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NN/LM Southeastern/Atlantic Region
601 W Lombard st
Baltimore MD , 21201

Super Searcher: Enhancing Your Online Search Super Powers

Contact: Tony Nguyen and J. Dale Prince and Other RML Staff
Contact: 410-706-2855 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/super-searcher-enhancing-your-online-search-super-powers - Mid-Atlantic region
This hands-on course focuses on the advanced search features of web search engines and online searching. Participants will use various online search engines, compare the features of each and broaden their knowledge of search strategies and online search techniques. This class focuses on search tips and techniques for online search engines. Search strategies for popular or propriety health science databases are not explored. Participants will develop search strategies that will increase the precision and scope of their online searching ability. Participants will engage in discussions, exercises and view short demonstrations as a part of the class. The class includes: discussions of web search engines, strategies for searching for online media including images, videos and books. The class concludes with examples of real-time searching and mobile search solutions. Class participants will gain new knowledge and experience with a new search engines and search strategies. Knowledge gained in this class will broaden general search skills.
CE Contact Hours: 4 • Face to Face, e-Learning, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Technology/Systems
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Learning Videotape, Discussion, and Hands-on Exercises.
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeaster/Atlantic Region
University of Maryland, Baltimore
601 W Lombard St
Baltimore MD , 21201

SEAside Webinars

Contact: Tony Nguyen
Contact: 410-706-2855 Fax: 410-706-0099 - Mid-Atlantic region
SEAside is an alternate webinar series from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region (NN/LM SE/A) to promote educational opportunities that occur infrequently and are in addition to the Beyond the SEA webinar series. Speakers cover different topics of interest to health science librarians, health care practitioners, librarians, and other health focused groups in the region. Topics include new and updated National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources, RML Awardee presentations on their research and outreach programs, Disaster Resources, Electronic Health Records, and many others related to health science and health care. All sessions are online webinars using Adobe Connect, which allows for live phone conversation and online chat. SEAside webinars are held infrequently and are based on the availability of specific speakers who may not be able to present during the Beyond the SEA webinar series. Sessions are generally held at Noon (ET) and last an hour. Sessions are recorded, closed captioned, and made available for later viewing.
CE Contact Hours: 1 • e-Learning - eLearning, RML Offerings • about Assessment/Evaluation, Consumer Health, Copyright/Plagiarism, Disaster Preparedness, Electronic Resources, Evidence Based Health Care, Expert Searching, Health Care Informatics, Leadership, Management, New Librarian, NLM Databases, Outreach/Advocacy, Publishing, Reference Resources & Services, Research, Subject Specific Resources, Teaching/Instruction, Technology/Systems, Web Design
Lecture, Demonstration, Panel Discussion, Discussion, Dialog, Case Method, Case Study, Problem-based, and Other.
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region
University of Maryland - HSHSL
601 W Lombard St
Baltimore MD , 21201

Cool Creative Communications: Dazzling Data Visualization (Online and In-Person)

Contact: Tony Nguyen and Other NN/LM Staff
Contact: 410-706-2855 Fax: 410-706-0099 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/cool-creative-communications-dazzling-data-visualization - Mid-Atlantic region
This class covers concepts of visually representing data and proven tools that are effective in making data understood at a glance. Students will increase their knowledge on data visualization concepts and a variety of data visualization applications. Students will complete assigned exercises that they will share with their class peers.
CE Contact Hours: 4 in-person/5 online • Face to Face, e-Learning, Hands-on, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, Management, Outreach/Advocacy, Publishing, Reference Resources & Services, Teaching/Instruction
Lecture, Slides, Dialog, Sharing/Self-disclosure, and Hands-on Exercises.
NNLM Southeastern/Atlantic Region
601 W Lombard St
Baltimore MD , 21201

Chemicals, Drugs and Genetics Oh My!: Searching PubMed and Beyond

Contact: Tony Nguyen and NNLM Instructors
Contact: - https://nnlm.gov/classes/chemicals-drugs-and-genetics-oh-my-searching-pubmed-and-beyond-0 - All region
This specialized class will help improve your effectiveness in searching PubMed and related NLM and NIH databases for literature information on chemicals, drugs and genetics. The course begins with searching <a title="PubMed" href="http://pubmed.gov">PubMed</a> for drug information with MeSH terms, Supplementary Concept Records (SCR), and Pharmacologic Actions (PA). Additional topics include searching related databases for drug information (Week 2), searching for chemicals and with chemical nomenclature (Week 3), and locating literature related to genetics and genomics (Week 4). This course assumes a strong working knowledge of PubMed including an understanding of automatic term mapping, the importance of reviewing the Details box after searches, and using the Advanced search page and the MeSH database. The course is available as a four-week Web-based asynchronous class via Moodle for 6.0 CE credits.
CE Contact Hours: 6 • e-Learning, RML Offerings - Moodle • about Electronic Resources, Expert Searching, NLM Databases, Research
Learning Videotape, Discussion, Sharing/Self-disclosure, Hands-on Exercises, Case Study, and Problem-based.

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.
NN/LM PNR
University of Washington Health Sciences Library
Box 357155
Seattle WA , 98195

From A(norexia) to Z(its): Providing Health Information to Teens

Contact: Carolyn Martin
Contact: 206-221-3449 Fax: 206-543-2469 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/atozteen - Pacific Northwest region
This class is designed for public librarians and secondary school librarians, teachers, nurses, and counselors. The hands-on class will present an overview of health information needs of teenagers and their information seeking behaviors; review communication skills needed during reference interviews with teenagers; and discuss credible health information resources that are designed for teens. Keywords: Anorexia, Zits, A to Z
CE Contact Hours: 3, 4 • Face to Face, e-Learning, Hands-on, Specialization, RML Offerings about Assessment/Evaluation, Consumer Health, Outreach/Advocacy, Reference Resources & Services, Subject Specific Resources, Teaching/Instruction
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Brainstorming, Sharing/Self-disclosure, Role Playing, and Hands-on Exercises.
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Northwest Region (NN/LM PNR)
University of Washington Health Sciences Library
Box 98195
Seattle WA

Locating Information on Developmental Disabilities using NLM and Other Resources

Contact: Carolyn Martin
Contact: 206-221-3449 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/developmental - Pacific Northwest region
The American Library Association recognizes the needs of those who have developmental disabilities and strongly believes that "Libraries should provide training opportunities for all staff and volunteers in order to sensitize them to issues affecting persons with disabilities and to teach effective techniques for providing services for users with disabilities and for working with colleagues with disabilities." This class will provide an introduction to developmental disabilities, tools to evaluate quality websites and learn about NLM resources to answer health related needs, caregiver information, ideas for programming, as well as ways to provide awareness to the community regarding developmental disabilities.
CE Contact Hours: 1 or 3 • Face to Face, e-Learning, Hands-on, Specialization, RML Offerings about Consumer Health
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Sharing/Self-disclosure, and Hands-on Exercises.
NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region, University of Pittsburgh
200 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh PA , 15261

Activate, Collaborate and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community

Contact: Lydia Collins
Contact: 412.624.1411 Fax: 412.624.1515 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/program - All region
This presentation will provide an overview of ideas to conduct health outreach and create health programs for libraries and community/faith based organizations. Participants will learn how to integrate resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and other reputable agencies to introduce community members to NLM resources in fun and engaging ways. Examples of programs for children, teens, adults and seniors using NLM and other National Institutes of Health center and office resources will be shared.
CE Contact Hours: 1, 2 or 3 • Face to Face, e-Learning, Hands-on, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Outreach/Advocacy
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Brainstorming, and Hands-on Exercises.
NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region, University of Pittsburgh
200 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh PA , 15261

More Than a Bandage: Health Information Resources for K-12 Health Professionals

Contact: Lydia Collins
Contact: 412.624.1411 Fax: 412.624.1515 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/bandage - All region
This class will introduce the freely available health information resources for K-12 health professionals provided by the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Participants will be equipped with knowledge of consumer health sites covering general health, drug information, and environmental health with emphasis on MedlinePlus. This course qualifies for Medical Library Association, Consumer Health Information Specialization Levels 1 and 2.
CE Contact Hours: 1, 2 or 3 • Face to Face, e-Learning, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, NLM Databases, Reference Resources & Services, Subject Specific Resources
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, and Hands-on Exercises.
NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region, University of Pittsburgh
200 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh PA , 15261

NLM’s Online Playground: K-12 Science and Health Education Resources

Contact: Lydia Collins
Contact: 412.624.1411 Fax: 412.624.1515 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/playground - All region
This class will introduce the freely available K-12 resources from the National Library of Medicine. Resources span a variety of subject matters including Biology, Careers, Environmental Health Science/Chemistry, Forensics and Medical Technology, General Health, Genetics, Health Information Tutorials, and HIV/AIDS. This course qualifies for Medical Library Association, Consumer Health Information Specialization Levels 1 and 2.
CE Contact Hours: 1, 2, 3 or 8 • Face to Face, e-Learning, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, NLM Databases, Reference Resources & Services, Subject Specific Resources
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Brainstorming, and Hands-on Exercises.