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Event Title Date(s) Summary
NNLM Book Discussion: May 1, 2024 – July 31, 2024: At Home on an Unruly Planet by Madeline Ostrander May 1, 2024 - July 31, 2024 Join us May 1, 2024 – July 31, 2024 to discuss the book At Home on an Unruly Planet: Finding Refuge on a Changed Earth by Madeline Ostrander.

Platform/Location: Zoom, Moodle

Telehealth 101: What libraries need to know (June 10 - July 8, 2024) June 10, 2024 - July 8, 2024 This class introduces telehealth, why it’s important, and how it enables people to have greater access to quality healthcare. Explore how different libraries provided patrons in their communities with access to telehealth services.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Course 2: Building Successful Collaborations with the Communities: Asset-Based Community Development (June 14 - 28, 2024) June 14, 2024 - June 28, 2024 This 2-week course describes the principles of Asset-Based Community Development as a tool for building community coalition and for community storytelling.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Exploring Complementary and Integrative Health: Information, Resources, and Evaluation June 18, 2024 - July 5, 2024 This class will explore the definitions of Complementary and Integrative Health (CIH), encompassing both Eastern and Western medicine perspectives. We will delve into various approaches to CIH, discussing their associated risks and benefits. We will also equip you with strategies to help your users discern trustworthy CIH information and avoid fraudulent claims.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Providing Multilingual Health Information June 20, 2024 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. Participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the features and scope of several Internet resources.

Platform/Location: Zoom

The Dementia Friendly Library: Increasing belonging in Virginia Libraries June 25, 2024 A dementia friendly library can serve the community for people living with dementia or those caring for them. Join us for a webinar with the Library of Virginia to discuss their challenge to encourage libraries to become dementia friendly.

Platform/Location: Zoom

The Research Data Services Landscape: How Do You Start and Where Does Your Library Fit In? June 25, 2024 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.

Platform/Location: Zoom

Regional Events

Event Title Date(s) Summary
Region 5 Executive Director Meet and Greet July 17, 2024

This will be an excellent opportunity for those of you in Region 5 to get to know Region 5's new Executive Director, share your ideas and feedback, and learn more about the initiatives and plans for the upcoming year.

Platform/Location: Zoom

Lunch and Learn: NNLM R2 New Member Orientation July 24, 2024

NNLM Region 2 is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Lunch and Learn: NNLM R2 New Member Orientation
Time: Jul 24, 2024 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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On-Demand Classes

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A Bird's Eye View of Health Data Standards - On Demand On-demand through January 1, 2025 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

AHEM: clearing the way to easy-to-read health materials On-demand through April 25, 2025 Get an overview on assessing health education 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 2 hour on-demand, online class.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Common Data Elements: Standardizing Data Collection On-demand through June 17, 2025 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 Information Specialization On Demand On-demand through April 30, 2026 Discover the basics of providing consumer health information through 8 independent learning modules. Earn up to 8 hours credit towards a Consumer Health Information Specialization.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Data Management Sharing Policy (DMSP) Webinar Recordings On-Demand On-demand through April 15, 2026 This on-demand Moodle class contains 5 recorded webinars introducing the basics of data management and the new NIH requirements for data management and sharing that began in 2023.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Disaster Planning Recorded Webinars On-demand through September 7, 2024 This Moodle class supports the provision of information to institutions and communities during disaster situations.

We've gathered several of our past webinars in one place. Each webinar features one or more guest speakers.

Each recording is worth 1 MLA CE credit.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Drug and Chemical Information 1. Using, Providing and Prescribing Medications On-demand through May 1, 2025 Learn how to find drug and chemical safety information, side effects, and interactions in MedlinePlus and locate prescription and over-the-counter FDA drug labeling in DailyMed in this 2 hour on-demand class.

Platform/Location: Moodle

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