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SEAside Webinar: Harnessing Human Power for Health: Medical Librarians & Citizen Science

Presentation Summary: With the plethora of diseases and medical conditions people face and environmental health issues encountered around the world, medical researchers and governmental regulators can’t tackle them on their own. This is where citizen science comes into play: where legions of people who often have no medical or scientific background contribute to and participate in research projects. This webinar will provide an overview of citizen science, as well as its variants such as volunteered geographic information, crowdsourcing and patient-led research.

PubMed and Beyond: Clinical Resources from the National Library of Medicine at Holy Family University

Taught by an experienced medical librarian, this in-person class at Holy Family University (PA) will introduce principles of evidence-based practice and free health information resources. Resources presented will include Clinical Queries in PubMed/MEDLINE and free drug, patient education, and evidence-based information.

Objectives:
By the end of the session participants will be able to:

Beyond the SEA: Partnering to Transform the Care Environment for Transgender and Gender-Expansive Patients

Presenter: Scott Nass, MD MPA FAAFP AAHIVS. Director of Inpatient Education, Citrus Valley Health Partners Family Medicine Residency Program. President-Elect, GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality. Pronouns: He/Him/His

Contact: For additional information or questions, please contact Tony Nguyen at ttnguyen@hshsl.umaryland.edu

Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community

This 4-week 12 CE online course is designed to provide public library staff with the foundation (or a refresher) of health and wellness reference, programming, and outreach for their communities. New content is released each Monday. Each week will involve some reading, discussions with your classmates, and a short (2-pages or less!) assignment.

SEAside Webinar: Issues in Predatory Publishing - How Can Librarians Lead the Way?

Presentation Summary: Helping potential authors understand the murky waters of Open Access and Scholarly Communication is becoming a necessary task. By providing relevant support, librarians can assist people in making the right decisions about where to publish so that they don't become victims of fraudulent publishers, or worse, tarnish their academic reputation. In this webinar, hear about one librarian's struggle to empower researchers to go forth with their journal submissions without falling prey to opportunistic and predatory publishers.

NNLM Research Data Management Webinar Series

The NNLM Research Data Management (RDM) webinar series is a collaborative, bimonthly series intended to increase awareness of RDM topics and resources.  The series aims to support RDM within the library to better serve librarians and their institutional communities. Topics include, but are not limited to, understanding a library’s role in RDM, getting started, data management planning, and different RDM tools.

PubMed and Beyond: Clinical Resources from the National Library of Medicine (in-person)

Taught by an experienced medical librarian, this in-person class at Lincoln University (PA) will introduce free bedside information resources for the busy clinician. Resources presented will include Clinical Queries in PubMed/MEDLINE and free drug, patient education, and evidence-based information.

Objectives:
By the end of the session participants will be able to:

Chemicals, Drugs, Genetics: Searching PubMed and Beyond Online On Demand

This specialized class will help improve your effectiveness in searching PubMed and related NLM and NIH databases for literature information on chemicals, drugs and genetics. The course begins with searching PubMed for drug information with MeSH terms, Supplementary Concept Records (SCR), and Pharmacologic Actions (PA). Additional topics include searching related databases for drug information, chemicals and with chemical nomenclature, and lliterature related to genetics and genomics.

All of Us Public Library Engagement Coordinator

In cooperation with the National Institutes of Health All of Us Research Program (https://allofus.nih.gov) and the All of Us Training and Coordinating Center, the All of Us Public Library Engagement Coordinator will focus on improving consumer access to high quality health information in communities throughout the U.S., specifically, by working with public libraries. The goals of this 3-year pilot position are to:

NNLM SEA Journal Club

The NNLM SEA Journal Club is an opportunity from NNLM SEA to discuss new research and trends in the field of health sciences and health sciences librarianship! Articles selected are designed to promote the professional interchange of participants’ experiences, knowledge, ideas, and opinions.

Participants will be able to review and discuss materials relevant to health sciences and health sciences librarianship. Registrants are required to provide a question related to the article prior to the date of the discussion.

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