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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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Participatory Community Building with Myanmar Refugee Women in Dallas, Texas

Myanmar refugees in Dallas experience multiple challenges to their successful resettlement and consequent social integration.  American resettlement requirements specify that refugees become economically self-sufficient less than six months after their arrival, an ambitious goal that is hard to achieve for any refugee, especially women.  There was a serious need for an investigation of a successful resettlement through the eyes of Myanmar refugee women.  The researcher will present the process and…
Date: August 9, 2023

Course Approval 101: Consumer Health for Library Students

Did you know that your LIS/iSchool graduate students can now earn a Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) certification by taking your class? You now have the opportunity to have your consumer health-related course CHIS certified through a unique partnership with the Medical Library Association (MLA) and the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM).  

This 1-hour webinar will give an overview of the NNLM Consumer Health for Library Students Program,…
Date: August 1, 2023

Health Statistics on the Web (July 31, 2023)

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.

Agenda for 90-minute webinar:

Introduction (5 minutes)

Statistics Overview (10 minutes)

  1. Data vs. Statistics
  2. Key Features of Health Statistics
  3. Uses of Health Statistics

Steps to Finding Health Statistics and Guided Exercise Part 1 (…
Date: July 31, 2023

The New Clinically Useful Journals List for PubMed Searching: Where to Find it and How to Use it

The 50-year-old PubMed Core Clinical Journals list has been redesigned using real-world data. Starting with what subjects to cover, the list has been updated to include contemporary topics and highly used clinically relevant journals. The process for this, the list itself and search string to save have been published recently in our recent JMLA article, PubMed's Core Clinical Journals Filter: Redesigned for Contemporary Clinical Impact and Utility. Librarians can use the data-driven list to create…
Date: July 27, 2023

Creating a Road Map for Career Success: Applying for Tenure, Promotion, or AHIP

This webinar will provide guidance on applying for tenure, promotion, and membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP). The presenters will give an overview of these various processes, focusing on their similarities and differences, benefits and drawbacks, and timelines and requirements. Drawing on their unique professional experiences and institutional situations, the presenters will share widely applicable best practices to prepare attendees to create a roadmap for career success. This webinar is brought to you through a…
Date: July 26, 2023

Homelessness and Inclusion Health

The interactions between homelessness and health are complex. Having a greater understanding of these interactions, of complex trauma, historical trauma including racism, and the negative effects of social exclusion on health is essential for librarians and others in supportive roles. Evidence-based interventions like inclusion health, health through housing, and health literacy supportive education, help to improve the health and life trajectories of people experiencing homelessness. Brief case studies and discussion of the role of librarians will be included in this presentation.…
Date: July 20, 2023

How PubMed Works: ATM

This 90 ATM (Automatic Term Mapping) class looks at the contents of the 3 translation tables used to map your search terms and looks in-depth at Search Details.


Date: July 20, 2023

How PubMed Works: MeSH


Date: July 18, 2023

Reproductive Health and the Reference Desk: How libraries can provide information in a post-Roe country

It has been over 1 year since the U.S. Supreme Court repealed Roe v. Wade. Abortion is now illegal in a significant portion of the country. What does this mean for information access? This webinar will discuss reproductive health as an information access concern, introduce the Reproductive Justice framework, and offer ideas for how libraries can provide create environments that are supportive of sexual and reproductive health information.

Barbara Alvarez is a PhD student in Information Science at University of Wisconsin–Madison with a focus on reproductive health.…
Date: July 18, 2023

How PubMed Works: Selection

This 90 minute class covers issues and concerns surrounding the current publishing landscape; the selection criteria for the different components of the PubMed database and NLM responsibilities and practices in collecting and providing access to the biomedical literature.


Date: July 13, 2023
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