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Posted by on June 12th, 2020 Posted in: 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

African American Health and Anti-Racist Resources: In light of recent events including police brutality and ensuing protests, the staff at the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, stand with the African American community. In the article, “African American Health and Anti-Racist Resources“, you will find resources related to recent funded projects, African American mental health, cultural competency, NLM African American and race history, racism in science, and PubMed Central articles about police brutality and African American health.

Clinical Conversations training program is now available! Clinical Conversations is a program from NNLM MAR for training clinicians and other clinical staff who interact with patients about health literacy and related concepts. This program allows clinical trainers or managers to offer brief trainings embedded into regular staff meetings or trainings that they already facilitate as a way to offer continuing education that does not take time out of already busy schedules. You can find more information about the program on the NNLM MAR website.

NLM Funding Opportunity: The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has published a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) seeking cooperative agreement (UG4) applications for Regional Medical Libraries (RMLs) as the central component of the renamed Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM). The full description of the funding opportunity, award and eligibility information, application submission instructions, and other details are available on the Funding Opportunity Announcement webpage.

National Network of Libraries of Medicine News

DataFlash: LitCovid vs. COVID-19 Portfolio Tool – The Dragonfly, News from the Northwest and Beyond, by PNR

Network Member Spotlight: Seattle Public Library named the Gale/ Library Journal Library of the Year – The Dragonfly, News from the Northwest and Beyond, by PNR

Article – Community Engagement Technology for Identifying the Health and Wellness Needs of the Ray County Community – MCR News

Article – Library Marketing and Communication Conference – MCR News

Going Back to School During COVID 19 – How France is Doing It – NER Update


The NIH Preprint Pilot: A New Experiment for a New EraNLM Musings from the Mezzanine, Innovations in Health Information from the Director of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Revealing Data: Dr. James Herrick and the 1918 Influenza EpidemicCirculating Now, from the Historical Collections of the National Library of Medicine

Searching for Ways to Prevent Life-Threatening Blood Clots in COVID-19 –  NIH Director’s Blog

Subscribe to the NLM Technical Bulletin for the latest updates on NLM tools you may be using! The current issue announced the NIH preprint pilot to provide early access to COVID-19 research.

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

PNR Rendezvous: Still Searching for One Health: Information Services that Support Prevention of Emerging Zoonotic Disease – June 17, 4:00-5:00 PM ET

Searching LactMed and LiverTox for Drug Effects – June 23, 1:00-2:00 PM ET

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

July 2020

Food for Thought: Exploring Nutrition Information Resources (July 2020) – July 6-July 31, 2020

Introduction to Community Needs Assessment: Finding the Data – July 8, 2:00-2:45 PM ET

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

How PubMed Works: Introduction – July 14, 2:00-3:30 PM ET

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

How PubMed Works: MeSH – July 21, 2:00-3:30 PM ET

How PubMed Works: ATM – July 23, 2:00-3:30 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

Job Postings:

AHRQ Health Literacy Funding Opportunity

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

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.

Dismantling Institutional Racism in your Library: From Theory to Practice – June 24, 2:00-3:00 PM ET – Sponsored by Niche Academy.

Find the Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Search Strategy That Works for You – July 8, 2:00-3:30 PM ET – Sponsored by MLA; $65 for members / $85 for non-members.

Philadelphia FIGHT’s HIV Prevention & Education Virtual Conference – June 1-June 30, 2020

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