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Oct

22

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“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” – Cicero

Posted by on October 22nd, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

Look for the soul within your books by sharing a poem with words on their spines. In honor of National Medical Librarians Month and National Health Literacy Month NNLM is hosting a book spine poetry contest. All participants will be entered into a lottery to receive a free copy of each of the books selected… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Health Literacy, News from NNLM Region 5

Oct

20

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Health Literacy Month: Digital Literacy

Posted by on October 20th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

Today, for Health Literacy Month, we are focusing on digital literacy. The World Health Organization defines digital health literacy as “the ability to seek, find, understand, and appraise health information from electronic sources and apply the knowledge gained to addressing or solving a health problem.” The current global pandemic has heightened our reliance on digital communications –… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Digital Health Literacy, Health Literacy

Oct

18

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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

Oct

15

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“A healthy attitude is contagious, but don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier.” – Tom Stoppard

Posted by on October 15th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Let’s be carriers and create messages with book spines that can inspire others. In honor of National Medical Librarians Month and National Health Literacy Month NNLM is hosting a book spine poetry contest. All participants will be entered into a lottery to receive a free copy of each of the books selected from the NNLM Reading… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Health Literacy, News from NNLM Region 5

Oct

08

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“Nothing is impossible. The word itself says I’m Possible.” – Audrey Hepburn

Posted by on October 8th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

Don’t forget, in honor of National Medical Librarians Month and National Health Literacy Month NNLM is hosting a book spine poetry contest. All participants will be entered into a lottery to receive a free copy of each of the books selected from the NNLM Reading Club – a total of 15 books to add to your collection… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, News from NNLM Region 5

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