Dana Abbey

Arizona/Colorado/New Mexico Engagement Specialist, Region 4

Dana Abbey is an Engagement Coordinator with the Network of the National Library of Medicine, Region 4. For over 15 years, she has worked to improve the public's access to reliable information to enable informed decisions regarding health, and to enhance access to evidence-based research for clinicians and the public health workforce.

Classes I Teach

Event Title Summary
Copy of Wikipedia + Libraries: NNLM (Oct-Nov 2022) Gain insight into the value of Wikipedia as a viable reference and build the skills and knowledge needed to evaluate articles, with a specific focus on health and medical topics in a self-paced, online class over four weeks. Expect to spend about 2 hours a week exploring through discussion forums, readings, tutorials, and learn about the #CiteNLM Wikipedia edit-a-thon and the free resources, programming and training that NNLM offers to libraries.
Copy of Wikipedia + Libraries: NNLM (Oct-Nov 2022) Gain insight into the value of Wikipedia as a viable reference and build the skills and knowledge needed to evaluate articles, with a specific focus on health and medical topics in a self-paced, online class over four weeks. Expect to spend about 2 hours a week exploring through discussion forums, readings, tutorials, and learn about the #CiteNLM Wikipedia edit-a-thon and the free resources, programming and training that NNLM offers to libraries.
RDM On-demand: Data Security, Storage and Preservation How do you keep data secure and preserved? This introductory, four-hour, on-demand course uses readings, tutorials, videos, and hands-on scenarios to show how to evaluate preservation needs of a dataset, identify appropriate data repositories for a given dataset, examine security/privacy issues with data, and explain how data policies affect data ownership, security, and storage.
RDM On-demand: Data Sharing and Publishing What are the FAIR data principles, and how do they relate to research reproducibility? This introductory, four-hour, on-demand course describes principles and challenges of data sharing, as well as data sharing incentives, open data, data citations, and data journals. Through readings, tutorials, videos, and hands-on scenarios you will increase your knowledge about data sharing and publishing.
Region 4: NNLM Day at MLA 2022 Meet the NNLM Region 4 during NNLM Day at MLA 2022! At this session, we will highlight our activities in the first year as the new Region 4 program. Additionally, we will share upcoming activities and programs NNLM members can look forward to in the coming year. Come share your ideas of relevant programming that interests you, and the other members of the region.

The online event is free and available to all.
Wikipedia + Libraries: NNLM (Oct-Nov 2022) Gain insight into the value of Wikipedia as a viable reference and build the skills and knowledge needed to evaluate articles, with a specific focus on health and medical topics in a self-paced, online class over four weeks. Expect to spend about 2 hours a week exploring through discussion forums, readings, tutorials, and learn about the #CiteNLM Wikipedia edit-a-thon and the free resources, programming and training that NNLM offers to libraries.

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