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Jan

13

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Hospital Library Panel Focuses on Advocacy and Flexibility

Posted by on January 13th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , ,

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

Nov

01

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All I know About Partnerships

Posted by on November 1st, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

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 »

Posted in: Blog, News from NNLM Region 5

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

Aug

05

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Hello from NNLM Region 5 Staff: Michele Spatz

Posted by on August 5th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

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

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

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