Category Archives: information literacy - p2
Discussion of recent research article on the strengths and weaknesses of health literacy as a topic.
Found a concise definition of “health literacy,” and a thoughtful YouTube video as well.
Using the teach-back method is an excellent way to make sure you’ve gotten your information across, whether to students in the library, or patients in a clinical setting.
Recent Harvard study looks at the information-seeking behaviors of youth ages 18 and under, finding that context and demographics also play a critical role.
Discussion of recently published article on information literacy instruction by medical libraries, and an example from our own library.
Story demonstrating the importance of health literacy with regards to patients and their prescriptions, and resources to assist pharmacists with this challenge.
A favorable article from a newspaper’s website does not mean a new site for medical information is of sufficient quality to be relied upon.
The concept and practice of health literacy appears to be moving from the margins to the mainstream, thanks in part to three recent major policy initiatives at the federal level.
One UK newspaper is teaching digital literacy online and live, boosting a critical aspect of young students’ information literacy.
Low health literacy knows no boundary — just watch this video.