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NNLM Resource Picks

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. Several of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine offices 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. Topics currently scheduled include: DIMRC, AIDS resources, PubMed, NLM Traveling Exhibits, Drug Information Portal, and PubMed 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.
Class Length: 
60 minutes
Course Developer(s):
Carolyn Martin, MLS, AHIP, Consumer Health Coordinator
Continuing Education:

Upon successful completion of this class, each participant will receive 1 hour of continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association.

Past Classes

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Community Health Maps (CHM) blog seeks to improve access to accurate, high quality health information, especially by underserved and special populations.


In late 2016, the University of Washington, based in Seattle, Washington, which serves as the Pacific Northwest Region (PNR) National Network library, hosted a brief questionnaire, using Survey Mon


Presenter: Katherine (Kate) Majewski, MEDLARS Management Section, Bibliographic Services Division, U.S. National Library of Medicine


More than 1.2 million people in the United States are living with HIV.


Presenter: Siobhan Champ-Blackwell, National Library of Medicine, Specialized Information Services Division, Disaster Information Management Research Center



Upcoming Classes

NNLM Resource Picks: Healthy Aging - Promoting Healthy Living in Older Adults through Quality Health Information
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Kay Deeney
Environmental Health & Toxicology Resources for the Public and Professionals
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Carolyn Martin