Report on Model Programs in Health Information

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on May 2, 2005

Libraries and Health Communication: Model Programs in Health Information Provided by Libraries Throughout the Nation. The NCLIS 2004 Blue Ribbon Consumer Health Information Recognition Awards for Libraries (57 pages, PDF)

  • “This document records some of the programs and methodologies used by libraries that are providing accurate, useful consumer health information to the people of the United States, exemplifying the role libraries can play in increasing awareness of consumer health-related issues and encouraging healthy lifestyles.The best practices described in this document are based on award-winning programs organized and implemented in the libraries… Specific information about each of the programs is provided [including website links], and contact information is provided for library managers seeking to learn more about these programs.”
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