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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 »
In October 2020, NNLM financially supported 20 library staff across the country to attend the 15th annual Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services (ABOS) conference. Originally slated for Dallas, TX, the conference was retooled as a virtual event due to Covid-19. Most attendees agreed that there were actually benefits to the online format. NNLM All… Read More »
Over the past year, the staff at the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), Southeastern/Atlantic (SEA) collaborated with other NNLM regional medical libraries and offices to develop national programs that support the initiatives of the National Library of Medicine. By enhancing our collaboration, we were able to launch a number of programs that benefit… Read More »
Pratt Chat blog by Lauren Read Mental Health Day October is Health Literacy Month, and this post serves to highlight mental health, which often is given shorter shrift. 10 October’s commemoration as World Mental Health Day has sparked further interest in exploring and sharing the topic. The 2019 theme of World Mental Health Day is… Read More »
Congratulations to Rachel Fenske – Recipient of the 2019 Michael E. DeBakey Library Services Outreach Award! Congratulations to Rachel Fenske, Information Services and Outreach Librarian, Assistant Librarian – Biomedical Library, University of South Alabama. She is the recipient of the 2019 Michael E. DeBakey Library Services Outreach Award. The Michael E. DeBakey Library Services Outreach… Read More »