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Summer Reading Meets Citizen Science Series – Webinars throughout August 2020. Recordings from past events are available to watch.
NLM and Support for Health Services Research: Assessing Current Needs and Planning for the Future – August 18, 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
NIH Inclusion Across the Lifespan II – September 2, 10:30 AM-5:00 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
Beyond the Binary: Health Resources for Sexual and Gender Minorities – September 14-October 9, 2020
ClinicalTrials.gov: Results Reporting, Unique Evidence, and the Role of Medical Librarians – September 15, 1:00-2:00 PM ET
“Because I See What You Do”: How Microaggressions Undermine the Hope for Authenticity at Work – September 17, 1:00-2:00 PM ET
NNLM Reading Club Presents…We Live for the We with Dani McClain – 3:00-4:00 PM ET
Correction of Health Misinformation on Social Media – September 28, 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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Mapping COVID-19 with QGIS – August 14, 2:00-3:00 PM ET – Sponsored by Community Health Maps & the University of Michigan Libraries
Healthy People 2030 Launch – August 18, 1:00-2:00 PM ET – Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Collecting Data Using the Free and Open Source Software: Input and QGIS – August 21, 2:00-3:00 PM ET – Sponsored by Community Health Maps & the University of Michigan Libraries
Systematic Searching: Improving Effectiveness and Efficiency – September 24, 2:00-3:30 PM ET – Sponsored by MLA; $65 for members / $85 for non-members
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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