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NNLM Funded Partner Presentation at the 2023 Connecticut Library Association Conference

Posted by on May 22nd, 2023 0 comments Tags: , , ,

NNLM has been in the midst of conference season and have had a wonderful time connecting and getting to know many of you! We have loved hearing about the great work happening in our member states and in the library and public health professions. At the 2023 CLA Conference Connecting to the Core, four public… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project, NLM Resources



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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



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Navigating the New(ish) NNLM Site

Posted by on January 24th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

Back in May 2021, NNLM started a new cooperative agreement that included going from 8 regions to 7, new regional naming conventions, and introducing a new RML in Charleston, SC. Did you also notice that the new cooperative agreement came with a new website with big changes? Our NNLM site got a huge makeover to… Read More »

Posted in: Blog



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Know the Science – Understanding health information to combat misinformation

Posted by on November 29th, 2021 0 comments Tags:

    Why is it important to know the science of health? Simply put, because there is a lot of misinformation out there. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), part of the National Institutes of Health, launched their resource Know the Science in English in 2017 and Know the Science is now… Read More »

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Registration Open: Responding to the COVID-19 Infodemic

Posted by on March 26th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the disparities of underserved, minority, and underrepresented communities. This includes ensuring equal understanding of accurate health information, education in hard hit communities, and valuing inclusion in clinical research to overcome COVID-19. The NNLM Virtual Symposium: Responding to the COVID-19 Infodemic is an opportunity to address misinformation and mistrust, raise awareness… Read More »

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