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Libraries Transform: Health Literacy Toolkit

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Description: October is Health Literacy Month. The American Library Association (ALA) and the Network of the National Library of Medicine have created a Health Literacy Month toolkit for the Libraries Transform campaign. Join Amanda J. Wilson (NNLM) and Jeff Julian (ALA) as they discuss NNLM’s mission to support health literacy efforts in libraries and explain how to use the key messages, data, and marketing materials to promote health literacy at your library

Presenters: Amanda J. Wilson is the Head, National Network Coordinating Office for NLM’s Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM). From 2006-2016, Wilson served as Director, National Transportation Library (an all-digital library), focusing on building collections, data curation, increasing awareness of NTL collections and services, and coordinating the national network of transportation libraries. She has previous experience at The Ohio State University Libraries as a Metadata Librarian. Wilson is also an adjunct professor at The Catholic University of America Department of Library and Information Science.

Jeff Julian is the director of the Public Awareness Office for the American Library Association, which oversees the Libraries Transform public awareness and advocacy campaign, media relations, and crisis communications. Julian previously served as the executive director of communications at Elgin (Ill.) Community College. In this position, he was responsible for leading strategic media and public relations programs, projects and campaigns to promote, enhance, and protect the image, reputation, and brand of Elgin Community College, a public community college serving approximately 12,000 students in a 360-square-mile district.


Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Sep 14, 2017
2:00PM - 3:00PM ET
Lydia N Collins, MLIS, Participant Engagement Lead, Training and Education Center (TEC)
Continuing Education Credits: 
This class is now closed to registrants.

Class Overview

Boost your knowledge of NLM products or other health information topics with this monthly webinar series from the Middle Atlantic Region.

Registration is required.