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Event Title Date(s) Summary
NNLM Book Discussion: "You Just Need to Lose Weight" And 19 Other Myths About Fat People by Aubrey Gordon, August 1, 2024 – October 31, 2024: August 1, 2024 - October 31, 2024 Join us August 1 – October 31, 2024, to discuss the book "You Just Need to Lose Weight" And 19 Other Myths About Fat People by Aubrey Gordon.

Platform/Location: Zoom, Moodle

How PubMed Works: ATM August 1, 2024 This 90-minute class about PubMed's Automatic Term Mapping (ATM) takes an in-depth look at the contents of the 3 translation tables used to process and map your search terms.

Platform/Location: Zoom

Course Approval 101: Consumer Health for Library Students (August 1, 2024) August 1, 2024 This 1-hour webinar will give an overview of the NNLM Consumer Health Information Specialization for Library Students program, the benefits of offering certificates to students, and the step-by-step process on how to apply to offer CHIS certificates for your class at no cost.

Platform/Location: Zoom

A Librarian's Guide to Consumer Health August 5, 2024 - August 30, 2024 This 4-week, 4 credit-hour self-paced online class (Formerly Beyond an Apple a Day) covers the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Open Tools for Data Deidentification August 6, 2024 This webinar will provide a brief introduction to data science topics and terminologies.

Platform/Location: Zoom

Understanding Data Discovery and Sharing Infrastructure and Leveraging It for Your Benefit August 6, 2024 Learn about the infrastructure of data sharing and how various systems and structures relate.

Platform/Location: Zoom

The NIH Generalist Repository Ecosystem Initiative (GREI): Supporting Data Sharing in Generalist Repositories August 7, 2024 Attend this webinar to hear about the Generalist Repository Ecosystem Initiative (GREI) and the ways in which resources including GREI repositories and best practices can lead to quality data sharing.

Platform/Location: Zoom

On-Demand Classes

Event Title Date(s) Summary
Drug and Chemical Information 2. Finding Properties, Effects, and Interactions On-demand through May 1, 2025 Learn how to find drug and chemical information, adverse effects, molecular properties and more in this 2 hour on-demand class. Resources covered include PubChem, LactMed, LiverTox, NLM Bookshelf and PubMed.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Drug and Chemical Information 3. Exploring New Drug Research On-demand through May 1, 2025 Discover drug therapy clinical trials and learn how drugs, chemicals, and related topics are indexed in MeSH in order to hone a PubMed search strategy for systematic reviews and other complex research in this 2 hour on-demand class.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Drug Terminologies and RxNorm On-demand through August 21, 2025 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 Learn about three resources you can use to find data and statistics about environmental health disparities in your community. This on-demand training takes approximately one hour to complete and offers CHES, CPH, and MLA credit.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Finding and Using Health Statistics On-demand through March 1, 2025 This online, self-paced course for librarians and students in health sciences describes different types of health statistics, how they are collected, and where they can be found.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Getting the Right Information to Patients Using MedlinePlus Connect On-demand through April 13, 2025 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 April 30, 2026 Learn about health literacy definitions, best practices, tools for communicating health information clearly, and resources for improving health literacy. This on-demand narrated tutorial takes about an hour to complete. It offers CHES, CNE, and MLA credit.

Platform/Location: Moodle

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