News for the NNLM Pacific Southwest Region



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Resources in Multiple Languages for National Immunization Awareness Month

Posted by on August 22nd, 2017

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and public health professionals often need resources to educate individuals who may have limited English proficiency about the importance of receiving vaccinations for themselves and their children. Check MedlinePlus for resources on immunizations and childhood immunizations in both English and Spanish. HealthReach includes patient handouts about vaccinations in multiple languages,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Events, Health Literacy, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools



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Update for NLM’s “Citing Medicine” Resource

Posted by on August 16th, 2017

Chapter 24 of Citing Medicine was renamed from Databases/Retrieval Systems on the Internet to Databases/Retrieval Systems/Datasets on the Internet. This change will enhance findability for users who want to cite datasets. There are several examples in the chapter. The publication will be continually updated to keep pace with the rapidly changing nature of new format… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, NLM Resources



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Webinar: Health Literacy Toolkit for ALA’s Libraries Transform Campaign

Posted by on August 15th, 2017

Just in time for October’s Health Literacy Month, registration is available for this one-hour webinar on Thursday, September 14, 11:00am – 12:00pm PDT, featuring the newly created Health Literacy Toolkit, developed by The American Library Association (ALA) and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) for the Libraries Transform campaign. The NNLM Middle Atlantic… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Health Literacy, Non-NLM Resources

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