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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
Partnering for Improved Communication: A Health Literacy Program-in-a-Box – November 18, 2:00-2:45 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
NNLM Resource Picks: Public Programming and NLM Traveling Exhibitions – December 2, 3:00-4:00 PM ET
Rise, Serve, Lead! America’s Women Physicians – December 3, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
DOCLINE for Health Sciences Libraries – December 8, 1:00-2:00 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
Understanding the Power Human Behavior Wields in Our Lives – December 9, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM 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
The evolution of public health: Tackling tough questions and messy stuff – December 15, 4:00-5:00 PM ET
Citizen Science & Libraries: Help Develop RNA-based Medicines Online Presentation and Q&A – December 16, 2:00-3:30 PM ET
Food for Thought: Exploring Nutrition Information Resources – December 17, 3:00-4:00 PM ET
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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
Providing Library Senior Services in a COVID-19 World – November 18, 2:00-3:00 PM ET – Sponsored by PLA; $43 for members; $59 for non-members
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
Medical Heritage Library Conference – November 13, 11:00 AM-5:00 PM ET – Sponsored by The Medical Heritage Library, Inc.
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