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Professional Development Plans for 2023 – Earn your CHIS!

Posted by on January 23rd, 2023 0 comments

Have you been taking classes with the NNLM? As you collect your MLA CE, have you thought about getting your MLA Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) but weren’t sure? Did you know NNLM provides sponsorship and free classes towards MLA’s Consumer Health Information Specialization? CHART YOUR PATH TO CHIS WITH A NEW INTERACTIVE INFOGRAPHIC  Learn… Read More »

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Wishing you a time for rest, reflection, and healthy holidays. Not sure what food to make for your next gathering? We have recipes!

Posted by on December 26th, 2022 0 comments

Need some inspiration for an appetizer or party recipe? Medline Plus Recipes has you covered. There are many groupings of recipes from soups, snacks, and desserts, to dairy and gluten free options. Enjoy looking at the options!   I found a few recipes I am excited to try, like this fun recipe for Tropical Beets,… Read More »

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Member Spotlight: Russell Library programs build connections

Posted by on November 28th, 2022 0 comments

NNLM loves to learn and share about innovative programming in libraries that support patrons and health. I had noticed some interesting programs Russell Library is offering so I reached out to learn more. I had the opportunity to meet with Christy Billings and Wafaa Razeq from Russell Library in Middletown, Connecticut to hear about some… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Weekly Newsletter



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The Empathy Project free training modules for the public are now LIVE

Posted by on October 24th, 2022 0 comments

You may remember from last year, we shared about some important work the University of New Hampshire was doing to enhance their library services through the Empathy Project. We also highlighted their funded project with the Institute of Museum and Library Services.  The IMLS Empathy Project is designed to support social and institutional empathy, looking… Read More »

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Funded Partner – Get Healthy Newtown with C.H. Booth Library

Posted by on September 26th, 2022 0 comments

The following article was contributed by the C.H. Booth Library in Newtown, Connecticut.   The C.H. Booth Library’s dedication to health literacy was advanced significantly thanks to funding from a 2021 NNLM Region 7 Technology Improvement Award. In 2021, the library began an initiative to bring greater awareness and understanding of medical resources to the… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project, NLM Resources, Technology

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