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Feb

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Consumer Health Minute: Introducing Your Community to MedlinePlus

Posted by on February 7th, 2024 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

As someone who provides health information, you know that MedlinePlus is a trustworthy and authoritative resource. But your patrons or clients may tend to search for health information by randomly searching the internet which can be frustrating and tiring for them to figure out what information is quality information. But how to bring awareness of… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy

Oct

02

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Consumer Health Minute: Medical Librarians Improving Health Literacy

Posted by on October 2nd, 2023 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

October is not only Health Literacy Month it is also National Medical Librarians Month. Do you consider yourself a medical librarian? Do you find yourself providing health information to your patrons, patients, clients, students, or the public? If part of your job is to provide health information, you are part of the medical library and… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Public Libraries

Apr

14

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Consumer Health Minute: Podcasts

Posted by on April 14th, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

Podcasts have become very popular in the last few years. They are a great way to reach audiences who may not get information from social media, blogs, and newsletters. Health information delivered this way can be entertaining while informative. These are not necessarily endorsements but suggestions of podcasts that focus on health that you may or… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy

Feb

02

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Consumer Health Minute: Birthing Persons Toolkit

Posted by on February 2nd, 2023 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

University of Washington iSchool students (and now graduates), Lauren Califano and Shanti Rahim, worked with us to create a library toolkit for the Network of the National Library of Medicine with prenatal to postpartum health information resources. The toolkit is now available and can be downloaded and customized to meet the needs of birthing persons… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Libraries

Jan

23

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Hello From NNLM Region 5 Staff: Liz Morris

Posted by on January 23rd, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

To say that I’m glad to join NNLM as an Outreach and Access Coordinator with Region 5 would be an understatement. I’m thrilled. I’m pumped. I’m eager to learn from and collaborate with the many dedicated members and colleagues within our region and across the country. I became aware of the power of libraries as… Read More »

Posted in: New from NNLM Region 5

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