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SEAside Webinar: An Introduction to Data Visualization – September 25, 2017 1 PM ET

Wed, 2017-08-30 08:14

Date/Time: Monday, September 25, 2017, 1:00 – 2:30 PM ET

Presenter: Tony Nguyen, Technology and Communications Coordinator, NNLM SEA Region, University of Maryland, Baltimore

Presentation Summary: Are you interested in learning about data visualization? This webinar will provide an introduction to data visualization, concepts on visually represented data, design techniques, and different tools to which you can use to help develop your data visualizations.

Upon completion of the SEAside Webinar, each participant will receive 1.5 contract hours of continuing education credit award by the Medical Library Association. Participants will receive a code to which they will enter in medlib-ed.

Pre-Register: Pre-registration is strongly recommended, but not required. Visit our registration page to sign up!

To Join the Webinar:
•    Date: Monday, September 25, 2017
•    Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET
•    WebEx: https://nih.webex.com
•    Session number: 622 740 720
•    Session password: DataViz

To Join the Training Session
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1.    Go to https://nih.webex.com/nih/k2/j.php?MTID=t1df98d79c6180fc076bd1c40d0e58ff8
2.    Enter your name and email address.
3.    Enter the session password: DataViz
4.    Click “Join Now”.
5.    Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.

To view in other time zones or languages, please click the link
https://nih.webex.com/nih/k2/j.php?MTID=tff6c366d303adfc4caa92409d47c6f80

To Join the Session by Phone Only
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To receive a call back, provide your phone number when you join the training session, or call the number below and enter the access code.
•    Call-in toll number (US/Canada):1-650-479-3208
•    Global call-in numbers: https://nih.webex.com/nih/globalcallin.php?serviceType=TC&ED=591275762&tollFree=0
•    Access code: 622 740 720

To add this session to your calendar program (for example Microsoft Outlook), click this link:
https://nih.webex.com/nih/k2/j.php?MTID=taad5f20e5e3b000f561e1da78840565e

Technical Briefs – Important Information Prior to the Use of WebEx:

Contact: For additional information or questions, please contact Tony at ttnguyen@hshsl.umaryland.edu(link sends e-mail).

This webinar is co-sponsored by the DC Area Health Sciences Library Association (DCAHSL).

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NNLM SEA Digest News – August 25, 2017

Fri, 2017-08-25 08:08

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.

Top Items of Interest

National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) News

Upcoming Online Training Opportunities

Asynchronous Online Course – Moodle LMS

Webinars August 28 – September 01

Webinars September 4-8

Webinars September 11-15

Webinars September 18-22

In addition to the webinars listed, the NNLM Public Health Coordination Office provides webinars for subscribers to the Digital Library. You can attend a Quick Starter Course or attend a Drop-In Session.

YouTube Recordings Available

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

NLM News

NCBI Insights

Focus on Data

Focus on Precision Medicine

Focus on Substance Use Disorder

Funding Opportunities

Miscellaneous News

NNLM SEA Communications

Notes on NNLM Training Opportunities

  • All sessions listed below 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.
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Opioid Crisis Town Hall: Library Needs and Responses

Thu, 2017-08-24 13:22

WebJunction and PLA invites libraries and their community partners to join this virtual town hall discussion about current library needs and possible responses to the nation’s opioid crisis.

Date/Time: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 2:00 PM ET – 3:30 PM ET

Over two million people in the US are estimated to be dependent on prescription opioids or heroin. A sharp rise in drug overdoses has made it the leading cause of death among Americans under 50. This epidemic is happening in all regions of the country, in communities of all sizes, without discrimination for age, ethnicity, or income. As library staff see this crisis impacting their own communities, their urgent question arises: How do we respond?

Join us for a virtual town hall, where representatives from libraries and other community organizations will describe their local efforts and who they’re collaborating with. We also want to hear from you: We’ll ask audience participants to describe the informational, structural, financial and emotional support that library staff and community members need to withstand and address this alarming epidemic. The insights gleaned from this town hall will be shared to inform plans for future efforts.

This event is jointly organized by WebJunction and Public Library Association.

Panelists include:

  • Vanessa Christman, County Librarian/Director of Library Services, Humboldt County (CA)
  • Kim Fender, Director, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County (OH)
  • Rachel Fewell, Central Library Administrator, Denver Public Library (CO)
  • Shawn Cunningham, Communications Director, Multnomah County Public Library (OR)
  • Hadi Sedigh, Associate Legislative Director for Justice & Public Safety, National Association of Counties, and liaison to the National City-County Task Force on the Opioid Epidemic

Registerhttps://tinyurl.com/sept12webjunction

Related Resources and Links

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NNLM SEA Digest News – August 18, 2017

Fri, 2017-08-18 08:05

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.

National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) News

Upcoming Online Training Opportunities

Asynchronous Online Course – Moodle LMS

Webinars August 21-25

Webinars August 28 – September 01

Webinars September 4-8

In addition to the webinars listed, the NNLM Public Health Coordination Office provides webinars for subscribers to the Digital Library. You can attend a Quick Starter Course or attend a Drop-In Session.

YouTube Recordings Available

Notes on NNLM Training Opportunities

  • All sessions listed below 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 accountprior to registration.
  • Visit the NNLM Training Opportunitiesto register and view a full calendar of training opportunities.
  • Please visit the NNLM Acronym Guideto understand the acronyms.
  • Refer to this guide to claim MLA CE credit.

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

NIH News

NLM News

NCBI Insights

Focus on Data

Focus on Precision Medicine

Focus on Substance Use Disorder

Funding Opportunities

Miscellaneous News

NNLM SEA Communications

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NNLM MAR Webinar: Libraries Transform: Health Literacy Toolkit

Wed, 2017-08-16 08:18

Libraries Transform: Health Literacy Toolkit

Date: September 14, 2017

Time: 2:00PM – 3:00PM ET

Description: October is Health Literacy Month. The American Library Association (ALA) and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) have created a Health Literacy Month toolkit for the Libraries Transform campaign. Join Amanda J. Wilson (NNLM) and Jeff Julian (ALA) as they discuss NNLM’s mission to support health literacy efforts in libraries and explain how to use the key messages, data, and marketing materials to promote health literacy at your library.

1 MLA CE is offered for this session

To register for this webinar, please visit: https://nnlm.gov/class/libraries-transform-health-literacy-toolkit/7708

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New NNLM SCR Webinar Series: Patient Safety

Tue, 2017-08-15 14:13

The NNLM SCR office is pleased to announce a new webinar series! The SCR Patient Safety Webinar Series, developed in collaboration and co-sponsored by the UNTHSC Institute for Patient Safety, will feature expert guest speakers presenting on topics related to the field of patient safety and health care quality.

Through this series, we hope to empower health care professionals, patients, and health information professionals to support the elimination of preventable harm and achieve the highest quality in health care possible. Sessions will be scheduled periodically and topics chosen based on current trends in patient care. Possible topics include patient safety research, quality improvement, opioid abuse, precision medicine, and ambulatory care.

Sessions in the series will each be eligible for 1 hour of Continuing Education credit from the Medical Library Association and will be recorded for future viewing.

The first session in the series is scheduled for Thursday, August 31 at 2 pm ET / 1pm CT. For more information about the first session and the series as a whole, please visit the Patient Safety Webinar Series page on our website. Please feel free to share this information with any interested parties.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the NNLM SCR office at nnlm-scr@unthsc.edu or (817) 735-2223.

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Message from UVA Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, VA

Mon, 2017-08-14 14:40

Everyone at the Health Sciences Library is safe, but we are all dealing with the emotions brought upon us by the violence that took place in Charlottesville Friday night, Saturday, and Sunday. Thanks to all who have checked in on us. Your concerns are comforting and much appreciated.

The Health Sciences Library took an active response role during the unrest and violence by hosting the Family Assistance Center (FAC), which is an important part of disaster planning, as it functions to support and comfort the family members of those rushed to the hospital for treatment following a Mass Casualties Incident (MCI).

Planning for the FAC has been in place now for two years, and we were hoping to never have to activate it. By late in the morning on Saturday, as opposing groups clashed less than a mile from the University, we knew that an activation was likely and we asked our patrons to relocate to other areas of the library so we could stand up the FAC. When we received word that a car had plowed through a group of protesters, planning turned into action.

Throughout the afternoon, grieving and anxious family members were brought into the FAC where they were met by social workers and chaplains. UVA Health System Telemedicine was on hand to facilitate communication between family members and health care professionals in the Emergency Room, and volunteers escorted family members to and from the FAC. At one point in the afternoon, over 20 family members were in the FAC, and chaplains and social workers were set up in group study rooms to provide comfort in a private setting. Around 7pm, word was relayed that the need for the FAC was over and the space was returned to library patrons.

Unfortunately, we can no longer hope that the FAC will never again be activated. Given the times we live in, we will now plan (and drill) for its next activation.

Again, thanks for all your expressions of comfort and support.

Dan Wilson

Assoc. Dir. Collections & Library Services

Library Liaison to the UVA School of Nursing

University of Virginia, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library

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NNLM SEA Digest News – August 11, 2017

Fri, 2017-08-11 08:06

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.

National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) News

Upcoming Online Training Opportunities

Asynchronous Online Course – Moodle LMS

Webinars August 14-18

Webinars August 21-25

Webinars August 28 – September 01

Webinars September 4-8

In addition to the webinars listed, the NNLM Public Health Coordination Office provides webinars for subscribers to the Digital Library. You can attend a Quick Starter Course or attend a Drop-In Session.

YouTube Recordings Available

Notes on our Training Opportunities

  • All sessions listed below 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 accountprior to registration.
  • Visit the NNLM Training Opportunitiesto register and view a full calendar of training opportunities.
  • Please visit the NNLM Acronym Guideto understand the acronyms.
  • Refer to this guide to claim MLA CE credit.

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

NIH News

NLM News

NCBI Insights

Focus on Data

Focus on Precision Medicine

Focus on Substance Use Disorder

Funding Opportunities

Miscellaneous News

NNLM SEA Communications

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Finding Local Health Centers for National Health Center Week

Thu, 2017-08-10 11:52

August 13-19 is National Health Center Week, and health centers are a valuable resource for anyone without health insurance.  Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Health Centers provide preventative and primary care services for patients even if they do not have health insurance, and patients can pay what they can afford based on their income.  HRSA Health Centers provide services like:

  • Checkups for adults and children
  • Treatment for ill patients
  • Care for pregnant women
  • Immunizations for children
  • Some health centers also provide mental health, substance abuse, oral health, and/or vision services

HRSA provides a free online Find a Health Center tool, where users can search by zip code, city, or state to locate health centers in their communities.  Patients should contact the health center organization directly to confirm the availability of specific services and to make an appointment.

National Library of Medicine also provides free online tools for finding low-cost healthcare options:

Check AIDSource for services and assistance related to HIV/AIDS treatment.

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NNLM SEA Digest News – August 04, 2017

Fri, 2017-08-04 07:50

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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.

Top Item of Interest

National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) News

Upcoming Online Training Opportunities

Asynchronous Online Course – Moodle LMS

Webinars August 7 – 11

Webinars August 14-18

Webinars August 21-25

Webinars August 28 – September 01

In addition to the webinars listed, the NNLM Public Health Coordination Office provides webinars for subscribers to the Digital Library. You can attend a Quick Starter Course or attend a Drop-In Session.

YouTube Recordings Available

Notes on our Training Opportunities

  • The NNLM class registration system requires a free NNLM account prior to registration.
  • Webinars are scheduled for 1 hour unless otherwise noted.
  • Visit the NNLM Training Opportunities to register and view a full calendar of training opportunities.
  • All sessions listed below are sponsored by a specific regional or national office, but open to all.
  • Please visit the NNLM Acronym Guide to understand the acronyms.
  • Refer to this guide to claim MLA CE credit.

National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), and Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) News

NIH News

NLM News

NCBI Insights

BD2K News

Data Management

Precision Medicine

Substance Use Disorder

Funding Opportunities

Miscellaneous News

For the latest news, stories, and reminders follow NNLM SEA:

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