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Weekly Postings

Posted by on July 2nd, 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

New Funding Opportunity: The Network of the National Library of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) invites applications to support health programming for public library patrons in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. The purpose of the Health Programming in Public Libraries Award is to fund health programs for public library patrons that incorporate MedlinePlus and information about the All of Us Research Program. Read the full Request for Proposals for more details.

Upcoming Webinar on the Community Tool Box: Join the MidContinental Region (MCR) and guest speaker Dr. Vincent Francisco for this webinar on the Community Tool Box, a website that serves as a significant source of information, training and tools for community health improvement worldwide. “Using the Community Tool Box to support health education and health promotion efforts” will take place on July 15 at 4:00 PM ET.

Network of the National Library of Medicine News

Food Literacy at the Worcester Public Library Through Nutrition Education & Healthy Cooking Classes – NER Update

Supporting Neurodiverse Learners: New Resource Guide – Latitudes, the Newsletter from PSR

Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative – Blogadillo, News from SCR

New on YouTube: Boost Box: Consumer Health Data Literacy, June 11, 2020


Biomedical Informatics and Health Equity: Using One to Improve the OtherNLM Musings from the Mezzanine, Innovations in Health Information from the Director of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

NLM Welcomes Applications to its Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship in the History of Medicine for 2021

NIH Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) Funding Opportunity Announcements

Subscribe to the NLM Technical Bulletin for the latest updates on NLM tools you may be using! The current issue addressed the recent transition to the new PubMed.

NLM and NNLM Educational Opportunities

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

July 2020

What We Learned from Citizen Science Month – July 7, 2:00-3:00 PM ET

Reframe & Renew – July 8, 11:00 AM -12:00 PM ET

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

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

NNLM Reading Club Presents… The Digital Doctor in the Age of COVID-19 – July 14, 3:00-4:00 PM ET

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

Using the Community Tool Box to support health education and health promotion efforts – July 15, 4:00-5:00 PM ET

Food Literacy for Families, Libraries, and Communities: South Carolina Read Eat Grow – July 16, 1:00-2:00 PM ET

From A(ddiction) to Z(its): Supporting Teens with Health Information – July 16, 3:00-4:00 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

Part 1: Citizen Science in the Academic Library – July 24, 3:00-4:00 PM ET

Mino Izhiwebzi (“Good Health”) – July 29, 2:00-3:00 PM ET

Part 2: Citizen Science in the Academic Library – July 31, 3:00-4:00 PM ET

August 2020

Health and Wellness @ the Library: The Essentials of Providing Consumer Health Services – August 3-August 28, 2020

Roles for Medical Librarians in Graphic Medicine: Discovery, Access, and Beyond – August 5, 2:00-3:00 PM ET

I am … Safe Zone: Messages I Learned – August 12, 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

Job Postings:

  • Community Engagement Librarian,  Network of the National Library of Medicine, Pacific Southwest Region, Los Angeles, CA
  • Data Services & Research Impact Librarian, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, Hempstead, NY

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

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.

A Path to Reproductive Justice: Research, Practice and Policies – July 14, 2:00-3:30 PM ET – Sponsored by the American Public Health Association (APHA).

Advancing Racial Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace Symposium – July 8-10, 2020 – Sponsored by the Denver Public Library.

Institute for Healthcare Advancement (IHA) Virtual Health Literacy Conference 2020: Health Equity and Disparities in the Time of COVID-19 – July 20-24, 2020

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