Consumer Health Minute: Environmental Health

18 hours 55 minutes ago
The Network of the National Library of Medicine webinar series, Social Determinants of Environmental Health, just ended. Did you miss any of the sessions or want to review them again or share them with your colleagues? The recordings are now available and you can still get the Medical Library Association (MLA) CE credits. Don’t forget... Read More »
Carolyn Martin

New Book Discussion Title Announced

2 days 16 hours ago
Are you interested in the community impacts of climate change? Compelled by stories of resilience and adaptation in the face of massive environmental shifts? If so, consider joining us for our next NNLM Book Discussion beginning May 1, where you can participate either live or asynchronously. We will read At Home on an Unruly Planet:... Read More »
Liz Morris

DataFlash: Revised Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity

1 week 6 days ago
On March 28, the Office of Management & Budget (OMB) published a set of revisions to Statistical Policy Directive No. 15 (Directive No. 15): Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity, the first since 1997. This process started in June 2022, with the first convening of the Interagency Technical Working... Read More »
Carolann Curry

Join NNLM in Observing Black Maternal Health Week

2 weeks 6 days ago
NNLM is providing excellent learning opportunities in conjunction with Black Maternal Health Week. We thank those work-group colleagues for sharing the following announcement with us, and hope you will spread the word with your communities. If you are interested in additional programming for your community, please consider working with us to offer a free screening... Read More »
Liz Morris

How to Review and Update your Organization’s NNLM Membership

3 weeks 1 day ago
The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM), Region 5 includes over 800 member organizations. Nationally, over 9,000 organizations are members of the NNLM. NNLM staff maintain a members directory listing our members. The members directory includes information about a member organization’s location, website, and liaison. The liaison is the NNLM’s main point of... Read More »
Emily Hamstra

Implementation of Telehealth Services in Rural Public Libraries

1 month ago
We’re pleased to share an upcoming learning opportunity in NNLM’s Bridging the Digital Divide: Telehealth and Libraries webinar series. Register now to join us on Wednesday, April 3 at 12 PM PT for a free webinar about Implementation of Telehealth Services in Rural Public Libraries. The webinar will be recorded. A lack of access to... Read More »
Liz Morris

Consumer Health Minute: National Nutrition Month®

1 month 1 week ago
This year’s theme, for National Nutrition Month® is “Beyond the Table” and it covers several important aspects of nutrition such as food production, navigating the farmer’s market and grocery store, how to decrease food waste and more. Since 1973, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has been a leader in providing nutrition information when it... Read More »
Carolyn Martin

Spring Cleaning for your DOCLINE Routing Tables

1 month 3 weeks ago
Are you ready for Spring Cleaning? With a bit of tidying up, you can keep DOCLINE running efficiently for your library. DOCLINE® is the National Library of Medicine’s interlibrary loan (ILL) request routing system. ​The purpose of the system is to provide efficient document delivery service. ​Tutorials and the manual are available online. DOCLINE finds potential lenders for ILL requests via a routing algorithm that matches requests based... Read More »
Emily Hamstra

Consumer Health Minute: Introducing Your Community to MedlinePlus

2 months ago
As someone who provides health information, you know that MedlinePlus is a trustworthy and authoritative resource. But your patrons or clients may tend to search for health information by randomly searching the internet which can be frustrating and tiring for them to figure out what information is quality information. But how to bring awareness of... Read More »
Carolyn Martin

DataFlash: Celebrate Love Data Week with NNLM (February 12-16th)

2 months 1 week ago
International Love Data Week is a five-day annual event aimed at raising awareness and promoting responsible data practices among researchers, students, librarians, and other stakeholders. Love Data Week inspires a deeper understanding of the value of data and encourages the adoption of research data management and sharing best practices. This event serves as a platform... Read More »
Carolann Curry

Social Determinants of Environmental Health Webinar Series

2 months 3 weeks ago
One of the Network of the National Library of Medicine’s initiatives is Environmental Determinants of Health.  Environmental factors can have a big impact on human health and especially for populations that have been historically and currently underserved. Staff from across the NNLM have planned a series of webinars focusing on environmental health, specifically the social... Read More »
Carolyn Martin

Consumer Health Minute: Pet Health

3 months 1 week ago
We often talk about our own health or the health of another person such as a friend, colleague, or family member. But how often do we talk about the health of our pets? Probably more often than you think. Our pets can be part of the family and may even hold a higher rank than... Read More »
Carolyn Martin

Join our January Symposium for Health Outreach Inspiration

3 months 2 weeks ago
Are you curious about partnering with the NNLM to bring your health outreach idea to life but don’t know where to begin? Join us January 24-26, 2024 for a free virtual symposium that will highlight successful past funded NNLM projects, feature grant writing advice, and offer ideas on how to partner with NNLM to turn... Read More »
Liz Morris
2 hours 37 minutes ago
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