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09/21/2020 to 10/18/2020 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...
09/22/2020 NNLM Reading Club Presents...We Live for the We with Dani McClain Join authors Dani McClain and Andrea Collier as they discuss McClain’s book, We Live for the We: the Political Power of Black Motherhood. "A longtime reporter on race, reproductive health, and...
09/29/2020 Virtual Programs for Public Libraries Do you work in a public library? Are you looking for ideas for virtual programming and outreach? This webinar is for you! We will cover how to decide what virtual programming your community might be...
09/30/2020 NNLM Resource Picks: PubMed Central
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...
10/08/2020 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...
10/15/2020 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...
10/21/2020 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...
11/02/2020 to 11/15/2020 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-...
11/02/2020 to 12/11/2020 Will Duct Tape Cure My Warts? Examining Complementary and Alternative Medicine This class is offered in Moodle. 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...
11/09/2020 to 11/23/2020 Data Literacy for the Busy Librarian This 2-week class is offered in Moodle.
11/13/2020 to 12/11/2020 Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library This class is offered in Moodle November 13, 2020 - December 11, 2020.
11/19/2020 Rural Health Resources Evidence shows that there are marked health disparities between those living in rural areas versus their urban counterparts. Not only do rural residents suffer from higher incidence of chronic...
12/01/2020 to 12/15/2020 Genetics 101 This class is offered in Moodle December 1 - December 15, 2020.
12/09/2020 PNR Rendezvous: Better On The Outside After Being Inside - Improving Health Literacy and Self-Care For Incarcerated Persons This presentation describes findings from an Information Resource Grant to Reduce Health Disparities project, funded by the National Library of Medicine. The project aims to engage justice-involved...
01/11/2021 to 01/24/2021 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-...
02/08/2021 to 03/05/2021 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...

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