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12/18/2019 Libraries, Utilities, and Medical Vulnerability Presenters: Gabriela Sandoval, PhD, Research Director for The Utility Reform Network’s Addressing the Health Impacts of Utility Shutoffs project Lana Adlawan, Division Manager, Public Services,...
12/18/2019 NCBI Tools for Evaluating Genetic Information Join us as we host Dr. Bonnie Maidak, PhD, MLS from the National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, for an overview of three selected NCBI resources. This session...
12/18/2019 Online Privacy 101 Join Tess Wilson (Community Engagement Coordinator, NNLM/MAR) for an introduction to online privacy in the digital age. We live in an era of data breaches and constant surveillance. Learn how to keep...
01/06/2020 to 02/03/2020 Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library
01/06/2020 to 02/03/2020 Food for Thought: Exploring Nutrition Information Resources (January 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...
01/06/2020 to 02/14/2020 Will Duct Tape Cure My Warts? Examining Complementary and Alternative Medicine This course will introduce basic concepts in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), issues about research into CAM therapies, evaluating CAM information, recommended websites, and researching...
01/10/2020 2020 MeSH Highlights Join NLM staff for a highlight tour of the 2020 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). The presentation will feature: • Updates to the Infections tree • Additional clinical trial publication types •...
01/17/2020 to 05/08/2020 Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials For Librarians: Databases, Tools, and Clinical Applications Learn about the data science of biology: Bioinformatics! This class is an introductory, asynchronous online bioinformatics course for librarians using the Moodle learning management system. It is a...
01/17/2020 2020 MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching
01/22/2020 That's Not Funny! Or is it? To be truly socially just do you have to eradicate humor? I don't think so! Let a trained professional explain how humor works and how it offends other people. Cultural appropriation, stereotypes,...
01/27/2020 Are You Ready? Essential Disaster Health Information Resources for Keeping Your Loved Ones Safe The U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), based at the National of Institutes (NIH), is the largest biomedical library in the world. It offers a variety of databases and resources for consumers...
01/29/2020 Exceptional Lives Our guest speaker for this presentation will be Julie McKinney, Health Literacy Specialist and Director of Product Content at Exceptional Lives, Inc. Exceptional Lives is a not-for-profit...
01/29/2020 NNLM Resource Picks: Bookshelf Bookshelf provides free access to the full text of books and documents in the biomedical and life sciences as well as health care, medical humanities and social sciences at the U.S. National...
01/30/2020 Struggles and Strategies for Survival Beyond the Walls of Jail Louie Diaz is a substance use disorder counselor and re-entry specialist with the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office. In his youth, Louie sold drugs and stolen jewelry and was part of a crime theft...
02/03/2020 to 03/02/2020 Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library
02/06/2020 Food for Thought: Creating Resilient Rural Communities Imagine grocery shopping at a Dollar Store. That’s the reality for the rural poor who live in food deserts with limited transportation. This lack of access to fresh food leads to an increase in...
02/13/2020 Grants and Proposal Writing Designed for beginners, this class presents a general overview of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine grant process, as well as tips for writing a successful proposal. The one-hour webinar...
02/17/2020 to 03/08/2020 Wellness in the Library Workplace You’re a library worker. You’re already helping those in your community find health information. As a library worker, what are you doing to manage your own well-being? Individual and community well-...
02/19/2020 PNR Rendezvous: The Ten Most Frequently Asked Questions about Genetic Testing Advertising for DNA testing companies proliferates the media these days, but many individuals spit or swab, but then wonder how to get beyond their ethnicity results. The first questions usually...
02/24/2020 to 03/22/2020 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...

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