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NNLM Resource Picks: PubMed Central

Class Details

PubMed Central® (PMC) is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).

In this one-hour webinar, Kathryn Funk, will provide an overview of her work at PMC. Kathryn is the program manager for PubMed Central at the US National Library of Medicine. She is responsible for PMC policy as well as PMC’s role in supporting the public access policies of numerous funding agencies, including NIH.

Kathryn's presentation will look at the work PMC has done this year with the COVID initiative, the PMC preprint pilot and ongoing efforts to support funder open access, open data policies and recommendations.

Join us to learn about ways you can use PMC to support open access research!

Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Time: 9AM HT | 11AM Alaska | 12 PM PT | 1 MT | 2CT | 3ET
This webinar offers 1 hour of CE from the Medical Library Association.

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Sep 30, 2020
3:00PM - 4:00PM ET
Nora Franco, MSIS, Consumer Health Librarian
Continuing Education Credits: 

Class Overview

NNLM Resource Picks is a collaborative, bimonthly, webcast series featuring the National Library of Medicine resources to increase awareness of these resources as well as encourage their integration by libraries and other organizations to more fully serve their colleagues and communities. The Regional Medical Libraries (RMLs) of the Network of the National Library of Medicine are combining efforts to feature resource experts from NLM for this national webinar series. Each session includes objectives, participation of attendees through questions and opportunities to dialog, and evaluation following the presentation. All sessions are presented as online webcasts using WebEx allowing for live phone conversation and online chat. All sessions are recorded with closed captioning and archived.
(1 MLA CE offered per session)


Participants will be able to:

  • Recognize featured NLM resource.
  • Know how to locate the specific resource featured.
  • Explain to others when to use the featured resource.