Call For Requests for Eight New NLM Exhibitions

1 day 20 hours ago

Below is an announcement from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Exhibitions. Did you miss the the last call to submit your organization’s request to host a NLM Traveling Exhibit? The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) has opened the Call for Requests for NLM Traveling Exhibitions. Please submit your requests online using... Read More »

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WISER to be Discontinued

1 day 20 hours ago

The Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER) including the WISER website, WebWISER, and the standalone applications for Windows PCs, iOS app, and Android app, will be discontinued as of February 28, 2023. This change is part of National Library of Medicine’s (NLM’s) initiative to align and consolidate the Library’s health information to make it easier for... Read More »

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February NNLM Scheduled Classes

1 day 20 hours ago

Check out NNLM’s scheduled classes taking place in February. Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library. NNLM Book Discussion, Feb 1- April 30, 2023, Bad Advice Celebrating Moon Times: Flipping the Script on Period Poverty and Standard Puberty Education Sources of Airborne PCBs in Schools NNLM Grants and Proposal Writing ... Read More »

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Telehealth in a Rural Library

1 day 20 hours ago

When Covid-19 struck, one rural library in Texas made a bold move to help their community.  They reached out to NNLM about funding opportunities for a virtual health room in Pottsboro, Texas.  This had NEVER been done before, having an established room in a library for just tele-health appointments.

You can view a short video about this story here on the NLM YouTube channel.

LIS/iSchool Professors Can Help Their Students Get a CHIS Certification 

1 day 22 hours ago

Did you know that your LIS/iSchool graduate students can now earn a Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) certification by taking your class? You now have the opportunity to have your consumer health-related course CHIS certified through a unique partnership with the Medical Library Association (MLA) and the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM).... Read More »

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NLM Traveling Exhibitions 2023

1 day 23 hours ago

The next round of requests for the NLM traveling exhibit is now open until 12 PM MT/ 1 pm CT /2 pm ET on February 14, 2023. The NLM traveling exhibitions, available free of charge, present inspiring stories about history, society, and medicine and connect visitors to trusted health information resources. NLM Traveling Exhibitions help:... Read More »

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Get Your Data Visualizations Ready!

1 day 23 hours ago

The NNLM Data Visualization Challenge, hosted by the NNLM National Evaluation Center, encourages participants to push the boundaries of their skills by testing out new tools, techniques, or approaches, and publicly demonstrating their best visualizations. Submissions will be accepted February 1 – March 31, 2023 (a link to the submission form will be sent when... Read More »

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Love Data Week 2023

1 day 23 hours ago

NNLM is hosting several events for Love Data Week 2023, the annual international week that raises awareness about data topics. Love Data Week begins on Monday, February 13th. Below are the events on creating data visualizations, hosting hackathons, and more! There are links to register for these events embedded in the attachment, and you can... Read More »

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Love Data Week 2023

2 days 22 hours ago

Love Data Week is an international celebration of data, with organizations offering special events relating to data, like classes, workshops, and presentations. ICSPR tracks these events and has a listing here. This year, NNLM is hosting events around data visualizations, how to host hackathons, and the NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy, among other topics.... Read More »

The post Love Data Week 2023 first appeared on NCDS Bit by Bit.

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NEC Profile: Karen Gutzman, Northwestern

3 days 3 hours ago

Emerging early in her career, Karen Gutzman, MSLS, MA, nurtured a “deep appreciation” for the Network of the National Library of Medicine’s (NNLM) perpetuation of library leadership. As a former Associate Fellow with the U.S. National Library of Medicine, she has long recognized the fundamental resources libraries provide at the forefront of healthcare advancement and... Read More »

The post NEC Profile: Karen Gutzman, Northwestern first appeared on NEC Spotlight.
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NLM Traveling Exhibitions – Region 6 Host Sites

3 days 4 hours ago

Libraries and cultural institutions present inspiring stories about history, society, and medicine to their communities through National Library of Medicine (NLM) Traveling Exhibitions. Curated from NLM collections and available free of charge, these exhibitions explore current themes in public health and connect visitors to trusted NLM health information resources such as MedlinePlus and PubMed. NLM Traveling Exhibitions... Read More »

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Call For Requests for Eight New NLM Traveling Exhibitions Is Open

4 days 3 hours ago

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) opens the Call for Requests for NLM Traveling Exhibitions is now open! Please submit your requests online using this NLM Traveling Exhibition Request Form by 2 pm (ET), February 14, 2023. The online form enables you to: view all available exhibition titles and booking slots during... Read More »

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Hello From NNLM Region 5 Staff: Liz Morris

6 days 1 hour ago

To say that I’m glad to join NNLM as an Outreach and Access Coordinator with Region 5 would be an understatement. I’m thrilled. I’m pumped. I’m eager to learn from and collaborate with the many dedicated members and colleagues within our region and across the country. I became aware of the power of libraries as... Read More »

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Professional Development Plans for 2023 – Earn your CHIS!

6 days 11 hours ago

Have you been taking classes with the NNLM? As you collect your MLA CE, have you thought about getting your MLA Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) but weren’t sure? Did you know NNLM provides sponsorship and free classes towards MLA’s Consumer Health Information Specialization? CHART YOUR PATH TO CHIS WITH A NEW INTERACTIVE INFOGRAPHIC  Learn... Read More »

The post Professional Development Plans for 2023 – Earn your CHIS! first appeared on Region 7 Update.
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My MedlinePlus and Mi MedlinePlus Newsletters Discontinued

1 week 1 day ago

As of December 31, 2022, the My MedlinePlus and Mi MedlinePlus newsletters have been discontinued. However, you can still find trusted, reliable health information written for consumers from the NIH News in Health newsletter and the NIH MedlinePlus Magazine. You can also find reliable consumer health information in Spanish from  Pregúntele a Carla and la revista NIH MedlinePlus.  To... Read More »

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NNLM Data Visualization Challenge!

1 week 1 day ago

The NNLM Data Visualization Challenge, hosted by the NNLM National Evaluation Center, encourages participants to push the boundaries of their skills by testing out new tools, techniques, or approaches, and publicly demonstrating their best visualizations. Submissions will be accepted February 1 – March 31, 2023 (a link to the submission form will be sent when... Read More »

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Funding Announcement: Help Spread Trustworthy Health Information in Your Community

1 week 1 day ago

Region 6 is pleased to announce new funding opportunities for Year 3 of our cooperative agreement with the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Funding is up to $15,000 per award and application is open through March 31st. The Health Information Outreach Award is to improve health literacy and increase health equity through engagement and training for... Read More »

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Recording of January 2023 R4 Connections Meeting Now Available

1 week 2 days ago

Did you miss our January 2023 R4 Connections Meeting? Check out the recording of the session here. For the first 30 minutes,  Dr. Michelle Litchman, medical director of the Intensive Diabetes Education Program, and clinical phycologist Murdock Henderson discussed the impact health information access has on people who are deaf or hard of hearing from... Read More »

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