. The Gene: An Intimate History is a two-episode series based on the best selling book by Siddhartha Mukherjee who also authored The Emperor of All Maladies which was also made into a PBS documentary in 2015. Mukherjee wrote about a topic that might… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, K-12

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

Mar

19

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Consumer Health Minute: Health Reference

Posted by on March 19th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

Unless you are a consumer health librarian you may not be as familiar with addressing health reference questions. It’s OK if you don’t feel comfortable and a little uncertain how to answer questions regarding medication, a health condition, or a specific diet. You don’t have to know the answers. Like many of the topics your… Read More »

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

Feb

03

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Free Webinar: The Importance of Digital Literacy and Its Impact on Understanding Health Information

Posted by on February 3rd, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Technology is continuing to improve, and more and more people are looking online for health information, managing care, and trusted advice. Despite the increasing use, there is a digital divide for many individuals that greatly impact their ability to find and access trusted quality health information. Wisconsin Health Literacy developed a digital health literacy program,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from NNLM, Public Libraries

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