Skip all navigation and go to page content

SEA Currents

Newsletter of the NN/LM Southeastern/Atlantic Region

Archive for the ‘Outreach’ Category

Beyond the SEA Webinar – Instructional Design: An Introduction for Librarians – August 17, 2016 – Recording Now Available

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Recording: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/p17lm1qz4lx/

Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12 PM ET

Presenter: Karen Viars, MSIS, MSIT, Reference and Instruction Librarian, Georgia State University, Perimeter College

Contact: For additional information or questions regarding this webinar, please contact Terri Ottosen.

Summary: Many librarians find that teaching patrons, colleagues, and other stakeholders is a significant part of their work, regardless of their role in the library. If you’ve ever found yourself wondering where or how to begin, this session is a straightforward introduction to designing, developing, implementing and assessing instruction. We will cover what the discipline of instructional design is, some of the most popular models in the field, and suggestions for applying instructional design inside and outside your library.

Presenter Bio: After completing a Master’s degree at Georgia State University in Instructional Design and Technology, and starting a career in developing sales training for a Fortune 500 company, Karen Viars completed her library degree at the University of Tennessee. She is currently a Reference and Instruction Librarian at Georgia State University, Perimeter College, with research interests in assessment, information literacy and popular culture and media studies. You can follow her @karenviars on Twitter.

What do you need to join this conference?

  • Pre-Registration is strongly recommended, but not required. Visit our registration page to sign up!
  • You can join the webinar the day of if you forget to pre-register. You can simply connect to the webinar a few minutes before the start of the webinar with the information provided below.
  • A computer (with Flash installed)
  • A telephone

How do I connect?

  • Go to this URL: http://webmeeting.nih.gov/beyondthesea/
  • Enter as a Guest
  • Sign in with your first and last name.
  • Follow the instructions in the meeting room to have Adobe Connect call your phone (this is the preferred way; however, if you have an extension or for some reason cannot let Adobe connect call you, instructions will be available when you sign in to Adobe Connect.)

Test your connection: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm.

Get a quick overview: http://www.adobe.com/go/connectpro_overview.

Free Upcoming Webinar Series: Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community – August 11 and 18, 2016

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM), Southeastern/Atlantic Region (SE/A) is pleased to offer two upcoming webinars on health outreach programming in your community.

Part 1: Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community

August 11, 2016 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET

Part 2: Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Nutrition and Food Labels Sample Program

August 18, 2016 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET

Description: This two-part webinar presentation will provide an overview of ideas to conduct health outreach and create health programs for libraries and community/faith based organizations. Participants will learn how to integrate resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and other reputable agencies to introduce community members to NLM resources in fun and engaging ways. Examples of programs for children, teens, adults and/or seniors using NLM and other National Institutes of Health center and office resources will be shared. The second webinar session will focus on examples in a nutrition and food label program for families to align with the summer reading 2016 theme.

This class has been approved for 1 hour of continuing education credits by the Medical Library Association for each part and is eligible for MLA Level I and Level II CHIS.

Registration required.

Reminder: Beyond the SEA Webinar – July 20, 2016 – The Reputation Economy: Managing Your Online Identity in the Age of Google

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 12 PM ET

Presenter: Kimberley R. Barker, MLIS, Librarian for Digital Life, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia.

Contact: For additional information or questions regarding this webinar, please contact Tony Nguyen.

Summary: Reputation awareness is as old as civilization, and technology has made reputation maintenance an even more immediate and important issues for individuals and institutions alike. Would you know how to defend your reputation or that of your institution should it come under fire? Join Kimberley R. Barker for a closer look at life in the reputation economy, and learn about practical steps that you can take to safeguard your good name.

Presenter Bio: Kimberley R. Barker, MLIS, is the Librarian for Digital Life at the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, at the University of Virginia. Her professional interests include online reputation management, personal branding, digital privacy, and the use of emerging technologies in academic and clinical healthcare settings. Kimberley is chair of the NN/LM SE/A Technology PAC, and creator of the Coursera MOOC “Introduction to Personal Branding”. She is also a singer of traditional Irish songs, as well as a full-on geek who delights in anime, all things Tolkien, and Nerf gun battles with her seven-year-old. You can follow her on Twitter (@KR_Barker), or email her at Grumpy_Cat@virginia.edu.

What do you need to join this conference?

  • Pre-Registration is strongly recommended, but not required. Visit our registration page to sign up!
  • You can join the webinar the day of if you forget to pre-register. You can simply connect to the webinar a few minutes before the start of the webinar with the information provided below.
  • A computer (with Flash installed)
  • A telephone

How do I connect?

  • Go to this URL: http://webmeeting.nih.gov/beyondthesea/
  • Enter as a Guest
  • Sign in with your first and last name.
  • Follow the instructions in the meeting room to have Adobe Connect call your phone (this is the preferred way; however, if you have an extension or for some reason cannot let Adobe connect call you, instructions will be available when you sign in to Adobe Connect.)

Test your connection: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm.

Get a quick overview: http://www.adobe.com/go/connectpro_overview.

Reminder – Beyond the SEA – Today – 12pm – Building a Makerspace: Where to Start

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 12 PM ET

Presenter: Bohyun Kim, Associate Director for Library Applications and Knowledge Systems, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland.

Contact: For additional information or questions regarding this webinar, please contact Tony Nguyen.

Summary: This webinar will discuss some common planning steps for creating a makerspace at a health sciences library and cover some of the challenges one can expect during the planning and implementation process. The presenter will also share some lessons learned through her experience of planning, launching, and operating the Innovation Space at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, Health Sciences and Human Services Library since April 2015. At the end of the webinar, attendees will be able to identify some of the necessary components of successfully planning and implementing a makerspace for their library.

Presenter Bio: Bohyun Kim is the Associate Director for Library Applications and Knowledge Systems at University of Maryland, Baltimore, Health Sciences and Human Services Library. She is the author of two books, Understanding Gamification and Library Mobile Experience, both published by ALA TechSouce. She frequently writes and talks about technology at libraries. She can be found at @bohyunkim on Twitter.

What do you need to join this conference?

  • Pre-Registration is strongly recommended, but not required. Visit our registration page to sign up!
  • You can join the webinar the day of if you forget to pre-register. You can simply connect to the webinar a few minutes before the start of the webinar with the information provided below.
  • A computer (with Flash installed)
  • A telephone

How do I connect?

  • Go to this URL: http://webmeeting.nih.gov/beyondthesea/
  • Enter as a Guest
  • Sign in with your first and last name.
  • Follow the instructions in the meeting room to have Adobe Connect call your phone (this is the preferred way; however, if you have an extension or for some reason cannot let Adobe connect call you, instructions will be available when you sign in to Adobe Connect.)

Test your connection: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm.

Get a quick overview: http://www.adobe.com/go/connectpro_overview.

Seeking information about Network participation with Remote Area Medical (RAM)

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Remote Area Medical (RAM) is a non-profit, volunteer medical corps that provides free health care (including dental and eye care) in remote areas of the United States. The organization, based in Knoxville, TN, was founded by Stan Brock in 1985.

If your library/organization has participated in or if you know of a library that has participated in RAM activities, please drop a line to Dale Prince, Executive Director of the NN/LM SE/A at dprince@hshsl.umaryland.edu.

Last updated on Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016

Funded under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012340 with the University of Maryland, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, and awarded by the DHHS, NIH, National Library of Medicine.