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NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region, UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library
Box 951798, CHS 12-077
Los Angeles CA , 90095-1798

Midday at the Oasis

Contact: Kay Deeney
Contact: 310-206-0525 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/midday - All region
Midday at the Oasis is the monthly web conference presented by the Pacific Southwest Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine on various topics of interest to health sciences librarians and others. The Midday webinar highlights topics such as databases from the National Library of Medicine, mobile options, and new trends in health care and librarianship. Each class includes objectives and an evaluation following the class. Recent topics were Resources for Veterans and their Families, PubMed Health, Gene Indexing Assistant and Sexual Violence Resources. Midday at the Oasis is usually held the third Wednesday of every month from 1-2 PM (PT).
CE Contact Hours: 1.0, 1.5 • e-Learning, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Disaster Preparedness, Evidence Based Health Care, Expert Searching, Health Care Informatics, Leadership, Management, NLM Databases, Outreach/Advocacy, Research, Subject Specific Resources, Teaching/Instruction, Technology/Systems
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, and Sharing/Self-disclosure.
NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region
UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library
Box 951798, CHS 12-077
Los Angeles CA , 90095-1798

ClinicalTrials.gov: Results Reporting, Unique Evidence, and the Role of Medical Librarians

Contact: Kay Deeney and Other RML Staff
Contact: 310-206-0525 Fax: 310-825-5389 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/clinical_trials - All region
ClinicalTrials.gov is the openly available federal registry and results database of publicly and privately funded clinical studies conducted in the United States and around the world. The 4 credit Moodle course is divided into three modules that contain PowerPoint lectures, reading assignments, and discussion assignments. The 1 credit webinar covers the materials in a survey format with polls and exercises.
CE Contact Hours: 4, 1 • e-Learning, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, NLM Databases
Lecture, Slides, and Discussion.
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.
NN/LM - PSR
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.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda MD , 20894

PubMed for Nurses

Contact: Katherine Majewski
Contact: 301-496-7907 - https://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/disted/nurses/ - All region
This tutorial was created specifically to help nurses efficiently find literature using PubMed. Its concise, targeted content consists of five videos with exercises to test your knowledge. The tutorial was designed to be completed in less than 30 minutes.
Other resources** about NLM Databases
Learning Videotape and Hands-on Exercises.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda MD , 20894

PubMed for Scientists

Contact: Katherine Majewski
Contact: - https://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/disted/video/scientists.html - All region
As part of the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Webinar series, Marie Collins presented PubMed for Scientists on November 12, 2015. In this Webinar designed for scientists you will learn to more efficiently search by author; explore a subject; use filters to narrow your search; find the full text article; and set up an e-mail alert for new research on your topic. Includes an informative question and answer period.
e-Learning about NLM Databases
Learning Videotape.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda MD , 20894

Finding Genes in PubMed

Contact: Katherine Majewski
Contact: 3014967907 - https://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/disted/video/genes.html - All region
As part of the NCBI Minute series from the National Center for Biotechnology Information, Kate Majewski presented Finding Genes in PubMed on December 2, 2015. Learn to quickly find literature about a gene of interest using PubMed and Gene database records. Leverage the vocabulary used to describe gene information in PubMed to build a better search.
Other resources** about NLM Databases
Demonstration and Learning Videotape.
Bernard Becker Medical Library, Washington University School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Avenue
St. Louis MO , 63110

Designing Search Strategies for Systematic Reviews: A Hands-on Course

Contact: Angela Hardi and Susan Fowler, Lauren Yaeger, and Michelle Doering
Contact: 3143622787 - Midcontinental region
The goal of this course is to provide participants with hands-on experience creating a systematic review search strategy based on the most currently available guidelines and first-hand experience of the course instructors. The course design includes lecture, hands-on exercises, individual and group work, and peer teach-back opportunities. By the end of the two day course participants should be better able to manage a systematic review project, design a systematic review search strategy for multiple databases and grey literature resources, demonstrate how to report search methods, and understand the librarian’s role in a systematic review project
CE Contact Hours: 13.5 • Face to Face, Hands-on about Expert Searching, New Librarian, Research
Lecture, Slides, Discussion, Hands-on Exercises, Case Study, and Problem-based.
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region
University of Maryland, Baltimore
601 W. Lombard St.
Baltimore MD , 21201

Beyond the SEA

Contact: Tony Nguyen
Contact: 410-706-2855 Fax: 410-706-0099 - Mid-Atlantic region
Beyond the SEA is a monthly webinar from the Southeastern/Atlantic Regional Medical Library of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM SEA). 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. Beyond the SE/A sessions are held on the Third Wednesday of every month at Noon (ET) and last an hour. Sessions are recorded, closed captioned, and made available for later viewing.
CE Contact Hours: 1-1.5 • e-Learning, RML Offerings about Assessment/Evaluation, Consumer Health, 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, Technical Services, Technology/Systems
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Panel Discussion, Discussion, Case Study, and Other.
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.