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Dec

06

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NLM Traveling Exhibit at the Lamar Soutter Library

Posted by on December 6th, 2023 0 comments Tags:

The UMASS Chan Medical School Lamar Soutter Library (LSL) is currently hosting the NLM Traveling Exhibit Pictures of Nursing: The Zwerdling Postcard Collection. This exhibit uses historic postcard images to demonstrate some of the history of the nursing profession as well as cultural values of the last century as it relates to nursing. The University… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Graphic Medicine, NLM Resources

Nov

20

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Graphic Medicine and Region 7: What’s New? 2023 Edition

Posted by on November 20th, 2023 0 comments Tags:

This month, R7 was excited to contribute to the “Health Information @ The Library” series for Public Libraries Online with “Graphic Medicine and Public Libraries: A Tool for Health Literacy.” Which makes it a great time to do a quick update on R7 and graphic medicine. Here’s What’s New This fall, we introduced two new… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest, Graphic Medicine

Sep

25

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Using Book Discussions to Support Health Literacy

Posted by on September 25th, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

As we prepare for health literacy month in October, it seemed a great time to think about what health literacy is and how we can support health literacy through health programming. What is health literacy? Health literacy involves the information that people need to be able to make good decisions about health. There are two… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Graphic Medicine, NLM Resources

Jun

26

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Reading for Health! NNLM Reading Club and Region 7 Graphic Medicine Book Club Kits

Posted by on June 26th, 2023 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Have you been looking for a way to start conversations about health in your library? With the NNLM Reading Club materials, we have all the tools you need for your next book discussion. With over 30 health topics and 129 titles, you are sure to find something of interest for your patrons. The NNLM Reading… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Graphic Medicine

Apr

14

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R7 Graphic Medicine Year 2 in Review

Posted by on April 14th, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

As the NNLM year draws to a close at the end of April, it’s time to look back at all we’ve accomplished since May, 2022. Year 1 (2021-2022) was a year of restarting, expanding, and creating. Year 2 (2022-2023) was a year of growth for our Graphic Medicine Community of Interest (COI) and change for… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest, Graphic Medicine

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