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When health literacy needs information literacy

An online health quiz may seem well-researched and informative, but it is important to look deeper and try and determine why it is there, and what purpose it serves. This is how information literacy skills interact with health literacy.

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Breaking language barriers

Do you know someone who needs health information but English is not her/his primary language? Medline Plus‘ website offers links to health information in other languages, from Amharic to Urdu and Vietnamese. In addition, by clicking on a link located on the home page, you can view Medline Plus in a Spanish-language version. This service […]

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MedlinePlus has a new look

MedlinePlus has been redesigned with a new layout and color scheme. Highlights of the new design include: A Videos & Cool Tools page that makes multimedia content easier to find and searchable. A Share button on all health topic pages and interactive tutorials that allows you to share links to MedlinePlus through your favorite social […]

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Our UWIN partnership wins an award

Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is championing partnerships between community health clinics and public libraries through the Utah Women’s Health Information Network (UWIN). A thirty-second TV ad campaign shown statewide this fall is highlighting the message “Good Health Information @ Your Library.” This partnership received the Promotion Award for Academic Libraries at the MidContinental […]

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Video: Good Health Information @ Your Library

Good Health Information @ Your Library is a statewide initiative encouraging people to come to the library for information about their health and medical issues. Video produced by UWIN and Salt Lake County Library Services. View the Good Health Information @ Your Library video.

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