The mission of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) is to advance the progress of medicine and improve the public health by providing all U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information and improving the public's access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health. The Program is coordinated by the National Library of Medicine and carried out through a nationwide network of health science libraries and information centers.

Upcoming Classes
February 1, 2024 - April 30, 2024 NNLM Book Discussion, Feb 1, 2024 - Apr 30, 2024: The History of Medical Libraries and Medical Librarianship by Michael Kronenfeld and Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld

Join us February 1, 2024 - April 30, 2024 to discuss The History of Medical Libraries and Medical Librarianship by Michael Kronenfeld and Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld.

March 1, 2024 - March 15, 2024 Course 1: Building Successful Collaborations with Communities: Community-Based Librarianship

This 2-week online course introduces the concept of community-based librarianship using design theory and appreciative inquiry.

March 5, 2024 Environmental Health Literacy: An Engaged Framework for Understanding and Action

Dr. Anna Goodman Hoover, a public health researcher and participatory communication scientist, discusses environmental health literacy research. This presentation addresses improving health literacy and the NNLM initiative of environmental determinants of health through research and using an ethical lens to better effectively advance environmental justice for all populations.

March 6, 2024 Providing Multilingual Health Information

This 1-hour session is designed to assist librarians and others who work with diverse populations in locating health information. The resources presented are selected for their emphasis on providing information in the preferred language of the population.

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