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Nov

09

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Focused Outreach to Berkshire County, MA

Posted by on November 9th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

This September, I took a drive out to Western Massachusetts to meet with library workers. Region 7 is conducting Focused Outreach to Berkshire County for 2022-2023. Several weeks earlier, I attended a meeting of library directors at the Berkshire Athenaeum in Pittsfield. I conducted a virtual visit with Annie Pecor, Director of the Northern Berkshire… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Oct

06

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Celebrate National Medical Librarians Month and National Health Literacy Month 2022!

Posted by on October 6th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

Hey Region 7! In honor of National Medical Librarians Month and National Health Literacy Month, NNLM is hosting a book spine poetry contest. All participants will be entered into a lottery to receive a free copy of books selected from the NNLM Reading Club – a total of 10 books to add to your collection… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements

Sep

08

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R7 DOCLINE Audit Update

Posted by on September 8th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

This summer, Region 7 completed our audit of hospital libraries that were marked as offering document delivery for Rush and Urgent Patient Care requests. Our audit was limited to hospital libraries in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont. We emailed our inquiry to the contacts listed in the DOCLINE account…. Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest

Aug

02

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Funded Project: Resource Database for Community Health Workers

Posted by on August 2nd, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

This blog post is an excerpt from Community Health Workers: The State of the Evidence, 2021, written by Elijah Olivas and Hannah Marcus, and edited by Jaime Holbrook. Community health workers play a critical role in maintaining and improving individual and collective health outcomes. Yet their contributions and potential remain under-recognized and CHW programs underfunded. By… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

Jul

07

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Member Spotlight: Anne Romano

Posted by on July 7th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , ,

If you had 25 hours in a day, what would you do with the extra hour? I am passionate about promoting mental health, and I would enjoy an extra hour to do Read-Alongs with children in schools and public libraries using the book Gizmo’s Pawesome Guide to Mental Health. I would also want the cute… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest

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