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07/06/2020 to 07/31/2020 Food for Thought: Exploring Nutrition Information Resources (July 2020) Join us for a 4 week, self-paced, online course on nutrition information resources available through reliable resources such as the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), US Food and Drug...
07/08/2020 Reframe & Renew Feeling stuck or stymied? In search of new perspectives? Want to tame your self-talk? In this timely and refreshing webinar, learn techniques to reframe challenging thoughts, situations or...
07/08/2020 Introduction to Community Needs Assessment: Finding the Data During this session you will learn about health information and data as it relates to community health assessment. The speaker will highlight reasons for conducting a community health assessment, the...
07/09/2020 Getting Started with Information Outreach in your Community: An Introduction This class will provide a background in cultural competence and outreach skills as librarians make outreach efforts to underserved, underrepresented minority populations in their community. The goal...
07/10/2020 to 08/07/2020 Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library This class is taught in Moodle from July 10 - August 7, 2020
07/14/2020 Fostering Mutuality: How One Library Prepared for the Opioid Crisis Kalamazoo is a midsized city in southwest Michigan with a growing number of incidents of opioid usage. Although the issue had yet to have a significant effect on the Kalamazoo Public Library (KPL),...
07/14/2020 NNLM Reading Club Presents... The Digital Doctor in the Age of COVID-19 Join Dr. Robert Wachter, author of The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age, as he discusses how digital health and health technology have evolved since his...
07/14/2020 How PubMed Works: Introduction Learn about what PubMed is and what's included in it. We'll explore how to find the original research that is the basis for a news article and we'll spend time searching for articles by a specific...
07/15/2020 I am ... Safe Zone: Gender This! Sex, gender, and sexual orientation become conflated and these misunderstandings are related to sexism, heterosexism, and other forms of oppression. This course contains the clearest model ever....
07/15/2020 Using the Community Tool Box to support health education and health promotion efforts The Community Tool Box (https://ctb.ku.edu/) is a web site that serves as a significant source of information, training and tools for community health improvement worldwide. Our approach to community...
07/16/2020 Food Literacy for Families, Libraries, and Communities: South Carolina Read Eat Grow Description: Discover how the South Carolina State Library is supporting public library programming statewide with an expanded focus on health literacy. In 2019, the South Carolina State Library was...
07/16/2020 From A(ddiction) to Z(its): Supporting Teens with Health Information This class is offered in WebEx
07/20/2020 to 08/14/2020 Health Issues in the Headlines: Learning to Read Between the Lines This 4 week online course introduces learners to the environment of health reporting. Learn how health is reported in the news, how to evaluate the accuracy and validity of science and health stories...
07/21/2020 How PubMed Works: MeSH Attend this class to learn about the National Library of Medicine's Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) database. We will talk about the 4 different types of MeSH terms and how searchers can benefit from...
07/23/2020 How PubMed® Works: ATM Attend this webinar to get an advanced look at how PubMed uses Automatic Term Mapping (ATM) to map your keyword searches to the controlled vocabulary of the MeSH database. We'll also take an in-depth...
07/24/2020 Part 1: Citizen Science in the Academic Library Academic libraries can bring citizen science to the campus and to the community, whether through supporting the integration of citizen science into courses or by bridging the gaps between researchers...
07/29/2020 Mino Izhiwebzi (“Good Health”) Native Americans live with some of the nation’s most significant health disparities. While the causes are immensely complex, it is widely recognized that food insecurity, associated food behaviors,...
07/31/2020 Part 2: Citizen Science in the Academic Library Academic libraries can bring citizen science to the campus and to the community, whether through supporting the integration of citizen science into courses or by bridging the gaps between researchers...
08/03/2020 to 08/28/2020 Health and Wellness @ the Library: The Essentials of Providing Consumer Health Services Centered around eight core competencies, this interactive 4-week online course provides a rich learning experience to build all the essential skills for providing consumer health information services...
08/03/2020 to 09/11/2020 Will Duct Tape Cure My Warts? Examining Complementary and Alternative Medicine REGISTRATION FULL The goal of this class is to increase the understanding of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). Students will learn the history of CAM and its impact on medical practices. You will learn how...

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