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RDM On-demand: Data Curation and Documentation On-demand through April 30, 2022 This introductory, four-hour, on-demand course describes the definition, types, and elements of data curation that are most important to document in research data management. Through readings, tutorials, videos, and hands-on scenarios you will learn about types of data, which data elements are important to document, and best-practices for file naming conventions.

Platform/Location: Moodle

RDM On-demand: Data Security, Storage and Preservation On-demand through April 30, 2022 How do you keep data secure and preserved? This introductory, four-hour, on-demand course uses readings, tutorials, videos, and hands-on scenarios to show how to evaluate preservation needs of a dataset, identify appropriate data repositories for a given dataset, examine security/privacy issues with data, and explain how data policies affect data ownership, security, and storage.

Platform/Location: Moodle

RDM On-demand: Data Sharing and Publishing On-demand through April 30, 2022 What are the FAIR data principles, and how do they relate to research reproducibility? This introductory, four-hour, on-demand course describes principles and challenges of data sharing, as well as data sharing incentives, open data, data citations, and data journals. Through readings, tutorials, videos, and hands-on scenarios you will increase your knowledge about data sharing and publishing.

Platform/Location: Moodle

RDM On-demand: Open Science and Data Science On-demand through April 30, 2022 What is open science, and how does it differ from data science, and research data management? How can library staff support data science in their own work? This introductory, four-hour on-demand course introduces the concepts of open science, data science and research data management through readings, tutorials and videos. After taking this course, you will be able to describe the differences between research data management (RDM), data science, and open science, articulate how open science supports research integrity and reproducibility, and list ways librarian staff can support data science.

Platform/Location: Moodle

MedlinePlus Tutorial for Librarians and Health Educators On-demand through April 30, 2023 This interactive, narrated tutorial provides a tour of the MedlinePlus website and takes about 1 hour to complete.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Drug and Chemical Information - On Demand On-demand through June 30, 2023 Earn up to 6 hours of CE credit in this on-demand class. Learn about NLM resources that provide drug and chemical information for consumers and healthcare professionals, from interactions to adverse effects to clinical trial results. While you work through interactive hands-on scenarios, you’ll learn about the drug and chemical information-seeking habits of your patrons, helpful reference interview questions to ask, and how to efficiently navigate this unique information landscape.

Platform/Location: Moodle

A Bird's Eye View of Health Data Standards - On Demand On-demand through December 31, 2023 Understand the big picture of health data standards and how they are used, including relevant National Library of Medicine (NLM) products and services, in this 1 hour, on-demand, online class. Expect to spend 1 hour learning through videos and exercises.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Prescription and Over the Counter Drugs: Supporting Patients with Evidence-Based Information On-demand through October 31, 2022 This 1 credit hour on-demand course introduces the difference between prescription and over the counter drugs, and how to use DailyMed, LactMed and the National Institute on Drug Abuse to find drug information.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Drug Terminologies and RxNorm On-demand through August 1, 2024 Learn the basic concepts of medical terminologies, followed by a deep dive into NLM's RxNorm, an NLM-authored medical terminology specializing in drug information, in this 1 credit hour on-demand class.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Getting the Right Information to Patients Using MedlinePlus Connect On-demand through June 30, 2023 This 1 hour on-demand class introduces MedlinePlus Connect, and points to resources for implementing MedlinePlus Connect at your institution. MedlinePlus Connect is a tool that enables the integration of MedlinePlus resources into external systems like electronic health record systems, patient portals, and other applications. Working knowledge of MedlinePlus is suggested pre-requisite.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Common Data Elements: Standardizing Data Collection On-demand through September 1, 2023 This online, self-paced course describes how librarians and other information professionals can facilitate data standardization and research data sharing using common data elements (CDEs).

Platform/Location: Moodle

How PubMed® Works On-Demand On-demand through April 30, 2022 How PubMed Works On-Demand is made up of 4 independent modules. Each module is eligible for 1.5 MLA CE.

The is a self-paced course offered via Moodle. The class is available 24/7.

Platform/Location: Moodle

PubMed Essentials On-Demand On-demand through April 29, 2022 If you’re new to PubMed or just want a refresher, this online class is designed for you. The class is made up of 10 short units that include videos, exercises and quizzes. The class gives you the chance to explore PubMed at your own pace with guided tours and exercises. This class takes about 1 hour to complete.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Introduction to Health Reference: Ethics and Best Practices On-demand through October 31, 2022 Learn how to conduct a health reference interview using ethical and effective communication strategies in this 4 credit-hour on-demand class. Content includes interactive self-paced tutorials, discussion forums, and a synthesis exercise.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information September 29, 2021 This class is designed to assist librarians and others who work with diverse populations in locating health information. The resources presented are selected for their emphasis on providing culturally relevant information in the preferred language of the population. Background information on refugees and immigrants in the U.S. and their unique health issues will be presented. Participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the features and scope of several Internet resources.

Platform/Location: Webex

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