Event Title Date(s) Summary
(Region 2 Exclusive) Answering the Hard Questions: Prepare to Succeed in Developing Data Services On-demand through December 30, 2022 Event open to Region 2 members only. [Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.]

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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

Assessing Health Materials On Demand On-demand through April 18, 2025 Get an overview on assessing health materials, and learn how the National Library of Medicine uses a health education materials assessment tool to figure out if health education materials are easy-to-read in this 90 minute self-paced tutorial.

Platform/Location: Moodle

CHIS On Demand On-demand through April 30, 2026 5 independent 1-hour learning modules cover the basics of providing consumer health information in libraries and organizations. Earn up to 5 hours credit towards a Consumer Health Information Specialization.

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

Consumer Health Collection Management - On Demand On-demand through October 31, 2023 This 4 credit-hour, on-demand class reviews collection management principles and resources for health-related collections in public libraries.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Data Management Sharing Policy Webinars (DMSP) On Demand On-demand through July 21, 2023 This on-demand online class contains 5 webinars introducing the basics of data management and the new NIH requirements for data management and sharing that will be in place beginning in 2023.

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

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

Environmental Health and Justice: a brief primer On-demand through April 30, 2026 This self-paced online class provides an introduction to environmental health and environmental justice and presents 3 resources you can use to find data and statistics about environmental health disparities in your community.

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

Health Literacy On Demand On-demand through September 30, 2023 Learn about health literacy definitions, best practices and tools for communicating health information clearly in in this 1-hour narrated tutorial with activities.

Platform/Location: Moodle

How PubMed Works: Automatic Term Mapping On-Demand On-demand through April 30, 2023 How PubMed Works: Automatic Term Mapping On-Demand is eligible for 1.5 MLA CE.

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

Platform/Location: Moodle

How PubMed Works: Introduction On-Demand On-demand through April 30, 2023 How PubMed Works: Introduction On-Demand is eligible for 1.5 MLA CE.

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

Platform/Location: Moodle

How PubMed Works: MeSH On-Demand On-demand through April 30, 2023 How PubMed Works: MeSH On-Demand is eligible for 1.5 MLA CE.

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

Platform/Location: Moodle

How PubMed Works: Selection On-Demand On-demand through April 30, 2023 How PubMed Works: Selection On-Demand is eligible for 1.5 MLA CE.

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

Platform/Location: Moodle

Introduction to Health Reference: Ethics and Best Practices (2022) On-demand through April 30, 2026 Learn how to conduct a health reference interview using ethical and effective communication strategies in this 4 credit-hour on-demand class. Content includes narrated and interactive self-paced tutorials.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) Changes and PubMed Searching – On Demand On-demand through February 8, 2023 Every year, the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) are updated. How does this affect your PubMed searches? What happens when a term gets changed, added, removed or moved to a different part of the MeSH hierarchy? How do you accommodate vocabulary changes over time in your comprehensive searches? How do you check your saved searches and alerts? This course, intended for expert searchers, shows you how with brief demos and interactive exercises.

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

Preprints: Accelerating Research (On-Demand) On-demand through October 15, 2023 What are preprints, and how are they changing how biomedical research results are shared? This 1-hour, online, self-paced course introduces preprints and how they can be used in literature searching and in sharing your research results with others. 

Platform/Location: Moodle

Prescription and Over the Counter Drugs: Supporting Patients with Evidence-Based Information On-demand through October 31, 2023 This 1 credit hour on-demand course provides an introduction to three free resources from the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health: the NIDA website, DailyMed and LactMed.

Platform/Location: Moodle

PubChem (On Demand) On-demand through July 21, 2024 PubChem is the National Library of Medicine’s open chemistry database and the largest freely accessible reference tool for chemical information. This online, self-paced course for anyone interested in chemical information walks users through the major functions and features of PubChem with interactive exercises and quizzes.

Platform/Location: Moodle

PubMed Essentials On-Demand 2022-2023 On-demand through April 30, 2023 If you’re new to PubMed or just want a refresher, this online class is designed for you.

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

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

RDM On-demand: Data Curation and Documentation On-demand through April 24, 2023 Learn about data curation in this introductory, four-hour, on-demand course, including the definition, types, and elements most important to document. You will also learn about file naming conventions and check a dataset for issues using a case study.

Platform/Location: Moodle

RDM On-demand: Data Security, Storage and Preservation On-demand through April 24, 2023 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 24, 2023 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

Recorded Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Webinars On-demand through April 30, 2026 View previously recorded webinars that qualify for the Medical Library Association's Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) certificate program.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Research Data Management On-demand: Open Science and Data Science On-demand through April 24, 2023 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