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Resource Update: On January 29, 2021 the National Library of Medicine’s Pillbox program will be discontinued. This includes the Pillbox drug identification and search websites as well as production of the Pillbox dataset, image library, and application programming interfaces (APIs).
National Health Observances: Looking for tools and materials to promote National Immunization Awareness Month or Talk to Your Doctor Month? Check out the NNLM Community Engagement Network’s National Health Observances page for premade slides, handouts, social media blurbs, and kits that support health programming throughout the year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also has a page for National Immunization Awareness Month that includes sample newsletter content, graphics, and more.
Gain Perspective on Pandemics with the NNLM Reading Club – SEA Currents
Presenting: NNLM MAR’s Annual Report – MARquee News Highlights
RDM Snippets – File Naming Conventions and Dates – NER Update
New on YouTube: Part 1: Citizen Science in the Academic Library, July 24, 2020
NNLM and NLM classes are free and open to all. Please feel free to share our training opportunities!
Discussion: Applying Cultural Humility to Practice – August 7, 1:00-2:30 PM ET
NLM/MLA Leiter Lecture – Dr. John Brownstein on Digital Epidemiology and the COVID-19 Pandemic – August 11, 6:00-7:00 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
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
We Mapped This City: Centering Health Resources and Engagement Around Community Assets – August 26, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM ET
Librarians Supporting Researchers – Managing Data While Working Remotely – August 27, 1:00-2:00 PM ET
COVID-19: Health Literacy and the Misinformation of the LatinX Community – August 31, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library – September 4-October 2, 2020
Grey Literature Resources to Support Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery – September 9, 2:00-2:45 PM ET
Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information At Your Library – September 10, 3:00-4:00 PM ET
Healthy Aging at Your Library: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information – September 11, 12:00-1:00 PM ET
ClinicalTrials.gov: Results Reporting, Unique Evidence, and the Role of Medical Librarians – September 15, 1:00-2:00 PM ET
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.
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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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