Category Archives: Health

Fighting Ebola and Infectious Diseases with Information: Resources and Search Skills can Arm Librarians

Screen Shot 2014-10-21 at 4.10.05 PMRecent outbreaks across the globe and in the U.S. have made us all aware of potential public health impacts of infectious disease. Librarians find themselves assisting their users in finding credible information sources on topics such as Ebola, Chikungunya and pandemic influenza. This webinar presents information how to find and share reliable information regarding infectious diseases.

Presenters: Elizabeth Norton & Siobhan Champ-Blackwell, National Library of Medicine
Audience: All Utah library workers
Date: October 14, 2014

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Alt Health Watch

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Weary of the traditional approaches to your health and wellbeing? Want more credible alternative health information? Learn about Alt Health Watch: what’s there, what isn’t.  Subjects in Alt Health Watch include: acupuncture, aromatherapy, body work, childbirth, Chinese medicine, chiropractic, creative therapies, cross-cultural therapies, energy medicine, herbalism, homeopathy, mind-body medicine, naturopathy, nutrition, and osteopathy.

Warning: watching this session does not constitute actual health advice. If in doubt, please consult your user’s manual.

Location: Online

Audience: All Utah library workers

Instructor: Colleen Eggett

Date: April 11, 2013