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Health Literacy Month is coming up in October, and ALA’s Public Awareness Office has partnered with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) on a pilot program to create a Libraries Transform toolkit for showcasing the many ways libraries promote health literacy in their communities. The free toolkit includes health literacy data, key messages… Read More »
Registration is available for the one-hour webinar, Five Clinical Questions You Can Answer Using the NCBI Databases, on September 20, 10:00-11:00 AM PDT. The instructors will be Peter Cooper and Bonnie Maidak, from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). In this Webinar you will learn about the NCBI databases Genetic Testing Registry, ClinVar, and… Read More »
The National Library of Medicine is hosting the webinar, PubMed Journal Selection and the Changing Landscape of Scholarly Communication, on October 6, 10:00-11:00am PDT. Participants may receive one MLA continuing education credit. This webinar is intended for librarians and other information specialists who work with PubMed. By the end of this Webinar, participants should be… Read More »
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) website includes free professional development opportunities, such as a webinar on disaster health information resources, a series of classes teaching how to more effectively use PubMed, and an examination of complementary medicine. Following are some classes and webinars available during September: Will Duct Tape Cure My Warts? Examining… Read More »