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Fall 2020 #CiteNLM Edit-a-thon: This October, join the Network of the National Library of Medicine for the Fall 2020 #CiteNLM Edit-a-thon as we add citations to Wikipedia articles on maternal & child health using trusted National Library of Medicine resources LactMed, MedlinePlus, PubMed, and more. The fall campaign period will run from October 1-31, 2020. A training session will be offered on September 25 from 2:00-3:00 PM ET, which will cover the importance of Wikipedia as a health information resource, how to participate, hosting a virtual edit-a-thon in your community, and more! Our all day virtual #citeNLM Edit-a-thon takes place on Thursday, October 29. To learn more, visit the NNLM project page.

Network of the National Library of Medicine News

Project Showcase: Educating Healthcare Professionals and the Sighted Community on the Health Disparities – NER Update

Consumer Health Minute: MedlinePlus Genetics – The Dragonfly, News from the Northwest and Beyond, by PNR

International Overdose Awareness Day and National Recovery Month – NER Update

New on YouTube: NLM Resources for Images, August 18, 2020


A 21st-Century Approach to Health Services Research: NLM Moves Forward with You in MindNLM Musings from the Mezzanine, Innovations in Health Information from the Director of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Darkening Day: Air Pollution Films and Environmental Awareness, 1960-1972Circulating Now, from the Historical Collections of the National Library of Medicine

Genome Data Help to Track COVID-19 Superspreading EventNIH Director’s Blog

NIH ACTIV initiative launches adaptive clinical trials of blood-clotting treatments for COVID-19

NLM Traveling Exhibitions and the “Making Exhibition Connections” Listserv: Join this listserv for critical information about announcements for hosting new traveling exhibitions, the new application process, and information about NLM health information resources that can enhance your hosting of an NLM traveling exhibition.

Subscribe to the NLM Technical Bulletin for the latest updates on NLM tools you may be using! The current issue announced the RxNorm September monthly release.

NLM and NNLM Educational Opportunities

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

September 2020

COVID-19 in Pregnancy: Clinical, Research, and Therapeutics Updates Virtual Workshop – September 15, 10:00 AM-4:15 PM ET

ClinicalTrials.gov: Results Reporting, Unique Evidence, and the Role of Medical Librarians – September 15, 1:00-2:00 PM ET

Work, Life, and COVID: The Balancing Act of Women in Science – September 15, 3:00-4:00 PM ET

PubMed at the Public Library – MCR Webinar – September 15, 4:00-5:00 PM ET

Cooking Virtually: Culinary Literacy Programming Online – September 17, 3:00-4:00 PM ET

National Library of Medicine Resources for Citizen Scientists – September 21, 1:00-2:00 PM ET

NNLM Reading Club Presents…We Live for the We with Dani McClain – September 22, 3:00-4:00 PM ET

Mental Health Awareness During COVID-19 – September 23, 2:00-3:00 PM ET

Operationalizing the CARE Principles for Indigenous Data Governance in Research Data Management (NNLM Research Data Management Webinar Series) – September 24, 2:00-3:00 PM ET

#CiteNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Training – September 25, 2:00-3:00 PM ET

Correction of Health Misinformation on Social Media – September 28, 1:00-2:00 PM ET

Virtual Programs for Public Libraries – September 29, 2:00-3:00 PM ET

Citizen Science & Libraries: Advance Alzheimer’s Research Online Presentation and Q&A – September 30, 2:00-3:30 PM ET

NNLM Resource Picks: PubMed Central – September 30, 3:00-4:00 PM ET

October 2020

How PubMed® Works: Introduction – October 1, 1:00-2:30 PM ET

Wikipedia + Libraries: NNLM – October 5-November 2

Effective Health Communication and Health Literacy: Understanding the Connection – October 6, 2:00-3:00 PM ET

Connections: Virtual Anti-loneliness Programs in the time of COVID-19 – October 7, 3:00-4:00 PM ET

HESPA II 2020 Curricular Mapping for Advancing Health Education Specialist Professionals Webinar – October 8, 12:00-1:00 PM ET

How PubMed Works: Selection – October 8, 1:00-2:30 PM ET

NLM Drug Information Resources – October 13, 1:00-2:00 PM ET

Evaluating Health and Medical Information on Wikipedia – October 14, 2:00-3:00 PM ET

Health Statistics on the Web – October 15, 12:00-1:00 PM ET

How PubMed® Works: MeSH – October 15, 1:00-2:30 PM ET

New Drugs, Old Problems: The Sulfonamide Revolution and Children’s Health Care Delivery in the United States, 1933-1949 – October 15, 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.

Other Items of Interest

Job Postings:

Housing Options for Individuals with Disabilities – September 15, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM ET – Sponsored by ACHIEVA Family Trust

Communities Supporting Recovery – Thursday, September 17, 1:30 PM ET – Sponsored by SAMHSA

The Impact of Covid-19 on the Disability Community – September 24, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM ET – Sponsored by ACHIEVA Family Trust

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

Mental Health Advanced Directives – October 9, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM ET – Sponsored by ACHIEVA Family Trust

Librarians Are Teachers: Applying Theory to Help Adults Learn – October 13, 2:00-3:30 PM ET – Sponsored by MLA; $65 for members / $85 for non-members

One Step at a Time: How Libraries Can Promote Healthy, Thriving, and Livable Communities – October 22, 3:00-4:00 PM ET – Sponsored by WebJunction

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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