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Resources for Health Services Research and Public Health: NLM’s National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR)

Class Details

Topics ripped from the headlines: health reform, health inequities and disparities, community health needs assessment, public health accreditation, zika…do your clients need to know where’s the data for assessing the impact on access, cost and quality of changing health policies? Are they looking for published or just recently funded research to help write that project justification? Do they want updates from high value sources about new news and useful tools and methods to support health service research or public health practice? NLM can help you! This presentation from the staff at NICHSR will describe NLM resources, highlighting the databases Health Services Research Projects in Progress (HSRProj) and Health Services and Sciences Research Resources (HSRR); the web portals, Health Services Research Information Central (HSRIC) and Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce ( We’ll also show you how our newest tool, NICHSR ONESearch, can help you and your clients easily search all four of these valuable resources with one search statement.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Region/Office: National
Nov 29, 2017
3:00PM - 4:00PM ET

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 National Network of Libraries 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. Health. 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.