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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Comics to Promote Equity, Communication, Health and Well-Being*

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
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Communicate in Eight: 8 Ways Medical Libraries Can Communicate their Importance & Relevance*

This course will explore eight communications strategies to arm medical librarians with the tools they need to reach their intended users, overcome misconceptions regarding libraries, and convey their importance and relevance.
Leadership & Management Instructor-owned Health Information Professionalism Instruction & Instructional Design
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Community Health Maps*

The goal of the course is to help users gain the skills to use Community Health Maps in order to empower communities, collect health data, and create maps.
Free Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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Consumer Health Information*

This course is designed to meet the needs of people working in all library types - from public libraries to medical libraries. Learn how to answer sensitive consumer health questions and develop your own research guide and small grant application as a part of the course assignments.
Information Services Instructor-owned Consumer Health Information Specialization
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Conversations that Matter with Jessica Pettitt: Unconscious Bias: Perceptions of Self and Others*

Have you experienced an optical illusion where you don't initially see all of the options? Take some time to notice how you perceive yourself and others. The role of perception is directly linked to all that we are conscious of as well as all of the stuff we aren't!
Leadership & Management NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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Cool Creative Communications: Dazzling Data Visualization*

This class covers data visualization concepts and shares tools that are effective in making data understood at a glance. Students will increase their knowledge on data visualization concepts and a variety of data visualization applications.
Information Services Free NNLM/NLM
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Copyright Skills as Risk Management Tools: The Librarian's Role*

This face-to-face course will explore the vital role librarians with basic copyright skills can play in minimizing the organization’s exposure to liability.
Leadership & Management Information Services Instructor-owned Information Management
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Design Thinking for the Medical Librarian*

Improve your service and connect with your users through Design Thinking!
Leadership & Management Instructor-owned
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Designing Search Strategies for Systematic Reviews: A Hands-on Course*

Designing Search Strategies for Systematic Reviews is designed to prepare librarians to conduct complex systematic review literature searches. This two-day course emphasizes hands-on activities and enriched learning opportunities.
Information Services Instructor-owned
Unscheduled
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Dietary Supplement Label Database: Advanced Search and Data Download*

The Dietary Supplement Label Database (DSLD) is a joint project of the National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements and the National Library of Medicine. The database was developed as a resource for the research community, health care providers and the public.
Information Services NNLM/NLM