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Weekly Postings

Posted by on March 5th, 2021 Posted in: Weekly Postings

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Network of the National Library of Medicine News

Test the Waters Family Exploration Kit – Midwest Matters, from GMR

Words Matter – NER Update

CHES Continuing Education from the Network of the National Library of Medicine – MARquee News Highlights

New NLM Online Exhibitions – The Dragonfly, News from the Northwest and Beyond, by PNR

Paula Mozen, Director of LIFE INTERRUPTED, Shares Her Filmmaking Journey – Blogadillo, News from SCR

DataFlash: MLA’s New Data Services Specialization (DSS) Certificate – The Dragonfly, News from the Northwest and Beyond, by PNR

Member Highlights: Queens Public Library and the Black Caucus of the American Library Association – MARquee News Highlights

Bias Awareness Resources – NER Update

NNLM Reading Club March Selections Focus on Nutrition: In March, the NNLM Reading Club examines the food we eat and all the factors that make it bad, good, or better for us. No matter what fare typically gets you through your day, we invite you to fortify your knowledge diet with these Reading Club selections. Visit the NNLM Reading Club to see our menu. Enjoy!


NIH News in Health: Read the March 2021 issue, featuring, “Understanding COVID-19: How to Protect Yourself During the Pandemic,” and, “Patchy Skin: Vitiligo Explained.”

Vaccines, Vaccinations, and NLMNLM Musings from the Mezzanine, Innovations in Health Information from the Director of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Antibody Response Affects COVID-19 Outcomes in Kids and AdultsNIH Director’s Blog

Taking a Community-Based Approach to Youth Substance Abuse PreventionNIH Director’s Blog

NLM Collections Tour: VaccinesCirculating Now, from the Historical Collections of the National Library of Medicine

Through All of Us program, Scripps Research launches wearable technology study to accelerate precision medicine – Scripps Research

Subscribe to the NLM Technical Bulletin for the latest updates on NLM tools you may be using! The current issue announced that the new CORE Problem List Subset of SNOMED CT is available for download.

NLM and NNLM Educational Opportunities

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March 2021

Pitching Public Health to Public Libraries: Finding Common Ground – March 9, 2:00-3:00 PM ET

Learning from American Indian and Alaska Native Communities during the COVID-19 Pandemic – March 10, 11:00 AM-12:00 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

Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information At Your Library – March 16, 2:00-3:00 PM ET

Improve Mental Health and Dementia Research By Playing Games on Your Phone – March 18, 11:00 AM ET

How PubMed® Works: MeSH – March 18, 1:00-2:30 PM ET

Addressing Health Misinformation at the Scale of the Internet – March 22, 1:00-2:00 PM ET

NLM’s Human Genetics Resources for Clinicians and Biologists – March 23, 1:00-2:00 PM ET

Ethical Issues in Citizen Science Research – March 24, 2:00-3:00 PM ET

BLOSSOM! Building Life-Long Opportunities for Strength, Self-Care, Outlook, Morale and Mindfulness – March 24-26

How PubMed® Works: ATM – March 25, 1:00-2:30 PM ET

#CiteNLM Virtual Wikipedia Edit-a-thon – March 31, 1:00-3:00 PM ET

April 2021

From Being to Doing: Anti-Racism as Action at Work – April 13, 2:00-3:00 PM ET

Telehealth in Rural Public Libraries – April 14, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM ET

Social and Environmental Determinants of Maternal Health Disparities and a Roadmap to Effective Solutions – April 20, 3:00-4:00 PM ET

PNR Rendezvous: Launching and Leading the Librarian Reserve Corps: Developing an agile librarian network in response to COVID-19 – April 21, 4:00-5:00 PM ET

On-Demand Learning

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*Please note that the class registration system requires obtaining an NNLM account prior to registration. Learn how to register for classes from the NTO.

Other Items of Interest

Thinking in 3D: An Introduction to Medical Imaging and 3D-printing – March 11, 2:00-3:30 PM ET – Sponsored by MLA; $65 for members / $85 for non-members

Advanced Searching Instructor-Led Courses Series 2021 – Sponsored by MLA; Both courses: $550 Members, $950 Non-members, Single course: $300 Members, $525 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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