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Digital Health Literacy: How to Find and Understand Health Information on the Internet

There's a lot of health information available online, and it can be difficult to know what's real and important, versus an advertisement to get you to hand over your credit card information. Join Sarah Creech, the Adult Services Librarian at the Belgrade Community Library, for a tour of vetted health resources available online. She'll walk you through some general tips on finding information on the internet (Google is a librarian's friend, too), what sites can be trusted for medical information, and other ways to search for important health information in a safe way.

Presented by: Sarah Creech, MLIS, Belgrade Community Library

Presenter bio: Sarah Creech is the Adult Services Librarian at the Belgrade Community Library. She has a Level 1 Consumer Health Information Specialization from the Medical Library Association, an Administrator Track Montana State Library Certification with specializations in Library Services to the Public and Collection Management & Technical Services, as well as a Masters in Library and Information Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her goal as a librarian is to help people find the information they need and want to make their lives better and easier. Before her career as a librarian, Sarah was a food scientist and can always be guaranteed to chat about food, cooking, baking, and eating.

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Start time: 3:00 PM
End time: 3:30 PM
Location: Zoom Meeting

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