Unscheduled Courses


If you are interested in taking an unscheduled course, please email the contact person listed in the course description.

If you are interested in hosting a course at your site or conference:

1. Find a course in this catalog

2. Email the contact person.

3. After making arrangements with the contact person, Schedule the course at your site.

Please see the FAQ on Course Listings, Course Approval, Hosting, Sponsoring for more information. 



All Unscheduled courses are approved for MLA CE credit.

Unscheduled Courses

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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
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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
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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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American Indian Health Information Resources*

This two or three hour hands-on class introduces a variety of governmental and non-governmental Internet resources that have health information for American Indian and Alaska Native populations. Students attending will be able to practice their skills in finding health information.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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Non-Member Free

Are You Ready? Essential Disaster Health Information Resources for Keeping Your Loved Ones Safe*

Is this you? More than 50% of us do not have copies of crucial documents, lack emergency supplies and parents Do Not have designated meeting places in case of a disaster. This 1 or 2 hour webinar or in person class can introduce you to the necessary resources to keep your loved ones safe.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Astronaut Health: Science Education Resources

Librarians, science educators, and other participants will be introduced to National Library of Medicine and NASA resources on K-12+ science education focusing on anatomy, genetics, health, and careers. The goal is to help participants find STEAM resources, lesson plans, and fun program ideas.
Free NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
Face-to-Face
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Non-Member Free

Augusta University’s Research Data Management Symposium- March 2019

Discussions around data management often occur within individual departments or colleges on a university campus; however, the health sciences library has the opportunity to support an interdisciplinary, consolidated effort to connect researchers and resources across all disciplines.
Information Services Instructor-owned Information Management
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Beware of Sharks: Predatory Publishing and Practices: Be Prepared!*

Can you identify predatory emails, journals, conferences, and more? If not, then come to this hands-on course. Learn from real-world examples; leave with helpful tools. Understand how predatory practices developed and impact science. You can prevent your patrons from falling prey to these tactics.
Information Services Instructor-owned Health Information Professionalism
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

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
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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