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Event Title Date(s) Summary
Climate Change and Health in Alaska: Addressing Inequities and Building Resilience March 19, 2024 Join us for a talk with Sarah Yoder, Center for Climate and Health at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC), about climate change and health in Alaska, particularly how some communities are disproportionately affected. This presentation addresses increasing health equity through information and the NNLM initiative of environmental determinants of health by providing information for a greater understanding of the interconnectedness between climate change and health and how it affects some communities disproportionately in Alaska.

Platform/Location: Zoom

Region 5 Library Carpentry Workshop: March 2024 Session March 19, 2024 - March 21, 2024 Region 5 is excited to announce we will be hosting a free online session of Library Carpentry in March 2024. This session has 25 spots available.

Platform/Location: Zoom

NCDS 2024 Internship Information Session March 20, 2024 Attend this session to learn all about the NCDS internship, including steps toward applying, timeline, and more.

Platform/Location: Zoom

Social and Economic Determinants and Environmental Health March 20, 2024 Dr. Sandro Galea, Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor at the Boston University School of Public Health, discusses the intersecting and ineluctable role of a range of social, economic, and environmental factors in shaping the health of populations. This presentation addresses increasing health equity through information and the NNLM initiative of environmental determinants of health by considering the various social, economic, and environmental factors that affect the health of populations.

Platform/Location: Zoom

R4 Connections: Introduction to Generative AI Tools March 21, 2024 This one-hour session will explore the evolving landscape of artificial intelligence and its applications.

Platform/Location: Zoom

Health Programming at Your Library March 22, 2024 Join us for ideas on how to create health programs for libraries and community/faith-based organizations in this 90-minute webinar.

Platform/Location: Webex

Wikipedia + Libraries: NNLM (March 25-April 19, 2024) March 25, 2024 - April 19, 2024 Gain insight into the value of Wikipedia as a viable reference and build the skills and knowledge needed to evaluate articles, with a specific focus on health and medical topics in a self-paced, online class over four weeks. Expect to spend about 2 hours a week exploring through discussion forums, readings, tutorials, and learn about the #CiteNLM Wikipedia edit-a-thon and the free resources, programming and training that NNLM offers to libraries. This class addresses increasing health information access and use, and the NNLM initiatives of confronting health misinformation and citizen science by engaging communities in editing Wikipedia health-related articles with well-sourced additions, and gaining insight into the value of Wikipedia as a viable reference tool for health and medical topics.

Platform/Location: Moodle

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On-Demand Classes

Event Title Date(s) Summary
How PubMed Works: Automatic Term Mapping On-Demand On-demand through April 30, 2026 Learn about PubMed's automatic term mapping feature that kicks in
automatically when you enter untagged terms into PubMed's search box.

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, 2026 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, 2026 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, 2026 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. This class addresses increasing health information access and use by including information about the NLM/NIH resource MedlinePlus "Evaluating Internet Health Information: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine".

Platform/Location: Moodle

Introduction to Precision Medicine On-demand through April 30, 2026 Introduction to Precision Medicine is an introductory, on-demand course for public librarians. This class is designed to introduce learners to the concept of precision medicine. This course will provide the learner with resources to support patrons with questions or concerns about precision medicine and related health topics.

Platform/Location: Moodle

MedlinePlus Tutorial for Librarians and Health Educators On-demand through November 1, 2025 This interactive, narrated tutorial provides a tour of the MedlinePlus website and takes about 1 hour to complete.

Platform/Location: Moodle

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