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Self-paced Online Health Information Searching Resource for the Public

Posted by on September 26th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

DigitalLearn.org, the Public Library Association’s collection of short self-directed tutorials for the public to increase their digital literacy, now features a course all about researching health topics on the Internet. Developed in partnership with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), the new course was designed to help learners understand and evaluate health information… Read More »

Posted in: General, News from the Region, Public Health, Public Libraries, Resource Sharing

Sep

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Stand Up for Health, successful preconference at the Association of Rural and Small Libraries

Posted by on September 19th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

On September 12 over 70 library staff members from across the US, including as far as Hawaii gathered for a full day preconference of Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness for Your Community at the Association of Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL) in Springfield, IL. The day is divided into four sections: introduction to… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries

Sep

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Public Library Spotlight: Erin Lewis, Acquisitions and Interlibrary Loan, McCracken County Public Library

Posted by on September 18th, 2018 0 comments

Name: Erin Lewis Title: Acquisitions and Interlibrary loan Education: Nearing the end of my MSLS degree How did you become interested in focusing on Health and Wellness? Exercise and being active plays a vital role in my life. I feel so much better when I exercise and I want to help others realize the benefits… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries, Public Libraries Spotlight

Sep

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Big Data in Healthcare: Finding Your Niche

Posted by on September 17th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

In the NNLM Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles course, we asked participants, as they progressed through the course, to consider the following questions: Do you think health sciences librarians should get involved with big data in healthcare? Where should librarians get involved, if you think they should? If you think they should not,… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science

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Apply Today! Biomedical and Health Research Data Management Training for Librarians

Posted by on September 12th, 2018 0 comments

Health sciences librarians are invited to apply for the online course, Biomedical and Health Research Data Management Training for Librarians, offered by the NNLM Training Office (NTO). The course is a free, 7-week online class with engaging lessons,  practical activities and a final project. The course runs October 15 – December 14, 2018. The goal… Read More »

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