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Funding Opportunity: The Network of the National Library of Medicine Pacific Southwest Region (NNLM PSR) is offering a professional development award dedicated to Library and Information Science (LIS) students who identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color (BIPOC). The award will pair the student in an ALA-accredited program with a BIPOC librarian working in a health sciences position or providing health information. The award provides up to $2,000 for students to participate in meetings, conference sessions, conduct a research project, and other activities designed for them to learn the importance of health information outreach and services conducted by health sciences librarians. Read the recent blog post published by NNLM PSR about the award and visit the funding opportunity page to learn more. Note: This award is open for all BIPOC LIS students nationwide.
Upcoming Webinar on Evidence-Based Public Health: Curious about evidence-based public health (EBPH) but not sure where to start? This class will explain the basics of evidence-based public health (EBPH) and highlight essentials of the EBPH process such as identifying the problem, forming a question, searching the literature, and evaluating the intervention. This webinar will take place on December 10 at 2:00 PM ET. Visit the class page for more details and to register.
National Family Health History Day – Latitudes, the Newsletter from PSR
Provide Health Information Like an Expert – MCR News
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Genetics 101 – December 1-15
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
All of Us Research Program’s Virtual Face-to-Face – December 7-9, 12:00-3:30 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
Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library – January 8-Feburary 4
Making Sense of Numbers: Understanding Risks and Benefits – January 14, 1:00-2:30 PM ET
Trauma Informed Approach in Libraries – January 21, 3:00-4:00 PM ET
PubMed Tips for Expert Searchers – January 27, 1:00-3:00 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.
Re-imagining AHRQ’s Insight Platform – AHRQ Views
Covid-19 Comorbidities and Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Diseases in Adults and Children – December 2, 1:00-2:15 PM ET – Sponsored by the Skin of Color Society Foundation, NEJM Group, and VisualDx
Representation in the Library of Congress Collections: Complicating the Narrative – December 9, 2:00-3:00 PM ET – Sponsored by PLA; $43 for members / $59 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
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