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Scheduled Courses in Information Services

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#citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Training - April 2020

Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine as we add citations to Wikipedia articles using trusted National Library of Medicine resources like Genetics Home Reference, MedlinePlus, and PubMed.
Information Services NNLM/NLM
Webinar
Member Free
Non-Member Free

2020 MeSH Highlights

Every year, the Medical Subject Headings are updated. How does this affect your PubMed searches? What happens when a term gets changed, or added, or removed; or moved to a different part of the MeSH hierarchy? How do you accommodate vocabulary changes over time in your comprehensive searches?
Information Services Free NNLM/NLM
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A Myth-Shattering Look at Addiction, Prevention and Treatment, Based on Research - 2019-2020

David will share his research and personal experience about the importance of recognizing that addiction is a chronic brain disease that affects the whole family. “We know what to do when a person is sick with any other problem.”
Information Services Free Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
Webinar
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A New PubMed: Highlights for Information Professionals 2019

Learn about the new PubMed, currently available for preview at PubMed Labs (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/labs/pubmed/).
Information Services NNLM/NLM
Online
Member Free
Non-Member Free

ABCs of DNA: Unraveling the Mystery of Genetics Information for Consumers - March 2020

Consumers need access to information and resources about genetic information in an understandable manner. Librarians working with the public need to be aware of the issues surrounding genetics and resources to assist patrons in locating and evaluating sometimes complex and confusing information.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Webinar
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Non-Member Free

Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming for Summer Reading - April 2020

Are you interested in starting or expanding your health outreach and programming at your library or agency? If so then this course will provide you with ideas on passive and active health outreach for your community.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services Free Health Information Professionalism Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
Webinar
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Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community - 2019-2020

Are you interested in starting or expanding your health outreach and programming at your library or agency? If so then this course will provide you with ideas on passive and active health outreach for your community.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services Free Health Information Professionalism Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
Webinar
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community - October 2019

Are you interested in starting or expanding your health outreach and programming at your library or agency? If so then this course will provide you with ideas on passive and active health outreach for your community.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services Free Health Information Professionalism Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
Webinar
Member $65.00
Non-Member $85.00

Are All Systematic Reviews Created Equal?

Register now for MLA's webinar, "Are All Systematic Reviews Created Equal?" Join Connie Schardt, AHIP, FMLA as she explains how to critically appraise a systematic review and the tools needed for the task.
Information Services MLA CNE
Online
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Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library - April

This hands-on class will cover the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public. Come learn about the evolution of consumer health, health literacy and the e-patient.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM

Unscheduled Courses in Information Services

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#citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Training*

Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine as we add citations to Wikipedia articles using trusted National Library of Medicine resources like Genetics Home Reference, MedlinePlus, and PubMed.
Information Services NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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A Myth-Shattering Look at Addiction, Prevention and Treatment, Based on Research*

David will share his research and personal experience about the importance of recognizing that addiction is a chronic brain disease that affects the whole family. “We know what to do when a person is sick with any other problem.”
Information Services Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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A New PubMed: Highlights for Information Professionals*

Learn about the new PubMed, currently available for preview at PubMed Labs (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/labs/pubmed/).
Information Services NNLM/NLM
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A Seat at the Table: Working with the Disaster Workforce*

Libraries have a critical role to play in disaster preparation and recovery, but they need to be at the table with the right people. This self-paced online class prepares librarians on how to work with first responders, public health departments, local health care facilities, and emergency planners.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services Health Information Professionalism NNLM/NLM
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ABCs of DNA: Unraveling the Mystery of Genetics Information for Consumers*

Consumers need access to information and resources about genetic information in an understandable manner. Librarians working with the public need to be aware of the issues surrounding genetics and resources to assist patrons in locating and evaluating sometimes complex and confusing information.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community*

Are you interested in starting or expanding your health outreach and programming at your library or agency? If so then this course will provide you with ideas on passive and active health outreach for your community.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services Free Health Information Professionalism Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
Unscheduled
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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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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 Informed Healthcare Consumer: Deciphering Insurance, Choosing Providers, and More*

Successful navigation of the healthcare environment requires consumers to be active participants including identifying providers and interpreting health insurance options/benefits.
Information Services Instructor-owned
Unscheduled
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Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library*

In this face-to-face and online class, the health information-seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian is covered. Learn about the evolution of consumer health, health literacy and the e-patient.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library*

This hands-on class will cover the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public. Come learn about the evolution of consumer health, health literacy and the e-patient.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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Beyond PRISMA-- Health Research Reporting Guidelines: Your new secret weapon!*

I don’t want to be an editor…But I wish there was something I could point to that would help my students, faculty, and researchers improve the clarity of their writing …. Oh wait! There is!
Information Services Instructor-owned Instruction & Instructional Design
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Beyond the Binary: Health Resources for Sexual and Gender Minorities*

This course is based on the assumption that gender is non-binary, that sexuality is fluid, and that health disparities exist within LGBTQI+ populations. This course provides culturally-appropriate health information resources for Sexual and Gender Minorities populations and those who support them.
Information Services Health Information Professionalism Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials for Librarians*

Embark on an introductory, online bioinformatics journey for librarians using the Moodle learning management system. This 16 week course will introduce you to different topics and NCBI tools you can use in your library to support bioinformatics education and discovery.
Information Services NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
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Boost Box*

Boost your knowledge of NLM products and other health information topics with this monthly webinar series from the NNLM Middle Atlantic Region.
Leadership & Management Information Services Information Management Free Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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Building Partnerships with Faculty, Clinicians, and other Stakeholders*

Are you interested in strategies for building partnerships that lead to collaborative projects? This class will discuss barriers to building partnerships and detailed plans to help you overcome these obstacles.
Leadership & Management Information Services Instructor-owned Evidence-Based Practice & Research
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Cancer Information Inside and Out*

This hands-on, face-to-face class is designed to introduce participants to quality cancer information resources and assist them with answering consumer health questions in this specialty area.
Information Services Instructor-owned
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Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information at Your Library*

This popular online or in-person class will prepare librarians for responding to challenging reference questions for mental health information, and will give librarians a greater awareness of current mental health issues that might affect their populations.
Information Services Information Management Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

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
Unscheduled
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ClinicalTrials.gov: Results Reporting, Unique Evidence, and the Role of Medical Librarians April 2020

This online course on ClinicalTrials.gov demonstrates ways to search and interpret clinical trials with results; and discusses the unique position of health science and consumer health librarians to provide education and advocate for the results database and submission requirements.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
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ClinicalTrials.gov: Results Reporting, Unique Evidence, and the Role of Medical Librarians*

This online course on ClinicalTrials.gov demonstrates ways to search and interpret clinical trials with results; and discusses the unique position of health science and consumer health librarians to provide education and advocate for the results database and submission requirements.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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Consumer Health Information*

This course is designed to meet the needs of people working in all library types - from public libraries to medical libraries. Learn how to answer sensitive consumer health questions and develop your own research guide and small grant application as a part of the course assignments.
Information Services Instructor-owned 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
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Data Management for Librarians: What Health Sciences Librarians Need to Know*

In this session, we'll discuss elements of successful data management plans, best practices when working with data, and strategies for supporting data management, whether or not it's your primary responsibility.
Information Services Instructor-owned Information Management
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Designing Search Strategies for Systematic Reviews: A Hands-on Course*

Designing Search Strategies for Systematic Reviews is designed to prepare librarians to conduct complex systematic review literature searches. This two-day course emphasizes hands-on activities and enriched learning opportunities.
Information Services Instructor-owned
Unscheduled
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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.
Information Services NNLM/NLM
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Disaster Health Information Sources: The Basics*

This self-paced online course provides a comprehensive overview of essential resources for health-related information services in support of disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. It includes resources from federal and nonfederal agencies and international organizations.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services Information Management NNLM/NLM
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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.
Information Services Free NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Discovering TOXNET*

Discover reliable environmental health and toxicology information from the National Library of Medicine, the Environmental Protection Agency and other sources through videos, guided tutorials, and discovery exercises.
Information Services Free NNLM/NLM
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Dissemination and Disasters: Using Information to Save Lives*

This hour-long, asynchronous course is designed for both public health and emergency preparedness professionals, as well as the information professionals that support them, who are interested in a basic introduction to emergency and disaster management concepts.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services NNLM/NLM
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Drug Information Resources for Consumers*

This hands-on, face-to-face class is designed to assist participants in answering a wide variety of drug information questions by providing an in-depth look at the Drug Information Portal and a select group of additional resources.
Information Services Instructor-owned Health Information Professionalism Consumer Health Information Specialization
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Effective Health Communication and Health Literacy: Understanding the Connection*

Are you curious as to why health communication and health literacy are connected? Do you want to be more effective in providing health information? This introductory class to health literacy is designed to raise awareness of what health literacy and its relationship to health communication.
Information Services Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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Emerging Technologies in Health Sciences Libraries*

Emerging Technologies are always evolving and the health sciences library -- in its democratizing role in the medical community -- is the perfect place to be the sandbox for experimentation and innovation.
Leadership & Management Information Services Instructor-owned Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research
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Emerging Technologies in Health Sciences Libraries*

Emerging Technologies are always evolving and the health sciences library - in its democratizing role in the medical community - is the perfect place to be the sandbox for experimentation and innovation.
Leadership & Management Information Services Instructor-owned Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research
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Engaging Parents and Caregivers in Substance Use Disorder Prevention and Recovery*

Fred will present on family-based interventions to engage parents and caregivers, as well as data on the resources the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids offers for families addressing every aspect of substance use and addiction, from prevention to recovery.
Information Services Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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Escape the Library: Developing an Interactive Escape Room Activity to Gamify Library Instruction*

Does your library instruction need a pick-me-up? Delve into the exciting world of educational escape rooms.
Information Services Instructor-owned Evidence-Based Practice & Research Instruction & Instructional Design
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Evidence-Based Medicine for the Medical Librarian*

This 8-week online course is designed to be an introduction to the process of evidence-based practice (EBP) and to the supporting roles and opportunities for medical librarians.
Information Services Instructor-owned
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Family Focused Addiction Support Training (FFAST): Getting Your LIfe Back*

Maureen Cavanagh will introduce you to her newest project “Family Focused Addiction Support Training (FFAST).” FFAST is a family-focused intervention designed to define and increase fluency in the language of recovery.
Information Services Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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Finding and Using Health Statistics*

This online, self-paced course for librarians and students in health sciences describes different types of health statistics, how they are collected, and where they can be found.
Information Services Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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Flooding in the Midwest: One University's Efforts to Reach Out to the Community*

A collaborative effort between the UNMC Office of Emergency Management, the McGoogan Library of Medicine, and the Human Resources department led to efforts ensuring that internal students, faculty, and staff, as well as residents of the states of Iowa and Nebraska received updated information.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
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Food for Thought: Exploring Nutrition Resources*

This in-person or online class is designed to assist librarians, public health workers, health professionals, and the general public in locating authoritative information on nutrition and topics relating to nutrition.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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From A(ddiction) to Z(its): Supporting Teens with Health Information*

Information on teen concerns regarding body image and gender identity, e-cigarettes and vaping, depression, sexuality, and stress are just some of the issues facing teens as they experience many physical and mental changes.
Information Services Information Management Free Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

From Beyond Our Borders: Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information*

This online class is designed to assist librarians and others who work with diverse populations in locating reliable health information. The resources presented are selected for their emphasis on providing culturally relevant information in the preferred language of the population.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

From Problem to Prevention: Evidence-Based Public Health*

This one hour online or face-to-face course will explain the basics of evidence-based public health (EBPH). Attendees will learn a basic definition of EBPH, the seven step process for implementing EBPH, and identify resources for community assessments, searching the literature, and evaluation.
Information Services Free Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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From the Mountains to the Sea: Rural Health Issues and Resources*

This session will describe hallmarks of rural America, identify access challenges of living in rural communities, and equip participants with tools to service the health information needs of those living in rural communities.
Information Services Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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Fur, Feathers, and Scales Oh My! Healthy People & Healthy Pets*

Evidence supports the health benefits of pet ownership. Individuals caring for pets also need access to consumer friendly information about pet health.
Information Services Instructor-owned
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Generational Learners*

Looking for a more effective way to bridge the gaps in the different generations in your work life? Generational Diversity will help you understand the mindsets of the different generations from Traditionalist to Gen Z and how you can bridge the gaps in understanding and expectations.
Information Services Instructor-owned Instruction & Instructional Design
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Getting Started with Information Outreach in Your Community*

Have you wanted to reach out in your community but do not know where to start? This interactive 1-4-hour face-to-face class gets you on your way. Participants are encouraged to bring outreach ideas to develop an outreach plan with newly learned resources.
Information Services Information Management Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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Getting the Right Information to Patients Using MedlinePlus Connect*

This one-hour, on-demand training session with videos and exercises is intended to introduce you to what MedlinePlus Connect does and how, and point you to resources for implementing MedlinePlus Connect at your institution.
Information Services Information Management Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM