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Dispatches from PLA 2014: Creating a Health Literate City

The speakers provided an overview of what two libraries were able to accomplish in health literacy in their community, as well as advice for how to set up similar programs in your own library. National Institutes of Health offers “Partners in Research” grants. Ann Arbor District Library and the University of Michigan Taubman Health Sciences Library, along with the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research, partnered to “address the need for community engagement in clinical research by incorporating community expertise and knowledge in several innovative strategies designed to raise the level of literacy, awareness, and participation in clinical research.”

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Get Published In PL!

For the Nov/Dec Perspectives column in Public Libraries, we are seeking essays or short articles (up to 700 words) on the topic of the PLA National Conference.