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NN/LM Training Office Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
10 North 1900 East
Salt Lake CIty UT , 84112

Using Alt-Bib: What, Why and How

Contact: Molly Knapp and Stephanie Publicker, Rebecca Brown, and Jessi Van der Volgen
Contact: 504-957-1338 - All region
This one-hour webinar provides a basic introduction to the NLM Database ALTBIB: Resources for Alternatives to the Use of Live Vertebrates in Biomedical Research and Testing. The webinar will describe the scope of ALTBIB, briefly explain the history of the database and why it exists, identify key people who work on ALTBIB, and demonstrate the features of the resource. Participants will gain hands on experience with the tool via practice exercises, and leave the webinar with a sense of what ALTBIB can and cannot do for animal alternative searches.
CE Contact Hours: 1 • RML Offerings about NLM Databases
Lecture, Demonstration, and Hands-on Exercises.
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region
200 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace St.
Pittsburgh PA , 15261

From Beyond Our Borders: Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information

Contact: Kate Flewelling and NN/LM Instructors
Contact: 412-624-3336 Fax: 412-624-1515 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/refugee - All region
This hands-on class is designed to assist librarians, public health workers and others who work with refugee populations in locating health information. The resources presented are selected for their emphasis on providing culturally relevant information in the preferred language of the population. Background information on refugees in the U.S. and their unique health issues will be presented. Participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the features and scope of several Internet resources.
CE Contact Hours: 2, 3, or 4 • Face to Face, e-Learning, Hands-on, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, NLM Databases, Outreach/Advocacy, Reference Resources & Services, Subject Specific Resources
Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, and Hands-on Exercises.
NN/LM Southeastern Atlantic Region
University of Maryland, HSHSL
601 W Lombard St
Baltimore MD , 21201-1512

Combatting Information Fatigue: Health Information Resources for Veterans

Contact: Terri Ottosen and NN/LM Coordinators
Contact: 410-706-2855 Fax: 410-706-0099 - http://nnlm.gov/training/veteranshealth/ - Mid-Atlantic region
Veterans and their families need reliable health information resources and training to locate health information that is sensitive and pertinent to their needs. This course will cover resources for finding information on general health conditions, mental health resources including those for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), family issues, substance abuse, amputations, support groups and more. Additionally, this class will prepare participants to find and assess other veterans' health resources. Available as web-based as well as face-to-face. For the web-based version, (an online, asynchronous, instructor-led class using Moodle), contact Terri Ottosen via the Resource URL.
CE Contact Hours: 3, 4 • Face to Face, e-Learning, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Outreach/Advocacy, Subject Specific Resources
Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming, Simulation, and Hands-on Exercises.
UCLA Biomedical Library
12-077 CHS, Box 951798
Los Angeles CA , 90095-1798

Making PubMed Work for You

Contact: Kay Deeney and Other RML Staff
Contact: 310-206-0525 Fax: 310-825-5389 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/work - All region
This class is intended to hone basic searching techniques and the ability to develop search strategies that will take advantage of the PubMed interface to MEDLINE. The course will explore various methods for searching the PubMed system. Topics covered include using MeSH and search qualifiers, limiting search results, and refining your search. This course will provide an indepth view of the system and demonstrate utilizing the features of PubMed to search effectively. The 3.5 version of the course provides the attendees with hands-on opportunities to practice their search techniques. This course is also offered for 2.5 hours without hands-on. The course is available as a three-week Web-based asynchronous class via Moodle for 3.5 CE credits.
CE Contact Hours: 2.5, 3.5, 3.5 online • Face to Face, e-Learning, Hands-on, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Expert Searching
Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, and Hands-on Exercises.
MEDLARS Management Section, National Library of Medicine
8600 Rockville Pike
Building 38A, Rm. 4S-404
Bethesda MD , 20894

PubMed for Trainers

Contact: Katherine Majewski and Katherine Majewski, Jessica Van Der Volgen, Rebecca Brown, Marie Collins, and Peter Seibert
Contact: 301-496-7907 Fax: 301-496-0822 - http://nnlm.gov/ntcc/classes/index.html - All region
The PubMed for Trainers class is designed as a "train the trainer" class and is taught in three 2-hour online sessions and one all-day, in-person session. The class includes content related to searching PubMed as well as instructional design techniques to help participants create PubMed classes for end users. The instructional design content is now optional (see Agenda). The course consists of lectures, individual exercises, group work and discussions in four sessions, with independent work before or after each session. NLM or NTC trainers will deliver the lectures and facilitate discussions. During the class, you can expect to: - fill any gaps in general knowledge you might have about MEDLINE and PubMed; - recognize what the National Library of Medicine considers good background information; - improve your PubMed search technique; and - increase your ability to develop customized PubMed training. The class is intended specifically for those who train, or will train others to use PubMed. This class could be for you if you teach PubMed to large groups, small groups, or one-on-one training.
CE Contact Hours: 13-16 • Face to Face, e-Learning, Hands-on, RML Offerings - hybrid class; 3 remote sessions, 1 in-person • about Expert Searching, NLM Databases, Teaching/Instruction
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Learning Videotape, Discussion, Brainstorming, Sharing/Self-disclosure, Hands-on Exercises, and Problem-based.
NN/LM Southeastern Atlantic Region
601 W. Lombard Street
Baltimore MD , 21201

Health Statistics on the Web

Contact: Terri Ottosen
Contact: 410-706-2855 Fax: 410-706-0099 - https://nnlm.gov/training/healthstatistics - Mid-Atlantic region
This hands-on course focuses on the location, selection, and effective use of statistics relevant to health on the local, state, national, and international levels. The importance and relevance of health statistics in various contexts will be discussed. Participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the features and scope of several statistics Internet resources through the use of numerous exercises. (2 or 3 MLA CE)
CE Contact Hours: 2, 3 • Face to Face, e-Learning, Hands-on, Specialization, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, Reference Resources & Services, Research
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, and Hands-on Exercises.
NN/LM Evaluation Office, UW Health Sciences Library
Health Sciences Library, Box 357155
Box 357155 University of Washington
Seattle WA , 98195-7155

Measuring What Matters to Stakeholders

Contact: Cynthia Olney and Jacqueline Leskovec, Beth Layton, Karen Vargas, and Michelle Eberle
Contact: 678-682-3864 - http://nnlm.gov/training/measuringwhatmatters - All region
How can we get decision makers to understand the value that knowledge managers and information professionals bring to their organizations? Measuring what matters to key stakeholders is one step in the process. This workshop will provide a framework for defining and communicating meaningful measures and offer an opportunity for participants to sample some tools that will help them demonstrate how their services make a difference to the organization.
CE Contact Hours: 4 or 3 • Face to Face, Handout**, RML Offerings about Assessment/Evaluation, Management
Lecture, Slides, Discussion, Brainstorming, and Hands-on Exercises.
NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region
University of Pittsburgh
200 Scaife Hall 3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh PA , 15261

PubMed and Beyond: Clinical Resources from the National Library of Medicine

Contact: Kate Flewelling and NN/LM Instructors
Contact: (412) 624-3336 Fax: (412) 648-1515 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/clinical - All region
Taught by an experienced medical librarian, this presentation will introduce free bedside information resources for the busy clinician. Resources presented will include Clinical Queries in PubMed/MEDLINE and free drug, patient education, and evidence-based information.
CE Contact Hours: 1, 2 or 3 • Face to Face, e-Learning, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Evidence Based Health Care, NLM Databases
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, and Hands-on Exercises.

NN/LM Resource Picks

Contact: Carolyn Martin and Elizabeth Kiscaden
Contact: 206-221-3449 Fax: 206-543-2469 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/nnlm-resource-picks - All region
NN/LM Resource Picks is a bimonthly webcast series featuring the National Library of Medicine resources to increase awareness of these resources as well as encourage their integration by libraries and other organizations to more fully serve their colleagues and communities. Several of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine offices are combining efforts to feature resource experts from NLM for this national webinar series. Each session includes objectives, participation of attendees through questions and opportunities to dialog, and evaluation following the presentation. All sessions are presented as online webcasts using WebEx allowing for live phone conversation and online chat. Topics currently scheduled include: DIMRC, AIDS resources, PubMed, NLM Traveling Exhibits, Drug Information Portal, and PubMed Health. All sessions are recorded with closed captioning and archived.
CE Contact Hours: 1 • e-Learning, RML Offerings about Assessment/Evaluation, Consumer Health, Disaster Preparedness, Electronic Resources, Expert Searching, NLM Databases, Outreach/Advocacy, Reference Resources & Services, Research, Teaching/Instruction
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Dialog, and Sharing/Self-disclosure.
University of Kansas Medical Center - Dykes Library
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City KS , 66160

Healthy Aging at Your Library: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information

Contact: Alicia Lillich and All RML Coordinators , Lydia Collins, Carolyn Martin, and Alicia Lillich
Contact: 913-588-7355 - http://nnlm.gov/training/healthyaging/ - Midcontinental region
This "train the trainer" class is designed to help librarians assist their older adult patrons find health resources on the Internet. Discover techniques for teaching seniors, locate good resources for teaching them to use computers and finding health information, learn how you can help seniors with Medicare information, and learn about other senior health information resources.
CE Contact Hours: 2, 3, 4 • Face to Face, e-Learning, Hands-on, RML Offerings about Consumer Health
Lecture, Slides, Discussion, Sharing/Self-disclosure, Role Playing, and Hands-on Exercises.