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Browse recordings of past NNLM webinars from Jan 1, 2020 - current. To see curated playlists by topic, audience, or region, visit the NNLM YouTube channel.

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Tackling Inclusivity and the Future of Oral Health

Historically, medicine and oral health have been separate professions, leaving many people to have access to a medical provider but not a dental provider. What is striking about this professional separation is that the mouth is not separate from the body. Oral health is key to overall health, and yet for many Americans and people around the world disparities in outcomes is a reality. In this presentation, we will consider how to tackle inclusivity around oral health, addressing workforce and population-health outcomes, challenges in science and methodologies which limit the degree to…
Date: May 10, 2022

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Region 6: NNLM Day at MLA 2022

Meet the NNLM Region 6 during NNLM Day at MLA 2022! At this session, we will highlight our activities in the first year of the new Region 6 program. Additionally, we will share upcoming activities and programs NNLM members can look forward to in the coming year.

The online event is free and available to all. 

Date: April 28, 2022

Introduction to Health Reference: Responding to Health Questions at Your Library [for San Diego County]

Learn how to respond to health reference questions with information sources and best practices for the general public.

This session is intended for library workers in San Diego County (CA), including San Diego Circuit Libraries though all are welcome to attend.

Date: April 27, 2022

NIH Data Management and Sharing Session 4. Practitioner Perspectives: Infrastructure

This is webinar number 4 in the series.

The webinar introduces the basics of data management and the new requirements for data management and sharing that will be in place beginning in 2023.

This webinar will provide “practitioner perspectives” – i.e., data librarians sharing their opportunities, barriers, methods, and successes as they work toward improving data management practices at their institutions.


Date: April 26, 2022

Empowering Your Community: Using Health Literacy to Help Patients Become Their Own Health Advocate

As your own patient advocate, you are an active participant, but to be effective you have to develop your own health literacy. That means knowing where to obtain credible and timely healthcare information, and then reading and understanding it so you can ask questions and make well-informed decisions directly impacting your health. By empowering community members through improving patient health literacy, overall health will improve along with quality of life.  The more you know the better you will feel.

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Date: April 19, 2022

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Tech Talk with R2: Explainable Artificial Intelligence and the Rubik’s Cube

The field of artificial intelligence (AI) has allowed computers to learn to synthesize chemical compounds, fold proteins, and write code. However, these AI algorithms cannot explain the thought processes behind their decisions. Not only is explainable AI important for us to be able to trust it with delicate tasks such as surgery and
Date: April 14, 2022

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Making Sense of Numbers

Numeracy  is the ability to access, use, interpret, and communicate mathematical information and ideas, to engage in and manage mathematical demands of a range of situations in adult life. (CDC, 2021).  Numeracy literacy can be a challenge not only for individuals receiving health information, but also for those providing information. This 90 minute/1.5 credit hour webinar is an introduction to communicating numerical health information…
Date: April 12, 2022

NExT Steps: A Unique Nurse Librarian EBP Collaboration

NExT Steps: A Unique Nurse Librarian EBP Collaboration is a 1 hour live webinar presented Wednesday, April 6 at 3pm ET/2pm CT/1pm MT/12pm PT.

Nurses need to document and demonstrate that they engage in research and implement evidence based practice (EBP) to enhance healthcare quality, improve patient outcomes, and reduce costs. However, despite the explosion of scientific evidence, evidence-based care is not standard of care.

The University of Illinois Chicago’s (UIC) Library of the Health Sciences and the College of Nursing have been…
Date: April 6, 2022

National Center for Data Services Internship Information Session

The National Center for Data Services (NCDS) of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) provides internships for people from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups. These are paid opportunities to work in a guided environment on structured data-related projects as practical experiences outside of the classroom with mentoring. The goal of this program is to introduce students from historically excluded racial and ethnic groups to data librarianship within the health sciences and provide practical experiences that provide them with skills…
Date: March 24, 2022

Tech Talk with R2: 3D Printing For Health Care Applications

Innovators across VHA have an ambitious goal: for every VA Medical Center to have access to 3D printing services. The 3D Printing Network is bringing VHA closer to this reality, with 75 sites across the enterprise and counting. Expanding access to 3DP capabilities can address several current state challenges to scale and allow Veterans to have equitable access to innovative, timely, and personalized care. Emerging 3D printing technology is empowering the VHA 3D Printing

Date: March 24, 2022

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