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One-day Conference on Health Resources for Librarians

A one-day conference introducing digital and print health resources to librarians and library professionals throughout the St. Louis Region. The conference will include the introduction of digital resources such as MedlinePlus, Pubmed, NNLM, and many more, as well as print resources by health and medical librarians. Attendees will not only be introduced to health/medical resources, but will also be shown how to utilize and promote said resources to their patrons and communities. Special focus will be given to resources that focus on families, minority issues, LGBTQ+ issues, sexual health issues, and other issues specific to the St. Louis Region. The conference will end with introductions from local area health organizations that are available resources for library programming and reference.
Identify any specific population(s) this project will serve: 
Adults
Medically Underserved Areas/Populations
Rural
Suburban
Urban
HIV/AIDS
LGBTQ
Maternal Health
African Americans or Black
Latino or Hispanic
Identify roles of participants this project will serve: 
Library or information professional
Project Lead:
Rachelle Brandel
Funding Source: 
MCR
Project Funding:
Federal Fiscal Year: 
2020
Funding Amount: 
$4200
Funding Period:
Mar 5, 2020 to Apr 30, 2020
Project Status:
Awarded