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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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Partnering for Improved Communication: A Health Literacy Program-in-a-Box

Are you interested in health literacy? Are you unsure of what types of health literacy programs exist or what resources are available to you? This session discusses the NNLM program Engage for Health, a community health education “program in a box” that you can offer. Engage for Health teaches community members how to effectively communicate with their health care providers. Program materials are freely available for use by libraries, community and faith based agencies, public health organizations or others who promote health literacy in their community.
Date: November 18, 2020

Partnering for Improved Communication: A Health Literacy Program-in-a-Box

Are you interested in health literacy? Are you unsure of what types of health literacy programs exist or what resources are available to you? This session discusses the NNLM program Engage for Health, a community health education “program in a box” that you can offer. Engage for Health teaches community members how to effectively communicate with their health care providers. Program materials are freely available for use by libraries, community and faith based agencies, public health organizations or others who promote health literacy in their community.
Date: November 18, 2020

Evaluating Information during COVID-19: Preprints, retractions, rumors and more


Date: November 16, 2020

Libraries Build Healthy Communities: Going Virtual @ Brooklyn Public Library

Health programming is a staple offering at many public libraries. With the onset of COVID-19, staff at Brooklyn Public Library took their health programming virtual.
During this one hour webinar, staff and community partners from Brooklyn Public Library share how they adapted health programming into a virtual environment.


Date: November 10, 2020

Partnering Together to Support Alzheimer's Caregivers in Diverse Communities

The Alzheimer's Association provides the latest findings from the 2020 Alzheimer's Association Facts & Figures Report including current prevalence and impact on American families, risk factors, impact on caregivers, and national cost of care. Participants learn how to access tools and resources to support families impacted by Alzheimer’s and other dementias and discuss local collaboration opportunities with our 75 chapters nationwide.


Date: November 10, 2020

What's in a Data Story? Understanding the Basics of Data Storytelling

A one-hour introductory webinar on the fundamentals of effective storytelling using data collected and visualized by librarians for librarians. Data without a story is just a pile of numbers. Data with an effective story becomes an everlasting narrative that people will remember for a long time and without much effort. In this talk, we’ll look at the basic structure of data storytelling and review exemplars both good and bad of data storytelling. No prior knowledge of the topic is required.


Date: October 29, 2020

The Charts are Off: Approaches to Ethical Decision-Making in Data Visualization


Date: October 22, 2020

Citizen Science & Libraries: Fighting Plastic Pollution Through Citizen Science Online


Date: October 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 Toolkit provides evidence-based information about research metrics across disciplines, including how each metric is calculated, where it can be found, and how it should (and should not) be applied.
Date: October 21, 2020

Health Statistics on the Web

This course focuses on the location, selection, and effective use of statistics relevant to health on the local, state, national, and international levels. The importance and relevance of health statistics in various contexts will be discussed. Participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the features and scope of several statistics Internet resources through the use of numerous exercises.


Date: October 15, 2020
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