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Posts by archive: October 2014

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Oct

27

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NLM’s Refugee Health Information Network (RHIN) Rebranded as HealthReach

Posted by on October 27th, 2014

The National Library of Medicine’s Refugee Health Information Network (RHIN) resource was a national collaborative partnership with the principal focus of creating and making available a database of quality multilingual/multicultural, public health resources to professionals providing care to resettled refugees and asylees. In October, 2014, NLM’s Specialized Information Services (SIS) broadened the scope of RHIN… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Health Literacy, NLM Resources, Public Health

Oct

24

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Padlet: A Free Virtual Bulletin Board and Brainstorming Tool

Posted by on October 24th, 2014

A recent AEA365 Evaluation Tip-a-Day featured a review and several hot tips for Padlet, a freely available web-based bulletin board system. The hot tips include the use of Padlet as an anonymous brainstorming activity in response to a question or idea, and as a backchannel for students or conference attendees to share resources and raise… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, General, Non-NLM Resources, Social networking

Oct

21

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NLM Releases New Versions of MedlinePlus Mobile Sites in English and Spanish!

Posted by on October 21st, 2014

The National Library of Medicine has just announced the release of new versions of the MedlinePlus Mobile sites in English and Spanish. Like the original versions of the mobile sites, the redesigned sites are optimized for mobile phones and tablets. Unlike the original mobile sites that contained only a subset of the information available on MedlinePlus,… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources

Oct

20

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NLM Recruiting for 2015-16 Associate Fellowship Program!

Posted by on October 20th, 2014

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is accepting applications for its 2015-16 Associate Fellowship program, a one-year training program designed for recent MLS graduates and early-career librarians. All U.S. and Canadian citizens who will have earned a MLS or equivalent degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited school by August 2015 are eligible to apply…. Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, General, NLM Resources

Oct

09

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New ACA Materials Available in Spanish!

Posted by on October 9th, 2014

From Coverage to Care (C2C) is an initiative from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) designed to help people with new health coverage understand their benefits and connect to primary care and the preventive services that are right for them. C2C resources, available in both English and Spanish, are now available to download… Read More »

Posted in: Affordable Care Act, Announcements, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Health Literacy, Non-NLM Resources

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