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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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5 Steps to an Accessible Document

NNLM offers funding for projects that improve access to health information, increase engagement with research and data, expand professional knowledge, and promote awareness and the use of NLM resources. Part of the commitment to access includes making materials accessible to those who use screen reader assistive technology. 

According to the 2022 American Community Survey (ACS) from the U.S. Census Bureau approximately 82 million people in the United States identify as having a disability. Of…
Date: June 27, 2024

Piecing Together Systematic Reviews. Phase 1: Proposal

This session will cover the first phase of the PIECCESS review cycle, the Proposal phase of conducting a systematic review.  The five-part series will introduce the review cycle framework, PIECCESS, as described in the book by Foster and Jewell (2022) Piecing Together Systematic Reviews and Other Evidence Syntheses. Throughout the phases, the potential roles for librarians, health care professionals and others interested in the process of systematic review will be discussed as well as categories of client, such as those who read…
Date: June 26, 2024

The Research Data Services Landscape: How Do You Start and Where Does Your Library Fit In?

Are you curious about what this whole data thing entails? Are you interested in starting new research data services at your institution? Have you considered a career in data services? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, this webinar is for you. We'll discuss how to start and where your library fits in. 

Research data services (or RDS) covers a broad span of service types, service models, and approaches. It is crucial that those leading these efforts are aware of the needs of their institutions and the capabilities they have within their department or library as…
Date: June 25, 2024

The Dementia Friendly Library: Increasing belonging in Virginia Libraries

The Dementia Friendly Library Challenge, held in January and February of 2024, served as a an opportunity for library workers in Virginia to gain a better understanding of dementia and how to best serve patrons with dementia and their care partners. Join Nan Carmack, Ed.D., from the Library of Virginia, to learn about Virginia dementia and mild cognitive impairment data, resources to support folks with dementia, examples of library practices and the challenge itself. Replication of the challenge and broad sharing are encouraged! 

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Nan Carmack, Ed.D., M.L.I…
Date: June 25, 2024

Providing Multilingual Health Information

This 1-hour webinar is designed to assist librarians, and others who work with diverse populations, to locate health information in languages other than English. The resources presented are selected for their emphasis on providing information in the preferred language of the population. 

The presentation addresses increasing health information access and use, along with increasing health equity through information by highlighting information from National Library of Medicine’s MedlinePlus health information resource for patients and their families and friends, resources from…
Date: June 20, 2024

Beyond the Binary: Understanding LGBTQIA+ Health

The class aims to provide culturally appropriate health information and resources for LGBTQIA+ populations and the librarians and health care practitioners who support them. We have done our best to use culturally sensitive language and examples recognizing that language on this topic, like gender and sexuality, can be fluid.  Providing access to health information for and about these populations is extremely important.

The topic of gender and LGBTQIA+ issues may be sensitive for some. Social stigma, fear, or rejection is real for many people. It is essential to bring…
Date: June 12, 2024

Introduction to the Piecing Together Systematic Reviews Series

This special edition of Health Bytes with Region 3 will serve as an introduction to the 5-part Piecing Together Systematic Reviews Series. 

The remaining sessions in the series (dates listed below) will cover the review cycle framework, PIECCESS, as described in the book by Foster and Jewell (2022) Piecing Together Systematic Reviews and Other Evidence Syntheses. Throughout the phases, the potential roles for librarians, health care professionals and others interested in the process of systematic review will be discussed as well as categories of client…
Date: June 5, 2024

The NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy for non-data librarians

The NIH Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy went into effect early last year. That means that the policy that so many medical data librarians have been talking about is finally in place and affecting researchers. Any organization that receives research grant funds from the National Institutes of Health will need to add a new “Data Management and Sharing Plan” to grant proposals, and then follow that plan. Libraries are being mentioned by many organizations as the place to find expertise and support for this new data policy.

But can librarians that don’t usually do data still…
Date: May 29, 2024

Know Your Flow: A Menstrual Health Collaboration

Why do we expect to find toilet paper and paper towels but not period products in a public bathroom? 

Know Your Flow is a partnership between the NNLM Region 6 Ohio State Advisory Group and Aunt Flow to help everyone access quality health information and free period products. Together we can reduce stigma and promote menstrual equity. Learn how you can help. Join the campaign!


Date: May 22, 2024

NNLM National Update

Join NNLM Project Director, Martha Meacham, to hear about the work and accomplishments of the NNLM over the past year. Find out what is in store for the future of the NNLM. There will also be time for questions.

The online event is free and available to all.
 

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Date: May 2, 2024
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