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Digital Health Literacy

Training videos for digital health literacy instruction. Covers demographic information, recommended resources, LGBTQ health, choosing a doctor, and advance directives.

Digital Health Literacy for South-Eastern Illinois

The ability to find, understand, and use digital health information is critical to building health communities. This online training program provides public librarians with the resources they need to improve digital health literacy in their communities.

These materials were developed for public library staff, but any group seeking to better serve the health needs of their community is welcome to adapt these materials.

PowerPoint presentation files are available upon request to slknight@eiu.edu.

Training Video

Defining Digital Health Literacy

Go to Video and Assessment

Supporting Resources

Digital Literacy Skills

Pew Research Center Digital Knowledge Quiz

Test your knowledge on privacy, security, and how information is transferred online.

Digital Literacy 2.0

Training materials prepared for Broadband READY Southeastern Illinois. Covers digital citizenship, privacy, fake news, and more.

 

More on Digital Health Literacy

An Introduction to Digital Health Literacy

Prepared by the Network of the National Library of Medicine

 

Funding Opportunities from the Network of the National Library of Medicine

Current Award Opportunities

Funding may be available for health information outreach projects.

Award Acknowledgement

This project is supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM013729. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health. 

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