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Oct

06

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You’re Invited! Virtual Town Halls for Public Libraries in R6

Posted by on October 6th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Region Six of the Network of the National Library of Medicine invites public library staff from Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota to join us for a town hall. The purpose of the townhalls is to establish and deepen connections with public library workers in Region 6. The sessions will introduce or refresh… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries

Aug

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Mental Health Resources for Library Staff and Patrons

Posted by on August 3rd, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

Many people are experiencing increased stress and anxiety as we continue to battle COVID-19.  A blog post from the director of the National Institute of Mental Health states “The mental health impacts of COVID-19 continue. From all that we know, it is clear these impacts will outlive the pandemic itself.”[1] The American Psychological Association reports… Read More »

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Apr

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CHIS Learning Plan Interim Guidance April 2021

Posted by on April 16th, 2021 0 comments

Many of our classes will pause Friday, April 16 – Monday, May 17, 2021, as NNLM refreshes for a new 5- year cycle. Recordings for select CHIS classes are available on YouTube during the pause. Contact nto@utah.edu for information about obtaining continuing education credit. What is CHIS? CHIS stands for Consumer Health Information Specialization, a… Read More »

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Apr

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BLOSSOM Symposium Recordings and Wrap Up

Posted by on April 14th, 2021 0 comments

BLOSSOM: Building Life-long Opportunities for Strength, Self-Care, Outlook, Morale, and Mindfulness, a free virtual symposium, sponsored by NNLM, for library staff focused on their health and wellness took place over three days, March 24, 25, and 26. The virtual symposium brought together experts on morale, invisible services, vocational awe, burnout, and self-care in libraries. The… Read More »

Posted in: Conferences and Meetings

Mar

02

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BLOSSOM! Building Life-long Opportunities for Strength, Self-Care, Outlook, Morale, and Mindfulness, free virtual symposium

Posted by on March 2nd, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

The GMR is proud to offer a free virtual symposium for library staff focused on their health and wellness. BLOSSOM! Building Life-long Opportunities for Strength, Self-Care, Outlook, Morale, and Mindfulness, free virtual symposium This free three-day virtual symposium will bring together experts on morale, invisible services, vocational awe, burnout, and self-care in libraries. The symposium will… Read More »

Posted in: Conferences and Meetings

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