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Research by the Numbers: Measuring and Increasing Impact (Recording)

Getting questions about Journal Impact Factors, H-Index, or altmetrics you don’t know how to answer? Need a refresher on metrics best practices for responsible use? This webinar will have a positive impact on you! #MLAResearchNumbers
Information Services CE Passport MLA
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ROI: Region One Insights Webinar Series: Elder Justice Explained: What It Is and How You Can Help

ROI: Region One Insights is a webinar series from the Network of the National Library of Medicine, Region 1.
Information Services Free NNLM/NLM
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Rural Health 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 CNE NNLM/NLM
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Scoping Reviews: Mapping Your Course to Success (Recording)

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.
Information Services CE Passport MLA CNE
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SCR CONNECTions: Learning from American Indian and Alaska Native Communities during the COVID-19 Pandemic

This monthly webinar from the NNLM South Central Region features expert guest speakers presenting on topics of interest to all our users, from librarians to public health practitioners, educators, clinicians, and the general public. Check our website for specific information on upcoming sessions!
Leadership & Management Information Services Information Management Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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SCR CONNECTions: Public Libraries Respond to the Opioid Crisis with Their Community

This monthly webinar from the NNLM South Central Region features expert guest speakers presenting on topics of interest to all our users, from librarians to public health practitioners, educators, clinicians, and the general public. Check our website for specific information on upcoming sessions!
Leadership & Management Information Services Information Management Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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SCR CONNECTions: Scholarly Communication

This monthly webinar from the NNLM South Central Region features expert guest speakers presenting on topics of interest to all our users, from librarians to public health practitioners, educators, clinicians, and the general public. Check our website for specific information on upcoming sessions!
Leadership & Management Information Services Information Management Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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SCR CONNECTions: Telehealth in Rural Public Libraries

This monthly webinar from the NNLM South Central Region features expert guest speakers presenting on topics of interest to all our users, from librarians to public health practitioners, educators, clinicians, and the general public. Check our website for specific information on upcoming sessions!
Leadership & Management Information Services Information Management Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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SCR CONNECTions: Understanding the Power Human Behavior Wields in Our Lives

This monthly webinar from the NNLM South Central Region features expert guest speakers presenting on topics of interest to all our users, from librarians to public health practitioners, educators, clinicians, and the general public. Check our website for specific information on upcoming sessions!
Leadership & Management Information Services Information Management Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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SEAside webinar: Intersectionality in Health Disparities: Focus on Black Transgender Women

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.
Leadership & Management Information Services Information Management Free Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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SEAside webinar: Taking Science to the Streets: Community Science and Participatory Approaches to Improve Environment, Health, and Quality of Life in Urban Areas

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.
Leadership & Management Information Services Information Management Free Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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Selecting Systematic Review Software on a Shoestring (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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Serving Patrons with Disabilities in Your Library or Clinic (Recording)

“Serving Patrons with Disabilities in Your Library or Clinic” will open your eyes to how making small changes to your library space and services can make a big difference to your patrons with disabilities.
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Sharing and Management of Disaster-Related Data (recording)

During a disaster--when time is of the essence--it’s even more important to ensure that data are properly collected, managed, and curated.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services Information Management Free Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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Systematic Review Protocols: Collaborating to Develop the Foundation of a Review (Recording)

This recorded webinar will help you develop skills in effectively collaborating with research teams on developing protocols.
Information Services Systematic Review Services Specialization MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research 2021 CE Passport
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Systematic Reviews for Beginners: How Librarian Participation Creates Better Evidence (Recording)

Learn how you can play an important role in the systematic review process.
Information Services Systematic Review Services Specialization MLA
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Systematic Searching: Improving Effectiveness and Efficiency (Recording)

Struggling with the ever complicated systematic review searches, or want to start doing them? This webinar will give you guidance on how to create high quality searches in a faster way.
Information Services CE Passport Systematic Review Services Specialization MLA
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Take Your Research Guides from Good to Great (Recording)

An experienced web professional and LibGuides expert will show you how to get detailed and actionable data about how your patrons are using your guides. #MLAResearchGuides
Information Services CE Passport Information Management MLA Instruction & Instructional Design
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The Art of Expert Searching: Searching Beyond PubMed

Ready to raise your searching skills to the next level? Terry Jankowski will show you how!
Information Services Systematic Review Services Specialization MLA 2021 CE Passport
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The Consumer Health Library: A Site for Service, Education, and Hope (Recording)

The MLA webinar, "The Consumer Health Library: A Site for Service, Education, and Hope" is available via on-demand recording. Join Jacqueline Davis as she presents on the role of the consumer health librarian and outreach.
Information Services CE Passport MLA Consumer Health Information Specialization
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Tips and Tools for Closing the Digital Health Divide

Join us for the virtual programming series “Tips and Tools for Closing the Digital Health Divide” to learn about digital literacy as it relates to reliable health information. Discover ideas for implementing or supporting digital literacy engagement.
Information Services NNLM Consumer Health Information Specialization
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Troubleshooting Systematic Reviews: Refining the Research Question (Recording)

Join Margaret Foster, AHIP, and Sarah Jewell for Troubleshooting Systematic Reviews: Refining the Research Question, the first of a two-webinar series on systematic reviews. #MLASystematic
Information Services CE Passport Systematic Review Services Specialization MLA CNE
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Troubleshooting Systematic Reviews: Refining the Search (Recording)

Join Margaret Foster, AHIP, and Sarah Jewell for Troubleshooting Systematic Reviews: Refining the Search, the second of a two-webinar series on systematic reviews. #MLASystematic
Information Services CE Passport Systematic Review Services Specialization MLA CNE
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What's in a Data Story? Understanding the Basics of Data Storytelling

Data without a story is just a pile of numbers. Data with an effective story becomes an everlasting narrative that people will remember for a long time and without much effort.
Information Services Information Management Data Services Specialization NNLM/NLM
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What's Needed to Make a Literature Search Reproducible? An Introduction to PRISMA-S (Recording)

Knowing what, where, and how to report details of a literature search for a systematic review is a challenge. In this session, we'll introduce the new PRISMA-S reporting guideline, which helps you describe your methods and results transparently.
Information Services Systematic Review Services Specialization MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research 2021 CE Passport
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Working with Research Partners to Coordinate Domain-Specific Data Services (Recording)

Explore service examples, identify scientific research data challenges, and leave with checklists you can tailor to your community.
Information Services Information Management MLA Data Services Specialization 2021 CE Passport

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.
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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.
Information Services Free Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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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.
Leadership & Management Information Services Instructor-owned Health Information Professionalism
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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.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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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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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