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Archived
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Northwest Region (NN/LM PNR)
University of Washington Health Sciences Library
Box 357155
Seattle WA , 98195

PNR Partners

Contact: Carolyn Martin
Contact: 206-221-3449 Fax: 206-543-2469 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/pnr-partners - Pacific Northwest region
RML Partners is a webcast series presented by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Northwest Region(NN/LM PNR) coordinators and guest speakers. Each webcast presents one or more funding awardee reporting on their specific project funded by the NN/LM PNR. Each of these presentations will allow regional attendees to learn more about the achievements of network members as well as learning about the funding process and the challenges and rewards of projects and to encourage future partnerships and programs through the NN/LM PNR. Each session includes objectives, assessment questions, and evaluation following the presentation. All sessions are presented as online webcasts using Adobe Connect, allowing for live phone conversation and online chat. All sessions are recorded with closed captioning and archived on the NN/LM PNR website.
CE Contact Hours: 1 • e-Learning, RML Offerings about Assessment/Evaluation, Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, NLM Databases, Outreach/Advocacy, Publishing, Reference Resources & Services, Research, Subject Specific Resources, Teaching/Instruction, Technical Services
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Dialog, and Sharing/Self-disclosure.
Archived
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region
University of Nebraska Medical Center
986705 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha NE , 68198-6705

Discover National Library of Medicine Resources and More

Contact: Christian Minter
Contact: 402-559-7226 - https://nnlm.gov/mcr/education/discover - Midcontinental region
Discover National Library of Medicine Resources and More is a monthly webinar that features presentations on health information resources from the National Library of Medicine, and other reliable organizations. Presentations will include useful exercises for you to gain hands-on experience using the websites and databases.
CE Contact Hours: 1 • e-Learning, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, NLM Databases, Outreach/Advocacy, Reference Resources & Services, Subject Specific Resources
Lecture, Slides, Learning Videotape, Discussion, and Hands-on Exercises.
Archived
NN/LM Evaluation Office (NEO)
Health Sciences Library, Box 357155
University of Washington
Seattle WA

Make Your Point: Good Design for Data Visualization

Contact: Cynthia Olney and Karen Vargas
Contact: 336-327-9181 - nnlm.gov/evaluation/workshops - All region
Data visualizations are everywhere these days: social media, infographics, data dashboards, and trendy organizational reports. A good data visualization communicates dense amounts of information quickly and effectively. A bad one is a hodgepodge that creates confusion. To create effective data visualizations, you need to know the basic principles of chart design. These principles apply whether you are using sophisticated data visualization technology or tried-and-true Excel. In this webinar, we will describe a process for developing a chart that helps you make your point without making a mess.
CE Contact Hours: 1.0 • RML Offerings about Assessment/Evaluation
Lecture, Demonstration, and Slides.
Archived
University of Utah
10 North 1900 East
Salt Lake City UT , 84112

Teaching Topics: A Webinar Series

Contact: Rebecca Brown and Jessi Van Der Volgen and Molly Knapp
Contact: 8015875673 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/teaching-topics - All region
Teaching Topics is a one hour, live webinar that covers topics relevant to teaching. Members of the NNLM Training Office will discuss techniques, tips and tools for teaching. Covered topics will include engagement, assessment, video tutorials, and adult learning principles. Hands-on activities are included in each session.
CE Contact Hours: 1 • RML Offerings about Teaching/Instruction
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Brainstorming, Sharing/Self-disclosure, and Hands-on Exercises.
Archived
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Training Office, Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
10 N. 1900 E.
Salt Lake City UT

Discovering TOXNET

Contact: Rebecca Brown and Jessi Van Der Volgen and Molly Knapp
Contact: 801-587-5673 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/discovering-toxnet - All region
Discover TOXNET and other NLM environmental health databases through videos, guided tutorials, and discovery exercises. TOXNET is a web-based system of databases covering hazardous chemicals, environmental health, toxic releases, chemical nomenclature, poisoning, risk assessment and regulations, and occupational safety and health. The independent modules cover TOXLINE, ChemIDplus, TRI, TOXMAP, Hazardous Substances Data Bank, IRIS, Haz-Map, LactMed, WISER, CHEMM, REMM, Drug Information Portal, Household Products Database, . You'll learn about the resources through videos, guided tutorials, and discovery exercises. This course is offered asynchronously through Moodle; you will work at your own pace to complete the modules that are of interest to you. There are 13 modules, one of which is required; the remaining modules are optional.
CE Contact Hours: 1-12 • e-Learning, Hands-on, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Disaster Preparedness, NLM Databases, Subject Specific Resources
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Learning Videotape, Hands-on Exercises, and Problem-based.
Archived
NN/LM South Central Region
Gibson D. Lewis Health Science Library
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd
Fort Worth TX , 76107

SCR CONNECTions

Contact: Sarah Miles
Contact: 817-735-2236 Fax: 817-735-5433 - http://nnlm.gov/scr/training/webmeeting.html - South Central region
SCR CONNECTions is the monthly web conference presented by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region on various topics of interest to health sciences librarians and others. The webinar highlights topics such as NLM databases, subject specific resources and technology topics. Each class includes objectives and an evaluation following the class. SCR CONNECTions is held the third Wednesday of every month from 10:30 am - 11:30 am CT.
CE Contact Hours: 1.0 • RML Offerings about Assessment/Evaluation, Consumer Health, Disaster Preparedness, Electronic Resources, NLM Databases, Outreach/Advocacy, Reference Resources & Services, Subject Specific Resources, Teaching/Instruction
Lecture, Demonstration, and Slides.
Archived
NN/LM - PSR, UCLA Biomedical Library
12-077 Center for the Health Sciences
Box 951798
Los Angeles CA , 90095-1798

PubMed Rediscovered: Hidden Treasures in Searching

Contact: Kay Deeney and Other RML staff
Contact: 310.206.0525 Fax: 310.825.5389 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/pubmedrediscovered - Southern California and Arizona region
Be in the forefront of searchers who understand how to get the best pearls from the PubMed database. Discover what has changed and what has remained the same! This class will cover an overview of recent changes to PubMed, hidden treasures and strategies for searching in PubMed. Learn how to combine your knowledge and experience of PubMed with the new changes to make your searching even more powerful. Promoting PubMed in your institution will also be covered. Class will include demos, discussion, hands-on practice and guided exercises. The abbreviated two or three hour versions cover PubMed design changes and search strategies.This course was evaluated at MLA '11 and scored an overall course grade of 3.52 on a 4.0 scale. The mean score for all evaluated courses taught at MLA ’11 was 3.63 on a 4.0 scale.
CE Contact Hours: 2, 3, 4 • Face to Face, Hands-on, RML Offerings about Expert Searching
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Hands-on Exercises, and Case Study.
Archived

MedlinePlus Basics Tri-fold Brochure [PDF]

Contact: Kay Deeney
Contact: 310-206-0525 Fax: 310-825-5389 - https://nnlm.gov/trifolds/mptri.pdf - All region
This tri-fold brochure explains the basic elements of MedlinePlus. The Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to print and download this item. This resource is provided by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM).
Brochure**, Handout**, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, NLM Databases
Archived

Lo esencial de Medlineplus (MedlinePlus Basics) Tri-fold Brochure [PDF]

Contact: Kay Deeney
Contact: 310-206-0525 Fax: 310-825-5389 - https://nnlm.gov/trifolds/mptri_esp.pdf - All region
This brochure explains the basic elements of MedlinePlus en espanol. It conforms as much as possible to the English version. The Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to print and download this item. This is a resource developed by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM).
Brochure**, Handout**, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, NLM Databases
Archived
NN/LM Greater Midwest Region
1750 W Polk St
M/C 763
Chicago IL , 60612-4330

Patient Safety Resources Seminar: Librarians on the Front Lines

Contact: Michelle Burda and NN/LM Instructors
Contact: 412-624-1589 - http://nnlm.gov/training/patientsafety/ - All region
This interactive seminar focuses on ways librarians can become more involved in patient safety processes and activities - both within their institutions and organizations and in providing patient safety resources for health professionals, for administration and staff, and for patients and families. Topics include understanding the definitions and issues of patient safety; locating where patient safety practices and contacts exist within an institution; identifying appropriate resources; and library advocacy in the area of patient safety. These four hours of lecture, discussion and brainstorming help librarians in all fields become effective agents for improving patient safety. CHIS Level II approved. The 2.5 and 4.0 versions are taught as a live or in-person course. The course is also available as a five-week Web-based asynchronous class via Moodle for 5.0 CE credits.
CE Contact Hours: 2.5, 4 and 6 (online) • Face to Face, e-Learning, Specialization, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Outreach/Advocacy, Reference Resources & Services
Lecture, Slides, Discussion, Brainstorming, and Sharing/Self-disclosure.