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Weekly Postings

Posted by on July 31st, 2020 Posted in: Weekly Postings

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Citizen Science Summer Series Featured in Discover Magazine! On July 28, Discover Magazine published an article on the webinar series Summer Reading Meets Citizen Science, which aims to keep students and adults engaged with reading and research to prevent “summer slide” learning loss. The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) and SciStarter have collaborated on this series of workshops, which will continue to take place throughout the month of August. Check out the article, “Online Science Talks For All Ages, Brought to You by Your Local Library“, for more details.

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Network of the National Library of Medicine News

Get Ready: Tropical Storm Isaias Brings Heavy Rain, Flooding to Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands – SEA Currents

NNLM and SciStarter Present Virtual Citizen Science Workshops! – MARquee News Highlights

What is Geroscience? – NER Update

Librarians Keep Learning – NER Update

New on YouTube: Introduction to Community Needs Assessment: Finding the Data, July 8, 2020


Some Insights on the Roles and Uses of Generalist RepositoriesNLM Musings from the Mezzanine, Innovations in Health Information from the Director of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Archiving at a Distance – Circulating Now, from the Historical Collections of the National Library of Medicine

What We Know About COVID-19’s Effects on Child and Maternal HealthNIH Director’s Blog

NIDDK’s Diabetes Resources Now Available through MedlinePlus Connect

Subscribe to the NLM Technical Bulletin for the latest updates on NLM tools you may be using! The July 2020 issue is now available.

NLM and NNLM Educational Opportunities

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

August 2020

PolicyMap Morning Session – August 5, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM ET

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

PolicyMap Afternoon Session – August 6, 3:00-4:00 PM ET

Discussion: Applying Cultural Humility to Practice – August 7, 1:00-2:30 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

NLM Resources for Images – August 18, 1:00-2:00 PM ET

MCR/Utah State Library Bookclub Partnership – August 19, 4:00-5:00 PM ET

Reaching the Hard to Reach: Empowering Community Members to Think Differently & Embrace Teens with SUD and Mental Health Challenges – August 25, 1:00-2:30 PM ET

We Mapped This City: Centering Health Resources and Engagement Around Community Assets – August 26, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM ET

From Beyond our Borders: Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information – August 28-September 25, 2020

COVID-19: Health Literacy and the Misinformation of the LatinX Community – August 31, 2:00-3:00 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.

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New Advances in Collecting and Using Patient-Reported Outcome Data – AHRQ Views

Impact of COVID-19 on Clinical Research and Inclusion of Diverse Populations – Ethnicity & Disease

REopening Archives, Libraries and Museums: Materials Testing and Resource Overview – August 4, 3:00-4:30 PM ET – Sponsored by WebJunction

Excellence in Library Programming Award Presents: We Are the Alexandria Library Sit-In – August 5, 2:00-3:00 PM ET – Sponsored by Programming Librarian

Healthy People 2030 Launch – August 18, 1:00-2:00 PM ET – Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Systematic Searching: Improving Effectiveness and Efficiency – September 24, 2:00-3:30 PM ET – Sponsored by MLA; $65 for members / $85 for non-members

MLA 2020 Virtual Conference and Exhibits – July 27-August 14, 2020

Virtual Symposium: Advancing the Response to COVID-19: Sharing Promising Programs and Practices for Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities – September 17 – Hosted by the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH)

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