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Aug

09

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Communities for Immunity, a partnership to boost COVID-19 vaccine confidence

Posted by on August 9th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Visit the IMLS (Institute of Museum and Library Services) website to read the full news announcement. The Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC), the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the American Library Association (ALA), and the Network… Read More »

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

Mar

10

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Consumer Health Minute: Herbs at a Glance and HerbList app

Posted by on March 10th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Do you have clients or patrons requesting information about herbs and botanicals for health? Rather than providing information from questionable sources, turn to the National Institute of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NIH NCCIH). NCCIH includes information on various types of complementary or alternative health but there’s also a section called Herbs… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy

Feb

18

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Consumer Health Minute: Consumer Health Collection Management

Posted by on February 18th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Many of you may be familiar with our consumer health classes that we offer for free and are eligible towards obtaining the Medical Library Association’s (MLA) Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS). Many attendees have expressed concern about what resources to include in their library collections, especially print. Print health information resources are a conundrum as… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy, Public Libraries, Training & Education

Jan

27

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New Guide from the NNLM: Substance Use Disorders

Posted by on January 27th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

The Network of National Library of Medicine’s Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Initiative aims raise awareness of National Library of Medicine’s Substance Use Disorders resources and the resources of partner organizations. ​ As part of this initiative, Network of the National Library of Medicine staff launched a new guide to information on Substance Use Disorders. The… Read More »

Posted in: News from NNLM, Opioid Use Disorder, Public Health, Public Libraries, Substance Misuse

Jul

16

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Consumer Health Minute: NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on July 16th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Books clubs are opportunities to not only read good books, but they also offer engagement with other book lovers to discuss important topics whether about families, politics, society, and health. The NNLM Reading Club offers your library or organization selected titles regarding health focused topics. Though we cannot ship these items to you during the… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Health Literacy, Health Observances, Public Libraries

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