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Love Data Week: This February 8-12, in celebration of International Love Data Week, NNLM is spotlighting four experts on various aspects of open data for a week of learning and sharing in the spirit of “open.” The event will feature four 30-minute “coffee chat” sessions with guest speakers throughout the week and a moderated panel discussion with all speakers on Friday. Registration is now open for each session.
National Health Observances (NHOs): Looking for tools and materials to promote February NHOs? This month, the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) and National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) offer toolkits with information, downloadable materials, events and health resources for Black History and Heart Health Month.
NNLM Reading Club February Selections Focus on Heart Health: Like tires, the heart does not run forever but can last longer if the driver makes smart choices. NNLM Reading Club’s February selections focus on the heart with three books that provide valuable information for people dealing with heart conditions. Strengthening your heart knowledge can help strengthen your heart. We hope these books will provide you an opportunity to do both. Visit the NNLM Reading Club for discussion guides to these titles and other useful information.
Pop-up Library: Wellness Edition – The Dragonfly, News from the Northwest and Beyond, by PNR
Scholarship Recipients Reflect on the Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services Conference – Blogadillo, News from SCR
Self-Learning Source: AHA’s Interactive Cardiovascular Library – The Dragonfly, News from the Northwest and Beyond, by PNR
Scholarship Recipients Reflect on the Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services Conference – Midwest Matters, from GMR
Scholarship Recipients Reflect on the Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services Conference – MARquee News Highlights
Scholarship Recipients Reflect on the Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services Conference – Latitudes, the Newsletter from PSR
Proposals for the NNLM COVID-19 Infodemic Symposium: NNLM invites proposals for a virtual symposium: Responding to the COVID-19 Infodemic, on April 8th-9th, 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the disparities of underserved, minority, and underrepresented communities. This includes ensuring equal understanding of accurate health information, education in hard hit communities, and valuing inclusion in clinical research to overcome COVID-19. The NNLM Virtual Symposium is an opportunity to engage with NNLM Network Members to address misinformation and mistrust, raise awareness about the pandemic, and efforts to combat it. You can find more details here and submit an application here. The deadline to submit is February 26 at 11:59 PM ET.
NIH News in Health: Read the February 2021 issue, featuring, “Lowering Your Cancer Risk: Healthy Living for Cancer Prevention,” and, “Chocolate Health Claims: Sweet Truth or Bitter Reality?”
A Journey to Spur Innovation and Discovery – NLM Musings from the Mezzanine, Innovations in Health Information from the Director of the U.S. National Library of Medicine
Large Study Reveals Prevalence, Health Benefits of Brown Fat – NIH Director’s Blog
Can Blood Thinners Keep Moderately Ill COVID-19 Patients Out of the ICU? – NIH Director’s Blog
Air Pollution is a Human Problem: Mary Catterall’s Campaign for a Livable Leeds – Circulating Now, from the Historical Collections of the National Library of Medicine
Intel and Google Cloud Team with All of Us Research Program – Intel Newsroom
NNLM and NLM classes are free and open to all. Please feel free to share our training opportunities!
Love Data Week: Reflections on Open Access and Ethics in Data Literacy Training – February 8, 1:00-1:30 PM ET
Love Data Week: How Open Data Can Support a Pandemic Response – February 9, 1:00-1:30 PM ET
The Power of Public Health-Public Library Collaborations: Examples from Iowa Libraries – February 9, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
SCR CONNECTions: Public Libraries Respond to the Opioid Crisis with Their Community – February 10, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM ET
Love Data Week: Advocating for Open and Equitable Scholarly Communications – February 10, 1:00-1:30 PM ET
Love Data Week: Spotlight on “Open” – February 11, 1:00-1:30 PM ET
Love Data Week: If You Share It, Will They Come? Exploring How Open Data Are Reused – February 11, 1:00-1:30 PM ET
A Conversation on COVID-19 Vaccine with Dr. Anthony Fauci & the American-Muslim Community – February 11, 1:30-2:30 PM ET
Love Data Week: Spotlight on “Open” Panel Presentation – February 12, 12:00-1:00 PM ET
Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles – February 15-March 26
Effective Health Communication and Health Literacy: Understanding the Connection – February 16, 1:00-2:00 PM ET
PNR Rendezvous: Serving Library Users with Mental Illness: A Crash Course on Controlling Clashes – February 17, 4:00-5:00 PM ET
Getting Started with Creating RNA-based Medicines by Solving Puzzles – February 18, 6:00 PM ET
Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information – February 22-March 22
Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community – February 23, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
Artificial Intelligence (AI) Ethics and Bias Mitigation – February 23, 3:00-4:00 PM ET
NLM’s History of Medicine Division: A Research Collection of Rare Medical Materials – February 24, 3:00-4:00 PM ET
National Library of Medicine Resources for Citizen Scientists – February 25. 1:00-2:00 PM ET
Ask Questions About Creating RNA-based Medicines by Solving Puzzles – February 25, 6:00 PM ET
Understanding Vaccine Hesitancy and Social Media’s Role in Spreading Vaccine Misinformation – March 1, 1:00-2:00 PM ET
Digital Partnership: Academic Health Science Libraries as Partners in the Future of Telehealth – March 2, 1:00-2:00 PM ET
From Problem to Prevention: Evidence-Based Public Health – March 3, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
2021 National Nursing Research Roundtable – March 4-5
How PubMed® Works: Introduction – March 4, 1:00-2:30 PM ET
Pitching Public Health to Public Libraries: Finding Common Ground – March 9, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
Enhance Your Public Health Searching Skills – March 10, 2:00-2:45 PM ET
How PubMed® Works: Selection – March 11, 1:00-2:30 PM ET
NNLM Reading Club Presents…Resurrection Lily with author Amy Byer Shainman – March 11, 3:00-4:00 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.
Big Game Census: 2021 – United States Census Bureau
A Conversation on COVID-19 Vaccine with Dr. Anthony Fauci & the American-Muslim Community – February 11, 1:30-2:30 PM ET – Sponsored by American Muslim Health Professionals
Introduction to Evaluating Public Datasets using FAIR Data Principles – February 16, 2:00-3:30 PM ET – Sponsored by MLA; $65 for members / $85 for non-members
Thinking in 3D: An Introduction to Medical Imaging and 3D-printing – March 4 & 11, 2:00-3:30 PM ET – Sponsored by MLA; $65 for members / $85 for non-members
2021 Virtual Forum for Migrant and Community Health – March 22-26, 2021 – Sponsored by the National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH), North Carolina Community Health Center Association (NCCHCA), and Northwest Regional Primary Care Association (NWRPCA)
SOPHE 2021dX Annual Conference – April 6-9, 2021 – Sponsored by SOPHE
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