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Because mental health conditions are real, common and treatable, May is recognized as Mental Health Month – as noted on the National Health Observances calendar. To help raise awareness and to find a variety of trustworthy resources and program ideas to help educate and reduce the stigma often associated with mental health disorders, choose one of… Read More »
The National Network of Library of Medicine (NNLM), Southeastern Atlantic Region (SEA) invites applications for health information outreach and programming projects. The mission of the NNLM is to advance the progress of medicine, improve public health by providing U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information, and improve individuals’ access to information to enable… Read More »
Written By: Ariel Pomputius, MLIS, Biomedical & Health Information Services, University of Florida When you tell friends and family that you are going to become a librarian, someone will always make a comment about “it’ll be nice to spend all day reading books” or “do you study shelving in library school”. You can explain how most… Read More »
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Terri Ottosen, MLIS, AHIP Community Engagement and Health Literacy Librarian Health Sciences Library University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Since beginning my position as Community Engagement and Health Literacy Librarian last November, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library, I’ve been exhilarated and energized by the response from the UNC… Read More »
Everly Brown, MLIS Head of Information Services University of Maryland, Baltimore Health Sciences and Human Services Library Since 2011, the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s (UMB) Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) has been operating a successful free service to review consent forms for researchers on campus. The University’s Institutional Review Board (IRB) has been a… Read More »