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by Liz Bowen How can public libraries address the increasing digital literacy needs of seniors while also providing valuable volunteer opportunities to young adults? Through a program called Teens Teach Tech! At the Frederick County Public Libraries, teens are teaching seniors how to search the Internet, create Facebook accounts and practice skills needed to succeed… Read More »
Date/Time: Monday, September 19, 2016 1:30 – 3:00 PM ET Presenter: Suzy Roy, MLS, MS, SNOMED CT, National Library of Medicine and Maureen Madden, MSN, PCCNP, CCRN, Value Set Authority Center (VSAC). Co-Sponsor: DCAHSL District of Columbia Area Health Science Libraries Contact: For additional information or questions about this webinar, please contact Tony Nguyen. Summary:… Read More »
Exhibitor Award: Funding for exhibits at state and/or local meetings of health professionals, information professionals and health consumers. It provides an opportunity to promote NLM products, S/EA programs or SE/A member libraries to target populations. Funding covers registration and booth fees, travel and per diems, communication costs, and equipment rental if needed and associated costs… Read More »
Below is a list of National Health Observances for the month of August. By supporting National Health Observances, you can: Educate the public about health risks Organize successful health promotion events and campaigns Get new ideas, information, and resources on health topics of interest. Contact the sponsoring organization to request outreach materials and information. Children’s… Read More »
Recording: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/p17lm1qz4lx/ Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12 PM ET Presenter: Karen Viars, MSIS, MSIT, Reference and Instruction Librarian, Georgia State University, Perimeter College Contact: For additional information or questions regarding this webinar, please contact Terri Ottosen. Summary: Many librarians find that teaching patrons, colleagues, and other stakeholders is a significant part of their work,… Read More »