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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Plan to Succeed: The Basics of Library Project Management (Recording)

Plan to Succeed: The Basics of Library Project Management gives you an overview of basic project management tools and skills that will help you succeed at any project you are charged with leading.
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Planning, Conducting and Publishing Research*

This 4-hour face-to-face course provides an introduction to the research process with an emphasis on health sciences library settings. Participants build their research skills by gaining an understanding of the processes involved in taking a project from initial idea creation to final publication.
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PNR Rendezvous: Copyright & Online Learning Resources: It’s Complicated!

PNR Rendezvous is a monthly webinar series presented by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Northwest Region. Each session focuses on various topics such as health, research, resources, librarianship, and technology for attendees to incorporate into their work.
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Poster Perfect: Tips & Tricks for Creating a Successful Research Poster

In this face-to-face workshop, we will review some of the key mistakes that people make when creating and presenting a research poster and discuss how to fix them.
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Practical Skills and Tips for Research: From Proposal to Presenting

This face-to-face course will give participants practical tips and tools in order to complete a research project while still doing their day job.
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Practically Imperfect: Teaching & Supporting Research Data Management*

This workshop will provide an introduction to best practices in research data management throughout the research data lifecycle. Instructors will first provide an overview of research data management focused on the research data lifecycle and funder mandates.
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Precision Medicine*

This course will provide participants with some baseline knowledge of genomics, an overview of the clinical applications of genomic medicine, an appreciation of the associated ethical and social issues inherent in this field and a review of NLM resources for health professionals and consumers.
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Precision Medicine: What Is It and Why Should I Care

Carrie Iwema, AHIP provides an overview of the basic concepts and ethical concerns surrounding precision medicine. Come away with information and resources you can use.
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Prescription for Success: Consumer Health on the Web*

This online only class is an introduction to consumer health information and will cover concepts related to health literacy, the information-seeking behaviors of consumers, the basics of MedlinePlus.gov, ClinicalTrials.gov and other reliable websites such as drug and supplement information.
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Promoting Health Literacy Through Easy-to-Read Materials*

This face-to-face and online class covers the frequent disconnect between information providers and information seekers. The success of "plain language" initiatives and the importance of text, type, graphics, "white" space, and layout for maximum readability will be covered.
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Public Speaking: Polish Not Panic

In this face-to-face course, students will be able to calm the anxiety they feel prior to speaking, craft an effective presentation, use PowerPoint effectively, and more.
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PubMed Essentials - On Demand*

If you’re new to PubMed or just want a refresher this online class is designed for you. The class is made up of 12 short units that include very short videos, exercises and quizzes. The class gives you the chance to explore PubMed at your own pace with guided tours and exercises.
Free Health Information Professionalism Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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PubMed for Librarians: Customization with My NCBI*

Attend this class to learn about the advantages of creating a My NCBI account, managing and manipulating your My NCBI home page, how to use the features and options available in My NCBI to assist in searching, locate available My NCBI filters and set up custom filters.
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PubMed for Librarians: MeSH*

Attend this class to learn about the National Library of Medicine's Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) database. We will talk about the 4 different types of MeSH terms; Investigate the structure of the MeSH database and look at the components of a MeSH record. The class includes hands-on exercises.
Information Services Free NNLM/NLM
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PubMed® for Librarians

PubMed for Librarians is made up of six, 90-minute, live webinars. Each session is presented via WebEx and recorded for archival access. Each session is meant to be a stand-alone module. Attendees can determine how many sessions and in what sequence they attend.
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Reaching the Hard to Reach: Teens with SUD & Mental Health Challenges During COVID*

Learn about the innovative initiatives and programs that are filling in the gaps in services for teens with mental health and SUD during this time of COVID.
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Reduce, Refine, Replace: Strategies for Animal Alternative Searches

This face-to-face course explains the law, procedures and reporting involved in meeting the requirements of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees (IACUC) at academic research institutions, and how librarians contribute to the process.
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Research by Design: Proposing, Planning, and Carrying Out a Research Project for the Practicing Librarian

This face-to-face workshop introduces participants to the steps in designing a research project: articulating the problem, formulating a research objective, reviewing the literature, designing the methods, and outlining the workplan and resources required.
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Research Design and Data Analysis

This face-to-face course provides an introduction to the research process, sequentially explaining each step in this process.
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Roles for Medical Librarians in Graphic Medicine: Discovery, Access, and Beyond*

Hear from librarians, creators, community organizations and others who are creating and using graphic medicine to teach students, staff and the general public about health, wellness and disease.
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Scoping Reviews: Mapping Your Course to Success

In this webinar for expert and aspiring expert searchers, you will learn what a scoping review is, how to work with research teams on the scoping review process, and when to recommend a scoping review.
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Searching Effectively & Efficiently

How can we search effectively & efficiently? In this class you will learn (and practice) methods used by expert searchers. You will learn some advanced search techniques for PubMed and create a self-study plan to hone your skills.
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SEAside Webinar: Gauging the Quality of Open Access References in PubMed

The SEAside 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! These are infrequent educational opportunities in addition to the Beyond the SEA webinar series.
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SEAside Webinar: Issues in Predatory Publishing - How Can Librarians Lead the Way?

The SEAside 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! These are infrequent educational opportunities in addition to the Beyond the SEA webinar series.
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Sequences and Structures: An Introduction to Key Bioinformatics Tools

This face-to-face course will provide a basic introduction to accessing bioinformatics databases and tools and focus specifically on how to use two key techniques: sequence similarity searching and molecular structure viewing.
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Serving Diverse Communities: Accessing Health Information in Multiple Languages

This course is designed to provide attendees with some basic statistics on individuals with limited English proficiency in the United States and demonstrate how to use resources from the National Library of Medicine to access reliable health information in multiple languages.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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Serving Mental Health Clients in Your Library

This face-to face course’s overall goal is to improve interactions mental health clients in the library and give library staff members the knowledge and tools to approach interactions with all library patrons with confidence.
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Setting Yourself Up for Success with Learning Assessment

Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, explains a variety of approaches to assessing learning.
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Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community*

Do you work in a public library? Are you interested in engaging with other public librarians and staff members to improve your knowledge and comfort with health and wellness related reference and services? .
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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STAPH (Sewell Travel Award for Public Health) Award to attend the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting

Webinar participants will learn more about what the STAPH Award is, how to apply, and how using the award to attend the Annual meeting of the American Public Health Association can benefit one’s career as a librarian involved with public health.
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Substance Use Disorder Webinar Series 3: Innovative Strategies for the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorder*

Join us for a series of 3 one-hour webinars about topics related to the prevention and treatment of substance use disorder and mental health.
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Suicide Risk Assessment: Tools for Providers and Resources for Patients

In this face-to-face course, healthcare professionals learn how to assess suicide risk in patients, use professional assessment tools and refer patients to support resources, including the role libraries and librarians can play in recovery.
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Super Searcher: Enhancing Your Online Search Super Powers*

This hands-on course focuses on the advanced search features of web search engines and online searching. Participants will use various online search engines, compare the features of each, and broaden their knowledge of search strategies and online search techniques.
Information Services Information Management Free NNLM/NLM
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Survey Success: Simple Rules for Effective Survey Design

Learn how to create a successful survey! A major goal of this face-to-face course is to demystify the survey process to empower librarians and information professionals to effectively utilize survey research in their work environments.
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Systematic Review Course for Health Sciences Librarians

This face-to-face course will help librarians develop the skill sets to conduct a systematic review and to market these skills to practitioners, faculty, and researchers at their home institutions.
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Systematic Review Workshop: The Nuts and Bolts for Librarians*

A panel of expert searchers, comprised of members of the HSLS Systematic Review Group, will provide attendees of this face-to-face workshop with a framework for the completion of a systematic review, with special emphasis on successful completion of the literature search process.
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Systematic Reviews: The Role of the Librarian*

This face-to-face course provides an introduction to systematic reviews with the focus on the role of the librarian, including practical advice, standards, and tools for each step of the review.
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Take Two Apps and Call Me in the Morning: Mobile Applications for Health and Wellness

Mobile applications are connecting more patients to health and wellness information but how can librarians help them navigate the growing field of wellness applications? This face-to-face class focuses on understanding of how to evaluate apps and provide information about recommended apps.
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Taking PubMed to the Next Level

This 4-hour face-to-face or 4-part webinar argets experienced librarians who search PubMed on a regular basis and will cover advanced search techniques and PubMed features, including customized filters, MyNCBI, alerts, the MeSH Database versus NLM MeSH Browser, and field tags.
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Teaching Critical Appraisal Skills (CE302)

Take your skills in teaching evidence-based medicine (EBM) to the next level!
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Teaching Topics: A Webinar Series

This one hour, live webinar covers topics relevant to teaching. NNLM staff and guest presenters will discuss techniques, tips and tools for teaching. Engagement, assessment, instructional design, adult learning principles, online learning tools and video. Hands-on opportunities are offered.
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Technology to Enhance User Experience in Libraries*

This face-to-face workshop focuses on defining user experience and seeing what other libraries are doing to improve their services. We will talk about low-cost and simple, yet impactful, activities to turn your library into a user-centered environment.
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The Canny Consumer: Resources for Consumer Health Decision-Making*

In this face-to-face and online class, the savvy health consumer and the current healthcare environment is explored. The burden of navigating the complex and confusing health system is increasing for patients and their families.
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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Website: An Overview for the Health Sciences Librarian

Attend this webinar to learn more about the FDA, and gain an understanding of where to find the databases of particular value to information professionals.
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The Pieces of Systematic Review Webinar Series - SCR

Learn the process of systematic reviews with Margaret Foster as she draws from her expertise to discuss issues, provide examples, and demonstrate the steps of her Pieces process. This second run of the original series will provide more practical examples and look at other types of reviews.
Information Services Free NNLM/NLM
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Thinking in 3D: An Introduction to Medical Imaging and 3D-printing

What’s the point of a 3D printed model of a heart? Answer this question and more, when you enroll in Thinking in 3D: An Introduction to Medical Imaging and 3D-printing.
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TOXNET: Toxicology & Environmental Information

This is a hands-on class intended for inexperienced users. It is designed to introduce participants to the different databases available on TOXNET. Attendees will gain experience locating toxicology, chemical, and other hazardous substance information.
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Translational Bioinformatics

The major goals of this face-to-face course are to familiarize participants with 1) clinical bioinformatics databases; 2) acquisition of expert level search strategies within these database; and 3) acquisition of human genetics principles and vocabulary.
Information Services Instructor-owned Health Science Librarianship Professionalism
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Trials without Tribulations: Identifying Clinical Trials for Systematic Reviews and Other Clinical and Research Questions

This half-day, face-to-face course will highlight key trials and trials results registers, including ClinicalTrials.gov, the World Health Organization’s Clinical Trials Search Portal, and industry registers, and will offer practical advice on searching registers and managing register records.
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Using Alt-Bib: What, Why and How

This 1 hour webinar explores the discovery features of ALTBIB: Resources for Alternatives to the Use of Live Vertebrates in Biomedical Research and Testing. ALTBIB is a portal from NLM’s Specialized Information Services. Recommended for librarians supporting IACUCs and toxicity research.