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Zoe Pettway Unno joined the NNLM PSR staff as a new Education & Outreach Librarian on May 20.
Tags: NLM Update
At the NLM Update held during the 2019 Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, speakers Janice Kelley, Jerry Sheehan, Joyce Backus, and Amanda Wilson highlighted coming changes for NLM resources and services.
Tags: healthy living
Lisa Lewis, Library Services Manager at Show Low Public Library in eastern Arizona, describes highlights of a project supported by NNLM PSR Express Outreach Award funding to support a Healthy Living program. The project focused on reaching families with young children and included creation of a Healthy Living Section in the library, featuring cooking demonstrations for healthy meals.
Tags: Project Outcome
Samantha Lopez, Program Officer at the Public Library Association (PLA), describes a funding collaboration and partnership between NNLM and PLA to expand the scope of PLA’s Project Outcome, a performance measurement toolkit, including the addition of standardized health surveys, to better measure and demonstrate the impact of public libraries’ health programming and services on their communities and beyond.
June Kim, librarian at the American University of Health Sciences in Signal Hill, CA, describes highlights of a project supported by NNLM PSR Mini-Award funding to host a two-day health-related “mini academy” for underrepresented youth in the community. Activities included demonstrations of first aid procedures, vital sign and body measurements, and research activities with NLM’s MedlinePlus resource.