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National On-Demand Classes

Event Title Date(s) Summary
RDM On-demand: Data Curation and Documentation On-demand through April 30, 2022 This introductory, four-hour, on-demand course describes the definition, types, and elements of data curation that are most important to document in research data management. Through readings, tutorials, videos, and hands-on scenarios you will learn about types of data, which data elements are important to document, and best-practices for file naming conventions.

Platform/Location: Moodle

RDM On-demand: Data Security, Storage and Preservation On-demand through April 30, 2022 How do you keep data secure and preserved? This introductory, four-hour, on-demand course uses readings, tutorials, videos, and hands-on scenarios to show how to evaluate preservation needs of a dataset, identify appropriate data repositories for a given dataset, examine security/privacy issues with data, and explain how data policies affect data ownership, security, and storage.

Platform/Location: Moodle

RDM On-demand: Data Sharing and Publishing On-demand through April 30, 2022 What are the FAIR data principles, and how do they relate to research reproducibility? This introductory, four-hour, on-demand course describes principles and challenges of data sharing, as well as data sharing incentives, open data, data citations, and data journals. Through readings, tutorials, videos, and hands-on scenarios you will increase your knowledge about data sharing and publishing.

Platform/Location: Moodle

RDM On-demand: Open Science and Data Science On-demand through April 30, 2022 What is open science, and how does it differ from data science, and research data management? How can library staff support data science in their own work? This introductory, four-hour on-demand course introduces the concepts of open science, data science and research data management through readings, tutorials and videos. After taking this course, you will be able to describe the differences between research data management (RDM), data science, and open science, articulate how open science supports research integrity and reproducibility, and list ways librarian staff can support data science.

Platform/Location: Moodle

MedlinePlus Tutorial for Librarians and Health Educators On-demand through April 30, 2023 This interactive, narrated tutorial provides a tour of the MedlinePlus website and takes about 1 hour to complete.

Platform/Location: Moodle

National Scheduled Classes

Event Title Date(s) Summary
Wellness in the Library Workplace November 29, 2021 - December 12, 2021 This 2-week, 4 credit-hour online class offers ways to improve your own personal well-being and create a healthy library workplace.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Genetics 101 December 1, 2021 - December 15, 2021 This 4 credit-hour online class covers the fundamentals of understanding genetics, specifically the Central Dogma of Molecular Biology.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Catching Up with PubMed December 6, 2021 This webinar will provide attendees with an update on recent changes, improvements and developments with PubMed.

Platform/Location: Zoom

Connecting Climate Change, Mosquitoes, and Community Health December 8, 2021 Join this fast-paced webinar to learn about the connection between NASA climate change science, citizen science observations, and mosquito-borne disease, including cutting edge research related to machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Platform/Location: Zoom

Ransomware Attacks: What Medical Librarians Need to Know December 9, 2021 This webinar is part of the NNLM Information Access Webinar Series.

Steve Long, CEO of Hancock Health, will talk about his experiences with mobilizing disaster response procedures.

Alice Stokes, Research and Education Librarian at the University of Vermont, will address ways that library services are impacted by ransomware attacks.

Platform/Location: Webex

Regional Classes

Event Title Date(s) Summary
Decoding Copyright: A Guide to Legal Issues in Medical Librarianship from Fair Use to Force Majeure December 9, 2021

Legal issues permeate every aspect of medical librarianship. From collecting materials and offering instruction sessions to supporting researchers as they make and share their work, medical librarians need to know the fundamentals of copyright law and how they apply in a variety of situations. This course introduces the law and prepares medical librarians to spot legal issues and navigate common scenarios with confidence.

Platform/Location: Webex

NNLM Region 5 Listens Session January 18, 2022 - Help NNLM Help You: Funding Awards January 18, 2022

A Question & Answer session with Region 5 staff followed by a participatory discussion on a topic of regional interest.

Platform/Location: Webex

Region 2 Town Hall -January 2022 January 19, 2022
NNLM Region 5 Listens Session February 15, 2022 - Data for Everyone! February 15, 2022

A Question & Answer session with Region 5 staff followed by a participatory discussion on a topic of regional interest.

Platform/Location: Webex

NNLM Region 5 Listens Session March 15, 2022 - Membership: Reaching More People in More Ways March 15, 2022

A Question & Answer session with Region 5 staff followed by a participatory discussion on a topic of regional interest.

Platform/Location: Webex

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