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Region 5 Blog February 2nd, 2023
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Announcing NNLM Reading Club February 2023: Eyes & Vision

Posted by on February 2nd, 2023 0 comments Tags: , ,

February is Low Vision Month. “You’re either kind of a super blind person or you’re kind of on the other end of the spectrum, kind of a pitiable blind person, and a lot of what I try and do in the book is kind of looking at the middle, you know, the vast middle ground… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Public Health, Public Libraries

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Five Easy Ways to Use NLM Product Guides

Posted by on February 2nd, 2023 0 comments Tags: , ,

The National Library of Medicine recently released a series of Product Guides, and they’re pretty handy. Here are a few high-impact ways you can use them in your organization. 1. Share them with your colleagues. Because each Product Guide contains suggested use cases for multiple audiences (including consumers, healthcare providers, information professionals and researchers), there’s… Read More »

Posted in: Education, News from NLM, News from NNLM, Training & Education

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Call For Requests for Eight New NLM Exhibitions

Posted by on January 27th, 2023 0 comments Tags: , ,

Below is an announcement from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Exhibitions. Did you miss the last call to submit your organization’s request to host a NLM Traveling Exhibit? The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) has opened the Call for Requests for NLM Traveling Exhibitions. Please submit your requests online using this… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM, News from NNLM

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Hello From NNLM Region 5 Staff: Liz Morris

Posted by on January 23rd, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

To say that I’m glad to join NNLM as an Outreach and Access Coordinator with Region 5 would be an understatement. I’m thrilled. I’m pumped. I’m eager to learn from and collaborate with the many dedicated members and colleagues within our region and across the country. I became aware of the power of libraries as… Read More »

Posted in: New from NNLM Region 5

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Program Opportunity: “Laboring with Hope” to Improve Awareness of Maternal Health Disparities

Posted by on January 13th, 2023 0 comments Tags:

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 5 is offering an opportunity for NNLM members in Region 5 to host a viewing of the 30-minute documentary, Laboring with Hope for their communities. This program is intended to improve awareness of maternal health disparities and create opportunities to share reliable health information. Going… Read More »

Posted in: Equity Diversity Inclusion, Health Disparities, Health Equity, New from NNLM Region 5, Public Health

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