Posted by Tessa Zindren on December 11th, 2020
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Crowdsourcing and collaboration from Coast to Coast: NNLM’s #CiteNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thons – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship
Providing Food and Nutrition Education with a Charlie Cart – NER Update
New on YouTube: Partnering for Improved Communication: A Health Literacy Program-in-a-Box, November 18, 2020
NIH News in Health: Read the December 2020 issue, featuring, “Harmful Partnership: When Someone You Love is Abusive,” and, “Eyelid Trouble? Managing Blepharitis.”
10 Tips After 10 Months of Video Calls – NLM Musings from the Mezzanine, Innovations in Health Information from the Director of the U.S. National Library of Medicine
Making Exhibition Connections: Spokane County Library District – Circulating Now, from the Historical Collections of the National Library of Medicine
Study of Healthcare Workers Shows COVID-19 Immunity Lasts Many Months – NIH Director’s Blog
All of Us: Partnering Together for the Future of Precision Medicine – NIH Director’s Blog
New Survey Seeks Input on Metrics for Biomedical Data Resources – DataScience@NIH, Driving Discovery Through Data
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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
Evaluation Pathways: 5 Steps to Evaluation – December 18, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
Yoga as an Act of Self-care for Librarians – January 7, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
Evaluation Pathways: K-12 Health – January 8, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library – January 8-Feburary 4
Wellness in the Library Workplace – January 11-24
Scholarly Communication in Academic Libraries: An ever changing landscape of responsibilities – January 13, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM ET
2021 MeSH Highlights – January 13, 1:00-2:00 PM ET
Making Sense of Numbers: Understanding Risks and Benefits – January 14, 1:00-2:30 PM ET
NNLM Reading Club Presents…an afternoon with Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, M.D. – January 14, 3:00-4:00 PM ET
2021 MeSH Changes and PubMed Searching – January 15, 1:00-2:30 PM ET
Evaluation Pathways: LGBTQIA+ Health – January 15, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
Identifying the Gaps: the Status of Data Management Education in Doctoral Nursing Programs – January 19, 3:00-4:00 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
Substance Use Disorder Treatment in the Time of COVID – January 28, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
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Frequently Asked Questions: COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Considerations for the Disability Community – Association of University Centers on Disabilities
Coping with Disasters During the Holidays – American Red Cross & SAMHSA
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