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Weekly Postings

Posted by on March 12th, 2021 Posted in: Weekly Postings

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BLOSSOM! Building Life-long Opportunities for Strength, Self-Care, Outlook, Morale, and Mindfulness: Join the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) March 24-26 for a free virtual symposium for library staff focused on their health and wellness. You can register to attend and learn more about the symposium on the event page.

Responding to the COVID-19 Infodemic: NNLM is excited to announce a new, free virtual symposium focused on addressing the COVID-19 Infodemic in our communities.  Through paper session, panels, and a networking space, symposium attendees can expect to come away from this experience with a better understanding of COVID-19 as well as strategies and programs that can be used to engage with communities. You can register to attend and learn more about the symposium on the event page.

Network of the National Library of Medicine News

The University of Arizona Health Sciences Library Receives NNLM PSR Funding: “Information Resource Dissemination for Minority Populations During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Latitudes, the Newsletter from PSR

Consumer Health Minute: Herbs at a Glance and HerbList app – The Dragonfly, News from the Northwest and Beyond, by PNR

How attending the Library Marketing and Communications Conference Molded our 2021 Marketing Plan – MCR News

The Stigma of Language – MCR News

Request for Information (RFI): NIH Effort to Advance Racial Inclusion in Biomedical Research – SEA Currents

NH/VT Hospital Libraries Focus Group – NER Update


Walking in Each Other’s Shoes: Fostering Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration – NLM Musings from the Mezzanine, Innovations in Health Information from the Director of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

On-the-Spot Gene Readouts Offer Clues to How Cells WorkNIH Director’s Blog

Israeli Study Offers First Real-World Glimpse of COVID-19 Vaccines in ActionNIH Director’s Blog

Elizabeth Blackwell: “That Girl There Is Doctor In Medicine” Part ICirculating Now, from the Historical Collections of the National Library of Medicine

National Library of Medicine Seeking Comments on Use of Common Data Elements in NIH-funded ResearchDataScience@NIH, Driving Discovery Through Data

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

NNLM and NLM classes are free and open to all. Please feel free to share our training opportunities!

March 2021

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

Library Marketing Professional Development Experience – March 16, 4:00-5:00 PM ET

Navigating the new PHDL Page – March 17, 4:30-5:30 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

Intersectionality in Health Disparities: Focus on Black Transgender Women – March 31, 2:00-3:00 PM ET

April 2021

Responding to the COVID-19 Infodemic – April 8 & 9, 12:00-5:00 PM ET

Healthy Aging at Your Library: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information – April 9, 12:00-1:00 PM ET

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

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.

Other Items of Interest

Advanced Search Strategy Design for Complex Topics: Strategy Development Including Text Mining 2021 – April 22 & April 29, 11:00 AM-1:30 PM ET – Sponsored by MLA; $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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