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Region 5 Blog June 25th, 2022
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Jun

23

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Birthing a Capstone: A Prenatal and Postpartum Health Toolkit for Public Librarians

Posted by on June 23rd, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

University of Washington Master’s in Library Science students, Shanti Rahim and Lauren Califano, finished their culminating capstone project for NNLM. Their capstone project was to create a library toolkit for the Network of the National Library of Medicine on childbirth services and resources, including prenatal and postpartum information and community providers. The purpose of this… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Libraries

Jun

22

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Consumer Health Minute: Receiving Updates of New NNLM Classes

Posted by on June 22nd, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , ,

A few months ago, I posted about how to create an NNLM individual user account. Creating this free account allows you to register for our free classes and webinars more easily. It also keeps track of the classes you’ve registered for which can be helpful when you apply for the Medical Library Association specializations or… Read More »

Posted in: News from NNLM Region 5, Training & Education

Jun

17

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DataFlash: Region 5’s NCDS Summer Interns!!!

Posted by on June 17th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

The NNLM National Center for Data Services is proud to announce their first cohort in the Data Internship program! The goal of the program is to provide graduate students from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups with practical experiences and skills for obtaining data librarian positions. These paid internships offer opportunities to work with real life… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, Training & Education

Jun

01

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Announcing June 2022 NNLM Reading Club: ACEs/PTSD/Trauma Recovery

Posted by on June 1st, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD can result from many different types of experiences, for example the trauma of surviving a war or global health pandemic. It may also be more insidious, embedding itself in a survivor or witness of childhood physical, sexual or emotional abuse. This type of PTSD may manifest itself in adulthood as… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Health Observances, Mental Health, News from NNLM, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Libraries

May

18

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A Library Lifeline for Underserved Communities

Posted by on May 18th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Since NNLM Region 5 currently has two funding opportunities available: Data Engagement Awards and Outreach & Engagement Awards, we thought we’d share this post from the University of Washington’s Library Blog that highlights how NNLM members across the region have used their NNLM funding awards to meaningfully impact their communities: A Library Lifeline for Underserved Communities   

Posted in: Consumer Health, Data Science, Digital Health Literacy, Funding, Health Literacy, News from NNLM Region 5

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