World AIDS Day – December 1st

This Saturday, December 1, is World AIDS Day, part of an annual international effort to increase awareness about HIV/AIDS.

World Aids Day Candles, image from The Red Pump Project

The library has a fantastic research guide on HIV and AIDS resources, with national, international, consumer, and clinical focal points.

The University of Michigan has a World AIDS Week Committee – visit their blog for events for the whole week, more information on the “Getting to Zero” theme that lasts through 2015, and more.

The official hashtags for the awareness campaign are  #waw12 and #wad12, and while you’re on Twitter, keep an eye on our Twitter stream, @mlibraryhealthy – our Outreach Librarian, Kate, has a ton of relevant resources and facts that she’s succinctly tweeting.

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