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Health Literacy Month began with Helen Osbourne, health literacy consultant, in 1999 to bring awareness of the need to create and provide health information that is understandable by patients and the general public. Healthy People 2030 updated their definition of health literacy to include both personal and organizational health literacy: Personal health literacy is the… Read More »
Please join us for our monthly NNLM Region 5 Listens Session on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time | 2:00 p.m. – 3:00pm Alaska | Noon – 1:00 p.m. HST | 11:00 a.m. – Noon SST (American Samoa) | October 20, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. ChST (Guam). NNLM… 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 »
The Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 5 under cooperative agreement with the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), announces the availability of funding through Collection Equity Outreach Awards to fund collection development that amplifies diverse voices writing on health/medical topics or that include a health or medical issue as an integral narrative… Read More »
Learn how the Belgrade Community Library combined a fundraiser with a seasonal fitness program. We thank Sarah Creech, Adult Services and Cataloging Librarian at Belgrade Community Library in Belgrade, MT, for providing this guest post. It’s hard to believe that it’s already been three years since the Belgrade Community Library Foundation hosted a raffle for… Read More »