NNLM Showcase Symposium – January 24-26, 2024

3 months 1 week ago
Save the date for the 2024 NNLM Showcase Symposium! 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 for a virtual showcase that will highlight successful past funded NNLM projects, feature grant writing advice, and offer ideas on... Read More »
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You Are Invited To Participate in a Pilot of Data Management and Sharing Plan Templates

3 months 1 week ago
Please note: This article was originally shared via NIH’s Extramural Nexus newsletter written by Mike Lauer.  The Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) is an association of federal agencies, research policy organizations and academic research institutions with the mission of streamlining the administration of federally sponsored research and create resources that are available to the research enterprise. We have... Read More »
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Youth Art Challenge: How Prevention Can Create Better Health for Everyone

3 months 2 weeks ago
The National Institutes of Health Office of Disease Prevention (ODP) wants teens and young adults to share their ideas—through art—about how prevention can help improve people’s health, no matter who they are or where they live. Their original artwork may be featured on ODP’s website and social media, and winning entries will be awarded $500–$3,500!... Read More »
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Introduction to MedlinePlus Slide Deck, Spanish Version

4 months 1 week ago
To help trainers teach MedlinePlus, the content from Tutorial de MedlinePlus para bibliotecarios y educadores en salud has been adapted into a slide deck titled, Introducción a MedlinePlus. The slide deck includes the addition of a few slides on how to navigate the Genetics section. These slides are free of copyright restriction, but we appreciate... Read More »
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R4 Connections: Library Telehealth Partnerships on January 31

4 months 1 week ago
We invite you to join us for our free webinar coming up next month! Topic: Library Telehealth Partnerships: Lessons Learned and Looking Ahead Date & Time: Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. MT Description: In Idaho, the Department of Health and Welfare is supporting libraries as they offer telehealth connections for patrons. These services... Read More »
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December NNLM Reading Club: Year in Review

4 months 2 weeks ago
Reading can get us thinking and discussing topics to improve health literacy, especially when paired with trustworthy health information. This month the NNLM Reading Club selected three books popular with reading clubs in 2023. In addition to featuring these three books, we are also providing supplemental health information to support the discussion of health in... Read More »
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Upcoming Webinars

4 months 2 weeks ago
Are you or your colleagues looking for free professional development opportunities to sharpen your skills? NNLM has a plethora of webinars and online classes coming up, including: Bridging the Digital Divide: Telehealth’s Double-edged Sword on December 5, 2023 Despite its promise, telehealth has become a “double-edged sword”: the technology with potential to reduce health inequities by... Read More »
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Region 4’s Season Two Podcast Episode

4 months 2 weeks ago
Important databases like PubMed are provided free so that clinicians around the world can locate the biomedical literature of the world.  But what if the full text of that literature is tied to multiple subscriptions and you work in a rural area that can’t afford the fees? On this episode of the NNLM Discovery podcast,... Read More »
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Funding Recipient Spotlight: Professional Development for the Learn Serve Lead Conference

5 months ago
This is a guest post written by the grant awardee, Naomi Bishop, an associate librarian at the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine – Phoenix. I attended the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) Learn Serve Lead Conference in Seattle, Washington earlier this month. AAMC is the annual meeting for physician educators, clinicians, health system... Read More »
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NNLM Book Discussion: Palaces for the People

5 months ago
Join us for the NNLM Book Discussion! From November 1, 2023, to January 31, 2024, we will delve into Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life by Eric Klinenberg. This book explores the environmental determinants of health, one of NNLM’s initiatives. You may grab your... Read More »
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Job Opening for NNLM Region 5 Executive Director

5 months ago
The University of Washington Health Sciences Library has an outstanding opportunity for Executive Director, Network of the National Library of Medicine, Region 5. Reporting to the NNLM Region 5 Principal Investigator, the Executive Director provides leadership for all aspects of the NNLM Region 5 program including supervising the personnel, setting direction, and managing the budget,... Read More »
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White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Year of Open Science Recognition Challenge

5 months 1 week ago
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), in collaboration with federal agencies participating in a Year of Open Science, invite researchers, community scientists, educators, innovators, and members of the broader public to share stories of how they’ve advanced equitable open science. Submissions of open science stories will be accepted until November 22,... Read More »
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NNLM Update at the PNC-MLA Conference

5 months 1 week ago
NNLM will be on hand to give medical librarians the latest on its activities during the annual meeting of the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association, to be held online Nov. 8 and 9. Representatives of NNLM Regions 4 and 5 provide an update every year at the gathering for the chapter, which... Read More »
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Why You Should Get Your Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS)

5 months 1 week ago
Please note: This post was written by Bobbi Newman and originally shared on Region 6’s blog, Midwest Matters. Staying updated with the latest information is crucial for librarians and health professionals. This blog post will explore the Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) and why it’s a valuable credential for public librarians. Earning your CHIS will... Read More »
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Funding Recipient Spotlight: Professional Development Grant for Leadership Training

5 months 2 weeks ago
Please note: This is a guest post written by the grant awardee, Lisa Acuff, MPH, MSIS, AHIP.  Leadership in health sciences libraries is vital to health information delivery and education. Lisa Acuff, a librarian at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center (HSLIC), recently completed a leadership program to become Dare... Read More »
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