Bennie Finch

Education and Outreach Coordinator, Region 7

Bennie Finch (she/her) is an Education and Outreach Coordinator for the Network of the National Library of Medicine in Region 7. Her office is located at the UMass Chan Medical School in Worcester, MA. Bennie enjoys all libraries, but her specific focus is public libraries and consumer health information.

Classes I Teach

Event Title Summary
Consumer Health Collection Management - On Demand This 4 credit-hour, on-demand class reviews collection management principles and resources for health-related collections in public libraries.
Region 7 Presents - Evaluating Health Information on Wikipedia Do you ever use Wikipedia for health information, even though you feel like you shouldn’t? Despite widespread skepticism of its value, studies have shown that the quality of information on Wikipedia is often similar to other encyclopedias.

In this webinar you will learn about Wikipedia’s biomedical content and the standards that guide its creation, how to evaluate health articles on Wikipedia, and how to use these articles as starting points for further research.

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