National Network of Libraries of Medicine News and Upcoming Events

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'Engage for Health': A Program in a Box for Your Community June 21, 1:00-2:00 PM ET – Sponsored by MAR, this presentation will provide an overview of the patient engagement program in a box ‘Engage for Health’. Learn how 16 public libraries in Pennsylvania piloted a health outreach program designed to empower community members to improve their communication skills with health care providers. The ‘Engage for Health’ program is now available for libraries, community and faith based organizations to offer in their communities. Register for this webinar to learn how you can offer this program at your library/organization.

Read the latest MAReport! The Spring 2017 edition is now available! This quarter covers the many transitions undergone in the past year, the Engage for Health initiative, Data Science and NNLM Membership! Read the MAReport and share this publication with your colleagues and friends!

Introducing NNLM RD³, a new web resource for librarians, information professionals, library and information science students, and interested individuals to learn about and discuss research data management throughout the data lifecycle for biomedical and scientific research. Check it out!

New FOA: Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative and HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Project 2017 – MARquee News Highlights

The Good News about Bad News – Neo Shop Talk

Healthy and Safe Swimming Week – Blogadillo, News from SCR

MAR @ ALA in Chicago 2017 - Will you be in Chicago attending the American Library Association conference in June? If so, please add to your must attend conference sessions “Healthy Aging @ Your Library: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information”. MAR Consumer Health Coordinator Lydia Collins and MCR Outreach/Education Coordinator Christian Minter will co present on Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 1-2:30 pm in McCormick Place, W175b. Sponsored by the ASCLA President, this session is designed to help library staff assist older adults find health information. Attendees will learn what makes a website senior-friendly, ideas for planning library programs on senior health topics, and where to locate health materials for distribution to older adults within the community.

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