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NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region, UCLA Biomedical Library
12077 Center for the Health Sciences, Box 951798
Los Angeles CA , 90095

NLM Express

Contact: Kelli Ham and Other RML Staff
Contact: 310-825-1984 Fax: 310-825-5389 - Southern California and Arizona region
To stay relevant, librarians must keep up-to-date with resource enhancements and new services from the National Library of Medicine. This webinar series will provide a fast-track look at new and updated resources from NLM, including activities and scenario-based exercises for participants. Sessions will be conducted on a semi-regular basis, between 4-6 times per year. Each resource topic chosen will demonstrate the strengths of the particular resource and will provide strategies and tips for performing good searches.
CE Contact Hours: 1 • e-Learning, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Disaster Preparedness, Electronic Resources, Expert Searching, NLM Databases, Reference Resources & Services, Subject Specific Resources, Technology/Systems
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Hands-on Exercises, and Problem-based.
Texas A&M University Medical Sciences Library
TAMU MS 4462
Medical Sciences Library Room 171
College Station TX , 77843-4462

Systematic Reviews: The Role of the Librarian

Contact: Margaret Foster
Contact: 979-862-1893 - - South Central region
This course provides an introduction to systematic reviews with the focus on the role of the librarian, including practical advice, standards, and tools for each step of the review. This course was evaluated at MLA '11 and scored an overall course grade of 3.81 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: 6 • Face to Face about Expert Searching, Reference Resources & Services, Research
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Brainstorming, and Case Study.
601 W Lombard Street
Baltimore MD , 21201

Nursing on the Net (NON) - Free Resources

Contact: PJ Grier
Contact: 410.706.2855 - - All region
The focus is on free, credible and current internet resources of interest to nurses, nursing students, nurse faculty of all specialties and to librarians who serve these constituencies. It is a global tour of nursing resources organized by topic or placeholder area. Instruction discusses and focuses on the differences, similarities and nuances of resources within each topic area. Areas include resources associated with evidence based nursing, nursing informatics, practice issues & clinical guidelines and documentation, skills assessment, workforce development, imaging, nursing news, health-based search engines, youth & teenage health issues (school nurses), emergency & disaster preparedness, tutorials and videos. Additionally students are also shown how to access MEDLINE nursing journals via PubMed, the National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) free access platform to citations in medical literature.
CE Contact Hours: 3 • Face to Face, e-Learning, RML Offerings about Assessment/Evaluation, Collection Development, Disaster Preparedness, Evidence Based Health Care, Health Care Informatics, Reference Resources & Services, Research, Teaching/Instruction
Lecture, Slides, Learning Videotape, Discussion, Dialog, Sharing/Self-disclosure, Problem-based, and Critical Incident.
NN/LM Greater Midwest Region
1750 W. Polk St., M/C 763
Chicago IL , 60612-4395

Re-forming Health Care: Changes that Impact Patients, Health Systems, and Librarians

Contact: Holly Burt
Contact: - - Midwest region
The sessions in this symposium are intended to lay a foundation for thought, discussion and action. The Greater Midwest Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine is proud to host this opportunity to inform librarians, health science students and faculty, health care administrators, and others concerned about how the delivery of health care is being shaped and re-formed. It is currently available online as a webinar for MLA CE.
CE Contact Hours: 4 hours • Face to Face, e-Learning, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Evidence Based Health Care, Health Care Informatics, Leadership, Outreach/Advocacy
Lecture, Slides, Panel Discussion, and Discussion.
Shari Clifton
1000 Stanton L. Young Blvd
Oklahoma City OK , 73117

Health Information for Special Populations (American Indians / Veterans / LGBT / Non-English Speaking)

Contact: Shari Clifton and Phill Jo
Contact: 405-271-2285 x48752 Fax: 405-271-3297 - South Central region
This hands-on, in-person class is designed to introduce public librarians to quality health information resources relevant to specific special populations and assist them with answering consumer health questions.
CE Contact Hours: 3 • Face to Face, Hands-on, Specialization about Consumer Health, Subject Specific Resources
Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Sharing/Self-disclosure, and Hands-on Exercises.

PubMed Health [trifold brochure]

Contact: Holly Burt
Contact: - - All region
Introduces the PubMed Health database which focuses on systematic reviews related to clinical effectiveness. PubMed Health was developed and is maintained by NCBI (the National Center for Biotechnology Information of the National Library of Medicine). Available in PDF format that can be used to produce tri-fold brochure. Also available as a customizable brochure in Word (.doc and .docx) format. This is a National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) resource.
Brochure**, Handout**, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, Evidence Based Health Care, NLM Databases
School of Library and Information Science, The University of Southern Mississippi
118 College Drive #5146
Hattiesburg MS , 39406

Introduction to Public Health Informatics

Contact: Xinyu Yu and Jessica Whipple, Elena Azadbakht, and Yue Xie
Contact: 6012664238 Fax: 6012665774 - - Southern region
This resource provides an overview to the public health informatics and topics of interest to public health professionals. These topics include rural health, data, health information technology, evidence-based search, and public health specializations.
Specialization - Resource • about Teaching/Instruction
Lecture, Slides, Discussion, Sharing/Self-disclosure, Role Playing, and Problem-based.
Maguire Medical Library, The Florida State University College of Medicine
1115 West Call Street
PO Box 3064300
Tallahassee FL , 32306-4300

What’s Your Status? Social Networking Trends in Libraries

Contact: Martin Wood and Robyn Rosasco and Terri Johnson
Contact: 850-645-7304 Fax: 850-644-9942 - - Southern region
Participants will examine case studies of social media implementation in libraries, and discuss their successes, challenges, and potential for the future. At the end of the course, each participant will leave with a custom plan to take back to their library for consideration as they decide how social media can be applied to their library’s goals. Target audience: Hospital librarians, academic medical librarians, library professionals, library administrators.
CE Contact Hours: 4 • Face to Face, Handout**, Hands-on - Classroom style • about Management, Outreach/Advocacy
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Debate, Dialog, Brainstorming, Sharing/Self-disclosure, Hands-on Exercises, Case Study, and Problem-based.
NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh PA , 15261


Contact: Missy Harvey
Contact: (412) 624-1619 Fax: (412) 648-1515 - - All region
This is a quarterly series presented by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NN/LM MAR) Technology & Communication Coordinator and guest speakers. Learn about technology issues and trends impacting your organization. All sessions are presented as online webinars using Adobe Connect, allowing for live phone conversation and online chat. Each session includes evaluation following the webinar. Past topics have included: 3D printing, privacy and security on the Web, and an introduction to mobile devices. Future topics may include: All sessions are recorded with captioning and archived at
CE Contact Hours: 1.0 • e-Learning, RML Offerings about Health Care Informatics, Outreach/Advocacy, Teaching/Instruction, Technology/Systems, Web Design
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Sharing/Self-disclosure, and Other.
NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region, UCLA Biomedical Library
12077 Center for the Health Sciences, Box 951798
Los Angeles CA , 90095

Finding Health and Wellness @ the Library: A Consumer Health Toolkit for Library Staff, 2nd Edition (PDF and Print)

Contact: Kelli Ham
Contact: 310-825-1984 -‎ - All region
Description: The Toolkit is an essential resource for any library staff member who provides health information services to the public. The document is built on the foundation of eight core competencies that library staff should attain. Other sections in the toolkit include Health Resources, Consumer Health Services, Technology and Health 2.0, Workplace Wellness, and Resources for Serving Health Professionals. The Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to download, print and use this document. This resource is provided by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Southwest Region(NN/LM PSR)and is hosted by the California State Library.
Handout**, RML Offerings, Other resources** about Assessment/Evaluation, Collection Development, Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, Management, New Librarian, NLM Databases, Outreach/Advocacy, Reference Resources & Services, Subject Specific Resources