A health information professional evaluates research studies, uses research to improve practice, conducts research, and communicates research results.



Scheduled Courses in Evidence-Based Practice & Research

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8 Tips for Using Metrics in Research Evaluation (Recording)

Join our presenters to transform your skills in expert searching and metadata into the valuable skills needed in the research evaluation process.
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Basic Statistics for Research Appraisal (Recording)

You don’t need to take years of statistics in order to gain a significant amount of useful knowledge!
CE Passport MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research CNE
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Basic Statistics for Research Design (Recording)

This webinar is for the many librarians who have taken basic statistics workshops, yet still find themselves unsure how to match statistics to research questions in their own research and assessment!
Leadership & Management CE Passport MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research CNE
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CAIFL: Critical Appraisal Institute for Librarians - March 2023

Ready to move beyond basic EBM? Develop your critical appraisal skills in this advanced online course that will prepare you to teach critical appraisal with confidence.
Instructor-owned Evidence-Based Practice & Research Instruction & Instructional Design
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Clean & Tidy Data: Getting Started with Spreadsheet Data (Recording)

If you work with your own data or advise researchers on theirs, you’ll want to get started right.
CE Passport Information Management MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research Data Services Specialization
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Clean & Tidy Data: Making Data Usable (Recording)

Learn how to identify the components of a clean and tidy dataset and describe the steps needed to process and normalize a "dirty" dataset.
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Critical Appraisal for Librarians: Evaluating Randomized Controlled Trials (Recording)

Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are among the most important study types used to answer clinical and systematic review questions. But not all RCT studies are good enough to share with clinicians or include in reviews. This webinar will give you tools to evaluate the quality of RCT studies.
Information Services CE Passport MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research CNE
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Critical Appraisal of Case Control Studies

Learn from Amy Blevins and Laura Menard, two of MLA’s resident critical appraisal experts, how to identify, appraise, and interpret case control studies--one of the most important clinical research study types. Live webinar to be held January 31, 2023.
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Critical Appraisal of Cohort Studies

Learn from Amy Blevins and Laura Menard, two of MLA’s resident critical appraisal experts, how to identify, appraise, and interpret cohort studies, one of the most common study types health sciences librarians encounter. Live webinar to be held January 18, 2023.
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Critical Appraisal of Diagnosis Studies (Recording)

Have you ever wanted to know how to interpret and critically appraise studies about diagnostic tests? Learn all about nomograms, likelihood ratios, sensitivity, and specificity in this interactive webinar.
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Critical Appraisal of Quantitative Research (Recording)

This webinar will demystify the process of assessing and reporting on quantitative research by breaking it down into easy-to-understand steps.
CE Passport MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research Data Services Specialization CNE
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Critical Appraisal of Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (Recording)

This webinar helps you learn the fundamentals of critical appraisal of a systematic review/meta-analysis and plain language explanations of key concepts. #MLATeachCritApp
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Critical Contributions: Developing Research Appraisal Skills at Your Institution (Recording)

With the reproducibility crisis in biomedical and health sciences, medical librarians have an opening to expand their contributions to health care and raise their status by teaching critical appraisal. Abraham Wheeler and Amy Blevins aim to get you fired up about teaching in this new area!
Information Services CE Passport MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research CNE
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EvalBasics 1: Community Assessment - On Demand

In this online workshop, participants will learn a four-step process for conducting community assessment that includes data collection, interpretation, and use. The relationship-building potential of each step will be discussed.
Leadership & Management Free Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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EvalBasics 2: Planning Outcomes-Based Programs - On Demand

This online workshop provides an ideal framework for developing funding proposals, sets the stage for setting up a quality control system to make sure your project stays on track, and provide a structure for your final reports.
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EvalBasics 3: Data Collection for Program Evaluation - On Demand

Good data collection tools follow three key principles. They aim to decrease perceived risk, increase perceived benefit, and decrease cost to respondents. This workshop shows you how to apply these principles in developing questionnaires and interviews. This class is taught in-person and online.
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EvalBasics 4: Data Analysis for Program Evaluation - On Demand

This workshop provides participants with strategies for working with qualitative and quantitative data to assess program value and make effective decisions.
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Peer Review: For Reviewers and Authors (Recording)

Do you fear peer review? Join this webinar to find your strengths as a peer reviewer and learn why this role is crucial to research in our field.
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Expand Your Research Impact Services (Recording)

This webinar is for those interested in developing or expanding their institution’s research impact services.
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Find the Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Search Strategy That Works for You (Recording)

Find a comfortable plan to formulate your search strategy in an evidence based way.
CE Passport MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research CNE
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From Protocol To Publication: Maximizing the Return on Your Systematic Review Investment (Recording)

Join the presenters as they share their strategies for identifying promising projects, avoiding problems before they scuttle a project, and working with review teams to conduct successful--and published!--systematic reviews. #MLAMaxReturn
Information Services CE Passport Systematic Review Services Specialization MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research
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Go Red! REDCap for Library Data Services and Data Collection (Recording)

Go Red! REDCap for Library Data Services and Data Collection explains what REDCap is, offers an introductory demonstration on how to use it and explores ways that librarians can use it.
CE Passport MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research Data Services Specialization
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Going Grey with Google Scholar for Systematic Reviews (Recording)

Learn search techniques to locate grey literature in Google Scholar and more.
Information Services CE Passport Systematic Review Services Specialization MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research
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Grey (Literature) Matters: Searching for Preprint Sources (Recording)

Learn about the who, what, where, why, and how to search for preprints. #MLAGreyLitSearch
CE Passport Systematic Review Services Specialization MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research CNE
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Grey (Literature) Matters: Selecting the Right Grey Literature to Search (Recording)

Are you often asked to do a grey literature search with no clarification on what types of grey literature to search? This webinar will color in the blank spaces and enable you to confidently identify the right types of grey literature for your searches. #MLAGreyLitSearch
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Unscheduled Courses in Evidence-Based Practice & Research

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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 Searching Techniques and Advanced Strategy Design*

This face-to-face course will explore issues around search design and search techniques for undertaking literature searches of complex topics to inform high quality comparative effectiveness research, systematic reviews, guideline development and other major projects.
Information Services Instructor-owned Evidence-Based Practice & Research
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Beyond the Pyramids: A Critical Appraisal Survey Course*

Medical librarian hero Lucretia McClure said, "I think the future of librarians is going to be directly related to more science... I think there are skills that we’re going to need down the road, and I don’t know that we’re prepared for it."
Information Services Instructor-owned Evidence-Based Practice & Research
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Bibliometric Services in the Library: Fundamentals and Basic Analysis*

This online course offers you a terrific opportunity to enhance your bibliometrics and research assessment skills.
Information Services Free Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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CAIFL: Critical Appraisal Institute for Librarians*

Ready to move beyond basic EBM? Develop your critical appraisal skills in this advanced online course that will prepare you to teach critical appraisal with confidence.
Instructor-owned Systematic Review Services Specialization Evidence-Based Practice & Research Instruction & Instructional Design
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Community-Based Health Information*

In this online course, learn about consumer and public health information services and programs that can impact the health of the communities you serve.
Information Services Instructor-owned Information Management Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research Consumer Health Information Specialization
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Data Analytics Research Training Fellowship*

The DART Fellowship is a 6-week cohort training and development program. Throughout the program, the cohort will work collaboratively with guiding researchers in order to complete a major component of a research project.
Information Services Instructor-owned Evidence-Based Practice & Research Data Services Specialization
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Designing for Health Literacy: Exploring Emerging Intelligent Technologies to Support Older Adults*

In this webinar, learn the benefits and barriers of emerging, artificially-enabled technologies for addressing the challenges older adults encounter when trying to find, understand, and use health information.
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Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response for Information Professionals*

This online course will explore how libraries of all types are impacted by disasters. Students will learn how librarians work in preparation, prevention, and planning for effective disaster preparedness and response with a focus on community needs and health literacy concerns.
Leadership & Management Instructor-owned Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research
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Diversity & Inclusion in Libraries: Call to Action and Strategies for Success*

As information professionals, it is our collective responsibility to create opportunities where individuals are encouraged and supported to bring their most authentic selves to the library. This face-to-face course will tackle challenges that diverse individuals face in libraries and librarianship
Leadership & Management DEIA Information Services Instructor-owned Information Management Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research Instruction & Instructional Design