Tag Archives: libraries

Tox Town Introduces New US Southwest Neighborhood

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Do you live in the Southwest Region of the US?  The newest Tox Town scene, US Southwest, provides good information on the hazards of fracking, uranium tailings, and much more. The complete … Continue reading

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Health Information Literacy in Your Hospital

For those of you working in a hospital setting, the following was posted on MCMLA [mcmla-l@listserv.kumc.edu] Are you involved in health information literacy in your hospital?  Share your story!  We would love to hear what you are doing and what … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Kentucky Health Literacy Summit – March 22-23, 2012

3rd Annual Kentucky Health Literacy Summit Building Your Health Literacy Toolkit March 22-23, 2012 Marriott Griffin Gate Hotel Lexington, Kentucky Open to all those interested inimproving their health literacy and patient communications skills. KEYNOTE SPEAKERS INCLUDE: – Cindy Brach, AHRQ … Continue reading

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Understanding Health Literacy

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.mhpa.org/Events/dsp_event.cfm?eventID=153 January 12, 11:00 AM EST. The webinar will explain low health literacy, how it negatively affects health outcomes and costs, and will provide simple solutions, best practices, and tools, including the … Continue reading

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Search the Office of Minority Health’s Library Catalog Online

The Office of Minority Health has launched a new online catalog search tool.  Now you can find books, reports, journals, media, articles, and organizations related to the health status of racial and ethnic minority populations.  Start searching here:  http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/templates/opac.aspx Or, … Continue reading

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Office of Minority Health Resources

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. OMH Cultural Competency Website https://www.thinkculturalhealth.hhs.gov/ Check out OMH’s enhanced cultural competency web portal, a one-stop shop for all cultural competency resources and training opportunities. New! Search OMH Library Catalog Online http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/templates/opac.aspx OMH … Continue reading

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Biblioburro: The Donkey Library

Because I am a librarian, I’m always intrigued about library success stories.   This story was brought to my attention, so wanted to share it with you today. It is the story of a rural Colombian librarian, Luis Soriano, and his … Continue reading

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Finding Library Best Practices in Health Information

The following was posted on the MCR-MCMLA [mcmla-l@listserv.kumc.edu] listserv by Siobhan Champ Blackwell. The Library Success Wiki http://www.libsuccess.org was created for librarians to share successful and innovative programs they are carrying out. As more projects are shared, we all have … Continue reading

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Search the Office of Minority Health Library Catalog

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov/templates/opac.aspx “The Office of Minority Health has a wonderful library. You can search the library catalog to find books, reports, journals, media, articles, and organizations related to the health status of racial … Continue reading

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Framework for Digitally Inclusive Communities

http://tascha.uw.edu/research/inclusionframework/ The IMLS is creating a framework as a ” first step toward the development of benchmarks and guidelines to help libraries and community-based organizations assess their needs for public-access workstations, portable devices, and bandwidth.” As part of that framework … Continue reading

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