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NN/LM Southeastern Atlantic Region
University of Maryland
601 W Lombard Street
Baltimore MD , 21201

Keeping Up with PubMed

Contact: Tony Nguyen and Other NNLM Staff , , , , , , , , , , , and
Contact: 410-706-2855 Fax: 410-706-0099 - - Mid-Atlantic region
With a hands-on approach, this class will show attendees how to use the features of PubMed effectively. Attendees will be able to describe the contents of PubMed; formulate basic search strategies; display, print, and save results in various formats; revise and refine searches; and use special features such as Related Articles, Link to journals, Citation Matcher, and Clinical Queries. The instructor will demonstrate online searches, and students, at computers connected to the Internet, will be invited to follow along. Time for individual practice will be provided. The course is also available as a four-week Web-based asynchronous class via Moodle for 6.0 CE credits; students will spend about 1-2 hours per week on class work.
CE Contact Hours: 3, 4, 6, 8; 6 (online) • Face to Face, e-Learning, Hands-on, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Electronic Resources
Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, and Hands-on Exercises.
Health Sciences Library System, University of Pittsburgh
200 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh PA , 15261

Systematic Review Workshop: The Nuts and Bolts for Librarians

Contact: Mary Klem and Charles Wessel, Barbara Folb, Andrea Ketchum, and Rose Turner
Contact: 412 383-9947 Fax: 412 648-8819 - - Pittsburgh region
A panel of expert searchers, comprised of members of the HSLS Systematic Review Group, will provide attendees with a framework for the completion of a systematic review, with special emphasis on successful completion of the literature search process. Sessions will feature a mixture of small and large group discussion, interactive lectures, and hands-on exercises. Topics covered will include: 1) Understanding the structure and purpose of systematic reviews 2) The reference interview and communication issues 3) Approaches to comprehensive literature searching 4) Project organization This course is not designed to provide in-depth or advanced training in the searching of specific databases. Rather, participants will acquire an understanding of the theory and practice of systematic reviews and librarians’ role(s) in the systematic review process.
CE Contact Hours: 20 • Face to Face, Hands-on about Evidence Based Health Care, Expert Searching, Research
Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming, Sharing/Self-disclosure, Role Playing, Hands-on Exercises, Case Study, and Other.
Health Sciences Library Association of New Jersey
PO Box 12606
Wilmington DE , 19620-2606

Using Ethnography and User Experience in Health Sciences Libraries

Contact: Janina Kaldan and Nancy Foster and Pete Coco
Contact: 9739715780 - New York and New Jersey region
The proposed program will consist of a whole day CE workshop given by two speakers on the topic of ethnographic research and user experience and how these topics relate to providing library services and design that facilitate users’ locating and accessing needed information resources. The workshop will include hands-on activities and small group work.
CE Contact Hours: 7 • Face to Face, Hands-on about Assessment/Evaluation, Leadership, Management, Research, Technology/Systems
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Brainstorming, Hands-on Exercises, and Problem-based.
National Institutes of Health
NIH Library
10 Center Drive, Building 10 Room 1L13A
Bethesda MD , 20892

GIS for Public Health Information Professionals

Contact: Douglas Joubert
Contact: 301-594-6282 - Mid-Atlantic region
DESCRIPTION The use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to solve public health problems and as a decision making tool in healthcare has increased. Because of this trend, it is important for public health information professionals to have a basic understanding of GIS and mapping. This webinar will provide an overview of GIS, types of geospatial data, and the basics of visualizing health information. OBJECTIVES By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to: 1. Describe the major components of GIS. 2. Describe geographic coordinate systems and their role in map projections. 3. Categorize the major types of data used in GIS and mapping. 4. List the major U.S. geospatial data collection systems. 5. Describe the major uses of GIS in public health. 6. Illustrate how color, shape, and scale influence the design of maps and geospatial data visualizations.
CE Contact Hours: 75 minutes • e-Learning about Disaster Preparedness, Subject Specific Resources, Technology/Systems
Slides, Discussion, and Case Study.
National Network of Libraries of Medicine - SEA Region
601 W Lombard Street
5th Flr.
Baltimore MD , 21201

PubMed Basics [trifold]

Contact: Tony Nguyen and Any NN/LM Staff
Contact: 410-706-2855 - - All region
To hone basic searching techniques and the ability to develop general search strategies that will take advantage of the various interface access points of PubMed. The difference between PubMed and MEDLINE will be explained. Topics covered include Automatic Term Mapping, Interpreting Search Results and Search Details, understanding Related Articles, Searching with MeSH, Journal searching (Single Citation Matcher) and establishing a My NCBI account.
Handout** about NLM Databases
Sharing/Self-disclosure and Other.
University of Washington
Health Sciences Library

Searching Effectively & Efficiently

Contact: Terry Jankowski
Contact: 206-362-1477 - Pacific Northwest region
How can we search effectively & efficiently? In this class you will learn (and practice) methods used by expert searchers. You will learn some advanced search techniques for PubMed and create a self-study plan to hone your skills.
CE Contact Hours: 4 • Face to Face about Expert Searching
Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, and Hands-on Exercises.
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContiental Region
10 North 1900 East
Salt Lake City UT , 84112

Debrief and Discuss BD2K Guide to the Fundamentals of Data Science

Contact: John Bramble and Shirley Zhao and Nathalie Reid
Contact: 8015855743 - - Midcontinental region
Health Sciences Library support for data researchers and computer scientists is a new role for librarians. Working being done in biomedical big data fields and precision medicine is The Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Initiative presents a weekly online lecture series on the data science underlying modern biomedical research. The series began in September 2016 and is scheduled to run through early 2017. The weekly presentations are from experts across the country covering the basics of data management, representation, computation, statistical inference, data modeling, and other topics relevant to “big data” in biomedicine. The webinar series will provide essential training suitable for individuals at an introductory overview level. All video presentations from the seminar series will be streamed for live viewing, recorded, and posted online for future viewing and reference. This webinar series is a collaboration between the TCC, the NIH Office of the Associate Director for Data Science, and BD2K Centers Coordination Center (BD2KCCC). To shape these sessions, we will attempt to address these questions: 1. In the context of health information access (organization of information, research, findability, etc.) what role can the librarian play to support researchers in their data lifecycle at your institution? 2. What assets do librarians have to bring to the table? 3. What skills do librarians need? 4. What Resources are needed? 5. Who are the most important stakeholders librarians need to align with to get a seat at the table?
CE Contact Hours: 2 per session attended • e-Learning, Hands-on, RML Offerings about Electronic Resources, Health Care Informatics, Leadership, Research, Technology/Systems
Lecture, Discussion, Debate, Dialog, Hands-on Exercises, and Other.
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Greater Midwest Region
600 Newton Road
Iowa City IA , 52242

MedlinePlus vs. PubMed: your health wins

Contact: Jacqueline Leskovec and Other RML Staff
Contact: 319.353.4479 - Midwest region
Are you new to consumer health and/or health sciences librarianship? Do you wish to provide health information services to consumers, health professionals or health professions students via free health information resources and not sure where to start? This 1-hour in-person or online class provides an introduction to MedlinePlus and PubMed: two free, online databases from the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. Learn the best uses of these databases, how they interact with each other, and whom to contact when you need help.
CE Contact Hours: 1 • Face to Face, e-Learning, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, New Librarian, Research
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 - - 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.
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 - - 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.