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Two libraries in the Salt Lake City area hired library staff with special connections to diverse communities as part of a project funded this year by the NNLM MidContinental Region. These “community wellness liaisons,” aided members of their communities in accessing library services and programs, with a special emphasis on health-related information. They were hired… Read More »
NNLM has extended the application deadline to obtain funding for health-related programming by a library or community organization in the Denver area. Applications for the Denver Area Local Ambassador Program Support Subaward will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis until funds run out or until Dec. 31, whichever comes first. The purpose of the… Read More »
Libraries, community-based organizations and others in the MidContinental Region have an opportunity to apply for two new NNLM funding awards designed to address specific needs. The awards funded through the NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network will cover planning projects to address health literacy needs in communities and support library programming in the… Read More »
Dr. Robert Wachter, author of “The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age,” will open a new series of online author presentations next month with a discussion of digital health and health technology that will also touch upon the COVID-19 pandemic. Chair of the Department of Medicine at University… Read More »
When library patrons ask you for health information in Spanish about COVID-19 or other issues, NNLM has resources to get you started. Available tools range from Spanish-language videos featuring Latino medical professionals to resources selected by trusted members of the Spanish-speaking community. The materials come from reliable sources like the National Library of Medicine and… Read More »