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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 Series on Citizen Science in Academic Libraries: Join NNLM MAR for this two-part webinar series focused on bringing citizen science into academic libraries. Academic libraries can bring citizen science to the campus and to the community, whether through supporting the integration of citizen science into courses or by bridging the gaps between researchers, students, and community members. This series will introduce attendees to citizen science, provide tips and best practices for getting started and sustaining citizen science on campus (and virtually), and showcase resources that can be integrated into citizen science efforts.
Keeping Up With Routine Medical Care with My MedlinePlus: In the latest edition of the My MedlinePlus Newsletter you can learn about the importance of health checkups, how to start a conversation about mental health, being a safe driver, and more!
MLA 2020 – Presentations from Members of the GMR – Midwest Matters, from GMR
Nursing Experts: Translating the Evidence (NExT) – Midwest Matters, from GMR
New on YouTube: Boost Box: Consumer Health Data Literacy, June 11, 2020
NNLM and NLM classes are free and open to all. Please feel free to share our training opportunities!
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
Roles for Medical Librarians in Graphic Medicine: Discovery, Access, and Beyond – August 5, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
Creating Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Front Line Workers: One Way Libraries Can Contribute to the Pandemic Response – August 12, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM ET
I am … Safe Zone: Messages I Learned – August 12, 12:00-1:00 PM ET
Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials For Librarians: Databases, Tools, and Clinical Applications – August 24-December 11, 2020
From Beyond our Borders: Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information – August 28-September 25, 2020
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.
Reading about Race: Free YA Book Club Resources Created by Librarians & Literature Scholars – American Library Association (ALA)
Transition Planned In-Person Adult Programs to a Virtual Environment – July 22, 2:00-3:00 PM ET – Sponsored by PLA; $43 for PLA members / $59 for non-members / $129 for groups.
MLA 2020 Virtual Conference and Exhibits – July 27-August 14, 2020
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