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#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
The Role of Work in Health Disparities in the United States Workshop – September 28 & 29, 10:00AM-5:30PM 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
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
Library Carpentry Workshop Information Session – October 8, 2:00-3:00 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
ABCs of DNA: Unraveling the Mystery of Genetics Information for Consumers – October 19-November 15
Environmental Justice & Community-Engaged Research in Communities of Color – October 20, 3:00-4:00 PM ET
Citizen Science & Libraries: Fight Plastic Pollution Through Citizen Science Online Presentation and Q&A – October 21, 2:00-3:30 PM ET
PNR Rendezvous: Metrics Toolkit: A Tool for Navigating the Research Metrics Landscape – October 21, 4:00-5:00 PM ET
How PubMed® Works: ATM – October 22, 1:00-2:30 PM ET
The Charts are Off: Approaches to Ethical Decision-Making in Data Visualization – October 22, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
#CiteNLM Virtual Wikipedia Edit-a-thon – October 29, 1:00-3:00 PM ET
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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
The Haddon Matrix: A Systematic Approach for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response – October 26 & November 2, 11:00AM-12:00PM ET – Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Public Health Training Center
Advanced Searching Instructor-Led Courses Series – Sponsored by MLA; Three courses: $750 Members / $1300 Non-members. The single course registration fee is: $300 for Members / $525 for Non-members
2020 MAC/MLA Virtual Conference: Building Bridges – October 19-21 – Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association; Free for members / $25 for Non-Members. CE opportunities are taking place October 12-14 for $20 per CE for any attendees. CE spots are limited.
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