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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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Prime Time Nourish: Discussing Food and the Human Experience through the Lens of Children’s Books

Through the lens of the humanities, we come to understand how food does more than simply feed us. Food evokes feelings and elicits memories, connecting us to our family histories through recipes passed down from generation to generation. Food connects us to our communities and ancestors through its central role in religious and cultural traditions. And food as a commodity, often a scarce one, has played a central role in the geographic movement of people, giving rise to wars, and bringing peace. Prime Time Nourish allows us to explore the big ideas that arise when we talk about food and…
Date: September 13, 2023

OnTheMap for Emergency Management and My Community Explorer Data Tools

This one hour webinar features a guest speaker from the United States Census Bureau, and introduces the Census data tools:  OnTheMap for Emergency Management and Community Resilience Estimates. Part of the September 2023 NNLM Virtual Disaster Preparedness Forum.

Upon completion of the class, participants will be able to claim 1 MLA CE Credit and/or 1 CHES CE contact hour.

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

Date: September 12, 2023

Casting a Wide Net: Combating Health Misinformation in Alaska

In the fall of 2022, Librarians at the Alaska Medical Library were the recipients of a grant to combat health misinformation. After gathering and creating health misinformation materials, they worked with faculty and staff at the University of Alaska Anchorage to promote these materials across the State. This presentation will showcase these materials and its potential impact on communities across Alaska, including the university.


Date: August 29, 2023 for Librarians is the openly available federal registry and results database of publicly and privately funded clinical studies conducted in the United States and around the world. is a vital resource for researchers, healthcare providers, and health sciences librarians who wish to consult the entire body of evidence on any particular topic. Learn how health sciences librarians can advocate to clinical researchers the importance of complying with the results submission requirements mandated by federal law.

Date: August 17, 2023

Building Recovery Ecosystems for Substance Use Treatment

Robust recovery ecosystems provide an environment where individuals can access substance use treatment and recovery support services such as housing and second chance employment, among others.

With support from the Fletcher Group, as part of their HRSA-funded Rural Community Opioid Response Program (RCORP) Center for Excellence, NORC at the University of Chicago and East Tennessee State University (ETSU) developed a recovery ecosystem index to measure the relative strength of county-level recovery ecosystems.
Date: August 16, 2023

AI, Higher Education, and Medical Librarianship: Opportunities and Risks

This presentation on the most recent developments of Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems will discuss the basic principles of ChatGPT and other generative AIs, provide real-time demonstrations of how to use generative AI systems, examine the historical use of AI technology, and encourage discussion about the potential costs and harms of powerful AI systems. The session will provide attendees with an encouraging environment to experiment with and learn about increasingly important AI topics and tools in the context of higher education and medical librarianship.…
Date: August 15, 2023

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

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