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NNLM Quarterly Journal Club - NER Region

Class Details

Attendees from the New England Region should register for the NER section of this class below. Registration covers all four dates.
Please see the class overview for links to all of the readings.
To receive MLA credit, participants must attend all four sections.

Class Date:
Region/Office: NER
Repeats every month on February, May, August, November on the second Thursday 4 times.
Feb 9, 2017, May 11, 2017, Aug 10, 2017, Nov 9, 2017
2:00PM - 3:00PM ET
Martha Meacham, MLIS, MA, Associate Director
This class is now closed to registrants.

Class Instructors

Martha Meacham, MLIS, MA, Associate Director

Join your RML staff and colleagues in reading and discussing new research in the field of health sciences librarianship! Participants will commit to attending four one-hour sessions every three months. Outreach specialists at the Greater Midwest Region will host and present an article at each session via WebEx. After the 30-minute presentation, participants from each NNLM region will separate into online breakout rooms for a facilitated discussion led by a coordinator from your region. Medical Library Association (MLA) continuing education credits will be available for those who participate in all four sessions.

The journal club sessions will take place at 1:00 pm CT / 2:00 ET. The schedule for 2017 is as follows:
February 9, 2017 Instructional methods used by health sciences librarians to teach evidence-based practice (EBP): a systematic review
May 11, 2017 Information Needs in the Precision Medicine Era: How Genetics Home Reference Can Help
August 10, 2017 The Lived Experience and Training Needs of Librarians Serving at the Clinical Point-of-Care
November 9, 2017 Usability and Acceptance of the Librarian Infobutton Tailoring Environment: An Open Access Online Knowledge Capture, Management, and Configuration Tool for OpenInfobutton