UMMS Affiliation

National Network Libraries of Medicine, New England Region; Lamar Soutter Library

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Health Sciences and Medical Librarianship | Information Literacy | Public Health Education and Promotion


This informational program is designed as a snippet of ways public library staff can increase their knowledge and skills related to consumer health, health literacy and programming that enhances their knowledge of health and wellness. The focus of this PowerPoint is to provide tips to improve usability of health information resources and to promote the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy as outlines by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Multiple NIH resources are utilized in this course.


Health Literacy, NIH resources, All of Us Research Program, NNLM, Plain language, Library Professionals, MedlinePlus

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Copyright 2019 Martin

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Journal/Book/Conference Title

2019 Maine Library Association Conference: Building Stronger



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