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Consumer Health Minute: Creating an NNLM User Account

Posted by on November 4th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

One of the great benefits the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) offers, is free professional development including consumer health classes. Classes come in a variety of formats including: On-demand online Scheduled asynchronous online Live webinars Live webinar series with guest speakers Special events You will be prompted to create an NNLM User… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, New from NNLM Region 5, Training & Education



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See you at ARSL!

Posted by on October 18th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) will be at the annual ARSL (Association for Rural & Small Libraries) conference in Reno/Sparks Nevada. Stop by the NNLM exhibit both, both in-person and virtually. It’s an opportunity to learn more about the freely available classes, funding, membership, and more. Learn more about health information… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Health Literacy, New from NNLM Region 5, Public Libraries



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Consumer Health Minute: Participate in Health Literacy Month!

Posted by on October 6th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Health Literacy Month began with Helen Osbourne, health literacy consultant, in 1999 to bring awareness of the need to create and provide health information that is understandable by patients and the general public. Healthy People 2030 updated their definition of health literacy to include both personal and organizational health literacy: Personal health literacy is the… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Health Observances, News from NNLM



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Consumer Health Minute: Keeping Up on MedlinePlus

Posted by on September 10th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

MedlinePlus is the premier consumer health information resource from the National Library of Medicine. You may already be using this resource for personal and or professional needs or this may be the first you’ve heard about it. This post is focusing on just keeping up with MedlinePlus. Since its debut in 1998, MedlinePlus has continued… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health



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Hello from NNLM Region 5 staff: Tania Bardyn

Posted by on August 24th, 2021 0 comments

Tania Bardyn serves as the NNLM’s director for Region 5. She completed her BA in political studies at Queen’s University and her MLIS at Western University in London, Ontario. Her research interests focus on innovation in health sciences libraries, medical library renovations and new construction, equitable access to health information and cultural barriers; substance use… Read More »

Posted in: News from NNLM Region 5

Developed resources reported in this program are supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012343 with the University of Washington.

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