Twenty-Fourth International Conference on Grey Literature

19 hours 7 minutes ago

Is grey literature published literature? How can publishers and librarians collaborate on producing and processing grey literature to ensure it is accessible, useable, and preserved? What are the challenges and rewards of collecting and processing digital grey literature? If these questions intrigue you, consider attending the 24th International Conference on Grey Literature (GL2022) on December... Read More »

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Miles Dietz-Castel

Call for Requests for NLM Traveling Exhibitions

5 days 19 hours ago

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) opens the Call for Requests for NLM Traveling Exhibitions at 2 pm (ET), November 8! Please submit your requests online using this NLM Traveling Exhibition Request Form by 2 pm (ET), November 29, 2022. The online form enables you to: view all available exhibition titles and... Read More »

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Miles Dietz-Castel

New Webinar! Drive Thru Data: Using NLM APIs to Access Information Fast

6 days 19 hours ago

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) provides millions of people access to health information via its portfolio of products and services. Some people may need to access NLM’s resources in special ways to help support new and innovative projects. Application programming interfaces (APIs) can help you access NLM’s data more quickly and efficiently, especially when... Read More »

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Miles Dietz-Castel

National Rural Health Day, Thursday, November 17

1 week 6 days ago

Since 2010, the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health has celebrated National Rural Health Day on the third Thursday in November. It is a time to recognize the “power of rural” and highlight the work being done to reduce health care disparities in rural communities. This year’s theme is, “Advancing Behavioral Health Equity... Read More »

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Bobbi Newman

A Time to Reflect on Native American Heritage

2 weeks ago

November is Native American Heritage Month. As the National Congress of American Indians notes, it’s not only an occasion for all of us to celebrate the diverse cultures, traditions, histories, and important contributions of American Indians. It is also a fitting time to educate each other about tribes, raise awareness of the challenges American Indians... Read More »

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Resources on RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections) for Library Patrons

2 weeks 4 days ago

You and your library patrons are probably hearing and reading about an increase in RSV cases. We have put together some resources to help you and your patrons better understand and prevent the spread of RSV. Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is a common respiratory virus. It usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms. But it can... Read More »

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Bobbi Newman

November 2022 NNLM Reading Club: Caregiving

3 weeks 5 days ago

November is National Family Caregivers Month. Caregiving is an often overlooked, but important public health issue that affects many peoples’ quality of life. Caregivers aid with another person’s social and health needs. This may include help with one or more activities important for daily living such as bathing and dressing, paying bills, shopping, and providing... Read More »

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Miles Dietz-Castel

MLA is now accepting applications for the Research, Development, and Demonstration Project Grant

1 month 1 week ago

The purpose of this grant is to provide support for research, development, or demonstration projects that will help to promote excellence in the field of health sciences librarianship and information sciences. More than one grant can be awarded each year, and the amount can range from $100 to $1,000. You must be a registered member... Read More »

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Miles Dietz-Castel

Updated Guide for Public Libraries on Health Resources and More!

1 month 1 week ago

We are pleased to announce that the updated and newly revised Public Libraries Guide on the NNLM website is now live. The information in this guide provides public libraries with resources and information helpful to their patrons related to health information. The guide includes content on a variety of topics such as: Getting Started Evaluating Health Information... Read More »

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Bobbi Newman

Winter 2022 MLA Webinars – Sponsorship Announcement

1 month 2 weeks ago

Health information professionals are encouraged to take advantage Medical Library Association (MLA) webinars, which the Region 6 office sponsors at institutions across the Region. Participation in these webinars at sponsored sites is free! The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 6 will sponsor up to ten (10) institutional registrations for MLA webinars... Read More »

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Miles Dietz-Castel

Call for Proposals virtual National Health Misinformation Symposium, April 4-7, 2023

1 month 3 weeks ago

The Network of the National Library of Medicine invites proposals for a virtual National Health Misinformation Symposium, April 4-7, 2023.  This free, virtual symposium will explore both the research behind health misinformation movements and provide practical and evidence-based solutions to support librarians, health educators, and direct care providers in combating the spread of all types... Read More »

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Bobbi Newman

Celebrate National Medical Librarians Month and National Health Literacy Month!

1 month 4 weeks ago

Calling all Maya Angelous, Pablo Nerudas, and Claude McKays! 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 books selected from the NNLM Reading Club – a total of 10... Read More »

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Miles Dietz-Castel

Funding Opportunity: Monkeypox Information Outreach Award

2 months ago

The Monkeypox Information Outreach Award will provide funding to organizations for the purpose of providing communities most at risk for monkeypox with high quality information about monkeypox. The award is intended to increase health equity through outreach and engagement in Region 6. The Period of Performance is December 1, 2022 – April 30, 2023, and the Application Deadline is October... Read More »

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NNLM 2023 Virtual Health Misinformation Symposium Save the Dates

2 months 1 week ago

NNLM National Virtual Health Misinformation Symposium Save the Dates! March 28-31, 2023 This free virtual symposium will explore both the research behind health misinformation movements and provide practical and evidence-based solutions to support librarians, health educators, and direct care providers in combating the spread of all types of health misinformation. Topics may include the types... Read More »

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Miles Dietz-Castel

Fall 2022 MLA Webinars – Sponsorship Announcement

2 months 3 weeks ago

Health information professionals are encouraged to take advantage Medical Library Association (MLA) webinars, which the Region 6 office sponsors at institutions across the Region. Participation in these webinars at sponsored sites is free! The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 6 will sponsor up to ten (10) institutional registrations for MLA webinars... Read More »

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Miles Dietz-Castel
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