Tag Archives: Library and Information Science

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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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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Online Health Information Curriculum

“Who Can You Trust? Health Information and the Internet” http://www.rvhcc.org/pdf/HIL_Sourcebook.pdf The curriculum was developed as part of a program to improve health literacy among youth and young adults. Teachers, librarians and youth in middle and high schools and literacy practitioners, … 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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Improving Health Information Literacy – a LibGuide

As I write this, National Library Week, is coming to a close.         One of the announcements for the week, here at the John Moritz Library, at Nebraska Methodist College, is the availability of the LibGuides our staff  have developed.    You … Continue reading

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IHA Annual Health Literacy Conference

The following was seen on the  MCR-MCMLA [mcmla-l@listserv.kumc.edu]   listserv.   IHA Annual Health Literacy Conference Offers Discount to Medical Librarians!: The Institute for Healthcare Advancement is hosting its 10th Annual Health Literacy Conference: “Health Literacy = Effective Communication: Translating Ideas … Continue reading

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Minority Health Resources

The following was posted on the CAPHIS listserv by Faye Williams; Library Services Manager; Office of Minority Health Resource Center; Rockville, MD. Faye said -” I would like to make you aware of some new library resources available on our … Continue reading

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Ask A Librarian Column

Siobhan Champ-Blackwell posted the following on the BHIC Blog last week.    The registration process she mentions is easy.    Although this publication is indicated for Physicians’ Assistants, the information is helpful for all audiences.   “Using the PICO model for evidence-based … Continue reading

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InBrief: The Foundations of Lifelong Health

My attention was drawn to this video through a post on the BHIC Blog. http://vimeo.com/18623166 The video gives a great overview of many of the issues which face us today in bringing life-long change in the nation’s health – change … Continue reading

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