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How Region 6 is Actively Engaged in Raising Awareness of Mental Health Resources

Posted by on May 2nd, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to learn more about mental health and mental illness and to share information with others in our communities. Region 6 has become increasingly engaged over the last two years in developing and promoting mental health resources in response to our members’ needs. In keeping with the librarianship… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Consumer Health, General, News from the Region, NLM Resources, Outreach, Public Health



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NNLM Day at MLA 2023

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

Please join NNLM on May 11, 2023 for NNLM Day at MLA 2023. Each NNLM Region and Center will provide an update and a look forward during a pre-MLA virtual event on Thursday May 11, 2023. These sessions are free to all. You don’t have to be registered for the MLA conference. You do not… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Conferences and Meetings, News from NIH/NLM, News from the Region



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NNLM Discovery Podcast episode 7, “Period Poverty” a Region 6 Story

Posted by on April 19th, 2023 0 comments Tags:

Why do we expect to find toilet paper and paper towels in a public restroom, but feminine hygiene products are considered optional? On this episode of the NNLM Discovery Podcast, Region 6 Communications & Finance Coordinator Miles Dietz-Castel shares the story of Richland County Public Health director Dr. Julie Chaya’s initiative to combat period poverty… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Consumer Health, From the GMR, General, News from the Region, Partner Outreach Libraries, Public Health, Public Libraries, Success Stories



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Linda Walton Receives the Marcia C. Noyes Award from the Medical Library Association

Posted by on April 11th, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

Region 6 is thrilled to share that Linda Walton, the PI and Associate Director for Region 6 at the University of Iowa, has been awarded The Marcia C. Noyes Award from the Medical Library Association. This award is the highest professional distinction offered by the association and is a true testament to Linda’s outstanding contributions… Read More »

Posted in: General, News from the Region



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Central Ohio Hospital Council “Health Information Translations” Project Summary

Posted by on February 20th, 2023 0 comments

Effective communication is a marker of health care quality. Shared language between patients and health care providers enables gathering information for diagnosis, explaining treatment strategies, and ensuring understanding and joint decision-making. The Network of the National Library of Medicine promotes access, use, and understanding of health information for everyone. Therefore, NNLM supported two projects that made… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funding, News from the Region

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