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SEAside Webinar – Grey Literature: What is it?!

Friday, December 11th, 2015

UPDATE: January 14, 2016

RECORDING AVAILABLEhttps://webmeeting.nih.gov/p6yyrarzd2h/

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Date/Time: Thursday, January 14, 2016 11 AM ET

Presenter: Danielle Aloia, Special Projects Librarian, New York Academy of Medicine

Contact: For additional information or questions about this webinar, please contact Tony Nguyen at tnguyen@hshsl.umaryland.edu.

Summary: Have you heard the term Grey Literature (greylit) but don’t know what it is? This webinar will help you to understand what greylit is and why it is important. The discussion will include examples of greylit, resources that include greylit, and how and where to search for relevant greylit.

Presenter Bio: Danielle Aloia is Special Projects Librarian at The New York Academy of Medicine. She received her MSLS from Catholic University of America, in Washington, DC, in 2005, while working on the AgeLine Database at AARP. She currently manages the Grey Literature Report in Public Health. She has been involved with collecting, evaluating, and cataloging grey literature since 2005.

Upon completion of the Beyond the SEA Webinar, each participant will receive 1 hour of continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association. Certificates will be available electronically following completion of the online survey supplied at the end of the webinar.

What do you need to join this conference?

  • Pre-Registration is strongly recommended, but not required. Visit our registration page to sign up!
  • You can join the webinar the day of if you forget to pre-register. You can simply connect to the webinar a few minutes before the start of the webinar with the information provided below.
  • A computer (with Flash installed)
  • A telephone

How do I connect?

  • Go to this URL: http://webmeeting.nih.gov/beyondthesea/
  • Enter as a Guest
  • Sign in with your first and last name.
  • Follow the instructions in the meeting room to have Adobe Connect call your phone (this is the preferred way; however, if you have an extension or for some reason cannot let Adobe connect call you, instructions will be available when you sign in to Adobe Connect.)

Test your connection: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm.

Get a quick overview: http://www.adobe.com/go/connectpro_overview.

National Health Observances – December 2015

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Below is a list of National Health Observances for the month of December. By supporting National health Observances, you can:

  • Educate the public about health risks
  • Organize successful health promotion events and campaigns
  • Get new ideas, information, and resources on health topics of interest.

Contact the sponsoring organization to request outreach materials and information.

Source: 2015 National Health Observances, National Health Information Center, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.

National Health Observances – November 2015

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Below is a list of National Health Observances for the month of October. By supporting National health Observances, you can:

  • Educate the public about health risks
  • Organize successful health promotion events and campaigns
  • Get new ideas, information, and resources on health topics of interest.

Contact the sponsoring organization to request outreach materials and information.

Source: 2015 National Health Observances, National Health Information Center, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.

National Health Observances – October 2015

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Below is a list of National Health Observances for the month of October. By supporting National health Observances, you can:

  • Educate the public about health risks
  • Organize successful health promotion events and campaigns
  • Get new ideas, information, and resources on health topics of interest.

Contact the sponsoring organization to request outreach materials and information.

Source: 2015 National Health Observances, National Health Information Center, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.

Beyond the SEA: January 21, 2015 – Public Health Information Access (PHIA): A Project from the New England Region

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Recording Now Available: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/p2i1ahqc0d8/.

Date and Time: Wednesday, January 21, 2015, Noon to 1:00pm (EST)

Presenter: Karen H. Dahlen, MLS, AHIP, PHIA Project Consultant and Manager, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region (NN/LM, NER)

Contact: For additional information or questions about this webinar, please contact Sheila Snow-Croft at ssnowcro@hshsl.umaryland.edu.

Summary: Karen H. Dahlen, MLS, AHIP, will discuss the Public Health Information Access Initiative’s (PHIA) Digital Library Project, which she manages for the NN/LM NER. The purpose of the project is to advance access to evidence-based resources for the public health workforce and assess what resources are “core” and “evidence-based” for public health. Karen’s career achievements include managing the CDC Library & Information Center’s e-resources from 2000-2007, directing the Health Sciences Libraries at the University of Wisconsin, and receiving tenure at the University of Illinois, Chicago.

Upon completion of the Beyond the SEA Webinar, each participant will receive 1 hour of continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association. Certificates will be available electronically following completion of the online survey supplied at the end of the webinar.

What do you need to join this conference?

A computer (with Flash installed)

A telephone

How do I connect?

  • Go to this URL: http://webmeeting.nih.gov/beyondthesea/
  • Enter as a Guest
  • Sign in with your first and last name.
  • Follow the instructions in the meeting room to have Adobe Connect call your phone (this is the preferred way; however, if you have an extension or for some reason cannot let Adobe connect call your phone, call 1-800-605-5167 and enter the participant code 816440 when prompted.)

Test your connection: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm.

Get a quick overview: http://www.adobe.com/go/connectpro_overview.

Last updated on Friday, 22 November, 2013

Funded by the National Library of Medicine under contract HHS-N-276-2011-00004-C with the Health Sciences and Human Services Library of the University of Maryland