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Connecting Communities To Health, Margot Malachowski Jun 2017

Connecting Communities To Health, Margot Malachowski

National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region (NNLM NER) Repository

Libraries have a long history of meeting public demand for consumer health information. A recent IMLS study showed that an estimated 37 percent of library computer users (28 million people) use the computers and seek assistance from librarians for health/wellness issues. How can you help connect these library users to the health information they need? Learn about the free, authoritative health information resources available from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), as well as best practices for working with all types of patrons looking for medical, health and wellness information. You will also learn more about the National Network ...