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Webinar 4/30/15: Learn more about EFTS

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Learn more about the Electronic Funds Transfer System (EFTS) Who benefits and How?

 

Jola Sliwinski, EFTS Program Coordinator, will be presenting an informative session on the Electronic Funds Transfer System (EFTS.) Participating DOCLINE libraries primarily use the system. Jola will present an overview and the advantages of using the system.  She will available to answer any questions.

 

Who: For DOCLINE participants not currently using EFTS and/or for current users. Anyone interested in the program is welcome.

 

When : Thursday, April 30, 2015, 1 pm Mountain Time / 2 pm Central Time / 3pm Eastern Time

Where:  https://webmeeting.nih.gov/memberservices

 

Log in as a “Guest” and receive prompts for the audio portion after entering the room. Captioning will be provided for both sessions and recordings will be archved.

The Diversity of Data: Practical Approaches for Health Sciences Librarianship

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

The University of Massachusetts Medical School is hosting the upcoming MLA webcast:  The Diversity of Data:  Practical Approaches for Health Sciences Librarianship

When:  Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 2:00-3:30 pm

Where:  Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave. North, Worcester, MA  (in the library’s computer classroom)

Attendees are eligible for 1.5 MLA CE credits. There is no charge to attend this program, but due to space limitations, advance registration is required.

Got questions? Contact Donna Kafel, e-Science Program Coordinator at donna.kafel@umassmed.edu

This webcast is designed to provide health sciences librarians with an introduction to data management, including use of data in the research landscape and the current climate around data management in biomedical research. Three librarians working with data management at their institutions will present case studies and examples of products and services they have implemented, and provide strategies and success stories about what has worked to get data management services up and running at their libraries.

Advanced PubMed® Tips, Tricks, and Tools: MeSH

Monday, March 9th, 2015

Join the National Library of Medicine Training Center (NTC) for a new online class, “Advanced PubMed Tips, Tricks, and Tools:  MeSH.”

Format:  This is a free 90-minute online class using Adobe Connect.  It is worth 1.5 MLA CE credits.

Description: This class covers several advanced concepts in the use of Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) for searching via PubMed. Topics include annual updates to MeSH, the effective use of subheadings, free floating subheadings, and examples of commonly confused terms.

Experience Level: Intermediate; this course is intended for those with at least beginning knowledge of PubMed and MeSH.

When:  Choose from four upcoming dates in April and July 2015.

To register:  Visit http://nnlm.gov/ntcc/classes/class_details.html?class_id=917 .  Class enrollment is limited, so register now!

Questions?  Contact the NTC trainers at ntc@utah.edu.

 

Upcoming Webinar: Technology Today: Evaluation 2.0: Trends, New Ideas, Cool Tools

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Learn about technology and trends affecting you.

The third in our new quarterly webinar series, Technology Today.

March 5, 2015

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Register here.

Guest Speaker: Cindy Olney

Cindy Olney is the acting assistant director of the NN/LM Outreach Evaluation Resource Center. About 25 years ago, she kicked off her evaluation career by designing a really long survey full of yes-no questions and five-point scales.

Evaluation 2.0: Trends, New Ideas, Cool Tools

The era of long surveys full of yes-no questions and five-point scales is waning. The emerging trend in evaluation practice emphasizes interaction and social engagement of stakeholders. This webinar will present tools and methods designed to accommodate this trend. Topics include story-based evaluation methods, technology tools to support data collection, and data visualization techniques that can generate broad interest in evaluation findings.

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