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Jan

11

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Resources and Tips for Helping You and Your Patrons Make Smart New Year’s Resolutions

Posted by on January 11th, 2022 0 comments Tags: ,

As we move into 2022 many of us (and our patrons) have made New Year’s Resolutions. Here are some tips and resources to help everyone stay on track. Watch out for False Promises and Scams The Truth Behind Weight Loss Ads from the FTC Spot False Promises Fake Stories Online Other Fitness and Weight Loss… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Public Libraries

Dec

09

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Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Plan December 2021

Posted by on December 9th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

We have put together a new action plan to help you earn your CHIS in a timely fashion. We appreciate your patience as we ramped up our new five-year performance person. We have a plan in place coming in Year Two that will make acquiring your CHIS faster and easier. In the meantime, we have… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Public Libraries

Oct

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Public Library Collaboration Awardees

Posted by on October 25th, 2021 0 comments

Region 6 of the Network of the National Library of Medicine is pleased to announce three NNLM member recipients of our Public Library Collaboration Award for the performance period of October 2021 through April 2022. The proposals that were selected support partnerships between public libraries and other community organizations to build capacity for access and… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, From the GMR, Funding, Outreach, Public Libraries

Oct

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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

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Applications being accepted for the new Partner Outreach Program (POP) for 2021-2026

Posted by on July 1st, 2021 0 comments

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 6 office is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for the new Partner Outreach Program (POP) for 2021-2026 from Network members in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. History of the Program As the previous NNLM Greater Midwest… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, From the GMR, News from the Region, Outreach, Partner Outreach Libraries, Partner Outreach Libraries, Public Health, Public Libraries

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