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05/12/2020 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...
05/13/2020 I am ... Safe Zones: Sticks and Stones LGBTQA 101 What better sexual identities way to learn about than to list out social norms, stereotypes, media images, rumors, jokes, and slang! This is a safe space for any and all kinds of interactive...
05/14/2020 How PubMed Works: ATM Attend this webinar to learn how PubMed uses Automatic Term Mapping (ATM) to map your keyword searches to the controlled vocabulary of the MeSH database. Learn how ATM lets you search PubMed...
05/18/2020 to 06/26/2020 Will Duct Tape Cure My Warts? Examining Complementary and Alternative Medicine 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...
05/18/2020 to 06/14/2020 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...
05/19/2020 Making Sense of Numbers: Understanding Risks and Benefits Number literacy is not only a problem for individuals receiving health information but also for those providing information that contain numbers. This class is a basic introduction for anyone who...
05/27/2020 Braving the Elements: PubChem Resources to Weather any Situation PubChem is the world's largest collection of freely accessible chemical information. You can use PubChem to search chemicals by name, molecular formula, structure, and other identifiers. And, you can...
06/04/2020 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...
06/11/2020 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...
06/18/2020 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...
06/25/2020 How PubMed Works: ATM Attend this webinar to learn how PubMed uses Automatic Term Mapping (ATM) to map your keyword searches to the controlled vocabulary of the MeSH database. Learn how ATM lets you search PubMed...
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....
08/03/2020 to 08/16/2020 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-...
08/12/2020 I am ... Safe Zone: Messages I Learned Doing Social Justice work is a simple concept, but it isn't easy. While moving forward, we must also trace from where we have come from and what we have learned. This activity is primarily a silent...
11/02/2020 to 12/11/2020 Will Duct Tape Cure My Warts? Examining Complementary and Alternative Medicine 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...
04/09/2021 Healthy Aging at Your Library: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information This "train the trainer" class is designed to help library staff assist their older adult patrons find health information. Discover techniques for helping older adults find health information on the...

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