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Oct

20

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Health Literacy Month: Digital Literacy

Posted by on October 20th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

Today, for Health Literacy Month, we are focusing on digital literacy. The World Health Organization defines digital health literacy as “the ability to seek, find, understand, and appraise health information from electronic sources and apply the knowledge gained to addressing or solving a health problem.” The current global pandemic has heightened our reliance on digital communications –… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Digital Health Literacy, Health Literacy

Jun

17

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Join us for an author talk: The Digital Doctor in the Age of COVID-19

Posted by on June 17th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

The NNLM Reading Club announces the launch of NNLM Reading Club Presents…. NNLM Reading Club Presents… are web-based author talks that highlight timely health issues brought to light by the NNLM Reading Club. NNLM Reading Club Presents… gives libraries and their readers a chance to hear directly from authors, then engage in a question-and-answer session with them…. Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Digital Health Literacy, Health Literacy, News From NNLM PNR

Feb

03

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Free Webinar: The Importance of Digital Literacy and Its Impact on Understanding Health Information

Posted by on February 3rd, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Technology is continuing to improve, and more and more people are looking online for health information, managing care, and trusted advice. Despite the increasing use, there is a digital divide for many individuals that greatly impact their ability to find and access trusted quality health information. Wisconsin Health Literacy developed a digital health literacy program,… Read More »

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

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