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Roles and responsibilities of libraries in increasing consumer health literacy and reducing health disparities

Author: Beth St Jean; Gagan Jindal; Yuting Liao; Paul T Jaeger
Publisher: Bingley, UK : Emerald Publishing, 2021.
Series: Advances in librarianship, Volume 47
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This volume brings together librarians, LIS students, educators, and researchers, to discuss the many ways that information professionals and libraries serve as agents of securing health information  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beth St Jean; Gagan Jindal; Yuting Liao; Paul T Jaeger
ISBN: 9781839093418 1839093412
OCLC Number: 1202970367
Description: xxii, 306 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. Introduction : libraries and librarians as agents of health information justice / Beth St. Jean, Paul T. Jaeger, Gagan Jindal and Yuting Liao --
Public libraries/healthy communities. Consumer health literacy, the National Library of Medicine, and the public library: bridging the gaps / Catherine Arnott Smith, Alla Keselman, Amanda J. Wilson and M. Nichelle Midón --
Growing food at and through the local library : an exploratory study of an emerging role / Christine D'Arpa, Noah Lenstra and Ellen Rubenstein --
Opioid consumer health information literacies in Alabama's public libraries / Bharat Mehra and Baheya S. Jaber --
Applying a health justice framework to examine health and social justice in LIS course offerings / Emily Vardell and Deborah H. Charbonneau --
Health information assessment. Consumer health information literacy and information behavior of young adults / Joan C. Bartlett --
Asking good questions : developing skilled health information consumers / Heather Brodie Perry --
Overcoming barriers to health information access. Making health information accessible for all : the impact of universal design in public libraries / Gerd Berget --
Sexual education is a human right : information inequities of K-12 sexual education and librarians' roles in supporting adolescents' sexual health literacy / Karina Kletscher --
Disadvantaged populations. Public libraries expanding health literacy for drug court participants / Anne M. Dannerbeck Janku, Jenny Bossaller, Denice Adkins and Rachel Thudium --
Increasing health literacy in rural Appalachia Tennessee through outreach, communication, and education : how libraries can reduce health disparities in their communities / Kelsey Leonard Grabeel --
The health of a musician : documenting and addressing health disparities among performing musicians / Loriene Roy --
Health information as a communal asset. (In)patient narratives : peer-to-peer health information transfer in the LGBTQ+ community via zines from the Queer Zine Archive Project (QZAP) / Joyce M. Latham and Sarah Cooke --
"When it's time to come together, we come together" : reconceptualizing theories of LGBTQIA+ communities / A. Nick Vera, Travis L. Wagner and Vanessa L. Kitzie --
Conclusion. Libraries and librarians as agents of health information justice : concluding thoughts / Beth St. Jean, Gagan Jindal, Paul T. Jaeger. Yuting Liao and Beth Barnett.
Series Title: Advances in librarianship, Volume 47
Responsibility: edited by Beth St. Jean, Gagan Jindal, Yuting Liao, Paul T. Jaeger.

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