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Posted by on October 9th, 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

Member Highlight: The University of Pennsylvania’s Biomedical Library, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – learn about the current activities occurring at the Biomedical Library, which include co-sponsoring and promoting the World Health Organization-backed MOOC on Implementation Research, hosting a #CiteNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, and more.

National Health Observances: Looking for tools and materials to promote Health Literacy 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.

Save the date for the next NNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, coming up on October 29, 2020! Follow #CiteNLM to get the latest details as they become available.

Network of the National Library of Medicine News

Meet Our Virtual Interns! – MARquee News Highlights

Upcoming Trainings for Health Educators from the Network of the National Library of Medicine – MARquee News Highlights

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

All of Us Research Program Issues Funding Opportunity for New Engagement Partners – SEA Currents

MedlinePlus Now Hosts Consumer Health Information in Multiple Languages – SEA Currents

NNLM contributes to Delaware Journal of Public Health – MARquee News Highlights

RDM Snippets: Storage and Preservation – NER Update

Give a Man a Fish… – NER Update

Funding Opportunity: The NNLM HIV/AIDS Coordination Center (NACC) recently announced the availability of funding for short-term outreach projects that focus on bringing HIV/AIDS health information resources to consumers. Awarded projects will start on November 9, 2020 and run through April 30, 2021. The maximum funding per award is $16,593.50. Please refer to the RFP for detailed information about NNLM membership, the online application process, and information required for the project proposal and budget. Applications are due by October 30, 2020.

New on YouTube: We Mapped This City: Centering Health Resources and Engagement Around Community Assets, August 26, 2020


What Health Literacy Outreach Looks Like at NLMNLM Musings from the Mezzanine, Innovations in Health Information from the Director of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

The Sulfonamide Revolution and Children’s Health Care Delivery in the USCirculating Now, from the Historical Collections of the National Library of Medicine

Discussing the Long Arc of Discovery with NIH’s Newest NobelistNIH Director’s Blog

NIH News in Health: Read the October 2020 issue, featuring, “Discoveries in Basic Science: A Perfectly Imperfect Process,” and, “Tired or Wired? Caffeine and Your Brain.”

Subscribe to the NLM Technical Bulletin for the latest updates on NLM tools you may be using! The current issue provided details on PubMed updates and the retirement of the legacy site.

NLM and NNLM Educational Opportunities

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

October 2020

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

25 Years of Occupational Safety and Health in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: The Southwest Center for Agricultural Health, Injury Prevention, and Education – October 14, 11:00 AM-12:00 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

Understanding the Opioid Crisis: Where do I begin? – October 16, 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

Library Carpentry Workshop – October 29 & 30, 10:00 AM-6:00 PM ET

#CiteNLM Virtual Wikipedia Edit-a-thon – October 29, 1:00-3:00 PM ET

What’s in a Data Story? Understanding the Basics of Data Storytelling – October 29, 4:00-5:00 PM ET

November 2020

Will Duct Tape Cure My Warts? Examining Complementary and Alternative Medicine – November 2-December 11, 2020

Consumer Technology to Manage Personal Health Data – November 9-20, 2020

Data Literacy for the Busy Librarian – November 9-23, 2020

Partnering Together to Support Alzheimer’s Caregivers in Diverse Communities – November 10, 3:00-4:00 PM ET

Library Carpentry Workshop – November 12 & 13, 10:00 AM-6:00 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:

Community health workers are a ‘lifeline’ to pregnant people with COVID-19

Erich Meyerhoff Prize – Submissions due by November 1, 2020

Submit a Proposal for an MLA Webinar or Instructor-Led Course – Proposals due by November 1, 2020

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

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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