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Event Title Date(s) Summary
Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials For Librarians: Databases, Tools and Clinical Applications August 29, 2022 - December 9, 2022 This 15-week, 30 credit-hour self-paced online class reviews basic biology concepts and takes a deep dive into NCBI Molecular Biology Databases.

Platform/Location: Moodle

NNLM Book Discussion, Nov 1 - Jan 31: Beautiful Country November 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023 Join us for our third NNLM Book Discussion of the year. From November 1, 2022 until January 31, 2023 join your fellow librarians and read Beautiful Country by Qian Julie Wang.

Platform/Location: Zoom, Moodle

Telehealth and Health Libraries: The Intersection of Digital Health Partnerships December 6, 2022 This course will provide an overview of the current state of telehealth education within academic and health information settings.

Platform/Location: Webex

Drive Thru Data: Using NLM APIs to Access Information Fast December 6, 2022 This interactive webinar provides librarians and information professionals an introduction to application programming interfaces (APIs), including why APIs can be useful, how to get started using APIs, and which National Library of Medicine APIs might be right for you.

Platform/Location: Zoom

Trans Accessible Libraries Initiative December 6, 2022 The Trans Accessible Libraries Initiative aims to remove some of the barriers transgender individuals face accessing information and to provide more equitable access to services and collections.

Platform/Location: Webex

How PubMed Works: Automatic Term Mapping December 7, 2022 This 90 ATM (Automatic Term Mapping) class looks at the contents of the 3 translation tables used to map your search terms and looks in-depth at Search Details.

Platform/Location: Webex

Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information at Your Library December 7, 2022 Responding to questions involving topics on mental health is challenging even for the most experienced librarian. In this 1-hour webinar, participants will learn how to effectively respond to requests for mental health information at their libraries.

Platform/Location: Webex

Regional Events

Event Title Date(s) Summary
(Region 2 Exclusive) Answering the Hard Questions: Prepare to Succeed in Developing Data Services September 21, 2022 - 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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On-Demand Classes

Event Title Date(s) Summary
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

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