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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CAIFL: Critical Appraisal Institute for Librarians*

Ready to move beyond basic EBM? Develop your critical appraisal skills in this advanced online course that will prepare you to teach critical appraisal with confidence.
Instructor-owned Evidence-Based Practice & Research Instruction & Instructional Design
Unscheduled
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Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information at Your Library*

This popular online or in-person class will prepare librarians for responding to challenging reference questions for mental health information, and will give librarians a greater awareness of current mental health issues that might affect their populations.
Information Services Information Management Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives): Health Information Resources**

This class provides an overview of the concepts of CBRNE, and the types of health-related information that support planning, response, and recovery in CBRNE incidents. This self-paced course includes a review of related tools and resources from the National Library of Medicine.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services Information Management Free NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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Chemicals and Drugs in PubMed and Toxnet*

This course will give participants an overview of chemical- and drug-specific PubMed tags and some of the databases that provide drugs and chemical information through Toxnet.
Information Services Instructor-owned Evidence-Based Practice & Research Consumer Health Information Specialization
Unscheduled
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Chemicals, Drugs and Genetics: Searching PubMed and Beyond*

This online class will improve your effectiveness in searching PubMed and related NLM databases for information on chemicals, drugs and genetics. With a strong working knowledge of PubMed, you’ll be able to develop more advanced search strategies that will weave in and out of PubMed.
Information Services Free NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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ClinicalTrials.gov: Results Reporting, Unique Evidence, and the Role of Medical Librarians*

This online course on ClinicalTrials.gov demonstrates ways to search and interpret clinical trials with results; and discusses the unique position of health science and consumer health librarians to provide education and advocate for the results database and submission requirements.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Webinar
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Collaborative for Health Literacy: VCU and Richmond Public Library - April 2019

Librarians from multiple libraries collaborated with the VCU Center on Health Disparities to plan, develop, and teach a series of workshops focused on improving participants’ health literacy and technology skills.
Information Services NNLM/NLM
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Collaborative for Health Literacy: VCU and Richmond Public Library*

Librarians from multiple libraries collaborated with the VCU Center on Health Disparities to plan, develop, and teach a series of workshops focused on improving participants’ health literacy and technology skills.
Information Services NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Combatting Information Fatigue: Health Information Resources for Veterans*

This class is available face-to-face and online and is intended to help veterans and their families, or those assisting them, to locate reliable health information resources and training to locate health information that is sensitive and pertinent to their needs.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Face-to-Face
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Comics to Promote Equity, Communication, Health and Well-Being - June 2019

In this education session, attendees will become familiar with the new field of graphic medicine. In the first hour of the session participants will come to define graphic medicine and discover how diverse voices are amplified through comics.
Leadership & Management Information Services Instructor-owned Instruction & Instructional Design