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From the GMR: Affordable Care Act Webinar

Hi all,

Here is another free webinar by WebJunction on Affordable Care Act awareness efforts done by the public libraries. This one is presented by our sister region - Pacific Southwest Region representatives.

Regards,
Samanthi

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Health Happens in Libraries: Health Information Resources for Library Staff
Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 1 pm Central (60 min)
Registration: http://www.webjunction.org/events/webjunction/health-information-resources-for-library-staff.html

Public libraries provide a variety of health reference services and public programs to support community health literacy. Health literacy has been described by the Institute of Medicine as €œthe degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) provides comprehensive health information resources and services to libraries across eight regions nationwide.

Join this WebJunction webinar to learn more about the health information resources available through the National Library of Medicine and the NN/LM. Representatives of the NN/LM Pacific Southwest Regional Medical Library will discuss their collaborative efforts with public libraries regarding the Affordable Care Act and other popular health information topics, and share strategies for strengthening your own library’s health information services, to improve the health literacy of your community.
Moderated by: WebJunction

Presented by:
Alan Carr, Acting Associate Director, NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region, UCLA Louise Darling Biomedical Library
Kelli Ham, Consumer Health and Technology Coordinator, NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region, UCLA Louise Darling Biomedical Library

If you cannot attend this live session, a recorded archive will be available to view at your convenience. Please sign up here if you'€™d like to receive notifications about this project, including when the archive is available.

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