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09/30/2020 Citizen Science & Libraries: Advance Alzheimer's Research Online Presentation and Q&A Presenter: Dr. Pietro Michelucci Dr. Michelucci directs the Human Computation institute. He received a joint-PhD from Indiana University in Cognitive Science and Mathematical Psychology and has been...
09/30/2020 NNLM Resource Picks: PubMed Central PubMed Central® (PMC) is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). In this one-...
10/01/2020 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...
10/05/2020 to 11/02/2020 Wikipedia + Libraries: NNLM This class is offered via Moodle. Gain insight into the value of Wikipedia as a viable reference and build the skills and knowledge needed to evaluate articles on Wikipedia for yourself or your...
10/06/2020 Effective Health Communication and Health Literacy: Understanding the Connection This class is available in Webex as a live webinar on October 6 from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Central Time (CT)
10/07/2020 Connections: Virtual Anti-loneliness Programs in the time of COVID-19 Connections Loneliness and social isolation are rampant in America, according to many experts. The Center for Disease Control calls loneliness an epidemic and says it has a higher morbidity rate than...
10/08/2020 HESPA II 2020 Curricular Mapping for Advancing Health Education Specialist Professionals Webinar The New HESPA II 2020 Curricular Mapping for Advancing Health Education Specialist (HESPA) Professionals Webinar, is a one hour webinar for any public health professional who would like to learn how...
10/08/2020 How PubMed Works: Selection During this class we'll look at the roles and responsibilities of NLM in collecting and providing access to biomedical literature, including the NLM process for evaluating publishers. This class will...
10/08/2020 Library Carpentry Workshop Information Session Learn about upcoming opportunities to participate in online Library Carpentry workshops in an informational session hosted by members of the Library Carpentry community, and The Carpentries Executive...
10/13/2020 NLM Drug Information Resources The National Library of Medicine provides a variety of resources to locate the most up-to-date information on drugs. This one-hour webinar designed for health sciences librarians and other health...
10/14/2020 25 Years of Occupational Safety and Health in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: The Southwest Center for Agricultural Health, Injury Prevention, and Education Webinar Description: Year after year, agriculture ranks among the most hazardous work sectors in the U.S. In 1990, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) developed an...
10/14/2020 Evaluating Health and Medical Information on Wikipedia The circulation of misinformation online can be damaging to public health. English Wikipedia is the eighth most-visited website in the U.S. How accurate and authoritative are health information...
10/15/2020 Health Statistics on the Web Sponsored by The National Network of Libraries of Medicine- Middle Atlantic Region, a designated provider of contact hours (CECH) in health education credentialing by the National Commission for...
10/15/2020 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...
10/19/2020 to 11/15/2020 ABCs of DNA: Unraveling the Mystery of Genetics Information for Consumers Consumers need access to information and resources about genetic information in an understandable manner. Libraries have a role in providing reliable health information resources so patrons can be...
10/19/2020 to 11/15/2020 Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community for Public Libraries Do you work in a public library? Are you interested in engaging with other public librarians and staff members to improve your knowledge and comfort with health and wellness related reference and...
10/20/2020 Environmental Justice & Community-Engaged Research in Communities of Color Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities and low-wealth communities have been shown to host disproportionate numbers of environmental hazards and Locally Undesirable Land Uses (...
10/21/2020 Citizen Science & Libraries: Fight Plastic Pollution Through Citizen Science Online Presentation and Q&A Presenter Bio: Kathryn Youngblood Kathryn Youngblood is a Research Engineer at the University of Georgia New Materials Institute and the Citizen Science Director of the Debris Tracker app. In 2019,...
10/21/2020 PNR Rendezvous: Metrics Toolkit: A Tool for Navigating the Research Metrics Landscape The Metrics Toolkit is an open access resource aimed at helping researchers, evaluators, and librarians understand and responsibly use research metrics, including bibliometrics and altmetrics. The...
10/22/2020 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...

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