Finding Reliable Health Information Online with Barbara Ciambor

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Irondequoit Public Library
Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

Event Details

Health consumers are asked to make decisions about their own health and use the internet to locate health information. Search engines like Google, Bing or Yahoo are easy to use, but are results consistent, correct, and reliable? Not always! Where’s a health consumer to turn for help?

Join us for Finding Reliable Health Information Online. You will learn about the best websites to search for reliable health information. These websites include local, state and national resources. You will also learn how to evaluate websites for accuracy and bias.

About the Presenter: Barbara Ciambor is the Outreach Librarians at the Rochester Regional Library Council. Barbara obtained her Masters of Library Science at SUNY Buffalo. Her background includes working as a medical librarian with the Kaledia Health System/Buffalo General Hospital.  


Event Type(s): Adult Programs

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