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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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Trauma-Informed Librarianship: Building Communities of Care

Trauma-informed librarianship (TIL) is a vital practice that invites us to be intentional and deliberate about creating cultural shifts in how we approach our work to move towards healing, for our patrons, for each other, and for ourselves. This webinar will introduce participants to what trauma is and how it impacts both individuals and communities; the principles and goals of trauma-informed librarianship; how we can apply this lens to library services in actionable ways to better support survivors in our libraries, whether they are patrons or colleagues; and how we can take care of…
Date: January 13, 2022

This recording is not available.

Use of podcasts to reduce misinformation in the time of COVID-19: A collaboration of librarians, healthcare providers, and community organizations

Abstract

This presentation will share information about a project funded by the All of Us project in conjunction with the National Library of Medicine. It showcases the use of podcasts to promote health literacy and inform the Latinx community about relevant health topics, during the Covid -19 Pandemic. It is a collaboration of Spanish speaking healthcare providers, librarians, and community organizers. The goal is to educate and reduce misinformation within this community about relevant health issues.


Date: January 12, 2022

Making the Most Out of Your Grant Application

Applying for a grant can be stressful and intimidating at times.  This webinar is designed to demystify the grant application process. From understanding the parts of the grant to completing the details of the budget, this webinar provides all information needed to prepare clear goals, objectives, a competitive project proposal. Participants will learn where to find available funding, important documents to include in the proposal, where to go for data to support the proposal, how the application is scored, and post-award reporting requirements.…
Date: January 11, 2022

Interview with the authors of On the Job: worker health is public health

The pandemic triggered the term "essential workers" and brought attention to the nexus of unsafe jobs of public health.

Authors Celeste Monforton and Jane Von Bergen examine this connection as experienced by some of the nation's most vulnerable workers. They authors crisscrossed the country, speaking with dairy hands, poultry processing, domestics workers, and others to learn how essential workers are claiming their right to safe jobs for the well-being of their families and their communities.  …
Date: December 15, 2021

Ransomware Attacks: What Medical Librarians Need to Know

On January 11, 2018, Hancock Health in Greenfield, Indiana experienced a ransomware attack on the hospital's information systems. The hackers used compromised account credentials to target a server located in the emergency IT backup facility. This caused havoc with critical information systems. The University of Vermont Health Network in Burlington, Vermont was attacked on October 8, 2020, with malware infecting hospital information systems.

In this webinar, Steve Long, CEO of Hancock Health, will talk about his experiences with mobilizing disaster response procedures.…
Date: December 9, 2021

Connecting Climate Change, Mosquitoes, and Community Health

Abstract

Scientists use environmental data obtained from NASA satellites to create regional predictive risk models of mosquito-borne disease outbreaks. The spatial patterns of precipitation, humidity, temperature, and land cover identify the locations where disease carrying mosquitoes can thrive and transmit pathogens that cause disease. The data obtained from satellites can be enhanced with high resolution, ground-based observations made by citizen scientists participating…
Date: December 8, 2021

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 illness, they also have limited access to primary care services and are more likely to be uninsured or under-insured. This webinar will describe hallmarks of rural America, identify access challenges of living in rural communities, and equip participants with tools to service the health information needs of those living in rural communities. We will explore websites from the…
Date: November 18, 2021

Region 2 Kick-Off Meeting

The Region 2 team invites all region members to join us for our first annual membership meeting to:

  • Meet the Team​
  • Learn more about upcoming programs, funding, and service opportunities.
  • Provide informal feedback​ about programs and initiatives for the region.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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Date: November 17, 2021

This recording is not available.

From Problem to Prevention: Evidence Based Public Health

Curious about evidence-based public health (EBPH) but not sure where to start? This class will explain the basics of evidence-based public health (EBPH) and highlight essentials of the EBPH process such as identifying the problem, forming a question, searching the literature, and evaluating the intervention.  The purpose of this class is to provide an introduction to the world of evidence based public health and to give those already familiar with EBPH useful information that can be applied in their practices.


Date: November 10, 2021

Employing Community Wellness Liaisons to Create More Inclusive Public Libraries

Lack of access to reliable health information contributes to pervasive racial and ethnic health disparities.  Public library resources and programs are one way for communities to gain access to health information.  Our previous research found that individuals from diverse communities are unaware of library services and/or do not feel welcome in their local libraries, resulting in underuse.  Consequently, there is a need for libraries to learn and implement methods that successfully connect them to diverse communities in order to increase…
Date: November 10, 2021

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