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Event Title Date(s) Summary
Region 7 Presents - History of the Rochester Study: Literature Discussion January 12, 2023 Join us for a discussion of three journal articles about the Rochester Study. Explore previous research into the impact of hospital library services on clinical decision making.

Platform/Location: Webex

Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials For Librarians: Databases, Tools and Clinical Applications (January - April 2023) January 17, 2023 - April 21, 2023 This 14-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

NLM Office Hours Special Listening Session: MeSH January 18, 2023 Join us for a special NLM Office Hours Listening Session, focused on how the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and our users can work together to update the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) vocabulary.

Platform/Location: Zoom

Making Sense of Numbers January 19, 2023 This 1.5 hour webinar explains how to interpret statistics and numbers.

Platform/Location: Webex

ClinicalTrials.gov for Librarians January 25, 2023 ClinicalTrials.gov 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. ClinicalTrials.gov 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. This 1 credit training covers the materials in a survey format with polls and exercises.

Platform/Location: Webex

Effective Health Communication and Health Literacy: Understanding the Connection January 26, 2023 This 1 hour webinar introduces the concepts of health literacy and health communication.

Platform/Location: Webex

MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching 2023 January 27, 2023 Each 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 for vocabulary changes over time in your comprehensive searches? How do you check your saved searches and alerts?

Platform/Location: Zoom

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
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

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