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Browse recordings of past NNLM webinars from Jan 1, 2020 - current. To see curated playlists by topic, audience, or region, visit the NNLM YouTube channel.

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What Works for Health? Using County Health Rankings and Roadmaps in Grant Writing

This session will provide an overview of What Works for Health, a resource from County Health Rankings and Roadmaps (CHRR), a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. What Works for Health rates the evidence of a broad range of strategies (i.e., policies, programs, systems & environmental changes) that can affect health through changes to: health behaviors; clinical care; social and environmental factors; and the physical environment. Our Guest speaker from the National Network of Public Health…
Date: February 19, 2020

Revealing Stories in Your Genes

Presenters from the Pollak Library at California State University, Fullerton discussed their successful exhibit "History in Our Genes: Human DNA" -- which examined the science and concepts behind the tests; and shared related programming presented in celebration of National DNA Day (April 25th), during the exhibit run. It also included a peek at their upcoming hosting of Politics of Yellow Fever in Alexander Hamilton’s America, a traveling exhibit from the NLM Exhibition Program.


Date: February 18, 2020

The Importance of Digital Literacy and Its Impact on Understanding Health Information

Technology is continuing to improve, and more and more people are looking online for health information, managing care, and trusted advice. Despite the increasing use, there is a digital divide for many individuals that greatly impact their ability to find and access trusted quality health information. Wisconsin Health Literacy developed a digital health literacy program, Health Online: Finding Information You Can Trust, to focus on improving the digital divide. Learn about digital literacy strategies to make digital health resources user friendly for all patrons and ways to help them…
Date: February 17, 2020

Small Libraries, Big Impact: How the NNLM Can Help Small & Rural Libraries Support the Health Information Needs in Their Communities

This webinar will introduce the Association for Rural & Small Libraries (ARSL) members to the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM), the outreach arm of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Presenters will provide attendees with a step-by-step guide on how they can leverage NNLM to support the health information needs of rural and small communities by introducing several trusted NLM consumer health information resources and showing ARSL Members how they can take advantage of NNLM funding opportunities, training, resources, and partnerships. Attendees will also learn…
Date: February 14, 2020

Framing the Future of Partnering with Your Community


Date: February 12, 2020

Exceptional Lives

Our guest speaker for this presentation will be Julie McKinney, Health Literacy Specialist and Director of Product Content at Exceptional Lives, Inc. Exceptional Lives is a not-for-profit organization which provides easy-to-read information for parents and caregivers of children and adults with developmental disabilities. Their free online tools help families find the resources they need and walk them through the complicated processes of getting services and benefits for their child. The tools are developed using health literacy principles, and include comprehensive step-by-steps Guides as…
Date: January 29, 2020

That's Not Funny! Or is it?

To be truly socially just do you have to eradicate humor? I don't think so! Let a trained professional explain how humor works and how it offends other people. Cultural appropriation, stereotypes, and harmful attempts at humor are not required to have a successful event. How can we plan better, intervene when something isn't right, and take responsibility for harm in our communities? If we think before we joke - we can still joke.


Date: January 22, 2020

January 21, 2020-Stronger Together Healthcare Coalitions in Rural and Frontier Areas


Date: January 21, 2020
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