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We’re delighted to have this guest post from NNLM member, Andrea Ball, Research & Education Librarian at MultiCare Health System in Tacoma, WA. The virtual Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association (PNC/MLA) Conference, held this past November, included a one-hour panel presentation titled “The Future is Now: Hospital Librarians and the New Normal… Read More »
Posted in: News from Network Members
We hosted an NNLM Region 5 Listens Session with the theme of Partnerships as our discussion topic and to be honest, it didn’t go so well. Our Region 5 staff came to listen, assuming participants would bring experience and lessons learned to the discussion. Unfortunately, our participants actually came to learn the basics because many… Read More »
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 »
Hello everyone! My name is Michele Spatz. I am the Outreach and Engagement Coordinator for the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 5. My focus is to increase health literacy, digital literacy outreach and engagement through existing and new partnerships with libraries and community organizations. I chair the Region 5 Community Engagement… Read More »
Posted in: News from NNLM Region 5
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 »