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The Public Library Association (PLA) has expanded its partnership with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), a program of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). In 2017, the two organizations launched Promoting Healthy Communities, a nine-month project to assess health information needs among public librarians and share free health literacy resources. The goal of Promoting… Read More »
Date: December 4, 2018 Time: 12 PM ET / 11 AM CT Guest Speaker: Dr. Noah Lenstra, MLIS, Founder and Director of Let’s Move in Libraries Description: The U.S Institute of Museum and Library Services recently “challenged museums and libraries to transform how they collaborate with their communities.” This webinar focuses on how pubic libraries answer… Read More »
NNLM Wikipedia FALL Edit-a-thon Are you interested in improving the consumer health information available on Wikipedia? Do you want to utilize your librarian research skills towards making Wikipedia a better, evidence-based resource? Have you always wanted to participate in an edit-a-thon? Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine on November 7, 2018 as we… Read More »
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), Southeastern/Atlantic Region (SEA) is extending an invitation for network members to join and participate in the Public Libraries Program Advisory Committee (PAC). The Public Libraries PAC will work cooperatively with April Wright, NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator, in planning and carrying out committee work. Members… Read More »
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Written by April Wright, NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), Southeastern/Atlantic (SEA) Region. For questions, please e-mail April Wright Being new to health sciences libraries, I had no idea of the possibilities that awaited me. Having worked in public libraries for several years, I understood the delights and… Read More »