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Beyond an Apple a Day Guide

For questions about your workshop please contact your workshop instructor(s).

For questions or comments about content on this page please contact:

Bobbi Newman
Community Engagement and Outreach Specialist
Network of the National Library of Medicine
Greater Midwest Region
University of Iowa

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These pages were developed to support "Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library​". You will find the resources covered during your in-person workshop or online class on the following pages. You can explore by topic using the links at the top of the page. 

To register for Beyond an Apple a Day online course please visit the course description page to view upcoming instances. 

If you have questions related to your workshop or course please contact your course instructor or presenter. 



  • Recognize and understand the importance of health literacy​

  • Utilize best practices to evaluate health websites, applications, social network sites and guide patrons in their usage of these​

  • Recall best practices when conducting health reference with patrons including but not limited to legal and ethical issues​

  • Utilize recommended resources from NLM, NIH, and other organizations to meet diverse health information seeking needs​

  • Develop programs and services utilizing best practices and incorporate health information resources