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The National Library of Medicine (NLM) provides ready-made PowerPoint presentations, tutorials, and handouts for librarians and researchers who teach PubMed. As your 2022 calendar fills with instruction session requests, consider incorporating these resources into your classes and research guides. PowerPoint Presentations Introduction to PubMed (download slides) is a 45-minute presentation with speaker notes, introducing new… Read More »
Region 5 is excited to announce we will be hosting two free online sessions of Library Carpentry in Winter and Spring of 2022. Both sessions have 25 spots available. The Winter session will be February 22-24, 9:00am-2:00pm, PST; register here! Registration will close Tuesday, February 15th, 6:00pm PST. The Spring session will be April 26-28,… Read More »
A few months ago, I had the pleasure of attending a Public Library Association (PLA) webinar on data and came across a gem of a resource from the Urban Institute. The Urban Institute has been around for over 50 years providing facts and knowledge in an accessible way to communities surrounding social and economic issues…. Read More »
The Pacific Northwest Chapter/ Medical Library Association (PNCMLA) hosted a virtual conference November 4-5, 2021. At the conference, I presented with Andrew Hamilton (Oregon Health & Science University) and Diana Louden (University of Washington) on searching MEDLINE in PubMed, EBSCO, and Ovid. The presentation included and overview of MEDLINE and tips on searching in each… Read More »
The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 5, under cooperative agreement with the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), announces the availability of funding through Professional Development Awards to increase knowledge, skills and competencies of NNLM network members on areas related to NLM priorities. With these awards, NNLM Region 5 commits to… Read More »