Celebrate National Library Week – April 7-13, 2024

3 days 23 hours ago
The theme for National Library Week 2024, “Ready, Set, Library!,” promotes the idea that in our always-online world, libraries give us a green light to something truly special: a place to connect with others, learn new skills, and focus on what matters most. Find your crew at your library’s author talks, workshops, and book clubs.... Read More »
Miles Dietz-Castel

A Telehealth Room at the Storm Lake Public Library

2 weeks ago
My dream of a Telehealth Room at our library began when I read an article on the Pottsboro Area Library’s Telehealth Space in Texas in the May 2021 issue of American Libraries. I greatly admired the concept of telemedicine at a public library. That was during the pandemic, when our library was closed to the... Read More »
Darlene Kaskie

Le Mars Public Library is Making an Impact on Community Health Thanks to NNLM Book Discussions

1 month 1 week ago
The NNLM Book Discussion program offers librarians, health professionals, and public health workers a unique opportunity to explore health issues affecting their communities while enhancing their health information services and outreach. We recently received feedback about the direct impact of participating in these discussions on health information outreach in public libraries. Shirley Taylor, Library Director... Read More »
Bobbi Newman

NNLM’s Social Determinants of Environmental Health Webinar Series

1 month 1 week ago
Join us March 5-April 2 for the NNLM’s Social Determinants of Environmental Health Webinar Series! This series will feature experts in social determinants of environmental health, who will present on environmental health disparities and populations disproportionately burdened by environmental hazards, share informative resources, and discuss interventions to reduce environmental health disparities. This webinar series explores... Read More »
Miles Dietz-Castel

Toolkits & More for American Heart Month

1 month 3 weeks ago
February is American Heart Month and throughout the month, there are reminders on how we can make the effort to be heart healthy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP) encourages all of us—especially women—to listen to our hearts and speak up for our health. According to... Read More »
Jacqueline Leskovec

Register for the NNLM’s Social Determinants of Environmental Health Webinar Series

2 months ago
Registration is now open for the Social Determinants of Environmental Health webinar series. This series addresses a variety of topics related to the Network of the National Library of Medicine’s initiative, Environmental Determinants of Health. The series includes 9 individual webinar sessions scheduled from March 5 – April 2, 2024 starting at 12:00 p.m. PT.... Read More »
Miles Dietz-Castel

Join us for the first offering of Exploring Complementary and Integrative Health: Information, Resources, and Evaluation (CIH)

2 months 1 week ago
In a rapidly evolving healthcare landscape, integrating Complementary and Integrative Health (CIH) practices alongside traditional medicine is gaining momentum. As healthcare consumers explore alternative treatments and approaches, we must equip ourselves with the right knowledge and resources to help them make informed decisions. Bobbi Newman of Region 6 teamed up with Margie Sheppard of Region... Read More »
Bobbi Newman

Public Librarians You’re Invited!

2 months 2 weeks ago
Join us for our upcoming Public Library Connection Meeting, where we bring together dedicated public library professionals like yourself, committed to serving their communities and meeting the health information needs of library patrons. This event is divided into two informative halves. In the first half, Bobbi Newman from Region 6 of NNLM will provide insights... Read More »
Bobbi Newman

Join Us for the NNLM Book Discussion A History of Medical Libraries and Medical Librarianship in the United States

2 months 2 weeks ago
We invite you to join the NNLM Book Discussion! From February 1, 2024, to April 30, 2024, we’ll be diving into the pages of A History of Medical Libraries and Medical Librarianship in the United States: From John Shaw Billings to the Digital Era by Michael Kronenfeld and Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld. You can pick up... Read More »
Bobbi Newman

Calling all LIS and iSchool Students!

3 months ago
We are excited to announce that we are hosting a free Data Carpentries Workshop for LIS and iSchool students on February 19th and 20th from 9am – 4pm CT.  If you are a student, please consider registering – if you know a student, please forward this information to them. What Kind of Workshop? Carpentries Workshops... Read More »
Erica Lake

NNLM Showcase January 24-26, 2024

3 months 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 your... Read More »
Miles Dietz-Castel

Musings on MeSH

3 months 2 weeks ago
Around here, January is MeSH Month. It’s when NLM and NNLM staff highlight the new and updated MeSH terminology, offer training on how your PubMed searches may be affected by the MeSH updates, and answer your MeSH and indexing questions. Mark your calendar for our 2024 sessions – if you use PubMed, you won’t want to... Read More »
Erica Lake
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