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Fostering Connection: Addressing Library Employee Loneliness, A Region 6 Spotlight Speaker Webinar March 26, 2024 Join guest speaker Alejandro Marquez (he/him) to learn about loneliness among library staff and practical strategies to create a more inclusive and supportive workplace environment.

Platform/Location: Zoom

PFAS and Environmental Health: Information and Tools for Public Health Practitioners and Information Specialists March 26, 2024 Join us for a talk PFAS Project Lab, a multi-disciplinary research group, about resources and databases they offer and how public health practitioners and information specialists can use them to inform diverse stakeholders. This webinar fits with the mission of the NNLM to provide public health professionals and the public at large equal access to environmental health resources to enable them to make informed decisions about population and their own health.  This class is for education and informational purposes in alignment with NNLM goals, the NNSC approved national initiative on Environmental Determinants of Health, and does not offer medical advice.

Platform/Location: Zoom

Advancing Climate Resilience, Sustainability, and Environmental Justice: A Public and Academic Libraries Partnership in San Diego County March 27, 2024 Learn how the San Diego Circuit Libraries built programming for public and academic libraries about climate resilience, sustainability, and environmental justice. This webinar fits within the mission of NNLM to provide awareness of and access to health information resources and data.
This webinar addresses the NNLM initiative of environmental determinants of health and library workforce development by providing information on partnerships, resources and services to support climate resilience and sustainability. This class is for educational and informational purposes in alignment with NNLM goals and does not offer medical advice.

Platform/Location: Zoom

Course 3: Building Successful Collaborations with the Communities: Collective Impact March 29, 2024 - April 12, 2024 This 2-week online course describes the essential elements of Collective Impact approach to community engagement, based on design theory.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Citizen Science Empowers Environmental Understanding through Libraries, Community-Based Organizations, and More April 2, 2024 Join SciStarter.org to discuss positive impacts of citizen science on environmental health. This webinar fits within the mission of NNLM to provide awareness of and access to health information resources and data. This webinar intends to accelerate discovery and advance health by providing tools for data-driven research and reach more people in more ways through enhanced dissemination and engagement pathways. This class is for educational and informational purposes in alignment with NNLM goals and does not offer medical advice.

Platform/Location: Zoom

Implementation of Telehealth Services in Rural Public Libraries April 3, 2024 Public libraries are increasingly recognizing the importance of facilitating access to telehealth services to their communities. These services can vary widely based on the resources and needs of the library and the community. This webinar will highlight a project in Colorado to fund the development of telehealth services in rural library sites across the state.

Platform/Location: Webex

Providing Mental Health Information at Your Library April 9, 2024 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

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On-Demand Classes

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NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy Workshop On-Demand On-demand through April 17, 2026 This on-demand workshop offered in Moodle is intended for those without much experience working in research data management and will provide an overview of the NIH policy, research data management basics, and related resources.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Preprints: Accelerating Research (On-Demand) On-demand through October 16, 2025 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 April 30, 2026 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 2 MLA CE online, self-paced course is for anyone interested in chemical information walks users through the major functions and features of PubChem with interactive exercises and quizzes.

Platform/Location: Moodle

PubMed Essentials On-Demand 2022-2024 On-demand through December 31, 2024 If you’re new to PubMed or just want a refresher, this online class is designed for you. This is a 1 MLA CE, self-paced course offered via Moodle. The class is available 24/7. The class is made up of 10 short units that include videos, exercises and quizzes. The class gives you the chance to explore PubMed at your own pace with guided tours and exercises.

Platform/Location: Moodle

RDM On-demand: Data Curation and Documentation On-demand through April 24, 2024 Learn about data curation in this introductory, four-hour, on-demand course, including the definition, types, and elements most important to document. You will also learn about file naming conventions and check a dataset for issues using a case study.

Platform/Location: Moodle

RDM On-demand: Data Security, Storage and Preservation On-demand through April 24, 2024 How do you keep data secure and preserved? This introductory, four-hour, on-demand course uses readings, tutorials, videos, and hands-on scenarios to show how to evaluate preservation needs of a dataset, identify appropriate data repositories for a given dataset, examine security/privacy issues with data, and explain how data policies affect data ownership, security, and storage.

Platform/Location: Moodle

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