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Region 5 Blog August 13th, 2022
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Jun

30

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Announcing July 2022 NNLM Reading Club: Travel Health

Posted by on June 30th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Most of us never think about sickness or injury while traveling, but it happens. The risk is compounded for those with a chronic health condition, like diabetes or high blood pressure, who must manage their health when far from home. Others travel with a relative who has a serious diagnosis. Yes, there’s a lot to… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy, News from NNLM, Public Libraries

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

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