National Network of Libraries of Medicine
English Arabic Chinese (Simplified) French Hindi Japanese Korean Persian Portuguese Russian Spanish Results Reporting, Unique Evidence, and the Role of Medical Librarians is the openly available federal registry and results database of publicly and privately funded clinical studies conducted in the United States and around the world. is a vital resource for researchers, healthcare providers, and health sciences librarians who wish to consult the entire body of evidence on any particular topic. The 4 credit Moodle course is divided into three modules that contain PowerPoint lectures, reading assignments, and discussion assignments. The 1 credit webinar covers the materials in a survey format with polls and exercises.

Course Materials


Participants will be able to:

  • Learn about the significance of
  • Search and interpret the results database
  • Be informed about the number of study records with results, and
  • Learn how health sciences librarians can advocate to clinical researchers the importance of complying with the results submission requirements mandated by federal law.
Class Length: 
1 hour
Course Developer(s):
Elaina Vitale, MLIS, Academic Coordinator
Kay Deeney, MLS, AHIP, Education & Outreach Librarian
Ann Glusker, Research & Data Coordinator
Aimee Gogan, MLIS, AHIP, Data & Evaluation Coordinator
Elaina Vitale, MLIS, Academic Coordinator
Continuing Education:

This course has been approved for 1 hour of Medical Library Association Continuing Education Units. 

Upcoming Classes Results Reporting, Unique Evidence & the Role of the Medical Librarian
Monday, August 27, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Elaina Vitale