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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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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Charting a New Course: Practical Data Visualization for Librarians

Gain practical and immediately useful skills in creating attractive and informative visualizations of qualitative and quantitative data using Microsoft Excel, through a series of hands-on activities.
Instructor-owned Evidence-Based Practice & Research Data Services Specialization
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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.
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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.
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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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Data Literacy for the Busy Librarian-NNLM*

Do you want to upgrade your skill set to become data literate? Register for this 2-week class offered by NNLM to learn how you can play a role in developing and maintaining data standards and research best practices.
Data Services Specialization
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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.
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Discover National Library of Medicine Resources and More*

Join us for a bi-monthly webinar to learn new tips, tricks, and features for using resources created by the National Library of Medicine and other reliable organizations. Each session will feature different websites or databases, and include practice exercises to help you gain hands-on experience.
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DNA to Z: Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing*

This class will provide an overview of the history and current state of direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing, which has become extremely popular in recent years.