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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.
New Regional Medical Libraries Designations 2021-2026: Last June, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) published the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the 2021-2026 Regional Medical Libraries (RMLs), the central component of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM). Health sciences libraries submitted proposal applications in September. An official announcement from the NLM regarding the new RMLs is forthcoming. You can find more information here.
Dismantling Structural Racism – NLM Musings from the Mezzanine, Innovations in Health Information from the Director of the U.S. National Library of Medicine
Learning from my Irish Heritage – NLM Musings from the Mezzanine, Innovations in Health Information from the Director of the U.S. National Library of Medicine
Finding New Ways to Fight Coronavirus … From Studying Bats – NIH Director’s Blog
Placing Women in Medicine: Maude Abbott and the Archaeology of Friendships – Circulating Now, from the Historical Collections of the National Library of Medicine
Advancing Health Literacy to Enhance Equitable Community Responses to COVID-19 – Office of Minority Health (OMH)
NNLM and NLM classes are free and open to all. Please feel free to share our training opportunities!
Addressing Health Misinformation at the Scale of the Internet – March 22, 1:00-2:00 PM ET
Get Started using PolicyMap – March 23, 11:00 AM-12:00PM 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
How PubMed® Works: ATM – March 25, 1:00-2:30 PM ET
NIMH Livestream Event: Bipolar Disorder in Adolescents and Young Adults – March 30, 1:00-1:30 PM ET
Improving Social Connection among People with Disabilities – March 30, 3:00 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
Responding to the COVID-19 Infodemic – April 8 & 9, 12:00-5:00 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
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.
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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