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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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Enhance Your Public Health Searching Skills

Public health practice depends on quality information but there isn't a lot of time for busy practitioners to find what they need and put it to use. This webinar will share resources and strategies from three public health-trained librarians to help you optimize the time you spend searching so you can focus on sharing what you find with your clients and colleagues. Through examples of diverse questions, we will suggest efficient and quality health information sources, as well as strategies to address technical challenges with terminology, a lack of useful evidence, and limitations to…
Date: March 10, 2021

Pitching Public Health to Public Libraries: Finding Common Ground

As public health practice and public librarianship evolve to meet the current needs of communities, their goals and missions are converging, but we use different language. In this webinar, we’ll discuss how to find common ground, establish shared language, and identify how libraries and public health departments can work together to promote the health of their communities. Learning Outcome #1: Describe current and past programs involving public health and public library partnerships, including the outcomes of those partnerships Learning Outcome #2: Explain current needs, gaps, barriers,…
Date: March 9, 2021

Taking Science to the Streets: Community Science and Participatory Approaches to Improve Environment, Health, and Quality of Life in Urban Areas


Date: March 3, 2021

Digital Partnership: Academic Health Science Libraries as Partners in the Future of Telehealth

This program focuses on the ability of libraries to take concrete steps to support the development and provision of telehealth services in ways that meet the needs of new populations while furthering the research surrounding healthcare access and equity.


Date: March 2, 2021

Understanding Vaccine Hesitancy and Social Media’s Role in Spreading Vaccine Misinformation


Date: March 1, 2021

National Library of Medicine Resources for Citizen Scientists February 25, 2021


Date: February 25, 2021

Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community

This webinar provides an overview of ideas to conduct health outreach and create health programs for libraries and community/faith based organizations. Participants will learn how to integrate resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and other reputable agencies to introduce community members to NLM resources in fun and engaging ways. Examples of programs for children, teens, adults and seniors using NLM and other National Institutes of Health center and office resources will be shared.


Date: February 23, 2021

PNR Rendezvous: Serving Library Users with Mental Illness: A Crash Course on Controlling Clashes

Patrons who show signs of mental illness can be confusing and upsetting to the toughest and most seasoned among us. What do you say to someone wandering around holding a loud and animated conversation with himself? How do you accommodate the child with autism who insists on rearranging your DVD collection, or the adult with obsessive-compulsive disorder who demands that you check out her books a certain way? What rights do the mentally-ill have with regard to public services, and what legal liabilities are associated with their presence in the library? This webinar increases your…
Date: February 17, 2021

Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) for Libraries Part 2: The Library Match Game

These two sessions (1/26, 2/10 starting at 1 PM ET/10 AM PT) are intended for members of the PNR & SEA regions: AK, AL, DC, GA, FL, ID, MD, MI, MT, NC, OR, PR, SC, TN, USVI, VA, WA, and WV. Participants from other regions are welcome to attend, however we may be less likely to be able to match you with a COOP partner. This webinar is a continuation of Part 1 in the Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) for Libraries series. At the end of Part 1, attendees were provided with a template for a one-page continuity of operations plan (COOP) and were asked to begin filling out the…
Date: February 10, 2021

Moving Beyond User Satisfaction Surveys: Best Practices for Collecting User Feedback (February 4, 2021)


Date: February 4, 2021
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