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Join the Virtual #CiteNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon!

Posted by on March 18th, 2021 0 comments

Since 2018, the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) has been holding bi-annual #CiteNLM Edit-a-thons to improve the credibility and content of medical and health-related articles on Wikipedia. This month, join us for a fun live event that makes getting started with editing Wikipedia a breeze! On Wednesday, March 31 from 1-3 PM ET,… Read More »

Posted in: Citizen Science, Consumer Health, Health Literacy

Feb

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Announcing the Spring 2021 #CiteNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon!

Posted by on February 18th, 2021 0 comments

The Network of the National Library of Medicine is excited to announce its #CiteNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon campaign for Spring 2021! Join us for the month of March in our campaign to improve health information on Wikipedia using NLM and other quality health information resources. Our focus this campaign is on Healthy Aging topics, which includes… Read More »

Posted in: All Posts, Consumer Health, Continuing Education

Feb

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Call for Proposals: NNLM COVID-19 Infodemic Symposium

Posted by on February 3rd, 2021 0 comments

The Network of the National Library of Medicine invites proposals for a virtual symposium: Responding to the COVID-19 Infodemic, on April 8th-9th, 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic highlights 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… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Outreach, Public Health

Jan

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New NNLM On-Demand Course: Consumer Health Collection Management

Posted by on January 11th, 2021 0 comments

Consumer Health Collection Management is a 4 credit, on demand course taught in Moodle. This course reviews collection management principles and resources for health-related collections in public libraries. Watch a recorded presentation and complete 2 assignments to evaluate your own library’s health collection, and consider how you can improve your health related materials to better… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Continuing Education

Dec

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NNLM CHIS Learning Plan

Posted by on December 17th, 2020 0 comments

Have you ever considered earning your CHIS or taking the leap from Level 1 to Level 2? The CHIS Learning Plan is a great resource that utilizes NNLM’s many online learning opportunities for library staff to earn a Consumer Health Information Specialization Level 1 or 2 within a short amount of time. And remember, NNLM… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Continuing Education

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