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NNLM SEA Digest News – May 29, 2020

Fri, 2020-05-29 10:37

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 Opportunities

Webinars June 2 – June 11

Webinars June 17 – July 9

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

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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NIH All of Us Research Program Releases Beta of Research Workbench

Thu, 2020-05-28 13:50

Written By: April Wright, NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator, SEA

The All of Us Research Program, grown out of the NIH Precision Medicine Initiative, aims to build one of the largest, most diverse datasets of its kind for health research and to reflect the diversity of the United States through its participants. All people living in the United States – not just citizens – are eligible to participate. The mission of All of Us is to accelerate health research and medical breakthroughs, enabling individualized prevention, treatment, and care. The goal of the program is to help researchers understand more about why people get sick or stay healthy. By looking for patterns, researchers may learn more about what affects people’s health.

The Researcher Workbench makes participant data freely available through the All of Us Research Hub. What follows is the official announcement from the All of Us Research Program.

The All of Us Research Program launched the beta phase of the Researcher Workbench today. Read the official announcement from All of Us CEO Dr. Josh Denny.

The Workbench is a new platform that contains deidentified, individual-level participant data, including electronic health records, survey answers, and physical measurements. Within the Workbench, researchers can use a suite of custom tools to create, review, and analyze cohort data. Visit the Research Hub website to learn more about our methodology for curating participant data and the Researcher Workbench tools.

During the beta phase, researchers with NIH eRA Commons accounts may apply for access if their institutions have a data use agreement in place. Right now, any U.S.-based academic, nonprofit, or health care organization can enter into our Data Use and Registration Agreement.

We released several new resources to the Research Hub website:

  • We’re in Beta: Learn what to expect as part of the Researcher Workbench beta phase.
  • Data Use Policies: Find out more about acceptable uses of All of Us participant data.
  • Publications: Discover published work by other researchers based on All of Us participant data.
  • Research Projects Directory: View more information about researchers’ workspaces and their work with the All of Us participant data.

We extend a warm welcome to researchers interested in exploring the Researcher Workbench. We want to design this platform with you, to make it the best resource it can be. Your comments and suggestions are central to that effort. Go to ResearchAllofUs.org to find out more and get started.

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NNLM SEA Digest News – May 22, 2020

Fri, 2020-05-22 10:21

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 Opportunities

Webinars May 27 – June 10

Webinars June 11 – June 24 

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

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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Upcoming Webinar on Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information

Thu, 2020-05-21 16:22

Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Time: 2 PM ET/1 PM CT

Description: This one-hour webinar will provide a basic introduction to foreign-born populations. The presentation will start with some background data about immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. We’ll touch briefly on concepts related to cultural competence and humility and how to integrate them into your work. Finally, we’ll review the CDC’s Refugee Health Profiles, HHS’s Office of Minority Health, and the National Library of Medicine’s MedlinePlus and HealthReach.

Objectives:

At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the current landscape of immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers in the United States
  • Explain the difference between cultural competence and humility and how they influence workplace environments
  • Identify reliable websites that provide quality health information in multiple languages

Continuing Education: Sponsored by The National Network of Libraries of Medicine- Middle Atlantic Region, a designated provider of contact hours (CECH) in health education credentialing by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc., this program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1 total Category I contact education contact hour.

This class also offers 1 MLA CE and is eligible for Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) credit.

Registration: Registration is free and can be accessed through the NNLM class instance.

For additional information, please contact Liz Waltman.

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NNLM SEA Welcomes Our 2000th Member, New Freedom Farm!

Tue, 2020-05-19 12:20

NNLM SEA is proud to welcome New Freedom Farm in Buchanan, VA, as our 2000th member. Thank you for joining and for all you do to improve the lives of veterans while rescuing slaughter-bound horses, Lois!

Congratulations, too, on your nomination as a Remarkable Woman – we think you are remarkable, indeed.

The New Freedom Farm Mission

Owner, Lois Fritz, with one of her horses

Lois Fritz founded New Freedom Farm in 2016 out of her personal understanding of PTSD and the relief she experienced through time spent in the midst of her horses. Located on 13 level acres in Buchanan, VA; the farm was originally home to 19 equines, including three mares & their foals saved from slaughter, a number of mini horses & mini donkeys, a hinny and a mule. The equine census has evolved over time and our residents continue to change. Built on faith and determination, New Freedom Farm is dedicated to helping those who have served our country along with their families.

New Freedom Farm is a safe place for veterans suffering from PTSD/TBI, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and secondary trauma. We are a 501c3 nonprofit, so we work solely off of donations and faith. There is no charge to veterans who wish to visit, and all visitors are welcome to make an appointment outside of regular hours (once activities resume, Post Covid-19).

Saving Slaughter-Bound Horses

Central to the idea of New Freedom Farm is ‘sanctuary.’ Not only is the farm a place for healing humans, it is also a place dedicated to providing safe haven for its equine residents. Much like the Veterans we serve, our horses have come to us following stress-filled situations. Having been abandoned to an auction circuit that often delivers them to the hands of “kill buyers,” these animals have seen their fair share of fear and trauma. We believe it is the essence of The Horse combined with their journeys to us that makes our program unique. The sensitivity of the horse delivers an honesty and truth for the Veteran who is experiencing difficulty trusting others.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can be described as a mental health condition triggered by experiencing or seeing a terrifying event. The symptoms can include agitation, irritability, hostility, hyper-vigilance, self-destructive behavior, and/or social isolation. As many as 20% of veterans returning from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars (Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom) have been diagnosed with PTSD. 30% of Vietnam Vets suffer from PTSD. U.S. Veterans commit suicide at an average rate of 22 per day. Many PTSD/TBI Veterans are isolated or withdrawn.

Studies have shown that interacting with an animal, such as a horse, can be very helpful and calming to those suffering from PTSD. ​Visiting with the equines at New Freedom Farm helps with isolation, communication, trust, and social skills.

To all of our members – Thank You! You make a positive difference in the world and it’s our great honor to assist you in your important work.

More members means more outreach so please share our Membership Information with your communities, partners, colleagues, campuses and branches. All are welcome!

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Training Materials for New PubMed

Mon, 2020-05-18 14:45

On May 18, the new and improved PubMed replaced the legacy system as the default site. To help prepare for the transition, NLM and NNLM have a variety of trainings and resources available for you to use, learn, and adapt.

For You to Learn 

Through June 25, NLM and NNLM are offering 6 live webinars from the How PubMed Works series. Each 90-minute class covers a foundational element of PubMed – including MeSH, ATM, and what is included in the PubMed database – and is eligible to claim 1.5 MLA CE credit hours. Recordings will be available for viewing after each session ends for those who can’t attend or would like to view the material again.

PubMed Essentials, an on-demand class offered through NNLM, is made up of 10 interactive video-modules (2-3 minutes each) that allow you to explore PubMed at your own pace. Topics covered include subject searches, finding the latest treatments for a disease or disorder, known item searches, saving searches and setting email alerts, and helping consumers find research in PubMed using MedlinePlus. After completing all the modules, you will be eligible to claim 1 MLA CE credit.

The comprehensive PubMed User Guide is available from the homepage and under the “Help” link on every page in PubMed. It starts with a list of frequently asked questions, allowing you to jump to short, easy-to-follow instructions for finding and using your favorite features. As with other resources, you can copy the text into your own training materials, trifolds, and user guides.

To Help Others Learn

The Trainer’s Toolkit provides instructional materials developed by NLM that you can customize and share. The series of nine interactive video Quick Tours, each only 1 to 4 minutes long, can be viewed online or embedded in course management software. You will also find slide decks, handouts, and webinar recordings all designed for sharing and reuse.

 

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NNLM SEA Digest News – May 14, 2020

Thu, 2020-05-14 16:01

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 Opportunities

Webinars May 19 – May 27

Webinars May 28 – June 22

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

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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Congratulations to Adelia Grabowsky and Lauren Read!

Thu, 2020-05-14 10:24

During the month of April, members had two opportunities to engage with NNLM SEA and enter to win free conference registration.

Lauren Read, from the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, MD, won the drawing from the 2020 Planning and Assessment questionnaire. We circulated a survey to collect feedback and suggestions, and people who completed the survey had the option to provide their name and enter the drawing. Lauren was one of the over 400 SEA members who provided feedback on SEA programs, and one of over 200 to enter the drawing.

Adelia Grabowsky, from Auburn University in Auburn, AL, won the National Poetry Month Book Spine Poetry drawing. She was one of 23 members who submitted a health-themed poem composed entirely of book titles. Poems submitted throughout the month covered a wide variety of topics, including vaccinations, support for healthcare workers, mental health, sleeping smarter, public health, healthy eating, and staying safe during the pandemic. You can browse through all the great submissions from the Book Spine Poetry Contest here.

Congratulations to Lauren and Adelia, and thank you to everyone who submitted feedback on SEA programs or helped us celebrate National Poetry Month!

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NNLM SEA Digest News – May 8, 2020

Fri, 2020-05-08 10:40

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 Opportunities

Webinars May 11 – May 19

Webinars May 27 – June 2

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

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.

Categories: RML Blogs

Puerto Rico Hit by 5.4 Magnitude Earthquake

Mon, 2020-05-04 09:35

The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 5.4 magnitude earthquake off the southern coast of Puerto Rico early Saturday morning. 

At a Glance

  • The initial quake was recorded at 7:13 a.m. EST on May 2, 2020.
  • The epicenter was located approximately 80 miles south of San Juan. 
  • About 50 families were displaced from their homes.
  • The earthquake caused extensive damage to buildings on the island, including a museum and other historical buildings in Ponce, Puerto Rico.

State and Territory Resources

Visit the NNLM SEA Page for additional Federal and State Emergency Management Contact Resources.

Puerto Rico

NLM Disaster Information Management Resource Center (DIMRC)

We encourage you to visit the following pages from the NLM Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC). You can embed the content from both of these pages on your own Website by accessing the Health and Human Services (HHS) Content Syndication Storefront. When we update any of these pages, your pages will be automatically updated as well.

MedlinePlus

Reliable Resources for Tornado Preparedness & Response

Mobile Apps

NNLM SEA Resources

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NNLM SEA Digest News – May 1, 2020

Fri, 2020-05-01 11:29

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 Opportunities

Webinars May 6 – May 11

Webinars May 13 – May 19

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

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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Technology Funding Spotlight: … Because there is so much more than Google!

Thu, 2020-04-30 11:58

Guest Post By: Mary Pat Gage, Medical Librarian, Baptist Health South Florida

Patient/Family Resource Center & Medical Library

Patient/Family Resource Center & Medical Library

The Patient/Family Resource Center & Medical Library in the Baptist Health South Florida Miami Cancer Institute (MCI) is centrally located on the second floor and is part of a beautiful research and multi-disciplinary care outpatient facility. In addition to providing library services to our clinical staff, we invite patients and their families to use the library to request librarian-mediated searches, browse consumer health materials, use a computer, or simply enjoy a quiet place to wait between appointments.

The MCI Social Work Case Managers use the library for support group programming, and expressed interest in also offering consumer health library instruction. At the time, however, there was a major limitation: the library had a wall-mounted 60” television, but no AV equipment to present course materials on. We therefore applied for a technology grant to cover the costs of a minicomputer and wireless mouse/keyboard that, when connected to the television, would convert it to a monitor. We were delighted and appreciative to be awarded the grant, and as a result, now have the training infrastructure we need.

The plan was to hold 15 minute sessions as part of monthly support group meetings for 1 year, and in September 2019, we held the first session. It was attended by 10 patients/family members and I used a short PowerPoint presentation followed by a live demonstration about using the BHSF library page to find authoritative resources. Particular attention was placed on MedlinePLUS, the National Cancer Institute, and Clinical Trials.gov. This group was very interested in clinical trials information and took away MEDLINE Plus bookmarks.

Patient/Family Resource Center & Medical Library

While feedback from the social workers was positive, in February 2020, the support group facilitators reported that the consumer health instruction took too much time away from meeting the immediate needs of the patients and caregivers during their scheduled group appointments, and asked to put the program on hold.

We now use the equipment for digital signage filled with rotating images of library locations and services, NLM resources, databases, and event photos. Fortunately, the display is easily viewed from both inside and outside the library (thanks to a clear glass exterior wall). While the original requestors put the program on hold, we have been asked about scheduling in-library training with our nurse educators. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has delayed these efforts for now, but we plan to resume them upon our return, and appreciate having the equipment to provide it!

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Digital Literacy Resources from PLA and All of Us

Wed, 2020-04-29 12:44

In a time where we rely so heavily on digital connectivity, how can we ensure that library communities have the support they need to stay connected?

The Public Library Association (PLA), National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) and the All of Us Research Program (All of Us) have partnered together to create free resources for library staff to support their community’s digital literacy needs. Resources include a curriculum guide for library staff to teach digital literacy by using health topics and a series of online modules designed to teach basic Internet skills. Available in English and Spanish, the modules are designed to help new internet users navigate the online world.

Learn more about why digital literacy is so important to health, participate in virtual trainings, access free resources to help your library support digital health literacy, and promote your digital literacy training sessions to individuals in your community in partnership with NNLM and All of Us.

Visit nnlm.gov/allofus/digitalhealthliteracy to access these resources and opportunities and more!

Looking for more ways to engage your community around digital literacy?

Try promoting citizen science as a way for your community to practice digital literacy skills, learn about factors that impact health, and contribute meaningful data to scientific research!

To get started, check out our online course “Introduction to Citizen Science,” a free, online class developed in partnership with SciStarter. This course is for any member of the public who is interested in learning about citizen science and how they can participate in citizen science activities both online and in-person.

Visit scistarter.org/nlm to access citizen science resources.

NNLM invites you to learn and share innovative ways to continue supporting the digital literacy needs of your communities with your colleagues in the NNLM network.

These opportunities have been brought to you in partnership with All of Us, a national research program seeking one million or more people from across the United States to help speed up medical research. Learn more about All of Us at joinallofus.org/internetskills.

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Victory 3D Printing for Health Care Personnel

Tue, 2020-04-28 13:47

Guest Post By: Brian Zelip, Emerging Technologies Librarian, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore

Health care personnel the world over are facing the dangers of a critical shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 pandemic. PPE includes items such as isolation gowns, eye protection, face masks, N95 respirators, ventilators, and more. In response to the global supply crisis, agencies like the CDC and FDA are recommending the use of improvised PPE to fill the gap until official supplies are more readily available.

People all around the world are leveraging a wide range of tools and materials to make improvised PPE. Academic health sciences libraries with makerspaces are particularly suited to contribute to this effort. Not only are such libraries likely to have 3D printers and other fabrication tools, they are also likely to have a connection to the front lines of local responses to public health crises.

The University of Maryland Health Sciences & Human Services Library (HS/HSL) has been contributing 3D printed parts for various local PPE needs.

  • A Baltimore-wide effort to make durable improvised PPE available to health care providers by the case at minimal cost. The organizers solicit people with 3D printers and sewing machines to print face shield parts and sew face masks. Organizers then sanitize, assemble, and package them for distribution.
  • The Infectious Disease department at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Multiple PPE designs have been prototyped and reviewed for usage.
  • All 10,000+ personnel at the University of Maryland Medical Center. All hospital staff wear face masks for extended periods of times. It is causing broken skin and irritation behind their ears. 3D printed surgical mask tension release bands (“ear savers”) can alleviate this issue. See the “S” design and the various head size design.
3D Printed Personal Protective Equipment

A selection of the 3D printed personal protective equipment produced by the University of Maryland HS/HSL

The HS/HSL is not alone in this effort. Other academic health sciences libraries are involved in similar work, including but not limited to:

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NNLM SEA Planning and Assessment Questionnaire open until April 30th

Mon, 2020-04-27 10:09

As the National Network of Libraries of Medicine enters the final year of our cooperative agreement, we in the Southeastern/Atlantic regional medical library are assessing our services and planning for the future.

You’re invited to complete our 2020 Planning and Assessment Questionnaire. This survey was prepared by the SEA office in collaboration with the NNLM Evaluation Office.

You can complete it by clicking on the link below:

NNLM SEA 2020 Planning and Assessment Questionnaire

This survey will take approximately 5 minutes to complete, and you can stop responding at any time. We will collect feedback until April 30th, 2020.

Only summary data will be reported outside of the SEA office, and you are not required to provide any identifying information. At the end of the survey, you’ll be asked if you want to enter a drawing to win free conference registration (up to $1,000). Should you choose to enter, you will need to provide contact information. This information will be removed before your responses are shared within the office for analysis.

Thank you for all that you do to promote access to reliable health information within your communities. Your feedback will help us improve our outreach and education offerings and better serve the needs of this large and diverse region.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Tony Nguyen at ttnguyen@hshsl.umaryland.edu or Kiri Burcat at kburcat@hshsl.umaryland.edu

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Severe Storms Reported Across the Southern United States

Fri, 2020-04-24 16:07

If you are in or around the hard-hit areas, please let us know by phone or email how you are faring and if there is anything we can do to help.

At a Glance

State and Territory Resources

Visit the NNLM SEA Page for additional Federal and State Emergency Management Contact Resources.

Alabama

Florida

Georgia

Mississippi

South Carolina

NLM Disaster Information Management Resource Center (DIMRC)

We encourage you to visit the following pages from the NLM Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC). You can embed the content from both of these pages on your own Website by accessing the Health and Human Services (HHS) Content Syndication Storefront. When we update any of these pages, your pages will be automatically updated as well.

MedlinePlus

Reliable Resources for Tornado Preparedness & Response

Mobile Apps

NNLM SEA Resources

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NNLM SEA Digest News – April 24, 2020

Fri, 2020-04-24 10:12

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 Opportunities

Webinars April 28 – April 29

Webinars April 30 – May 8

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

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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Join NNLM for the Spring #citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Preventative Health and Wellness

Thu, 2020-04-23 13:46

You’re invited to join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine as we add citations to existing Wikipedia articles on Preventative Health and Wellness using the trusted National Library of Medicine resources. The virtual event is taking place April 30, 2020. For more information on how to participate and join our program dashboard, visit nnlm.gov/wiki.

By holding #citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thons, we can:

  • Make it easier to get credible, evidence-based health information online
  • Disseminate NLM sources and increase their reach
  • Leverage network members’ expertise, experiences, and audiences
  • Engage NNLM members nationwide
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New NLM Webinar: Getting the Most Out of DOCLINE

Wed, 2020-04-22 11:57

Four DOCLINE updates have been added in the last 6 weeks, such as the new “Print Resources Available” indicator.

Join the DOCLINE Team for a new webinar – “Getting the Most Out of DOCLINE” – on April 29 to learn what you may have missed!

The webinar will be hosted by the DOCLINE Team members from NLM and the National DOCLINE Coordination Office. The Team will provide a brief system overview including current statistics, recent enhancements, power user tips for best results, and answer user questions.

Date and time: Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 2:00PM-2:30PM EDT. Registration is required.

Register here: https://nnlm.gov/class/getting-most-out-docline/24196 with your NNLM account.

Please submit your questions in advance. Additional questions will be taken as time permits.

Note: The webinar will be recorded for those unable to attend.

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Upcoming Webinar on Sharing, Discovering, and Citing COVID-19 Data and Code in Generalist Repositories

Tue, 2020-04-21 12:11

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health is hosting a free webinar for researchers to learn how to share, discover, and cite COVID-19 data and code in generalist repositories on Friday, April 24 from 2:00-3:45 p.m. ET.

The biomedical research community’s understanding of the novel coronavirus and the associated coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is rapidly evolving. Open science and the timely sharing of research data have played a critical role in advancing our understanding of COVID-19 and accelerating the pace of discovery.

Researchers will have an opportunity to hear from multiple generalist repositories about the ways each repository is supporting discoverability and reusability of COVID-19 data and associated code. The NLM will also provide an overview of available COVID-19 literature.

The webinar will be available via NIH VideoCast.

Instructions on submitting questions will be made available closer to the webinar. Interested participants are encouraged to bookmark this page for the latest updates and follow #NIHdata on Twitter.  The webinar will be recorded and available a week after the live event.

See the agenda on the ODSS website.

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