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Nov

14

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Brush Up on your Health Reference Skills

Posted by on November 14th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

Have you ever gotten a health question at the reference desk? Requests for health information can be challenging, especially with our growing awareness that providing reliable health information is more important than ever. Library staff play an important role in providing reliable health information to our communities. Whether providing health information is new to you… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Library staff, Training & Education

Sep

20

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Consumer Health Minute: NNLM Book Discussion

Posted by on September 20th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Our wonderful library communities are made up of diverse groups and individuals. Though we value the diversity in our communities, there may be times we struggle when someone else’s history, culture, values, political and social and religious beliefs are so different from our own, including beliefs about health and illness. We may feel awkward interacting… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Equity Diversity Inclusion, Health Disparities, Health Equity, Health Literacy, Library staff, News from NNLM, Public Health, Public Libraries, Training & Education

Jul

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DataFlash: A Special August Edition

Posted by on July 28th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

The National Center for Data Services (NCDS) at the NNLM will be wrapping up their summer internships in August.  As you may be aware from the June’s DataFlash, Region 5 has three NCDS data interns participating in the NCDS data internships.  These amazingly talented data interns will be featured in a special August edition of… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, Education, Training & Education

Jul

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Consumer Health Minute: CHIS On Demand

Posted by on July 14th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

We, here at the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM), have created a series of consumer health classes for anyone interested in consumer health information and outreach. CHIS On Demand is comprised of 5 separate classes which cover the critical, need-to-know content related to the 5 Level 1 CHIS competencies: Know the Community… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Health Literacy, Library staff, News from NNLM, Public Health, Public Libraries, Training & Education

May

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Professional Development Opportunity: NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program

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

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 2022/2023 fellowship. What is the program about? Leadership fellows join a small cohort of like-minded colleagues and become part of a network of fellows and mentors who have gone through… Read More »

Posted in: Education, Library staff, News from NLM, Training & Education

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