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Weekly Postings

Posted by on August 7th, 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

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.

Network of the National Library of Medicine News

Gain Perspective on Pandemics with the NNLM Reading Club – SEA Currents

Presenting: NNLM MAR’s Annual Report – MARquee News Highlights

My “Externship” Experience with the UMass Medical School Library and the NNLM NER – NER Update

RDM Snippets – File Naming Conventions and Dates – NER Update

New on YouTube: Part 1: Citizen Science in the Academic Library, July 24, 2020


Introducing the NIH Guide Notice Encouraging Researchers to Adopt U.S. Core Data for Interoperability StandardNLM Musings from the Mezzanine, Innovations in Health Information from the Director of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Dental Cartoons (ca. 1945)Circulating Now, from the Historical Collections of the National Library of Medicine

Charting a Rapid Course Toward Better COVID-19 Tests and Treatments – NIH Director’s Blog

NIH delves into COVID-19 racial disparities with ‘All of Us’Los Angeles Times

Diversity and inclusion for the All of Us research program: A scoping reviewPLOS One

NIH News in Health: Read the August 2020 issue, featuring, “Marvels of Mucus and Phlegm: The Slime That Keeps You Healthy,” and, “Chronic Disease in Uncertain Times: Be Prepared and Plan Ahead.”

Subscribe to the NLM Technical Bulletin for the latest updates on NLM tools you may be using! The current issue shared details about NLM sessions at the MLA vConference.

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

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

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

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

September 2020

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

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:

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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