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New Funding Opportunities! The Network of the National Library of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) is now accepting applications for two funding opportunities. Rapid Response Virtual Professional Development enables individuals in the Middle Atlantic Region to expand professional knowledge and experience in data science or health information access/delivery through virtual professionals. The Virtual Health Programming in Public Libraries Award funds virtual health programs for public library patrons that incorporate MedlinePlus and information about the All of Us Research Program. Read the full Request for Proposals for more details on eligibility, deadlines, and the application process.
Upcoming Webinars: NNLM MAR is sponsoring two webinars in early November, which are listed below. Interested in viewing both webinars? We will be posting recordings of the classes on our YouTube channel!
Share your story with us! NNLM MAR is always interested in learning about health outreach projects and activities that are happening in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Delaware.
New on YouTube: Health Statistics on the Web, October 15, 2020
NNLM and NLM classes are free and open to all. Please feel free to share our training opportunities!
Navigating the new PHDL Page – November 4, 3:00-4:00 PM ET
NNLM Middle Atlantic Region Update – November 5, 10:00-10:45 AM ET
Consumer Technology to Manage Personal Health Data – November 9-20, 2020
Navigating the new PHDL Page – November 10, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM ET
Partnering Together to Support Alzheimer’s Caregivers in Diverse Communities – November 10, 3:00-4:00 PM ET
Libraries Build Healthy Communities: Going Virtual @ Brooklyn Public Library – November 10, 3:00-4:00 PM ET
The Importance of Librarians in Building Health Literacy through Partnerships and Programs – November 11, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM ET
Library Carpentry Workshop – November 12 & 13, 10:00 AM-6:00 PM ET
Evaluating Information during COVID-19: Preprints, retractions, rumors and more – November 16, 12:00-1:00 PM ET
NNLM Reading Club Presents…Bill Sullivan, PhD, author of Pleased to Meet Me – November 17, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
Citizen Science & Libraries: Create Your Own Air Quality Sensor with CanAir.io – November 18, 2:00-3:30 PM ET
Crea tu propio sensor de calidad del aire con CanAir.io! – November 18, 4:00-5:00 PM ET
2020 NIH Rural Health Seminar: Challenges in the Era of COVID-19 – November 19, 1:00-5:00 PM ET
Rural Health Resources – November 19, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
DNA to Z: Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing – November 20, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
Library Carpentry Workshop – December 1 & 2, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM ET
NNLM Resource Picks: Public Programming and NLM Traveling Exhibitions – December 2, 3:00-4:00 PM ET
Navigating the new PHDL Page – December 8, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM ET
PNR Rendezvous: Better On The Outside After Being Inside – Improving Health Literacy and Self-Care For Incarcerated Persons – December 9, 10:00-11:00 AM ET
Better than Best Practices: Inclusive Data Visualization – December 10, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
From Problem to Prevention: Evidence-Based Public Health – December 10, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
How to “Speak Data”: Librarians as Public Data Ambassadors – December 15, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
Looking for self-paced learning opportunities? Check out our list of on-demand classes 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.
Erich Meyerhoff Prize – Submissions due by November 13, 2020
Rittenhouse Award – Papers or projects must be received by November 13, 2020
Submit a Proposal for an MLA Webinar or Instructor-Led Course – Proposals due by November 1, 2020
The Haddon Matrix: A Systematic Approach for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response – November 2, 11:00AM-12:00PM ET – Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Public Health Training Center
The Impact of Skin Color and Ethnicity on Clinical Diagnosis and Research – October 28-December 2, 1:00-2:15 PM ET – Sponsored by the Skin of Color Society Foundation, NEJM Group, and VisualDx
Explore Your Identity to Improve Your Practice: An Introduction to Critical Health Sciences Librarianship – November 24, 2:00-3:30 PM ET – Sponsored by MLA; $65 for members / $85 for non-members
Grey (Literature) Matters: Searching for Preprint Sources – December 10, 2:00-3:30 PM ET – Sponsored by MLA; $65 for members / $85 for non-members
Food in Uncertain Times – November 5 & 6 – Sponsored by CRAFT and the Chatham University Eden Hall Fellows
Medical Heritage Library Conference – November 13, 11:00 AM-5:00 PM ET – Sponsored by The Medical Heritage Library, Inc.
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