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How PubMed Works On-Demand: Selection

Have you ever wondered how journals are chosen to become MEDLINE journals? Take this class to explore the selection criteria and process for MEDLINE and PMC.
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How PubMed Works: Introduction - March 2021

Are you new to PubMed or want a refresher? This class will introduce all users to the basics of using PubMed.
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Identifying and Combating Health Misinformation Webinar Series: Addressing Health Misinformation at the Scale of the Internet

This webinar series brings expert speakers to discuss various aspects of online health misinformation, how to identify it, and how to help curb its spread.
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Identifying and Combating Health Misinformation Webinar Series: Understanding Vaccine Hesitancy and Social Media’s Role in Spreading Vaccine Misinformation

This webinar series brings expert speakers to discuss various aspects of online health misinformation, how to identify it, and how to help curb its spread.
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Introduction to Health Reference: Ethics and Best Practices - On Demand

Learn how to conduct a health reference interview using ethical and effective communication strategies in this 4 credit/4 module asynchronous online class.
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Is Google Scholar Smart Enough for Your Reviews (Recording)

If you have not used Google Scholar for your reviews, this webinar may change your mind.
Information Services Systematic Review Services Specialization MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research 2021 CE Passport
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Kernel of Knowledge: Yoga as an Act of Self-care for Librarians

The National Network of Library of Medicine office for the Greater Midwest Region offers webinars featuring guest speakers in the Kernel of Knowledge series. Speakers present on a variety of subjects relating to information services and information management.
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Kernel of Knowledge: Bringing Public Health and Public Libraries Together

The National Network of Library of Medicine office for the Greater Midwest Region offers webinars featuring guest speakers in the Kernel of Knowledge series. Speakers present on a variety of subjects relating to information services and information management.
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Kernel of Knowledge: Concrete Recommendations for Cutting Through Misinformation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The National Network of Library of Medicine office for the Greater Midwest Region offers webinars featuring guest speakers in the Kernel of Knowledge series. Speakers present on a variety of subjects relating to information services and information management.
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Kernel of Knowledge: Filling Your Cup During COVID: Self-Care Practices in Librarianship

The National Network of Library of Medicine office for the Greater Midwest Region offers webinars featuring guest speakers in the Kernel of Knowledge series. Speakers present on a variety of subjects relating to information services and information management.
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Kernel of Knowledge: Pitching Public Health to Public Libraries: Finding Common Ground

The National Network of Library of Medicine office for the Greater Midwest Region offers webinars featuring guest speakers in the Kernel of Knowledge series. Speakers present on a variety of subjects relating to information services and information management.
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Kernel of Knowledge: Self-Care During Stressful Times

The National Network of Library of Medicine office for the Greater Midwest Region offers webinars featuring guest speakers in the Kernel of Knowledge series. Speakers present on a variety of subjects relating to information services and information management.
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Kernel of Knowledge: The Power of Public Health-Public Library Collaborations: Examples from Iowa Libraries

The National Network of Library of Medicine office for the Greater Midwest Region offers webinars featuring guest speakers in the Kernel of Knowledge series. Speakers present on a variety of subjects relating to information services and information management.
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Kernel of Knowledge: Trauma Informed Approach in Libraries

The National Network of Library of Medicine office for the Greater Midwest Region offers webinars featuring guest speakers in the Kernel of Knowledge series. Speakers present on a variety of subjects relating to information services and information management.
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Librarians Collaborating to Produce Systematic Reviews

The panel of speakers discuss what is really needed and resources for improving your skills.
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Making Sense of Numbers: Understanding Risks and Benefits - 2021

Numeracy literacy is not only a problem for individuals receiving health information but also for those providing information that contain numbers.This 1.5 CE webinar or in-person class is an introduction for anyone who wants to improve communication of health information that involves numeracy.
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Matching Review Type to Research Question: Which Review Is Right for You? (Recording)

MLA is pleased to offer three webinars on systematic reviews by Margaret Foster, AHIP, and Sarah Jewell, co-editors of Assembling the Pieces of a Systematic Review: A Guide for Librarians.
Information Services CE Passport Systematic Review Services Specialization MLA CNE
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MedlinePlus for Librarians and Health Educators - 2021-2023

Why should MedlinePlus.gov be the first choice for public librarians when answering health information questions? Discover the history, selection criteria and sources of MedlinePlus in this interactive tutorial.
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Meeting Information Needs: Assessing Information Needs

This is the first of three essential courses for new librarians in the core skill of finding and delivering answers to biomedical and health-related questions.
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Meeting Information Needs: Fulfilling Information Needs

This is the third of three essential courses for new librarians in the core skill of finding and delivering answers to biomedical and health-related questions.
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MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching - 2021

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?
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National Library of Medicine Exhibits: Managing Information Around Public Health Emergencies & Pandemics (recording)

Highlighting the National Library of Medicine exhibition “Politics of Yellow Fever in Alexander Hamilton's America,” Ms Tuohy reviewed the Program’s strategy for creating this resource guide, and how host venues can use the guide to connect their communities to NLM resources.
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NNLM Information Access Webinar Series: Ransomware Attacks: What Medical Librarians Need to Know

The NNLM Information Access Webinar Series focuses on providing public access to biomedical and research results, including NIH public access and open access initiatives; access to information in disaster situations, including support of the Disaster Information Specialization offered by MLA.
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NNLM Region 6 Speaker Spotlight Series: Interview with the Authors: Worker Health is Public Health

NNLM Region 6 Speaker Series is an irregular webinar series featuring expert guest speakers. Topics will be scheduled according to audience interest, seasonal applicability, and speaker availability.
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NNLM Resource Picks: NLM Traveling Exhibition Program

The National Library of Medicine has over 150 databases and websites to support a variety of audiences. Do you want to learn more about how to use these resources for your information services? Join us for a series of bi-monthly, 1-hour webinars as we highlight a different resource each session.
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NNLM Resource Picks: NLM's History of Medicine Division

The National Library of Medicine has over 150 databases and websites to support a variety of audiences. Do you want to learn more about how to use these resources for your information services? Join us for a series of bi-monthly, 1-hour webinars as we highlight a different resource each session.
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NNLM Resource Picks: NLM's History of Medicine Division: A Research Collection of Rare Medical Materials

The National Library of Medicine has over 150 databases and websites to support a variety of audiences. Do you want to learn more about how to use these resources for your information services? Join us for a series of bi-monthly, 1-hour webinars as we highlight a different resource each session.
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Planning for Disaster: Partnerships Ensure Continuity of Operations (recording)

Learn steps that libraries can take to develop Continuity of Operations plans to deal with the new realities in disaster preparedness.Speakers explored the development and maintenance of a real life collaboration between two military libraries, one federal library, and one local hospital library.
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PNR Rendezvous: Better On The Outside After Being Inside - Improving Health Literacy and Self-Care For Incarcerated Persons

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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PNR Rendezvous: Launching and Leading the Librarian Reserve Corps

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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PNR Rendezvous: Serving Library Users with Mental Illness: A Crash Course on Controlling Clashes

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.
Leadership & Management Information Services Information Management Free Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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Preprints: Accelerating Research – On Demand

What are preprints and how are they changing how biomedical research results are shared? This one-hour online, self-paced course is intended to introduce researchers, librarians and others to preprints and how they can be used in literature searching and in sharing your research results with others.
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Prescription and Over the Counter Drugs: Supporting Patients with Evidence-Based Information-On Demand

This 1 credit hour on-demand course will cover differences between prescription and over the counter medications, data regarding use in the United States, and three free resources from the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health: the NIDA website, DailyMed and LactMed.
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Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information - October 2021

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.
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Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information - September 2021

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.
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PubMed Essentials

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.
Information Services Free Health Information Professionalism Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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PubMed in Evidence-Based Practice

This one-hour, online course will show you how to use evidence-based practice when searching clinical questions using PubMed®.
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PubMed Tips for Expert Searchers - January 2021

This class covers several advanced concepts for searching via PubMed.
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Radical Self Care & Wellness for Information Professionals Webinar Series: Mindfulinlis

The AAMLA Caucus is starting 2021 with our Radical Self Care & Wellness for Information Professionals Webinar Series!
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Radical Self-Care and Wellness for Information Professionals: African American Male Perspective

The AAMLA Caucus is starting 2021 with our Radical Self Care & Wellness for Information Professionals Webinar Series!
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Radical Self-Care and Wellness for Information Professionals: Business Strategy & Personal Awareness

The AAMLA Caucus is starting 2021 with our Radical Self Care & Wellness for Information Professionals Webinar Series!
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Radical Self-Care and Wellness for Information Professionals: Do I Want More Turkey?

The AAMLA Caucus is starting 2021 with our Radical Self Care & Wellness for Information Professionals Webinar Series!
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Radical Self-Care and Wellness for Information Professionals: Getting the Tools You Need

The AAMLA Caucus is starting 2021 with our Radical Self Care & Wellness for Information Professionals Webinar Series!
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Radical Self-Care and Wellness for Information Professionals: Healthy Heart Plus

The AAMLA Caucus is starting 2021 with our Radical Self Care & Wellness for Information Professionals Webinar Series!
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Radical Self-Care and Wellness for Information Professionals: Imposter's Guide to Health & Fitness

The AAMLA Caucus is starting 2021 with our Radical Self Care & Wellness for Information Professionals Webinar Series!
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Radical Self-Care and Wellness for Information Professionals: Morale in Library Workplaces

The AAMLA Caucus is starting 2021 with our Radical Self Care & Wellness for Information Professionals Webinar Series!
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Radical Self-Care and Wellness for Information Professionals: Self-Care at Work

The AAMLA Caucus is starting 2021 with our Radical Self Care & Wellness for Information Professionals Webinar Series!
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Radical Self-Care and Wellness for Information Professionals: Sports Performance & Wellness

The AAMLA Caucus is starting 2021 with our Radical Self Care & Wellness for Information Professionals Webinar Series!
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Radical Self-Care and Wellness for Information Professionals: Stress, or Really the Failure to Manage Stress, is Killing Us

The AAMLA Caucus is starting 2021 with our Radical Self Care & Wellness for Information Professionals Webinar Series!
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Radical Self-Care and Wellness for Information Professionals: Yoga For All with Dianne Bondy

The AAMLA Caucus is starting 2021 with our Radical Self Care & Wellness for Information Professionals Webinar Series!
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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.
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2021 MeSH Highlights*

Join NLM staff for a highlight tour summarizing the changes of the 2021 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). The webinar presentation will feature examples of new and updated terminology.
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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.
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Antiracism in Libraries: Allyship Starts with You*

This three-hour course is a call to action for information professionals who are committed to taking action towards becoming anti-racist.
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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.
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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.
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Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library*

The class covers the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public. It qualifies for MLA Consumer Health Information Specialization levels 1 and 2.
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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."
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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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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