Class Recordings

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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Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information at Your Library

Responding to questions involving topics on mental health is challenging even for the most experienced librarian. Caring for the Mind focuses on what librarians and information providers do best:

1) provide reference services 
2) make connections to reliable resources
3) library programming
During the webinar, we'll cover: 

  • A few mental health stats and definitions
  • Tips for reference interactions
  • Highlight reliable information resources
  • And lastly,…
    Date: December 7, 2022

Trans Accessible Libraries Initiative

The Trans Accessible Libraries Initiative aims to remove some of the barriers transgender individuals face accessing information and to provide more equitable access to services and collections. The presenters will share their needs assessment, the collection development process, their promotion and outreach, and some best practices they learned along the way. They hope that others are inspired to adapt what they learn here to serve their local transgender community, or modify the initiative to serve other historically marginalized populations in their area. 

Date: December 6, 2022

Telehealth and Health Libraries: The Intersection of Digital Health Partnerships

This course will provide an overview of the current state of telehealth education within academic and health information settings. The course will apply principles of community-based research to discussions about the support for additional clinical, research and educational services. Resources will be shared to spur the development of programs that leverage the expertise and resources associated with health libraries, academic health centers, and telehealth services.

By registering for this class, you are agreeing to the…
Date: December 6, 2022

Region 2 New Member Webinar

Are you new to Region 2? Come to our fall orientation to learn all about NNLM, Region 2 and more.

Meet our team and learn about the benefits of your NNLM membership.

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

Date: December 1, 2022

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

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