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The Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 5 (NNLM Region 5) is excited to announce a new student award to support graduate students’ interest in the field of medical librarianship and health information. MLA Graduate Student Virtual Conference Registration Award: Up to 10 graduate students will receive a free registration code for the… Read More »
The Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 5 (NNLM Region 5), under cooperative agreement with the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), is excited to announce a new award designed to support Region 5 members’ attendance at the virtual MLA Annual Meeting. Organizations in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, U.S. Territories and… Read More »
Region 5 is excited to announce we will be hosting two free online sessions of Library Carpentry in Winter and Spring of 2022. Both sessions have 25 spots available. The Winter session will be February 22-24, 9:00am-2:00pm, PST; register here! Registration will close Tuesday, February 15th, 6:00pm PST. The Spring session will be April 26-28,… Read More »
Today for Health Literacy Month, we are looking at community health literacy. What is meant by community health literacy? According to a policy statement from the American Public Health Association, “An individual’s health literacy level is influenced by his or her language, ability to communicate clearly and listen carefully, age, socioeconomic status, cultural background, past… Read More »
Hi! I am Daina Dickman, Assistant Director of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM), Region 5. The Regional Medical Library for Region 5 is based at the University of Washington, but I will be working remotely from Sacramento, CA. I am brand new to my position, and began last week! I am… Read More »