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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

Oct

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MedlinePlus Now Hosts Consumer Health Information in Multiple Languages

Posted by on October 5th, 2020 0 comments

Effective October 1, 2020, MedlinePlus is the home of NLM’s multilingual consumer health resources. HealthReach, the standalone website that previously hosted these materials, was retired on this date. To access MedlinePlus’s collection of consumer health information in multiple languages, go to MedlinePlus.gov and click the Health Information in Multiple Languages link near the bottom of… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

Sep

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Information from Genetics Home Reference Is Now in MedlinePlus

Posted by on September 22nd, 2020 0 comments

Genetics Home Reference, NLM’s resource on genetic health conditions, is now part of MedlinePlus, and its current standalone website will be sunset in October 2020. The announcement of this transition was posted on MedlinePlus on September 1. Like Genetics Home Reference, MedlinePlus’s Genetics page contains information on over 1,300 health conditions with genetic causes or… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

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25

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Find Trusted Health Information in Spanish for Your Patrons / Encuentre Información de Salud Confiable en Español para Sus Usuarios

Posted by on June 25th, 2020 0 comments

When library patrons ask you for health information in Spanish about COVID-19 or other issues, NNLM has resources to get you started. Available tools range from Spanish-language videos featuring Latino medical professionals to resources selected by trusted members of the Spanish-speaking community. The materials come from reliable sources like the National Library of Medicine and… Read More »

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