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NNLM SEA Digest News – July 28, 2017

Posted by on July 28th, 2017 Posted in: All Posts, Continuing Education, Data Science, Funding, NLM/NIH News

Welcome to the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), Southeastern/Atlantic (SEA) Region’s Weekly Digest. This digest includes upcoming events, online training opportunities, news, and past events.

Top Item of Interest

  • Webinar Announcement: Beyond the SEA: An Inside Look at the National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship Program (August 2, 2 PM ET)

National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) News

  • NNLM SEA Pilot Project: Join our Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Facebook Group
  • NNLM PSR Job Opportunity: Data Services and Technology Librarian
  • NEO: Grab Your Spreadsheets, It’s On! Evaluation 2017

Upcoming Online Training Opportunities

Please note that our class registration system requires obtaining a free NNLM account prior to registration. Learn how to register for classes from the NNLM Training Office. All sessions listed below are sponsored by a specific regional or national office, but open to all. Webinars are scheduled for 1 hour unless otherwise noted.

Asynchronous Online Course – Moodle

  • SEA: Prescription for Success: Consumer Health on the Web (July 31 – August 28)
  • GMR: Online Resources to Support Evidence-Based Practice on Population Health (August 1 – August 31)
  • PNR: From A(norexia) to Z(its): Providing Health Information to Teens (August 2 – 18)

Webinars July 31-August 4

  • SEA: Beyond the SEA: An Inside Look at the National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship Program (August 2, 2 PM ET)
  • SCR: The Pieces of a Systematic Review – Final Wrap-Up and Q&A Session (August 2, 10 AM CT/11 AM ET)
  • MAR: Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information at Your Library (August 2, 2 PM ET)
  • NER: Misperceptions and the Misused Language of Addiction: Words Matter (August 3, 1 PM ET)

Webinars August 7 – 11

  • NTO: Advanced PubMed: MeSH (August 9, 1:30 – 3:00 PM ET)
  • NNLM Quarterly Journal Club (August 10, 2 PM ET)
  • NTO: Teaching Topics: Successes, Flops, and Far-Out Ideas (August 10, 2:30 PM ET)

In addition to the webinars listed, the NNLM Public Health Coordination Office provides webinars for subscribers to the Digital Library. You can attend a Quick Starter Course or attend a Drop-In Session.

YouTube Recordings Available

  • NCBI Minute Webinar: How You and Your Journal Club Can Contribute Using PubMed Commons
  • NCBI Minute: Automate PubMed Searches & Save Citation Collections with My NCBI
  • NCBI Tutorial: How to use Multiple Sequence Aligners in Genome Workbench
  • Let’s Tour Tox Tox! and Other TOXNET Resources
  • Geisinger’s Journey to Personalized Care using Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  • How to Find a Known Citation in PubMed Using Author, Journal Title, Date
  • How Websites (including Medical Databases) Spy on Users

Visit the NNLM Training Opportunities to register and view a full calendar of training opportunities. Please visit the NNLM Acronym Guide to understand the acronyms referenced. Refer to this guide to claim MLA CE credit.

National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), and Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) News

NIH News

  • Discovery Documentary First in Human Gives an Up-Close Look at How Advances in Medicine are Made at the NIH Clinical Center
  • COPD National Action Plan

NLM News

  • NLM Welcomes Applications to Its Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship in the History of Medicine for 2018 (Applications accepted until September 30, 2017)
  • NLM Biomedical Informatics Course to Be Resturctured to Help Accelerate Research
  • Technical Bulletin: MeSH URIs Added to NLM Catalog Records in July 2017: Update
  • Technical Bulletin: 2017 DailyMed/RxNorm Jamboree Workshop (September 19, 9-4:30 ET)

NCBI Insights

  • Pittsburgh Genomics Hackathon Assisted by NCBI (September 25-27)
  • RefSeq Release 83 Now Public
  • Identical Protein Groups: Non-redundant Access to Protein Records
  • ClinVar Allele-Based Summaries Now Available FTP Download

BD2K News

  • BD2K Hackathon (Proposals Due August 31, 2017)
  • Data Science @ NIH: Connecting the NIH Data Science Community: Data Science Special Interest Group

Data Management

  • Educational Resource Discovery Index (ERuDite) – A Database of 10,000+ Data Science Educational Resources

Precision Medicine

  • All of Us Research Program Advisory Panel Meeting (May 28, 9 AM ET)
  • All of Us Assembles Cross-Cutting Team to Support Coordination Across NIH
  • All of Us Research Program Announces First Community Partner Awards

Substance Use Disorder

  • NNLM Webinar Series: Substance Use Disorders: Alleviating Stigma, Treatment Strategies, Community Resources & Stories from the Front Lines
  • NIH Public-Private Initiative to Address the Opioid Crisis
  • Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee – National Pain Strategy

Funding Opportunities

  • NNLM SEA: Exhibitor Award (Open until funds depleted)
  • NNLM SEA: Professional Development Award (Open until funds depleted)
  • NLM: Grants for Scholarly Works in Biomedicine and Health (Open through February 23, 2018)
  • NLM: Data Science Research: Personal Health Libraries for Consumers and Patients (Letter of Intent February 16, 2018)
  • NLM: Career Development Award in Biomedical Informatics and Data Science(Open through May 18, 2019)
  • NLM: Express Research Grants in Biomedical Informatics (Open through September 9, 2019)

Miscellaneous News

  • Circulating Now: New History of the NLM: A New Name and a New Home
  • Circulating Now: New History of the NLM: World War II and Relocation
  • NLM in Focus: NLM Conference Examines How to Leverage Best Practices for Clinical Research
  • NLM in Focus: Access Hollywood Performer Liz Hernandez Talks About Alzheimer’s in NIH MedlinsPlus
  • NLM Musings from the Mezzanine: From One National Library to Another – Similar, Yet Different

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