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Browse recordings of past NNLM webinars from Jan 1, 2020 - current. To see curated playlists by topic, audience, or region, visit the NNLM YouTube channel.

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NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy Overview

The NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy that will go into effect in January 2023 will require funded researchers to submit a plan outlining how scientific data from their research will be managed and shared. This session is intended for information professionals who are unfamiliar with this policy and will review the policy components and how you can prepare to address the policy at your institution. Topics to be covered include the context for the policy, the scope, the various components of the policy, institutional considerations for working with the policy in place, and tools and…
Date: November 30, 2022

Rural Health Resources

Evidence shows that there are marked health disparities between those living in rural areas versus their urban counterparts. Not only do rural residents suffer from higher incidence of chronic illness, they also have limited access to primary care services and are more likely to be uninsured or under-insured.

This webinar will describe hallmarks of rural America, identify access challenges of living in rural communities, and equip participants with tools to service the health information needs of those living in rural communities…
Date: November 17, 2022

Systemic Racism in Science Communication

The importance of increasing public understanding of scientific issues, like the environment and health, is rising. As a result, scientists are learning the importance of making their work more accessible. But at the same time, there are still marginalized communities that aren't well served by mainstream science media and traditional educational systems. In addition, women and people of color face long-lived cultural and societal prejudices perpetuating inequality.

By directly involving specific communities in the science…
Date: November 17, 2022

Libraries as Hubs for Citizen Science: Partnering with Academia to Improve the Health of Communities

Radon is a leading cause of lung cancer. Many living in rural communities lack access to home radon testing and adequate and affordable mitigation. Community-academic partnerships provide opportunities to achieve health equity by drawing upon respective strengths, expertise, and local knowledge.

Please join NNLM and guest speakers King Simpson and Stacy Stanifer while they discuss their unique partnership.

Logan County (Kentucky) Public Library will discuss its innovative partnership with the…
Date: November 16, 2022

Your Environment. Your Health: Free Information Resources from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

This webinar will introduce you to the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the wealth of free resources available to you. NIEHS has several tools that will help increase your awareness of knowledge of environmental health sciences including new literature portals on climate change and human health, PFAS and related chemicals, and disaster research response. You will also learn how the NIEHS Library can be your partner in providing environmental health information.

Please join NNLM and guest speaker, Erin…
Date: November 15, 2022

Harm Reduction: A Substance Use Disorder Overview

Please join NNLM's Region 1 and guest speaker, Miera Corey, for the one-hour training on harm reduction.

Miera Corey is a Maryland Harm Reduction Training Institute (MaHRTI) Coordinator.

Ms. Corey is a Morgan State University graduate, with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She has six years of experience with The Lighthouse Studies at PEER Point & BESURE, two harm reduction research programs focused on Baltimore City residents with HIV/STD high-risk behaviors through Johns Hopkins University.

Miera is the former Evaluation Coordinator for…
Date: November 15, 2022

NNLM Region 1 Update & Townhall

NNLM Region 1 invites members from DE, KY, MD, NJ, NC, PA, VA, WV, and DC to join us for an update and town hall. The purpose of the town hall is to deepen connections with network members within the region. We will introduce or refresh knowledge of NNLM services available and allow participants to provide feedback, ask questions, and suggest new ways of engagement.

During the session there will be time for attendees to ask questions, offer feedback or suggestions, and brainstorm on improving outreach, engagement, training, and funding. 


Date: November 14, 2022

Health Statistics on the Web (November 2022)

The importance and relevance of health statistics in various contexts will be discussed. Participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the features and scope of several statistics Internet resources through the use of numerous exercises.

By registering for this class, you are agreeing to the NNLM Code of Conduct


Date: November 14, 2022

Designing for Health Literacy: Exploring Emerging Intelligent Technologies to Support Older Adults’ Health Information Access and Management

According to Healthy People 2030, personal health literacy is the degree to which individuals can find, understand, and use information and services to make well-informed decisions regarding their health. Addressing individual challenges related to personal health literacy is key to helping reduce health disparities, achieve health equity, and improve overall public health. Yet, older adults 65 years of age or older disproportionately experience challenges that affect their levels of health literacy, ultimately impacting…
Date: November 10, 2022

Embracing a Longitudinal Simulation Curriculum on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Utilizing Virtual Reality

Come hear from one of Region 2's Year 1 subawardees! 

Transformation in care delivery and teaching methods in medical education related to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is widely needed. As the physician workforce continues to become more diverse, it is imperative to educate residents on strategies to combat acts of discrimination as they recognize their own biases. This webinar session will describe The Fraser Resource Center & Health Science Library’s longitudinal DEI simulation journey utilizing virtual reality (VR). Participants will have an…
Date: November 10, 2022

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