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Zika Virus Webinar

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

[From the DISASTR-OUTREACH-LIB listserv]

The Disaster Information Specialist monthly webinar is free and open to everyone – please spread the word and invite others in your organizations, send to your email lists, and post to your social media accounts.

Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 2:00 PM ET/1 PM CT, 12 PM MT

TOPIC:  “Zika Virus Response and Information Resources”

Dr. Sonja Rasmussen will discuss how information resources are pulled together and disseminated for the CDC Zika Virus response. In addition, representatives from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) will provide an overview of NLM Disaster Health’s Zika Virus Health Information Resource Guide.

 SPEAKER:

Dr. Sonja Rasmussen is the Director of CDC’s Division of Public Health Information Dissemination (the Division that includes the CDC Library) and the Editor-in-Chief of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series. She is also a Senior Consultant to CDC’s Zika Response.

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Meeting URL: https://nih.webex.com/nih/onstage/g.php?d=629830267&t=a

Event Password: 1234

For more information on this and past meetings: http://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc/dismeetings.html

Referring Patrons to Reliable Immigration Services and Information

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Webinar

Date: Friday, March 4, 2016
Time: 10:30 – 11:30 AM ET
Guest Speaker: William Albers, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
Register on our Training Calendar

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the US Government branch of the Department of Homeland Security responsible for providing immigration services and benefits. A USCIS community relations officer will offer suggestions about how to refer library patrons who may need immigration information or services to qualified immigration service providers. He will also cover avoiding the pervasive immigration scams that regularly victimize immigrants.

MeSH Webinar

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

[NLM Technical Bulletin]

“2016 MeSH Highlights” on January 20, 2016

MeSH Webinar: “2016 MeSH Highlights” on January 20, 2016. 2016 Jan-Feb;(408):b1.

2016 January 05 [posted]

On January 20, 2016, join NLM staff for a highlights tour of the 2016 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). A 30-minute presentation will feature a MeSH tree clean-up project; a new Clinical Study publication type; changes to the trees for diet, food and nutrition; restructuring in pharmacology and toxicology; and new terms in psychology and health care. Following the presentation, Indexing and MeSH experts will be available to answer your questions.

Date and time: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 12:00 pm EST

To register: Go to https://nih.webex.com/nih/onstage/g.php?MTID=e3e7492af438d67d6137642d7bd2efbe9

A recording of the presentation will be posted following the event.

For more information about 2016 MeSH, see What’s New for 2016 MeSH and the Introduction to MeSH – 2016.

Teaching Topics Webinar

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

[NTC announcement]

Join members of the National Library of Medicine Training Center (NTC) for a free, hour-long presentation that covers three teaching topics.

  1. Jessi Van Der Volgen will discuss tips and tools for creating video tutorials.
  2. Cheryl Rowan will talk about including audience culture and diversity in your training sessions.
  3. Rebecca Brown will demonstrate how to use Zaption in your online training to add interactivity to videos.

Where: Online
When: March 31, 2016 at 10:00 am PT, 11:00 am MT, noon CT, 1:00 pm ET
Registration: http://nnlm.gov/ntc/classes/register.html?schedule_id=3753

View other free training opportunities by the NTC and NN/LM at: http://nnlm.gov/training-schedule/all/NTC

Thanks,
Rebecca Brown
Trainer/Curriculum Content Specialist
National Library of Medicine Training Center
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
University of Utah
10 N. 1900 E.
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
800-338-7657, Option 2
801-587-5673 (Direct)

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