Online Education

The MCR offers online training and educational opportunities in a variety of formats, including web casts, web-based tutorials, and PowerPoint presentations from previous classes.

Breezing Along with the RML: RML Updates

Breezing Along with the RML is a monthly series presented by MCR staff and guest speakers. Each month has a different topic related to goals, activities, accomplishments, or resources.

Discover National Library of Medicine Resources and More!

Discover NLM Resources and More is a monthly class presented by MCR Coordinators. Each month features training on a different National Library of Medicine resource. Instruction will include hands-on exercises.

DOCLINE and Document Delivery Services Classes

The DOCLINE Classes provide training on DOCLINE features and document delivery service functions. Participants are encouraged to have access to a DOCLINE account.

Online Interactive Professional Development Experience (aka Gaming in Adult Learning): The Wonderful Librarians in the Land of Oz

This is free action game that is played in real life and focuses on developing skills that can be used to help librarians advocate for their profession and promote the library. We are using an online group learning resource called Moodle to host the game. This is where players go to learn about challenges they can take on. These challenges not only have learning objectives, earn players points that appear on the Game’s Leaderboard, but also can earn them Medical Library Association Continuing Education credits. Click here to learn more and/or to register

Other Educational Resources

  • Free tutorials from the National Training Center: topics include PubMed, TOXNET, and adult learning.
  • National Library of Medicine Distance Education Resources: includes webcasts and tutorials on NLM resources.
  • Medical Library Association Educational Clearinghouse: materials may include courses, online tutorials, handouts, and other training materials.

Recorded Webinars

Electronic Health Record

  • February 25, 2014
    EHRs: What's It All About? presented by Rachel Vukas
    View the archived recording at: http://ow.ly/ucl7Z

Health Literacy

  • March 11, 2014
    Plain Language On the Plains with Health Literacy Nebraska
    View the archived recording at: http://ow.ly/utZQA /
  • December 10, 2013
    Plain Language On the Plains with Health Literacy Nebraska
    View the archived recording at: http://ow.ly/rFwV9 /
  • September 10, 2013
    Plain Language On the Plains with Health Literacy Nebraska
    View the archived recording at: http://ow.ly/oKu5x/

Health Professionals

  • July 23, 2014
    National Library of Medicine Resources for Community Colleges, presented by Marty Magee
    View the archived recording at: http://goo.gl/g3f9lH

History of Medicine

Library Management

  • February 5, 2014
    Professional Development Award - Sharing Back webinar
    Brick and Click Conference - Nicole Caskey
    Systematic Review Workshop - Assako Holyoke
    View the archived recording at: http://ow.ly/tjLNU
  • September 4, 2013
    Professional Development Award webinar
    Harvard Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians
    Susan Fowler and Rachel Gyore
    View the archived recording at: http://ow.ly/ozkke
  • June 5, 2013
    Professional Development Award webinar
    Heather Brown and Mary Helms
    View the archived recording at: http://ow.ly/lKq6A
  • May 21, 2013
    Professional Development Award webinar
    Ben Harnke - My NCBI
    View the archived recording at: http://ow.ly/lfD8k
  • April 10, 2013
    Professional Development Award webinar
    Ben Harnke and Alissa Fial - EScience Conference
    Sheryl Williams - Disaster Communication Summit
    View the archived recording at: http://ow.ly/jWCWZ