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MLA Competencies Self-Assessment (Rvd)

This free MLA learning offering introduces you to the MLA Competencies for Lifelong Learning and Professional Success and allows you to rate your skills and use your ratings to plan your professional development.
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Sample a Scenario-Based Self-Paced Course!

View and engage excerpts of all MLA Self-Paced Courses.
MLA
Online
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Active Learning Strategies for Effective and Engaging Instruction

If you are a novice or veteran instructor in search of engaging and effective alternatives to lectures, Active Learning Strategies for Effective and Engaging Instruction will take your instruction to the next level!
CE Passport MLA Data Services Specialization Instruction & Instructional Design
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Advanced Search Techniques and Resources for Systematic Reviews and Other Evidence Syntheses 2021

Learn advanced techniques for building search strategies for systematic reviews and other major search projects.
Information Services Systematic Review Services Specialization MLA
Online
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Building Your Brand: Becoming a Successful Health Information Professional

Build your brand and become the best health information professional you can be!
MLA Health Information Professionalism 2021 CE Passport
Online
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Collection Development: Subscribing to and Renewing Electronic Resources

Learn how to acquire and make renewal decisions about your library’s most valuable resources.
Information Management MLA 2021 CE Passport
Online
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Critical Conversations: Building Workplace Communication Skills

Learn communication skills that will empower you to address sensitive and difficult matters in your workplace.
Leadership & Management CE Passport MLA CNE
Online
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Game On! Using Games to Engage and Teach

Bored with your routine one-shot and other teaching sessions? Want to level-up your teaching and have fun, too?
MLA Instruction & Instructional Design 2021 CE Passport
Online
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Introduction to Data Management

Gain a solid foundation in the growing area of research data management!
CE Passport Information Management MLA Data Services Specialization
Online
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Leading Decision-Making Meetings

Do you want to lead meetings in which decisions are made, actions are taken, and the results are evident? Do you want to be known as an effective, respectful meeting convenor?
Leadership & Management CE Passport MLA
Online
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Managing Conflict in Decision-Making Meetings

Do you want to be able to plan and run inclusive, productive meetings? Do you want to learn skills that enable you to address conflict and avoid groupthink and premature closure?
Leadership & Management CE Passport MLA CNE
Online
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Market It So They Will Come: Strategic Communication for Librarians

Increase your library’s visibility and elevate your profile as a marketing and communications wiz!
Leadership & Management CE Passport MLA
Online
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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.
Information Services CE Passport MLA
Online
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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.
Information Services CE Passport MLA
Online
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Survey Design: Reporting and Displaying Survey Results

You've analyzed your survey results. Now learn how to communicate them effectively to your audiences!
MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research 2021 CE Passport
Online
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Survey Design: Sampling, Implementation, and Analysis

Advance beyond the basics of writing survey questions.
CE Passport MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research
Online
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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
Online
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The Basics of Scholarly Communication

Learn the basics of scholarly communications!
CE Passport Information Management MLA
Webinar
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The Diversity of Data Management: Practical Approaches for Health Sciences Librarianship (Recording)

Panel presents case studies and examples of products and services they have implemented, and provide strategies that work to get data management services up and running at their libraries.
Information Management MLA Data Services Specialization
Online
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Non-Member

The MLA Guide to Instructional Design Basics

Whether you are new to Instructional Design or need a refresher, this course is for you!
CE Passport MLA Data Services Specialization CNE Instruction & Instructional Design
Blended
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Advanced Search Strategy Design for Complex Topics: Strategy Development Including Text Mining

The Advanced Searching Course is now full.
Systematic Review Services Specialization
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Advanced Search Strategy Design for Complex Topics: Strategy Development Including Text Mining 2021

Learn advanced techniques for designing and structuring search strategies for systematic reviews and other major search projects that address complex topics.
Information Services Systematic Review Services Specialization MLA
Webinar
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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.
Webinar
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Visualize Your Data: Tableau for Health Sciences Librarians (Recording)

Ariel Deardorff explains the strengths of Tableau and how to incorporate it into research, teaching, and communication.
MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research Data Services Specialization
Webinar
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Drawn to Graphic Medicine: Bringing Comics into Medical Librarianship OHSLA

Through examples and discussion, you will learn how comics are being used by clinicians and the public and be given resources for further discovery and exploration into the field of graphic medicine.
Leadership & Management Information Services Instructor-owned Consumer Health Information Specialization Instruction & Instructional Design
Webinar
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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.
MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research Data Services Specialization
Webinar
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Cheap, Fast, and Good: Instructional Videos and Open Educational Resources (Recording)

Molly Higgins addresses ways to create instructional media when you don't have time or money.
Webinar
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Non-Member Free

JMLA Insider: All You Need to Know to Publish Your Research

Enroll in the free recorded webinar and learn insider tips and tricks, including how to avoid some of the most common pitfalls and traps that can keep your research from reaching readers. #JMLAPublish
MLA Free Evidence-Based Practice & Research 2021 CE Passport
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Journey to the Outer Limits of Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Instruction

From first year medical students to residents to the allied health professions, these librarians have taught it all. Hear about their failures and successes, learn new teaching strategies, and apply their expertise to your own curriculum! To be held October 25 and October 28, 2021.
MLA Instruction & Instructional Design
Webinar
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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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Charting a New Course: Practical Data Visualization for Librarians

This course provides a series of hands-on activities using examples relevant to librarians that illustrate how to take your visualizations to a new level. To be held November 4 & November 9, 2021.
MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research Data Services Specialization
Blended
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From Data to Reality: Choosing, Executing, and Interpreting Statistical Analyses

If you want to learn to think like a statistician and run your own statistical analyses, this is the MLA statistics course you’ve been waiting for. To be held online November 8-22, 2021.
Information Management MLA
Webinar
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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
Webinar
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Aligning the Three Pillars of Effective Instruction: Outcomes, Teaching, and Assessment for Health Sciences Librarians (Recording)

Aligning the Three Pillars of Effective Instruction: Outcomes, Teaching, and Assessment for Health Sciences Librarians will help you write meaningful, measurable learning outcomes and assess actual student performance.
CE Passport MLA Data Services Specialization Instruction & Instructional Design
Webinar
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Is Google Scholar Smart Enough for Your Reviews?

If you have not used Google Scholar for your reviews, this webinar may change your mind. Live webinar to be held November 3, 2021.
Information Services Systematic Review Services Specialization MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research 2021 CE Passport
Webinar
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Going Grey with Google Scholar for Systematic Reviews

Learn search techniques to locate grey literature in Google Scholar and more. Live webinar to be held November 17, 2021.
Information Services Systematic Review Services Specialization MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research 2021 CE Passport
Webinar
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CURATED Data for Long-term Preservation and Public Sharing

Take your data management skills beyond common data management practices to another level. Live webinar to be held December 7, 2021.
Information Management MLA Data Services Specialization 2021 CE Passport
Webinar
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Applying the ACRL Information Literacy Framework to Your Teaching (Recording)

Health sciences librarians are increasingly called upon to teach. This workshop will give health sciences librarians insight into how to create instructional content using the ACRL Information Literacy Framework.
CE Passport MLA CNE Instruction & Instructional Design
Webinar
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Are All Systematic Reviews Created Equal? (recording)

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 CE Passport Systematic Review Services Specialization MLA CNE
Webinar
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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
Webinar
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Non-Member

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
Webinar
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Non-Member

Critical Appraisal for Librarians: Evaluating Randomized Controlled Trials (Recording)

MLA is pleased to offer two webinars on critical appraisal. Also see the series that includes 2 additional recorded webinars. #MLACritical
Information Services CE Passport MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research CNE
Webinar
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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.
MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research CNE Instruction & Instructional Design 2021 CE Passport
Webinar
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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
CE Passport MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research CNE Instruction & Instructional Design
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
Webinar
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Non-Member

Critical Contributions: Developing Research Appraisal Skills at Your Institution (Recording)

MLA is pleased to offer two webinars on critical appraisal. Also see the series that includes 2 recorded webinars. #MLACritical
Information Services CE Passport MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research CNE
Webinar
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Developing and Managing a Systematic Review Service (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
Webinar
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Distinguishing the Questionable from the Trustworthy in Open Access Resources (Recording)

Webinar participants will learn how the open access publishing model evolved, how the model lends itself to being exploited by predatory publishers, and how to use tools, resources, and formal criteria to vet open access journals.
Information Services CE Passport MLA CNE
Webinar
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Non-Member

Drawn to Graphic Medicine: Bringing Comics into Medical Librarianship (Recording)

Through examples and discussion, you will learn how comics are being used by clinicians and the public and be given resources for further discovery and exploration into the field of graphic medicine.
Leadership & Management Information Services CE Passport MLA Consumer Health Information Specialization CNE Instruction & Instructional Design
Webinar
Member
Non-Member

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.
CE Passport MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research CNE