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Region 5 Blog February 3rd, 2023
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Announcing January 2023 NNLM Reading Club: Year-in-Review

Posted by on January 4th, 2023 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

January 2023: Year-in-Review As we begin a new year, the NNLM Reading Club would like to reflect on the past year. This January, we share highlights and even offer updates of past content by adding new, exciting resources to previous health-topic themes. We are open to feedback and are in the beginning stages of organizing… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Health Disparities, Health Equity, Health Literacy, Opioid Use Disorder, Public Health, Public Libraries, Substance Misuse



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Register for Library Carpentry with Region 5

Posted by on October 26th, 2022 0 comments

Region 5 is excited to announce we will be hosting a Library Carpentry Workshop December of 2022. This workshop will have 25 spots available. The December session will be December 13-15, 12:30pm – 5:30pm PT. Register here! Registration will close Monday, November 21st, 6:00pm PT. Notification of your registration approval and the Zoom link will… Read More »

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Celebrate National Medical Librarians Month and National Health Literacy Month!

Posted by on October 4th, 2022 0 comments

Calling all Maya Angelous, Pablo Nerudas, and Claude McKays! In honor of National Medical Librarians Month and National Health Literacy Month NNLM is hosting a book spine poetry contest. All participants will be entered into a lottery to receive a free copy of books selected from the NNLM Reading Club – a total of 10… Read More »

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Announcing the Diverse Voices in Health & Medicine Collection Development Toolkit

Posted by on September 28th, 2022 0 comments

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 5 is pleased to announce the Diverse Voices in Health & Medicine Collection Development Toolkit to help you build collections that support health literacy and expand access to diverse voices in libraries of all types. The toolkit features materials illuminating common and unique health issues… Read More »

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DataFlash: Guest Writer – NCDS Data Intern, Silvia Wu

Posted by on August 29th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

Hello everyone, I am Silvia C. Wu and I am thrilled to be your NNLM Region 5 guest blogger this week for DataFlash. I am a student from the San Jose State University School of Information and will graduate this Fall 2022 with a Master’s in Library Sciences and Information Systems and an Advanced Certificate in… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Data Science, Training & Education

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