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All Unscheduled courses are approved for MLA CE credit.

Unscheduled Courses

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Health Bytes with Region 3: Regional Medical Library Educational Webinar Series*

This monthly webinar from the NNLM Region 3 features expert guest speakers presenting on topics of interest to all our users.
Leadership & Management DEIA Information Services Information Management Free Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
Online
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Health Literacy On Demand

This one-hour narrated online tutorial introduces the concepts of personal and organizational health literacy, and looks at communication practices and resources you can use to improve health literacy.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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Health Literacy On Demand*

This one-hour narrated online tutorial introduces the concepts of personal and organizational health literacy, and looks at communication practices and resources you can use to improve health literacy.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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Health Sciences Librarianship*

This online course explores the roles of the health information professional in a variety of health sciences environments. Topics include embedded librarianship and liaison services, instruction, supporting evidence-based practice, scholarly communication, technology services, and ethics.
DEIA Instructor-owned Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research Consumer Health Information Specialization
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Health Statistics on the Web*

This face-to-face course focuses on the location, selection, and effective use of statistics relevant to health on the local, state, national, and international levels. The importance and relevance of health statistics in various contexts will be discussed.
Information Services Free NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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Healthy People Webinar. A 2 Part Mini-Series*

Healthy People Webinar 2-part Mini-Series for the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM). Hosted by NNLM in collaboration with the NIH Office of Disease Prevention, the HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, and the National Center for Health Statistics.
Information Services Free NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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How PubMed Works On-Demand: Automatic Term Mapping*

Learn how a keyword search does more than meets the eye.
Information Services NNLM/NLM
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How PubMed Works On-Demand: Introduction*

Are you new to PubMed? Maybe you'd like a refresher. This on-demand module will walk you through all the parts of the PubMed interface.
Information Services NNLM/NLM
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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.
Information Services NNLM/NLM
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How PubMed Works*

How PubMed Works is a series of 4 webinars designed for anyone who uses PubMed.
Information Services NNLM
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How to Conduct and Publish Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses*

In this online course, learn to conduct, write, and publish systematic reviews and meta-analyses from experts in the field of dental research, including the editor of the Journal of the American Dental Association.
Instructor-owned Systematic Review Services Specialization Evidence-Based Practice & Research
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How to Deliver Winning Webinars*

Learn about how the social, cognitive, and teaching elements of a class work together to create an impactful educational experience. This webinar will give you ideas and tips you can implement in your next class to deepen student learning and make it more enjoyable for you as the instructor.
Instructor-owned Instruction & Instructional Design
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IHA's 21st Annual Virtual Health Literacy Conference*

This premier health literacy conference is provided free of charge for Health Literacy Solutions Center members. The conference provides operational solutions to professionals seeking health literacy best practices and principles to advance health equity.
Instructor-owned Health Information Professionalism Instruction & Instructional Design
Unscheduled
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Innovative Instruction: Increasing Engagement and Enhancing Learning*

This interactive class will show a variety of active learning strategies to enhance instruction delivered face to face, online, or in a blended setting.
Instructor-owned Instruction & Instructional Design
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Introduction to Data Curation & Services for Researchers (Data Curation Network Event 1)*

This webinar series will provide provide new approaches, methods, and best practices from representatives of the Data Curation Network on management, curation, and sharing to promote transparency, reproducibility, and reuse of research data.
Information Management Free NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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Introduction to Health Reference: Ethics and Best Practices*

Learn how to conduct a health reference interview using ethical and effective communication strategies in this 4 credit-hour, on-demand, online class.
Information Services Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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Learn to Love Data Planning: DMPTool Basics*

The webinar will guide participants in understanding data management plan basics, creating a DMPTool profile and exploring available templates and planning resources.
Information Management Free Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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Learning to Teach: Voices from the Field*

During the symposium, five panels will lead conversations about library instruction in clinical, outreach, and liaison environments as well as collaborative models for instruction and how new librarians can meet teaching challenges.
Instructor-owned Instruction & Instructional Design
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Librarians Are Teachers: Applying Theory to Help Adults Learn*

Do you want to teach adults more effectively and with greater personal satisfaction? Register now for this webinar to learn how.
Instructor-owned Instruction & Instructional Design
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Library Carpentry Workshop*

Library Carpentry workshops teach people working in library- and information-related roles how to: cut through the jargon terms and phrases of software development and data science and apply concepts from these fields in library tasks
Information Management NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Link Your Community with Health Information: Resources for Community Health Workers*

This course is a 5-week online course about how to evaluate online health information.
Information Services NNLM Free Consumer Health Information Specialization
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Making Sense of Numbers: Communicating Numerical Health Data*

This 90 minute/1.5 credit hour webinar is an introduction for anyone who wants to improve communication of health information that involves numbers.
Information Services Free NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Making Sense of Numbers: Understanding Risks and Benefits*

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.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
Unscheduled
Member Free
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Making the Most Out of your Grant Application*

Applying for a grant can be stressful and intimidating at times. This webinar is designed to demystify the grant application process. From understanding the parts of the grant to completing the details of the budget, this webinar provides all information needed.
Information Management Free NNLM/NLM
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Management and Leadership from the Middle*

You don’t have to be the boss to be a leader!
Leadership & Management Instructor-owned
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MedlinePlus for Librarians and Health Educators*

This interactive, narrated tutorial provides a tour of the MedlinePlus website and explains why MedlinePlus is a trusted reference when answering health information questions.
Information Services Information Management Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

MedlinePlus for Librarians*

Participants will learn in this face-to-face course how to navigate the MedlinePlus website and understand why it is a trusted reference when answering health information questions.
Information Services Free NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching*

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
Unscheduled
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Moving Beyond the Solidarity Statements: Allyship in Libraries*

Being antiracist is not about who you are; it’s about what you do. This four-hour, face-to-face course is a call to action for information professionals who are committed to taking action towards becoming anti-racist.
DEIA Information Services Instructor-owned Health Information Professionalism
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

National Center for Data Services Webinar Series*

The NNLM National Center for Data Services (NCDS) provides training and resources to increase data science capacity among information professionals, in alignment with the NLM strategic plan.
Information Management Free Data Services Specialization NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

NIH Data Management and Sharing Requirements Webinar Series*

The NIH Data Management and Sharing Requirements Webinar Series will introduce the basics of data management and the new requirements for data management and sharing that will be in place beginning in 2023.
Information Management Free NNLM/NLM
Online
Member Free
Non-Member Free

NIH Data Management and Sharing Requirements Webinar Series: Introduction to the NIH Data Management and Sharing Plan

The NIH Data Management and Sharing Requirements Webinar Series will introduce the basics of data management and the new requirements for data management and sharing that will be in place beginning in 2023.
Information Management Free NNLM/NLM
Webinar
Member Free
Non-Member Free

NIH Data Management and Sharing Requirements Webinar Series: Introduction to the NIH Data Management and Sharing Plan - Webinar

The NIH Data Management and Sharing Requirements Webinar Series will introduce the basics of data management and the new requirements for data management and sharing that will be in place beginning in 2023.
Information Management Free Data Services Specialization NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

NLM Office Hours*

Join NLM staff online and learn more about your favorite NLM products and services.
Information Services Free NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

NNLM Book Discussion, May 2 - July 31, Doing Harm*

You are invited to join us for the first online NNLM Book Discussion. From May 1 until July 31, we will read Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick by Maya Dusenbery!
Information Services Free NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

NNLM Information Access Webinar Series*

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.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services Free NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

NNLM Public Health Webinar Series*

The NNLM Public Health webinar series features guest speakers discussing a health information topic relevant to the public health workforce, Topics may include new resources, skills to locate high quality health information or other health information topics relevant to public health.
Free Health Information Professionalism NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

NNLM Region 6 Speaker Spotlight Series*

NNLM Region 6 Speaker Series is an irregular webinar series from the NNLM Region 6, featuring expert guest speakers presenting on topics of interest to all our users, from librarians to public health practitioners, educators, clinicians, and the public.
Leadership & Management Information Services Information Management Free Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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Nursing Experts: Translating the Evidence*

Nursing Experts Translating the Evidence: Evidenced Based Practice content developed by Librarians and Nurses. Take Our Free Online Course. 7 Free CEUs Available for Nurses and Librarians! Connecting You To Evidence-Based Acute, Ambulatory, and Public Health Information & Resources.
Leadership & Management Information Services Instructor-owned Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

PNC-MLA Health Equity and Diversity Speaker Series*

PNC-MLA Health Equity and Diversity Speaker Series is a webinar collaboration between NNLM Region 5 and PNC-MLA through the efforts of its Diversity Committee.
DEIA Information Services Free NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

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.
Information Services Free Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Prescription and Over the Counter Drugs: Supporting Consumers with Evidence-Based Information*

Participants will learn the differences between prescription and over the counter medications, current drug misuse statistics, and 3 resources: the NIDA website, DailyMed, and LactMed.
Information Services Free NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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Prescription and Over the Counter Drugs: Supporting Patients with Evidence-Based Information*

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.
Information Services NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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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.
DEIA Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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PubChem*

PubChem is NNLM’s open chemistry database and the largest freely accessible reference tool for chemical information. This online, self-paced course for anyone interested in chemical information walks users through the functions and features of PubChem with interactive exercises and quizzes.
Information Services Free Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

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 10 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.
Free Health Information Professionalism Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

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®.
Information Services Free Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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PubMed Tips for Expert Searchers*

This class covers several advanced concepts for searching via PubMed.
Information Services NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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Python Bites: Learn to Code Python*

Materials for the Python Bites webinar workshop will consist of presentation slides with speaker notes and worksheets in the form of google colab notebooks.
Information Services Instructor-owned Information Management
Unscheduled
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Region 2 Webinar Series*

The Region 2 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 DEIA Information Services Information Management Free Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design