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The SCC/MLA’s Annual Meeting, originally set to occur in Houston, TX, has officially gone virtual! Don’t worry, we plan to be back in Houston in 2021. This unique year has presented some unique opportunities to support our LIS community; students can join us at the 2020 SCC/MLA Annual Meeting (October 26-28) FREE OF CHARGE, but… Read More »
The NNLM SCR is pleased to welcome Rachel Tims to the RML. Rachel will serve as the All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator. Prior to this position, Rachel served as a Prevention Project Officer for the MidSOUTH School of Social Work at the University of Arkansas Little Rock. In this role, she supervised 13 Regional… Read More »
Last week, I attended the Louisiana Public Health Association annual meeting for the first time. I had the privilege of also being a presenter there, premiering a session I’ve been developing on mHealth to a packed room. It was a two-day conference with a crawfish boil at the President’s Reception on the first night. My… Read More »
This week is National Library Week. Every year, the Tuesday of this observance week is recognized as National Library Workers Day. This day was first celebrated in 2004. The ALA-APA has a list of 10 Ways to Celebrate National Library Workers Day. You can also visit their website to nominate a library worker that… Read More »
As the Consumer Health Coordinator for the NNLM South Central Region, I have the opportunity to support community partners and help serve a variety of populations. Everyone needs access to health information! A Philadelphia Pew study found that more than a third of people coming to the library are seeking health information (Library Journal). Upon… Read More »