NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network

NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network The NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network is a partnership between the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and NIH's All of Us Research Program.
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The NNLM partnership with the NIH All of Us Research Program supports public libraries in meeting the health information needs of their communities.

Mission: The goals of the NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network (CEN) are to help public libraries in supporting the health information needs of their users by providing health information training for public library staff, funding and other resources to support health programming and activities, and connections to medical libraries and other NNLM members in their area.

National Poison Prevention Week starts next week - learn about planning activities to raise awareness of poison preventi...
03/10/2020
National Poison Prevention Week | Poison Help

National Poison Prevention Week starts next week - learn about planning activities to raise awareness of poison prevention. #MakeTheRightCall

National Poison Prevention Week raises awareness of poison prevention nationwide during the third full week of March every year. The week is an opportunity to highlight the dangers of poisonings for people of all ages and promote community involvement in poisoning prevention. The National Poison Pre...

03/09/2020

Women and men have different health care habits and needs. When you become a participant in @AllofUsResearch, you can help researchers better understand the impact of sex and gender on health. #JoinAllofUs #WomensHistoryMonth

Applications are now open to all U.S. elementary, middle school, and high school teachers for the University of Utah Sum...
03/06/2020
Health and Science For All Summer Institute

Applications are now open to all U.S. elementary, middle school, and high school teachers for the University of Utah Summer Teacher Institute: Health and Science for All. Attend the in-person institute July 6-10, 2020 to learn more about @AllofUsResearch and create educational materials for your classroom! Register here:

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03/06/2020
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Promote health literacy in your community with four films, discussion guides, and customizable marketing materials - all included in the NNLM Human Genetics Film Kit! Applications are open until March 16, so apply today! #LibsRPartners nnlm.gov/ZNv

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03/05/2020
All of Us Research

All of Us Research

Margaret Pittman, Ph.D., was one of the first women to conduct research on vaccines against H. influenzae. She was also the first woman to lead a National Institutes of Health (NIH) laboratory! #JoinAllofUs as we celebrate women’s contributions to health, research, and medicine during Women’s History Month, and beyond. Read more ➡️ bit.ly/AOUWHM1

03/04/2020

In 1961, Congress established National Poison Prevention Week to raise awareness, reduce unintentional poisonings, and promote poison prevention. National Poison Prevention Week takes place during the third full week of March each year. #MakeTheRightCall

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03/02/2020
NNLM Greater Midwest Region

NNLM Greater Midwest Region

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Are you interested in providing health information to your community? You can now promote health literacy with the NNLM ...
03/02/2020
About the NNLM Human Genetics Film Kits | NNLM

Are you interested in providing health information to your community? You can now promote health literacy with the NNLM Human Genetics Film Kit! Partnering with @AllofUsResearch, we are providing film kits to up to 250 public libraries across the United States. Learn more about the NNLM Human Genetics Film Kit at

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) Human Genetics Film Kits contain a curated selection of materials designed to support public libraries in raising scientific literacy and awareness of precision medicine. Through attending screenings of the films and participating in wraparound di...

Check out what's Circulating Now from the collections at the NLM!
02/27/2020
Circulating Now from NLM

Check out what's Circulating Now from the collections at the NLM!

A blog featuring rare books, films, manuscripts, images, and exhibitions from the History of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine.

Catch up on @AllofUsResearch news and updates by reading the most recent newsletter!
02/26/2020
All of Us Research Program

Catch up on @AllofUsResearch news and updates by reading the most recent newsletter!

The All of Us Research Program has a simple mission. We want to speed up health research breakthroughs. To do this, we’re asking one million people to share health information. In the future, researchers can use this to conduct thousands of health studies.

FREE WEBINAR TODAY at 10:00AM MT Healthy Aging at Your Library: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information
02/25/2020
Healthy Aging at Your Library: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information | NNLM

FREE WEBINAR TODAY at 10:00AM MT Healthy Aging at Your Library: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information

Participants will develop knowledge of the subject matter and resources with hands-on activities. They will get to know their community by examining health status data and using that information to develop outreach programming and instruction. They will build skills in communication and instruction....

02/24/2020

Don't forget - Health in Libraries Social Hour at PLA 2020!
Nashville Public Library and NNLM-SEA will host a casual meet-up on Wednesday evening February 26, from 5:30pm-7:30pm at Frothy Monkey, in Downtown Nashville. Look for us upstairs in the café area. The company is free, but you’ll have to buy your own food and drink. We look forward to seeing you there!

Healthy Aging at Your Library: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information - Learn about how librarians can assist old...
02/21/2020
Healthy Aging at Your Library: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information | NNLM

Healthy Aging at Your Library: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information - Learn about how librarians can assist older patrons in finding reliable health information.

Participants will develop knowledge of the subject matter and resources with hands-on activities. They will get to know their community by examining health status data and using that information to develop outreach programming and instruction. They will build skills in communication and instruction....

Do you work in a public library? Are you interested in engaging with other public librarians and staff members to improv...
02/20/2020
Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community for Public Libraries | NNLM

Do you work in a public library? Are you interested in engaging with other public librarians and staff members to improve your knowledge and comfort with health and wellness related reference and services? Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for You Community is a free online course was developed in cooperation with WebJunction, PLA, and public librarians to create a cohort learning experience. Registration is limited to public library staff. Learn more here:

Do you work in a public library? Are you interested in engaging with other public librarians and staff members to improve your knowledge and comfort with health and wellness related reference and services? Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for You Community is a free online course wa...

Specific health concerns affect different racial or ethnic groups.  These differences result from genetics, environmenta...
02/18/2020
African American Health: MedlinePlus

Specific health concerns affect different racial or ethnic groups. These differences result from genetics, environmental factors, access to care, and cultural factors. This month is Black History Month and MedlinePlus has health and research resources specifically for African American individuals.

African American health disparities and access to healthcare are among the issues concerning the health of African Americans. Learn more.

02/17/2020
The Importance of Digital Literacy and Its Impact on Understanding Health Information | NNLM

REMINDER: Today at 1:00PM CT is The Importance of Digital Literacy and Its Impact on Understanding Health Information webinar. nnlm.gov/ZNk

Technology is continuing to improve, and more and more people are looking online for health information, managing care, and trusted advice. Despite the increasing use, there is a digital divide for many individuals that greatly impact their ability to find and access trusted quality health informati...

02/17/2020

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02/14/2020
Small Libraries, Big Impact: How the NNLM Can Help Small & Rural Libraries Support the Health Information Needs in Their Communities | NNLM

REMINDER: Today at 1:00PM CT is the Small Libraries, Big Impact: How the NNLM Can Help Small & Rural Libraries Support the Health Information Needs in Their Communities webinar. Register here: nnlm.gov/ZGH

This webinar will introduce the Association for Rural & Small Libraries (ARSL) members to the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), the outreach arm of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Presenters will provide attendees with a step-by-step guide on how they can leverage NNLM to sup...

02/13/2020
Small Libraries, Big Impact: How the NNLM Can Help Small & Rural Libraries Support the Health Information Needs in Their Communities | NNLM

TOMORROW at 1:00PM CT: Free webinar - Small Libraries, Big Impact: How the NNLM Can Help Small & Rural Libraries Support the Health Information Needs in Their Communities. Register here: nnlm.gov/ZGH

This webinar will introduce the Association for Rural & Small Libraries (ARSL) members to the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), the outreach arm of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Presenters will provide attendees with a step-by-step guide on how they can leverage NNLM to sup...

FEBRUARY 17 at 1:00PM CT - FREE WEBINAR The Importance of Digital Literacy and Its Impact on Understanding Health Inform...
02/13/2020
The Importance of Digital Literacy and Its Impact on Understanding Health Information | NNLM

FEBRUARY 17 at 1:00PM CT - FREE WEBINAR The Importance of Digital Literacy and Its Impact on Understanding Health Information. Register here:

Technology is continuing to improve, and more and more people are looking online for health information, managing care, and trusted advice. Despite the increasing use, there is a digital divide for many individuals that greatly impact their ability to find and access trusted quality health informati...

02/12/2020

Want to connect with other PLA 2020 Conference attendees doing health work in their libraries? Nashville Public Library and NNLM-SEA will host a casual meet-up on Wednesday evening February 26, from 5:30pm-7:30pm at Frothy Monkey, in Downtown Nashville. Look for us upstairs in the café area. The company is free, but you’ll have to buy your own food and drink. We look forward to seeing you there!

TODAY at 2:00PM ET - Discover how to engage community members and share consumer health information with a free webinar.
02/12/2020
Framing the Future of Partnering with Your Community | NNLM

TODAY at 2:00PM ET - Discover how to engage community members and share consumer health information with a free webinar.

Description: Discover how to engage and create long lasting partnerships with community members while disseminating consumer health information. This webinar will discuss the difference between engagement and outreach, building trust within your community to support impactful collaborations, and cre...

If you're attending the PLA 2020 Conference, then join us for a free workshop just for NNLM members!  Register here: htt...
02/11/2020

If you're attending the PLA 2020 Conference, then join us for a free workshop just for NNLM members! Register here: https://buff.ly/37jdX2P

02/10/2020
The Importance of Digital Literacy and Its Impact on Understanding Health Information | NNLM

Join us for a free webinar on FEBRUARY 17 at 1:00PM CT - The Importance of Digital Literacy and Its Impact on Understanding Health Information. Learn about digital literacy strategies to make digital health resources user friendly for all patrons and ways to help them access reliable health information online. Register here: nnlm.gov/ZNk

Technology is continuing to improve, and more and more people are looking online for health information, managing care, and trusted advice. Despite the increasing use, there is a digital divide for many individuals that greatly impact their ability to find and access trusted quality health informati...

#NationalDonorDay is on February 14 and is a time to focus on all types of donation.  Consider participating in a blood ...
02/10/2020

#NationalDonorDay is on February 14 and is a time to focus on all types of donation. Consider participating in a blood drive or registering as an organ donor in honor of this day. Learn more about organ donation here: https://medlineplus.gov/organdonation.html

Today is National #WearRedDay!  Wear red to bring awareness to heart disease!  #OurHearts
02/07/2020

Today is National #WearRedDay! Wear red to bring awareness to heart disease! #OurHearts

TODAY Join us at 1:00PM CT for a free webinar, Food for Thought: Creating Resilient Rural Communities
02/06/2020
Food for Thought: Creating Resilient Rural Communities | NNLM

TODAY Join us at 1:00PM CT for a free webinar, Food for Thought: Creating Resilient Rural Communities

Imagine grocery shopping at a Dollar Store. That’s the reality for the rural poor who live in food deserts with limited transportation. This lack of access to fresh food leads to an increase in obesity, diabetes, and other health concerns. The Southern Adirondack Library System (SALS) and the Comf...

02/05/2020
The Importance of Digital Literacy and Its Impact on Understanding Health Information | NNLM

Register for a free webinar, The Importance of Digital Literacy and Its Impact on Understanding Health Information. Technology is continuing to improve, and more and more people are looking online for health information, managing care, and trusted advice. Despite the increasing use, there is a digital divide for many individuals that greatly impact their ability to find and access trusted quality health information. Wisconsin Health Literacy developed a digital health literacy program, Health Online: Finding Information You Can Trust, to focus on improving the digital divide. Learn about digital literacy strategies to make digital health resources user friendly for all patrons and ways to help them access reliable health information online. nnlm.gov/ZNk

Technology is continuing to improve, and more and more people are looking online for health information, managing care, and trusted advice. Despite the increasing use, there is a digital divide for many individuals that greatly impact their ability to find and access trusted quality health informati...

This month's National Health Observances include Black History Month, National Heart Month, and National Donor Day!  Tak...
02/05/2020
National Health Observances | NNLM

This month's National Health Observances include Black History Month, National Heart Month, and National Donor Day! Take a look at the content to promote these NHOs:

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) provides resources for public libraries that align with National Health Observances throughout the calendar year. Providing programming resources is one way that the Community Engagement Network (CEN) supports communities with consumer health info...

Register for a free webinar, Small Libraries, Big Impact: How the NNLM Can Help Small & Rural Libraries Support the Heal...
02/04/2020

Register for a free webinar, Small Libraries, Big Impact: How the NNLM Can Help Small & Rural Libraries Support the Health Information Needs in Their Communities. This webinar will introduce the Association of Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL) members to the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), the outreach arm of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Presenters will provide attendees with a step-by-step guide on how they can leverage NNLM to support the health information needs of rural and small communities by introducing several trusted NLM consumer health information resources and showing ARSL Members how they can take advantage of NNLM funding opportunities, training, resources, and partnerships. Attendees will also learn about NNLM’s partnership with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) All of Us Research Program and talk about opportunities for ARLS members to leverage this partnership to support access to quality health information in their own communities. nnlm.gov/ZGH

FEBRUARY 6 at 1:00PM CT - Food for Thought: Creating Resilient Rural Communities Webinar.  Imagine grocery shopping at a...
02/04/2020
Food for Thought: Creating Resilient Rural Communities | NNLM

FEBRUARY 6 at 1:00PM CT - Food for Thought: Creating Resilient Rural Communities Webinar. Imagine grocery shopping at a Dollar Store. That’s the reality for the rural poor who live in food deserts with limited transportation. This lack of access to fresh food leads to an increase in obesity, diabetes, and other health concerns. The Southern Adirondack Library System (SALS) and the Comfort Food Community food pantry teamed up to address these and other challenges. Register and learn more here:

Imagine grocery shopping at a Dollar Store. That’s the reality for the rural poor who live in food deserts with limited transportation. This lack of access to fresh food leads to an increase in obesity, diabetes, and other health concerns. The Southern Adirondack Library System (SALS) and the Comf...

02/03/2020
Small Libraries, Big Impact: How the NNLM Can Help Small & Rural Libraries Support the Health Information Needs in Their Communities | NNLM

Register for a free webinar, Small Libraries, Big Impact: How the NNLM Can Help Small & Rural Libraries Support the Health Information Needs in Their Communities. This webinar will introduce the Association of Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL) members to the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), the outreach arm of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Presenters will provide attendees with a step-by-step guide on how they can leverage NNLM to support the health information needs of rural and small communities by introducing several trusted NLM consumer health information resources and showing ARSL Members how they can take advantage of NNLM funding opportunities, training, resources, and partnerships. Attendees will also learn about NNLM’s partnership with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) All of Us Research Program and talk about opportunities for ARLS members to leverage this partnership to support access to quality health information in their own communities. nnlm.gov/ZGH

This webinar will introduce the Association for Rural & Small Libraries (ARSL) members to the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), the outreach arm of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Presenters will provide attendees with a step-by-step guide on how they can leverage NNLM to sup...

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The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) All of Us National Program is the National Library of Medicine partnership with the NIH All of Us Research Program. The Community Engagement Network of the NNLM All of Us National Program helps public libraries support the health information needs of their communities and raise awareness of the All of Us Research Program.

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