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Weekly Postings

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COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation.
Get the latest public health information from CDC: https://www.coronavirus.gov
Get the latest research information from NIH: https://www.nih.gov/coronavirus

Celebrate Men’s Health Month: The HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) is raising awareness for men’s health by promoting the the Five Plays for Men’s Health to encourage men and their families to practice and implement healthy decisions and habits. The plays will highlight the importance of heart health, daily exercise, regular check-ups, smoking dangers and mental health. Visit the Men’s Health Month webpage for the Five Plays for Men’s Health, downloadable materials and access to men’s health resources.

Share your story with us! NNLM MAR is always interested in learning about health outreach projects and activities that are happening in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Delaware.  Currently, we would love to hear about how you are connecting with your patrons and/or community members during the COVID-19 pandemic. Blog submissions must be a minimum of 200 words (preferably in 3 paragraphs).

National Network of Libraries of Medicine News

A Library-based Data Retrieval and Management Training Program for Clinical Researchers – Midwest Matters

Trusted Resources for Caregivers – Latitudes, the Newsletter from PSR

New on YouTube: Health Programming for Summer Reading & Virtual Engagement, April 7, 2020

NLM/NIH News

Sustaining Commitment During Times of ChallengeNLM Musings from the Mezzanine, Innovations in Health Information from the Director of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

When People are Data: How Medical History Matters for our Digital Age – Circulating Now, from the Historical Collections of the National Library of Medicine

Will Warm Weather Slow Spread of Novel Coronavirus? –  NIH Director’s Blog

NIH Preprint Pilot in PubMed Central – NCBI Insights, Providing Insights into NCBI Resources and the Science Behind Them

NIH News in Health: The June 2020 issue is now available, featuring, “Safe Driving: Protecting Yourself Behind the Wheel,” and, “Communication Breakdown: How Aphasia Affects Language.” Other topics include heart disease treatments, cataracts, and COPD.

Subscribe to the NLM Technical Bulletin for the latest updates on NLM tools you may be using! The current issue announced the full transition to the new and improved PubMed.

NLM and NNLM Educational Opportunities

NNLM and NLM classes are free and open to all. Please feel free to share our training opportunities!

June 2020

Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library – June 8-July 3, 2020

When People are Data: How Medical History Matters for Our Digital Age – June 9, 2:00-3:00 PM ET

New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians 2020 – June 11, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM ET

Library responses to COVID-19: Impacts on Ongoing Low-Morale Experiences – June 11, 12:00-1:00 PM ET

Boost Box: Consumer Health Data Literacy – June 11, 3:00-4:00 PM ET

From Problem to Prevention: Evidence-Based Public Health – June 24, 2:00-3:00 PM ET

July 2020

Getting Started with Information Outreach in your Community: An Introduction – July 9, 1:00-2:00 PM ET

Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library – July 10-August 7, 2020

Fostering Mutuality: How One Library Prepared for the Opioid Crisis – July 14, 12:00-1:00 PM ET

I am … Safe Zone: Gender This – July 15, 12:00-1:00 PM ET

On-Demand Learning

Looking for self-paced learning opportunities? Check out the classes below that are available to begin at any time! You can also watch recordings from past NNLM classes on a broad range of topics.

*Please note that the class registration system requires obtaining an NNLM account prior to registration. Learn how to register for classes from the NTO.

Other Items of Interest

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AHRQ’s Signature Data Resources Poised to Inform the Battle against COVID-19 – AHRQ Views

On-demand webinars available from the Public Library Association (PLA)

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Peer Review: For Reviewers and Authors – June 3, 2:00-3:30 PM ET – Sponsored by MLA; $65 for members / $85 for non-members.

Racism: The Ultimate Underlying Condition – June 9, 2:00-3:30 PM ET – This webinar is sponsored by the American Public Health Association (APHA) and is free to attend.

Critical Appraisal of Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses – June 23, 2:00-3:30 PM ET – Sponsored by MLA; $65 for members / $85 for non-members.

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