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Last Call for Health Information Outreach Award Applications!

Posted by on March 29th, 2023 0 comments

This Friday, March 31st is the deadline to apply for up to $15,000 in funding for our Health Information Outreach Award! The Health Information Outreach Award is to improve health literacy and increase health equity through engagement and training for health information. The award can be used to support: Instructional design and training of evidence-based health resources and… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funding



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Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information

Posted by on March 24th, 2023 0 comments

Multilingualism and multiculturalism invite us to cooperate, especially through efficient communication and cultural awareness and empathy. It paves the way to better problem-solving and deepened learning from various perspectives. Cultural diversity benefits everyone.  The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) values diversity and inclusion to advance health information equity so people can make… Read More »

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Catch Up on Region 6 Speaker Spotlight Series Recordings

Posted by on March 15th, 2023 0 comments

NNLM Region 6 Speaker Spotlight Series is a webinar series from the NNLM Region 6, featuring expert guest speakers presenting on topics of interest to all our users, from librarians to public health practitioners, educators, clinicians, and others who work with health information. Topics will be scheduled according to audience interest, seasonal applicability, and speaker… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, General, Health Misinformation, NLM Resources, Outreach, Public Health, Public Libraries, Resource Sharing



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Nutrition Resources

Posted by on March 8th, 2023 0 comments

Resources related to nutrition There is a lot of conflicting information about nutrition, and it can be hard to know what to eat and how to implement healthy eating. We’ve compiled some resources.    National Nutrition Month  National Nutrition Month® was created 50 years ago by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Find recipes, learn about food groups, get… Read More »

Posted in: Resource Sharing



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Registration is open for the NNLM Virtual Health Misinformation Symposium April 4-6, 2023.

Posted by on March 1st, 2023 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The 2023 NNLM Virtual Symposium, Health Misinformation will explore both the research behind health misinformation movements and provide practical and evidence-based solutions to support librarians, health educators, and direct care providers in combating the spread of all types of health misinformation. Topics may include the types of misinformation, history of health misinformation, tips to understand… Read More »

Posted in: Health Misinformation

This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Grant Number 1UG4LM012346 with The University of Iowa.

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