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January 2019 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

PSR News - Fri, 2019-01-04 12:07

illustration of a calendar with mood iconsCheck out the January issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. In this issue:

  • Health Capsule: How Much Activity Do You Need
    Being active can help you improve your health and feel better. It can lower your blood pressure and reduce your risk of chronic diseases, like type 2 diabetes and certain cancers.

NIH News in Health is available online in both HTML and PDF formats. Additionally, you can get trusted, up-to-date health information from NIH News in Health added directly to your site via NIH content syndication. Print copies are available free of charge for offices, clinics, community centers, and libraries within the U.S. Visit the NIH News in Health Facebook page to suggest topics you’d like to see covered, or share what you find helpful about the newsletter!

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NNLM SEA Digest News – January 4, 2019

SEA News - Fri, 2019-01-04 09:51

Welcome to the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), Southeastern/Atlantic (SEA) Region’s Weekly Digest. This digest includes upcoming events, online training opportunities, news, and past events.  

NNLM News

Upcoming Online Training Opportunities*

Moodle LMS Asynchronous Course Opportunity

Webinars January 9 – January 10

Webinars January 10 – January 11

Visit the NNLM Training Schedule for all upcoming webinars, scheduled, and on-demand classes. For past webinars and classes, please visit the NNLM on YouTube**

National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM), and National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) News

NIH News

NLM News

NCBI Insights

Miscellaneous News

NNLM SEA Communications

* Notes on NNLM Training Opportunities

  • All sessions listed are sponsored by a specific regional or national office, but open to all.
  • Webinars are scheduled for 1 hour unless otherwise noted.
  • The NNLM class registration system requires a free NNLM account prior to registration.
  • Visit the NNLM Training Opportunities to register and view a full calendar of training opportunities.
  • Please visit the NNLM Acronym Guide to understand the acronyms.
  • Refer to this guide to claim MLA CE credit.
  • Not all Training Opportunities listed provide MLA CE credit. Please refer to the class page to see if a specific session offers credit.

** Please note that NNLM recordings on YouTube may not have MLA CE Credit available. Please contact the regional office that sponsored the webinar for details.

 

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Looking Forward to 2019

SEA News - Thu, 2019-01-03 15:21

Happy New Year!

As we kick off a new year, the NNLM/SEA staff is excited to share what we are looking forward to in 2019:

Offering webinars that support health information and broaden professional development.
From data science, evidence-based practice, graphic medicine, NNLM funding, and STEAM education, we strive to present topics in 2019 that are timely and relevant for the communities in our region.  

DOCLINE 6.0!
2019 marks the launch of DOCLINE 6.0. Join us on Wednesday, January 30 as NDCO coordinator Erin Latta provides an overview of the redesigned DOCLINE system.

Exhibiting at conferences across the region.
Our staff is looking forward to seeing old friends and meeting new members in 2019 as we travel to conferences for State Library Associations – including Alabama and Maryland – the Citizen Science Association, and more!

Developing, updating, and teaching courses for SEA members.
We look forward to providing targeted educational opportunities to community colleges, nurses, public librarians, consumer health specialists, hospital librarians, and beyond!

Supporting the next generation of librarians.
In 2019, we look forward to creating content and programing designed specifically for library students and schools that provides an overview of health sciences librarianship and inspires a diverse new generation to join our profession.     

Strengthening the NNLM and All of Us Research Program partnership.
From new library partners to the Journey Exhibit visiting our region, we are excited to support the advancement of precision medicine and see how the All of Us partnership continues to evolve in 2019.   

Most importantly, we are excited about YOU!
As we explore new parts of the region and return to old favorites, all of the NNLM/SEA staff are excited to support our members, their institutions, and provide outreach to our communities.


We wish everyone a happy and healthy 2019 and look forward to helping all our members achieve their goals.

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Start the New Year with New Knowledge! Upcoming Training Opportunities from NNLM

MAR News - Thu, 2019-01-03 14:45

Looking for professional development opportunities? The National Network of Libraries of Medicine provides opportunities for library staff, health professionals, educators and others to learn about new health information resources and programs. All of our classes are free, and many are eligible for continuing education credit from the Medical Library Association. Even if you will not be able to attend a live webinar, you can still register to receive a notification when the recording is available on the NNLM YouTube Channel. Check out some of our January 2019 offerings and register today!

From Movies to Meals: Senior Services and Spaces at Your Local Library – January 9, 1:00-2:00 PM ET – Libraries often are the de facto senior centers of our growing – and aging – communities. The Marion Public Library embraces this role through program design, community feedback, and strategic partnerships. In addition to “traditional” library programming, this webinar hosted by GMR will describe how the library works to meet the nutritional and social needs of seniors through twice-weekly congregate meals as well as a monthly mobile food pantry visit.

Connecting Graphic Medicine to Your Community with Programming – January 9, 2:00-3:00 PM ET – Join NER with guest presenters Alice Stokes and Tori Rossetti as they give short presentations on the graphic medicine programs they’ve run at their institutions and take attendees’ questions. Learn about starting and running a graphic medicine book club, incorporating participatory art to engage your audience, best practices and lessons learned.

MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching – January 11, 11:00 AM-12:30 PM ET – Every year, the Medical Subject Headings are updated. How does this affect your PubMed searches? What happens when a term gets changed, or added, or removed; or moved to a different part of the MeSH hierarchy? How do you accommodate vocabulary changes over time in your comprehensive searches? How do you check your saved searches and alerts? Join NTO for this webinar to learn the answers to these questions.

PubMed and Beyond: Clinical Resources from the National Library of Medicine – January 14, 3:00-4:00 PM ET – Sponsored by MAR, this presentation will introduce free bedside information resources for the busy clinician. Resources presented will include Clinical Queries in PubMed/MEDLINE and free drug, patient education, and point-of-care resources.

What to do after You Take a Data Course – January 15, 3:00-4:00 PM ET – There are many online and in-person courses available for librarians to learn about research data management, data analysis, and visualization, but after you have taken a course, how do you go about applying what you have learned? While it is possible to just start offering classes and consultations, your service will have a better chance of becoming relevant if you consider stakeholders and review your institutional environment. This lecture by Margaret Henderson and hosted by PSR will give you some ideas to get started with data services at your institution.

More Than a Bandage: Health Information Resources for K-12 Health Professionals – January 15, 3:00-4:00 PM ET – Sponsored by MAR, this course will introduce free health information resources for K-12 health professionals provided by the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Participants will learn about consumer health sites covering general health, drug information, and environmental health, with an emphasis on MedlinePlus.

The Pieces of Systematic Review with Margaret Foster Webinar Series – Third Thursday of every month from January-May 2019, 2:00-3:30 PM ET – Systematic reviews are well-documented as contributing to evidence-based healthcare by, in part, revealing gaps in the literature or illustrating the effectiveness of health interventions. They are common practice, but they can often be fraught with issues in how they’re conducted. There is a constant need for education and discussion. In each live session of this SCR webinar series, Margaret Foster draws from her expertise to discuss issues, provide examples, and demonstrate the steps of her Pieces process, as described in her book, Assembling the Pieces of Systematic Review: A Guide for Librarians. This second run of the original series will provide more practical examples for conducting each step of a systematic review as well as look at other types of reviews.

STEAM Programming for Adults – January 22, 2:00-3:00 PM ET – Adult STEAM programming recognizes that adult life-long learners also benefit from an increased interest and knowledge of STEAM topics which can empower to them to think creatively and to design and engineer solutions to real world problems. With this goal in mind the Catawba County Library has established a series of community driven STEAM programs for Adults. During this hour long session, SEA and guest presenter will share the inspiration for Adult Steam programs, how to get started, find community partners, funding ideas, and program evaluation. Participants will also learn how to transform popular DIY craft programs into Adult STEAM programs.

Are You Ready? Essential Disaster Health Information Resources for Keeping Your Loved Ones Safe – January 23, 12:00-1:00 PM ET – Join MAR for this class that covers NLM disaster health information and other emergency preparedness resources for community educators, families, friends and caregivers. Resources for special populations and those with special needs are highlighted.

From Problem to Prevention: Evidence-Based Public Health – January 23, 2:00-3:00 PM ET – Curious about evidence-based public health (EBPH) but not sure where to start? Join MAR for this class that will explain the basics of evidence-based public health (EBPH) and highlight essentials of the EBPH process such as identifying the problem, forming a question, searching the literature, and evaluating the intervention. The purpose of this class is to provide an introduction to the world of evidence based public health and to give those already familiar with EBPH useful information that can be applied in their practices. In addition to MLA credit, this course has been approved by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing for 1 CECH for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES).

Transgender Health: Research and Resources – January 29, 2:00-3:00 PM ET – Sponsored by MAR, this session will discuss barriers that people who are transgender may face in their communities. The primary barriers discussed by guest speakers will include those that affect access to healthcare and re-entry to the community following incarceration. The guest speakers will also provide information about online and print resources that librarians, public health professionals or others interested in improving the health of transgender individuals in their communities can turn to for information.

DOCLINE 6.0 Update – January 30, 3:00-4:00 PM ET – Join NNLM for an update on DOCLINE 6.0! Meet Erin D. Latta from the National DOCLINE Coordination Office.

*Please note that the class registration system requires obtaining an NNLM account prior to registration. Learn how to register for classes.

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Have a Healthy New Year

PNR News - Thu, 2019-01-03 06:00

Every new year we begin with the resolution to exercise, to diet, to have piece of mind- to be healthier. In books stores and public libraries, exercise and diet books and other media fly off the shelf. Gyms and health studios become crowded with new members. An array of exercise equipment is purchased or brought out from storage. And the kitchen pantry and refrigerator is suddenly cleared of junk food and filled with fresh fruits and vegetables. It’s an annual tradition.

Want some cheaper tools and tips? The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government and organizations provide a variety of freely available tools to help you and your communities work towards healthier lifestyles.

MedlinePlus offers several tools:

  • The Health and Wellness section of Health Topics provides information about diets and exercise, healthy living, and keeping mentally healthy.
  • The Heart-Healthy Recipe of the Week provides information on how to prepare a healthy recipe each week that is limited in salt and fat and yet tasty. Information about time to prep and cook are provided as well as nutritional information.
  • A number of videos, quizzes and games can aid in engaging in your health where awareness and education can increase consumer health knowledge.
  • Subscribe to MedlinePlus Magazine or provide a link for easy access. This quarterly free magazine provides updates of important NIH research as well as information about health consumers can use.

The National Institutes of Health provides some great tools as well:

Other free resources include:

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Applications Open for RDM 102: Beyond Research Data Management for Biomedical and Health Sciences Librarians

MCR News - Wed, 2019-01-02 16:20
Applications are due this Friday – January 4, 2019

Biomedical and health sciences librarians are invited to participate as students or mentors in a rigorous online training course going beyond the basics of research data management. This course will expand on concepts covered in RDM 101: Biomedical and Health Research Data Management Training for Librarians, and threaded throughout will be the librarian’s role in research reproducibility and research integrity and include practice in using Jupyter notebooks. Mentors will assume the role of a researcher with a dataset seeking data services support and will scope research questions to form the basis for mentee projects.

The major aim of this course is to provide an introduction to the support of data science and open science with the goal of developing and implementing or enhancing data science training and services at participants’ institutions. This material is essential for decision-making and implementation of these programs, particularly instructional and reference services. The course topics include an overview of data science and open science, data literacy, data wrangling, data visualization, and leadership. The course will run February 20 – April 12, 2019.

Both student and mentor applications are due January 4, 2019.
Additional details and online applications are available at https://wp.me/p8Qzkf-2La.
For questions, please contact the NTO at nto@utah.edu or Shirley Zhao at shirley.zhao@utah.edu.

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Let Us Help You Reach Your Learning Goals in 2019

MCR News - Thu, 2018-12-27 19:02

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine has a variety of training opportunities for you in 2019. From in-person classes, to live webinars, to self-paced classes, we’ve got you covered. Check out the training calendar to see what’s coming up and reserve your seat! Feeling nostalgic? Many sessions offered in the last few years are archived and available anytime for you to watch on the NNLM YouTube Channel.

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NLM Announces 2019 History of Medicine Lecture Series

MCR News - Thu, 2018-12-27 18:53

The History of Medicine Division at the National Library of Medicine (NLM) announces the 2019 History of Medicine Lecture Series. All lectures are free, open to the public, and held in the NLM Lister Hill Auditorium, building 38A located on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Lectures are also live-streamed globally and archived by NIH VideoCasting.

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Open-i Provides Access to Over 3.7 Million Images

MCR News - Thu, 2018-12-27 18:47

Have you tried Open-i? It’s a service of the National Library of Medicine, enabling you to locate open source images contained in PubMed Central articles. Learn more about the contents of Open-i and the use of images in your projects.

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December Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available.

MCR News - Thu, 2018-12-27 18:39

As the year comes to a close, you can count on NIH News in Health for health information to help you in the new year. In the December 2018 issue learn about the eating style that’s best for health,  discover ways to reduce a baby’s chance of sleep-related deaths, and read about how a probiotic might stop Staphylococcus aureus, or staph.

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Location Data Visualization and The GIS Challenge

NER News - Thu, 2018-12-27 15:42

If you are curious about data visualization and GIS, join us on January 17, 2019 at 1:00PM EST for a new webinar titled,  “Location: Knowing Where We Are – Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS).”  Bahare Sanaie-Movahed, the Geographic Information Systems Specialist from Northeastern University Libraries, will introduce geographic information systems (GIS). We will explore how and why we visualize data. She will help us demystify location data terms and geospatial vocabulary. There will be several examples of data mapping projects that have been used to improve health impacts and save money. By the end of the class you will be able to define data layers, be able to explain components of the data mapping workflow. You will be introduced to tools and resources to collect and map health data that can be used to empower communities and individuals such as Community Health Maps and various other GIS programs.

In addition, if you are interested in GIS, check out ESRI for several storyboard contests.  There is a contest called the Tribal Story Map Challenge, tell your tribe’s story, this contest begins Monday, February 4, 2019.  Specifically for students, check out the Student GIS Story Map Contest for middle school and high school students. In Massachusetts, the newly formed Mass GIS Educators Group, part of NEARC, the NorthEast ArcGIS Users Group , invites students to ask questions, explore, and analyze their team or individual data for a situation in the state, and then share their results in a Story Map. Here is the link to Massachusetts  ArcGIS Online School competition 2019.

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Library Carpentry – Scholarship Recipient Post 6

NER News - Thu, 2018-12-27 11:14

This is the sixth blog post in a series authored by 7 individuals who received scholarships  from the New England Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM NER)  to attend the Library Carpentry Training held at Brown University on October 22-23, 2018. In this installment, a scholarship recipient, Sawyer Newman describes the Library Carpentry Training.  If you are interested in learning more please join us for a live webinar hosted on February 7, 2019 at 2:00 PM EST about Library Carpentry.

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Sawyer Newman
Data Librarian for the Health Sciences
Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library/Yale

Recently, I had the privilege of attending a NEASIST hosted Library Carpentry Workshop at Brown University, where a room of information professionals learned skills in shell functions, git, and Open Refine. These skills are useful both in automating tasks librarians have, as well as skills librarians are well suited to teaching patrons in a cross-disciplinary environment.

As intimidating as the selection of topics might sound, the format of the workshop was such that the group of around 30 was kept up to speed throughout the hands-on demonstrations by the instructors and a team of helpers, who would go around the room addressing individual questions. Individual or workshop-wide, support could range anywhere from installation help, to questions about operating system compatibility, to understanding concepts behind programming, to new proposed uses for any of the given tools.

The instructors, which include two of my colleges at Yale, Joshua Dull and Kate Nyhan, and Kristin Lee from Tisch Library at Tufts, rotated between teaching and support rolls throughout the sessions. While teaching, they worked together through hands-on demonstrations through live coding and live troubleshooting, which is not an easy task. In doing this though, they lead with the mentality that programming skills are approachable, and that you should feel comfortable answering questions you might have through trial and error.

As someone who attended this workshop in order to learn, as well as to become a Carpentries instructor, I thought this was such a constructive learning environment and one I would like to model in my own instruction sessions to our library users.

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For more about Library Carpentry or other upcoming events like the live webinar about Library Carpentry, please visit the NNLM NER website, or contact anyone in the NNLM NER office.

 

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NNLM Training Class: Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials for Librarians: Databases, Tools, and Clinical Applications, January 14 – May 3

PSR News - Fri, 2018-12-21 16:43

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine has announced open registration for the third cohort of Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials for Librarians: Databases, Tools, and Clinical Applications, running from January 14 — May 3, 2019. This course is designed both for librarians who offer, or intend to offer, bioinformatics services; and also for librarians who use bioinformatics information on a periodic or irregular basis to serve their users. The 16-week, self-paced Moodle course reviews basic biology concepts and takes a deep look into NCBI Molecular Biology Databases. It offers 25 hours of continuing education credit from the Medical Library Association. Successful participants are invited to join an Alumni Forum which includes discussion and monthly learning opportunities. Subject Matter Experts for this course include: Peter Cooper, PhD and Bonnie Maidak, PhD, MLS, National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine.

Registration closes on January 7, 2019. This course is limited to 60 participants. A 20-seat wait list is also available.

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NLM VSAC Launches Intensional Definition Functionality

PSR News - Fri, 2018-12-21 16:23

The National Library of Medicine Value Set Authority Center (VSAC), with support from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), has announced the launch of the Intensional value set definition functionality in the VSAC Authoring Tool. Through the VSAC Authoring user interface, value set authors can algorithmically define value sets with logical rule-based Boolean clauses and hierarchy operators, leveraging the structure and hierarchies of terminologies. Logically-defined value sets, combined with the value set author’s guidance, can incorporate future changes as terminologies evolve to add or remove concepts, increasing efficiency and accuracy of value set creation and maintenance.

An example of a rule-based value set could be: include all codes that are descendantsOf the SNOMED CT® code for ‘Clinical finding,’ exclude all codes that are descendantOrSelfOf ‘Wound finding.’ This first deployment of the VSAC Intensional Functionality provides support for hierarchy functions for several terminologies. Later in 2019, VSAC will add intensional functionality for more terminologies, including RxNorm and LOINC®. Learn more about how to Create an Intensional Value Set in the VSAC Support Center.

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New HHS Checklist Helps First Responders Ensure Language Access and Effective Communication During Emergencies

PSR News - Fri, 2018-12-21 15:49

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued a plain language checklist (PDF) to help first responders provide services to individuals with limited English proficiency and individuals with disabilities during emergency response and recovery efforts. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, at least 350 languages are spoken across the country. In addition, approximately 15% of adults report some trouble hearing, 8.1 million people are visually impaired, and 32 million adults are illiterate. Federal civil rights laws, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, mandate that federally funded emergency response and recovery services must be accessible to people with limited English proficiency and people with disabilities. In a recent blog post, experts in the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response and OCR explore how public health, healthcare, and emergency response organizations can use the new checklist to enhance language access and create disaster health communications to better assist impacted communities.

The checklist resulted from efforts of the HHS Language Access Steering Committee, led by the HHS Office for Civil Rights. It includes recommendations, specific action steps, and resources to assist first responders in providing on-the-ground language assistance and communicating effectively in disasters. It complements an emergency preparedness checklist (PDF) HHS released in 2016, and is an additional tool for responders and local partners who serve community members with limited English proficiency or disabilities. Practical tips range from how to identify language needs in a disaster-impacted community to effectively utilizing interpreters.

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SEA and NDCO Holiday Closings

SEA News - Fri, 2018-12-21 09:36

The NNLM SEA and NDCO staff would like to wish all of our Network Members, Happy Holidays!

The NNLM SEA and NDCO offices will be closed from December 24, 2018 – January 1, 2019

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Data Flash: Some Reading About Library Responses To Research Mandates

PNR News - Fri, 2018-12-21 04:47

Self-promotion–we all are called upon to do it at some time or another.  And my time has arrived!  This post is to let you know that if you’re interested in reading about research mandates, from funders, institutions and publishers, there’s a new book chapter that’s just been come out, by me and Virginia Commonwealth University’s Research Data Librarian Nina Exner.   The title is “Responding to Change: Reinventing Librarian Identities in the Age of Research Mandates” and it appears in the volume Challenging the “Jacks of All Trades but Masters of None” Librarian Syndrome (Advances in Library Administration and Organization, Volume 39).  You can see that it is fascinating reading, at least for my cat Dorothy!

Seriously, we didn’t really know until we started what a big topic this would turn out to be.  From the abstract, you’ll see that we: “(1) outline the changing scholarly ecosystem; (2) summarize major terms and concepts to understand the process of producing research outputs; (3) discuss the perspectives of the major players in the research enterprise; (4) present some of the challenges that research mandates and the changing research environment have brought to libraries; and finally (5) review ways in which libraries have successfully addressed them.” Phew!

Of course, by nature of this quickly moving environment, some of what we offer has shifted in the year since we wrote it, but we hope there are still many helpful suggestions!  There are two figures in particular that lay out some ideas for librarian involvement in the research enterprise.

Also, if you are OK with not having the publisher’s beautified version, the final manuscript version is available in open access form through the University of Washington’s ResearchWorks Archive.

While not light holiday reading, it may fit the bill if you make a new year’s resolution about enhancing your current awareness activities!  Either way, we welcome feedback– please feel free to contact me at glusker@uw.edu with any comments, suggestions, etc.

Happy New Year!

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NNLM PSR Membership Update

PSR Newsletter - Thu, 2018-12-20 18:18

As 2018 draws to a close, we would like to provide you with a year-end update of membership changes in the Pacific Southwest Region.  We are pleased to announce 47 new members have joined the network since the beginning of the year.  Please join us in welcoming our new network members!

New Network Members

Arizona

California

Hawaii

Nevada

Also in 2018, the following libraries began participation in DOCLINE, NLM’s automated interlibrary loan (ILL) request routing and order referral system.

New DOCLINE Libraries

  • West Coast Ultrasound Institute
    Los Angeles, CA
    (LIBID: CAUPOJ)
  • Community Memorial Health System
    Ventura, CA
    (LIBID: CAUPOT)
  • Alcohol Research Group, Public Health Institute
    Emeryville, CA
    (LIBID: CAUPOV)
  • Los Angeles County College of Nursing and Allied Health Library
    Los Angeles, CA
    (LIBID: CAUPOZ)

Network membership is free and offers a variety of benefits and services.  Complete the Member Application to become a member of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine in the Pacific Southwest Region.  For more information, please go to our Members page.

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Band name or MeSH term? 2019 punk edition

NTO News - Thu, 2018-12-20 17:34

The 2016 blog post, Band Name or MeSH Term? A game based on the 2017 Medical Subjects Headings was such a hit, we’ve decided to bring it back with an obscure genre!

Current NLM Associate Fellow Sarah Clarke brings her knowledge of the first wave and beyond to reveal the latest updates to MeSH.

 

Band Name or MeSH Term? 2019 edition

Is the following a medical subject heading, a band or both? Answers – and a few upcoming dates for webinars – below

  1. Nerve Agents
  2. Aegilops
  3. Gangrene
  4. Koro
  5. Negative Results
  6. Antidote
  7. Discharge
  8. Germs
  9. Road Rage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Nerve Agents – MeSH term & punk band
  2. Aegilops – New MeSH Term for 2019 – “A genus of grasses known generally as goatgrasses, presumed to be wild ancestors of domestic WHEAT. They belong to the grass family, POACEAE, and are distributed widely in Eurasia and North America”
  3. Gangrene – MeSH term; however, Gang Green is a punk band
  4. Koro – MeSH term & punk band
  5. Negative Results New MeSH Term for 2019 – “Subject matter related to research studies in which the data do not demonstrate any clear evidence of effect, especially if an effect was expected”
  6. Antidote – MeSH term & punk band
  7. Discharge – Punk band
  8. Germs – Punk band
  9. Road Rage – New MeSH Term for 2019 – “Extreme anger generated from a traffic incident or accident that leads to an assault with a motor vehicle or other dangerous weapon by the operator or passenger(s) of one motor vehicle on the operator or passenger(s) of another motor vehicle” & punk band

 

For further information about 2019 MeSH:

The National Library of Medicine has completed work on the 2019 MeSH Descriptor production release. Users can view 2019 MeSH headings using the MeSH Browser or download them via NLM’s FTP site. Users can view highlighted changes in MeSH Terminology by visiting What’s New in MeSH.

 

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) and National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) Training Office for two events in January 2019, introducing you to 2019 Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) and teaching you how to adjust to MeSH changes in your PubMed searches and alerts. Registration is required (see below).

 

  1. NLM Webinar: 2019 MeSH Highlights

Join NLM staff for a highlight tour of the 2019 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). A 20-minute presentation will feature:

  • Addition of systematic reviews publication type
  • Additional clinical trial publication types
  • Subheading changes for manpower, secretion, and utilization
  • Additional terminology for data, neoplasms, and other topics.

Following the presentation, Indexing and MeSH experts will be available to answer your questions.

 

Date and time: Friday, January 4, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST To register: https://nnlm.gov/class/2019-mesh-highlights/9152

 

  1. NNLM Webinar: MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching

Every year, the Medical Subject Headings are updated. Join us for “MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching” to learn:

  • How does this affect your PubMed searches?
  • What happens when a term gets changed, or added, or removed; or moved to a different part of the MeSH hierarchy?
  • How do you accommodate vocabulary changes over time in your comprehensive searches?
  • How do you check your saved searches and alerts?

This class includes some content from the class Advanced PubMed: MeSH

 

Date and time: Friday, January 11, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST To register: https://nnlm.gov/class/mesh-changes-and-pubmed-searching/9145

 

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NNLM SEA Digest News – December 20, 2018

SEA News - Thu, 2018-12-20 14:11

Welcome to the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), Southeastern/Atlantic (SEA) Region’s Weekly Digest. This digest includes upcoming events, online training opportunities, news, and past events.  

NNLM News

The NNLM/SEA office will be closed Monday, December 24 through Tuesday, January 1 for winter break. We wish everyone a happy and healthy holiday season!

Upcoming Online Training Opportunities*

Moodle LMS Asynchronous Course Opportunity

Webinars January 4 – January 9

Webinars January 10 – January 11

Visit the NNLM Training Schedule for all upcoming webinars, scheduled, and on-demand classes. For past webinars and classes, please visit the NNLM on YouTube**

National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM), and National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) News

NIH News

NLM Technical Bulletin

NCBI Insights

Miscellaneous News

NNLM SEA Communications

* Notes on NNLM Training Opportunities

  • All sessions listed are sponsored by a specific regional or national office, but open to all.
  • Webinars are scheduled for 1 hour unless otherwise noted.
  • The NNLM class registration system requires a free NNLM account prior to registration.
  • Visit the NNLM Training Opportunities to register and view a full calendar of training opportunities.
  • Please visit the NNLM Acronym Guide to understand the acronyms.
  • Refer to this guide to claim MLA CE credit.
  • Not all Training Opportunities listed provide MLA CE credit. Please refer to the class page to see if a specific session offers credit.

** Please note that NNLM recordings on YouTube may not have MLA CE Credit available. Please contact the regional office that sponsored the webinar for details.

 

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