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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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Role of Rural Libraries in Promoting Digital Health Literacy

People in rural areas face many health challenges and are often far distances from quality healthcare. Learn how a rural library partnered with healthcare providers to launch a telehealth program, utilize a Community Health Worker, lead disaster response efforts, and provide digital health literacy training.

Speaker Information

Dianne Connery, Director at Pottsboro Library, has been committed to rural public libraries since 2010. She earned a Master of Library Science from…
Date: March 8, 2023

Service-Learning Projects and Misinformation for Diverse Audiences

Well-designed service-learning projects encourage a multi-disciplinary approach that equitably involves community members, organizational representatives, researchers, students, and others in all aspects of the research process. All partners contribute expertise and share in the projects decision-making and ownership. Librarian leadership and participation in service-learning projects can strengthen and scale health literacy interventions that build resilience to misinformation for diverse audiences.

In this presentation, the speaker will share…
Date: March 7, 2023

How PubMed Works: Introduction

This 90 minute introduction class provides overviews about finding articles by a specific author and articles on a specific subject. The class also explores the Advanced Search Builder and Search History and more PubMed features.

Date: March 2, 2023

Health Statistics on the Web (March 1, 2023)

In this 90-minute webinar you will learn the difference between data and statistics, key features and use of health statistics, steps to finding health statistics, and sources of health statistics at the local, state and national level. The importance and relevance of health statistics in various contexts will be discussed. You will have the opportunity to become familiar with the features and scope of several statistics resources through the use of examples and guided exercise.

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Date: March 1, 2023

Dignity in personal care, addressing hygiene insecurity: The Discoveries Community Pantry

Emerging from pandemic closures and working closely to help customers get their needs met in a time of stress, library staff opened the Community Pantry at Discoveries. Since July 2021, the pantry has distributed diapers, wipes, menstrual products and other hygiene supplies to over 65 families a week. Learn how we started, how its impacted our community and how you can scale a pantry at your location- no matter the size or type of your library.

About the Speaker:

Rachel Myers is manager of the Discoveries: the Library at…
Date: February 28, 2023

OurSpace World: Sowing Health, Building Community

Data on health disparities point to a great need for improved access to health information in Black communities. As they are learning about subjects like food, health, and the environment, Black, Indigenous and other People of Color (BIPOC) youth need to see themselves in the books they read (termed curricular "mirrors"). In 2021, OurSpace World, Inc. received a Health Information Outreach Award from NNLM Region 1 Mirror Resources for Health, Food, and Environment to address this need.

Date: February 28, 2023

Accelerating the Speed and Scale of Medical Discovery with Real-World Data: Epic Research and Cosmos

Epic Research is a journal designed to facilitate the rapid sharing of knowledge with researchers, healthcare professionals, and other learners to help solve medical, public health, and healthcare industry problems. While traditional research continues to serve as a primary source of information to inform clinical practice, Epic Research works to provide a new kind of analysis focused on making good data available sooner rather than perfect data available too late. It is powered by…
Date: February 22, 2023

Endocrine Disruptors in Environmental Health

Curious about endocrine disruptors? This presentation will introduce the phenomenon of endocrine disruption, the inference of normal hormonal processes in the human endocrine system by chemicals and pollutants in our environment. Participants will learn about historical discoveries and recent scientific findings. Approaches to address the issue, including chemical avoidance and political advocacy, will be discussed.

Guest speaker: Susan Buchanan, MD, MPH

Susan Buchanan, MD, MPH is the director of the Great Lakes Center for Children’s…
Date: February 21, 2023

The Poetry of Pediatrics: Health Humanities in Practice

What are the health humanities? How can the practice of narrative medicine inform the practice of pediatrics? In this webinar, Dr. Irène Mathieu, a poet, physician scientist, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics will discuss how these threads of her career inform and complement one another.

Join NNLM Region 1 and their guest Irène Mathieu, MD pediatrician at University of Virginia

Irène Mathieu, MD is a poet, novelist and pediatrician at University of Virginia…
Date: February 15, 2023

Creating Data Management Plans with DMPTool

The DMPTool is a free tool that walks users through creating comprehensive data management plans. This webinar will guide attendees through data management plan basics, creating a DMPTool profile, and exploring available templates and planning resources.

The DMPTool is a great resource for building data management plans for grant applications, especially considering that starting in January 2023 the NIH will require funded researchers to submit a plan outlining how scientific data from their research will be managed and shared.

Date: February 15, 2023
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