This catalog lists courses that are no longer available for MLA CE credit or for enrollment.  Peruse this list if you are looking for ideas for new courses or need your memory jogged about the content of an old course. 


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5 Clinical Questions You Can Answer with NCBI Databases*

In this webinar, you will learn about the NCBI databases GTR, ClinVar, and MedGen and how to use them to answer 5 clinical questions.
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5 Questions You Can Answer Using the NCBI Nucleotide Database*

You will learn about the Nucleotide database and how to use it to answer the following questions :How do I find a nucleotide sequence for a specific gene or specific organism? How do I find complete genomic sequences? What is the coding region of a sequence? And more...
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5 Questions You Can Answer With NCBI Protein and Structure Databases*

Protein sequences are the fundamental determinants of biological structure and function. This webinar shows how to use the Protein and Structure Databases from NCBI to find information about the biological structure and function of proteins.
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A 10-Step Approach to Service Continuity Planning

This face-to-face course was developed as part of NN/LM’s Emergency Preparedness & Response initiative. The outcomes for the class are to raise awareness of the need for emergency preparedness and response planning and to provide tools for for medical librarians to enhance preparedness.
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A Time Management Program Developed for Oregon Health Sciences Libraries Association (OHSLA)

In this four-hour face-to-face training, presenter, Iris Savich, MA will address the ten operational styles of time management and link to time management issues. She will help us with time management techniques that are applicable to librarians in a variety of settings.
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ABC's of Research Impact: Altmetrics, Bibliometrics and Citations

In this face-to-face course, participants will explore bibliometrics and altmetrics tools at an introductory level.
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Accelerating Innovation through Information Tools and Expertise

Instructors of this face-to-face course will share how librarians can get involved with institutional innovation initiatives, such as medical device development, games, health care apps and innovative publishing outlets. Librarians can be involved throughout the entire innovation process.
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Advanced PubMed Techniques*

Learn advanced concepts to add to your PubMed toolkit. Automatic Term Mapping; Author searching; Drug information to treat diseases; Pharmacologic action; Coordinating MeSH terms (like Indexers do); Tools for finding Evidence Based research in PubMed; Phrase searching and the Phrase Index.
Information Services Free Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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Advanced PubMed: MeSH*

This class covers advanced concepts of Medical Subject Headings for searching via PubMed. Topics include annual MeSH updates, effective use of subheadings, free floating subheadings, and commonly confused terms. This course is intended for those with at least beginning knowledge of PubMed and MeSH.
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Advanced PubMed: Searching for Treatments, Diseases and Drugs

This advanced session of PubMed focuses on search techniques to find citations that deal with treating diseases with drugs and explores the concept of pharmacologic action.
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Advanced Search Strategy Design for Complex Topics: Strategy Development Including Text Mining

The Advanced Searching Course is now full.
Systematic Review Services Specialization
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Advanced Search Strategy Design for Complex Topics: Strategy Development Including Text Mining 2021

Learn advanced techniques for designing and structuring search strategies for systematic reviews and other major search projects that address complex topics.
Information Services Systematic Review Services Specialization MLA
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Advanced Search Techniques and Resources for Systematic Reviews and Other Evidence Syntheses 2021

Learn advanced techniques for building search strategies for systematic reviews and other major search projects.
Information Services Systematic Review Services Specialization MLA
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American Indian Health Information Resources*

This two or three hour hands-on class introduces a variety of governmental and non-governmental Internet resources that have health information for American Indian and Alaska Native populations. Students attending will be able to practice their skills in finding health information.
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Applying Data Management Strategies: A Showcase of Data Management Projects

This webinar, sponsored by the Medical Informatics Section, will showcase data management projects at three different libraries. The librarians will share their thoughts on developing services and opportunities and challenges for librarians interested in working with data management.
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Appreciating Diversity: A Workshop for Health Sciences Librarians*

This face-to-face course is designed to help participants develop cultural competency knowledge, recognize the impact of cultural beliefs on one’s thoughts and behaviors, and improve attitudes and beliefs about the role of cultural factors in the delivery of library services and programs.
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Are You Ready? Essential Disaster Health Information Resources for Keeping Your Loved Ones Safe*

Is this you? More than 50% of us do not have copies of crucial documents, lack emergency supplies and parents Do Not have designated meeting places in case of a disaster. This 1 or 2 hour webinar or in person class can introduce you to the necessary resources to keep your loved ones safe.
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Augusta University’s Research Data Management Symposium*

Discussions around data management often occur within individual departments or colleges on a university campus; however, the health sciences library has the opportunity to support an interdisciplinary, consolidated effort to connect researchers and resources across all disciplines.
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Back to School: Enhance your Research with HSR Methods, Tools, and Resources from the National Library of Medicine

This free recorded webinar provides an overview of resources provided by the National Library of Medicine’s National Information Center on Health Services Research (NICHSR) to support the HSR community.
Information Services Instructor-owned
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Becoming an Expert Searcher

What constitutes an expert search? Who can be an expert searcher? This face-to-face class looks at these questions & practices techniques (reference interview, database analysis, search construction, and search evaluation) used by expert searchers.
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Beginning with EndNote*

Are you having trouble organizing and citing your the research papers you have collected? EndNote can help! This course provides a basic and practical introduction to the EndNote bibliographic software, with live demos and hands-on exercises.
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Best Practices in Conducting Systematic Reviews in Medical Education

Systematic reviews are becoming increasingly important in the biomedical literature. This face-to-face course is designed as a train-the-trainer workshop for librarians partnering with research faculty in medical education.
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Beware of Sharks: Predatory Publishing and Practices: Be Prepared!*

Can you identify predatory emails, journals, conferences, and more? If not, then come to this hands-on course. Learn from real-world examples; leave with helpful tools. Understand how predatory practices developed and impact science. You can prevent your patrons from falling prey to these tactics.
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Beyond Readability Formulas: Writing Clear and Effective Patient-Centered Educational Materials

This face-to-face course will explain the principles of creating patient education materials and consent forms in plain language. Through the use of real-life examples participants will master language and formatting guidelines that meet the needs of people with all levels of health literacy.
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Beyond Research Data Management for Biomedical & Health Sciences Librarians - Feb-April 2020

The major aim of this course is to provide an introduction to the support of data science and open science with the goal of developing and implementing or enhancing data science training and services at participants’ institutions.
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Beyond Systematic: The Librarian’s Role in Shaping Reviews

Melissa Rethlefsen, AHIP, Whitney A. Townsend, and Joey Nicholson discuss how systematic reviews have evolved and when to consider other types of reviews.
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Beyond the List: Unpacking the Predatory Publisher

This face-to-face course enables learners to think in a deep way about how librarians can evaluate the published biomedical literature they find and make decisions about quality.
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Beyond the SEA Webinar Series*

The Beyond the SEA webinar series invites guest speakers that cover topics like resources from the National Library of Medicine, Outreach Projects, Leadership, Data Science, Instructional Design, and more!
Leadership & Management Information Services Information Management Free Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles*

Health data is the new frontier and now is the time to act. This course will help you understand issues of big data in clinical outcomes and roles you can take in this service area. Course content inc. Using Data to Improve Clinical Patient Outcomes forum, article reviews, and Big Data Fundamentals.
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Bravery & Brevity: Developing Effective Presentation Skills

Get over fear of public speaking: Practice is the cure! In this face-to-face course, you will practice speaking in public, and learn to edit yourself by focusing on your main idea and stating it in two minutes or less.
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Build a Better Class with Instructional Design*

This is a 7-week online class that covers the basics of instructional design (ID). ID is a systematic approach to creating lessons that meet learner needs. There are many models of instructional design; this class will focus on one of the most well-known, ADDIE.
Free NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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Cheap, Fast, and Good: Instructional Videos and Open Educational Resources (Recording)

Molly Higgins addresses ways to create instructional media when you don't have time or money.
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Chemicals, Drugs and Genetics: Searching PubMed and Beyond*

This specialized class will help improve your effectiveness in searching PubMed and related NLM and NIH databases for literature information on chemicals, drugs and genetics.
Information Services Free NNLM/NLM
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Citizen Science & Libraries: Advance Alzheimer's Research Online Presentation and Q&A*

Register for this event for an introduction to citizen science, to learn more about libraries as hubs for citizen science, and to learn how to participate in the Stall Catchers citizen science project through an engaging presentation and online Q&A.
Information Services Information Management NNLM/NLM
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Citizen Science & Libraries: Create Your Own Air Quality Sensor with CanAir.io*

In this event, the CanAir.io team will help us learn about how to contribute to air quality monitoring through citizen science and provide a tutorial about how to make an air quality sensor.
Information Services NNLM/NLM
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Citizen Science & Libraries: Fight Plastic Pollution Through Citizen Science Online Presentation and Q&A*

Register for this event for an introduction to citizen science, to learn more about libraries as hubs for citizen science, and to learn how to participate in citizen science projects that study the environment through a presentation and online Q&A.
Information Services NNLM/NLM
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Citizen Science & Libraries: Help Develop RNA-based Medicines Online Presentation and Q&A*

Register for this event for an introduction to citizen science, to learn more about libraries as hubs for citizen science, and to learn how to participate in citizen science projects that study genetics through a presentation and online Q&A.
Information Services NNLM/NLM
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Clever Evaluation

This webinar presents resourceful ways to make program evaluation less overwhelming for busy project teams. Strategies include evaluation planning tools, using existing data, combining evaluation with other project activities, and enlisting the help of others in data collection.
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Coming to TERMS with Managing Electronic Resources*

Using the TERMS (Techniques for Electronic Resource Management) framework, this face-to-face class will focus on the selection, acquisition, licensing, accessibility, linking, branding, and evaluation of licensed electronic resources in a library setting.
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Communicating Clinically*

As librarians leave their offices to reach out to clinicians in their environment, there is an increasing need to know how to communicate with clinicians (physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals) in the unique environment of the hospital floor or office setting.
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Community Engagement 101: The Art of Building Community Partnerships

The overall goal of this face-to-face course is to offer concrete skills and several perspectives useful for engaging stakeholders and establishing relationships with a range of community-based organizations and potential partners.
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Comparative Effectiveness Research: What?, Why?, How?

Experience this 1/2 day face-to-face course to define comparative effectiveness research, CER, and to learn about the work of the Institute of Medicine and AHRQ.
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Consumer Technology to Manage Personal Health Data*

Develop an understanding of the types of health technology and apps that are available and their uses, how to evaluate the tools, and create programming for library visitors in this four credit blended online course, taught over two weeks in Moodle with 1 60-minute live session in Webex.
Information Services Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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Creating Influence: How to Get What You Want*

This face-to-face class, taught by a librarian and a business coach, will show you how to combine librarianship with proven business techniques and put them to work in your institution.
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Crucial Conversations

This five hour face-to-face training will teach participants a model of communication and conflict resolution designed to resolve differences quickly while strengthening relationships.
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Debrief and Discuss BD2K Guide to the Fundamentals of Data Science

Support for biomedical big data research is a new role for health sciences librarians. The kinds of support needed & the skills librarians must have remain unanswered questions. This self-paced course is an opportunity to learn about potential service areas & discuss potential roles.
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Demystifying R: An Introduction for Librarians

Lisa Federer, AHIP explains terminology, how R works and where to find free resources.
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Designing Online Instruction: It’s Not Just for Distance Education Anymore

Amy Blevins presents new and exciting ways to create online instructional materials for distance, blended, or even face-to-face sessions.
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Developing a Systematic Review Service

This face-to-face course explores strategies for developing or formalizing library activities that support systematic review research into a deliberate systematic review service.
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Dietary Supplement Label Database: Advanced Search and Data Download*

The Dietary Supplement Label Database (DSLD) is a joint project of the National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements and the National Library of Medicine. The database was developed as a resource for the research community, health care providers and the public.