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NNLM in Your Community: Elgin, IL

Posted Mar 12, 2018 by Franda Liu
Category: National

Check out NLM in Focus 's new article on NNLM story: RML Grantee Honored by Library of Congress.

Congratulations to the Tales & Travel Memories program of the Gail Borden Public Library District in Elgin, IL for being selected as a 2017 Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program Best Practices Honoree. The Gail Borden Public Library is one of the 15 organizations honored by the Library of Congress Literacy Awards for their implementation of best practices in literacy promotion.

Funded in 2016 by GMR, the Tales & Travel Memories program takes persons living with dementia on an imaginary trip to locations across the globe using highly illustrated adult and children’s books along with other library materials. The program at http://talesandtravelmemories.com/ contains a free tool box with excursion guides, logos and resources.

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The University of Arizona Health Science Library (UAHSL) is a resource library for the NNLM Pacific Southwest Region (PSR).

Picture of an outreach librarian Posted Jun 21, 2018 Category: National

In support of NIH-funded biomedical data science effort, NIH released its first Strategic Plan for Data Science that provides guidance to the development and implementation of NIH’s data science activities.

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The Roundtable on Health Literacy will host this workshop on July 11, 2018.

The Intersection of Behavioral Health, Mental Health, and Health Literacy: A Workshop Posted Jun 6, 2018 Category: National

NIH Library Informationist Douglas J. Joubert provides his reflections and insights after taking NNLM's Big Data in Healthcare -- Opportunities for Librarians seven-week course.

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On April 14, NNLM staff, including those from the Pacific Southwest Region (PSR) and National Network Coordinating Office (NNCO), participated in Citizen Science Day activities in three (3) public

NNLM group with Dan Stanton and Darlene Cavalier of ASU Posted Apr 25, 2018 Category: National