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New On-Demand Courses Focus on Serving Diverse Communities

Posted by on August 31st, 2018 0 comments

Three new on-demand courses are now open for registration! The one-hour courses can be taken in one sitting or over the course of several sessions and each offers 1 MLA CE credit upon completion. The courses are part of a series that focus on working with diverse populations. Content may be of interest to health… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Outreach, Public Health, Public Libraries, Training

Aug

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Public Library Spotlight: Juanita Harrell, Health & Wellness Librarian, Oak Park Public Library

Posted by on August 28th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Name: Juanita Harrell Title: Health & Wellness Librarian Education: MLIS Dominican University How did you become interested in focusing on Health and Wellness? I’ve always been interested in Health & Wellness & was given the opportunity to make it my area of concentration. Why is health literacy important in your community? Making information available and… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries, Public Libraries Spotlight

Aug

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Wash and Learn Promotes Health Literacy

Posted by on August 13th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , ,

The Greater Midwest Region of the National Library of Medicine awarded a health information outreach award to Libraries Without Borders (LWB), a non-profit organization “striving to invent the 21st century library so that regardless of circumstances, people throughout the world can live with dignity and have the opportunity to thrive through access to information, education and culture.” Allister… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Consumer Health, Funding, Public Libraries

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Margaret Hoogland – MLA-RTI Review

Posted by on August 13th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

  As a participant of the Medical Library Association-Research Training Institute (MLA-RTI), I found my knowledge of research improved and the MLA-RTI was a fantastic way to explore different ways of making an impact on my community and my profession. Along the way, I also learned a great deal about myself. Our Dean of University… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Aug

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Public Health Department Funded to Make Data FAIR

Posted by on August 2nd, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

The GMR office is excited to announce that Richland Public Health has been granted a Research Data Award to make county-level health data FAIR. Background: Health assessments at the county-level are resources health professionals and librarians rely on heavily to inform the development of community health programming, interventions, and grant applications to fund efforts that… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, Funding, Public Health, Success Stories

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