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Upcoming Classes

DIMRC - Disaster Information Management Research Center

Join Robin Taylor (contractor) as she gives an overview of DIMRC, talks about recent disasters, and shares ways on how to stay current, not only with DIMRC but also on how libraries are responding to disasters across the country.

Oct 25, 2017
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Online Region/Office: MCR

Designing Conference Posters in PowerPoint

This session will present you with design strategies for professional looking posters, such as size specifications, good visual balance, and organizing content. You will see how PowerPoint’s extended menus and tools can be utilized to transform a blank slide to a ready-to-print poster.

Nov 28, 2017
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Online Region/Office: MAR

Not Just Bingo: Library Services and Programs for Older Adults

To support older adults in our community, libraries must be prepared to provide dynamic, educational and creative programming. Stacey Lewis, Manager of Adult Programming at St.

Nov 15, 2017
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Online Region/Office: MCR

Partnering with Community Health Workers

Guest Speaker: Fernando Martinez, PhD, Professor and Coordinator of the Community Health Worker Program at Northwest Vista College in San Antonio, Texas

Nov 8, 2017
10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Online Region/Office: SCR

Working Together: Building a Library and Public Health Community Partnership For Patient Empowerment

How did Albany Medical College's (AMC) Schaffer Library of Health Sciences (SLHS) and Division of Community Outreach and Medical Education (DivCOME) partner with each other as well as with community-based organizations and public libraries to empower patients and librarians through community and professional development workshops?

Nov 14, 2017
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Online Region/Office: MAR CHIS DIS

Health Issues in the Headlines: Learning to Read Between the Lines

This November session of "Health Issues in the Headlines" is a free asynchronous class on the Moodle learning platform. The class will be available starting November 1 and will close at the end of the day on November 30.

Nov 1, 2017 to Nov 30, 2017 Location: Online Region/Office: PNR CHIS DIS

How the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Can Add Evidence to Your Mobile Health App

Numerous systematic reviews of health-related mobile apps reveal they lack evidence based content. A major challenge to including evidence based content in apps is how to efficiently find accurate, credible, and vetted content.

Nov 7, 2017
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Online Region/Office: NER CHIS DIS

Online tutorials, videos, and other instructional materials


Results for: Date Last Revised From 23-Oct-2016 To 21-Apr-2017 .

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1. WISER (Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders) Tutorial Videos
Description: The following tutorial videos introduce and demonstrate basic WISER functionality. They include a dive into the information provided by a known substance as well as a demonstration of WISER's protective distance mapping feature.
Format: Flash Video / YouTube Video
Subjects: Disasters and Emergencies, Environmental Health
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Apr-2017

2. Searching Drugs or Chemicals in PubMed
Description: Learn to efficiently and effectively search substances in PubMed
Format: HTML / Web Page
Subjects: Drugs and Chemicals, Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 06-Mar-2017

3. The Basics of Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) in MEDLINE®/PubMed®: A Tutorial
Description: An exploration of how Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) are used for indexing MEDLINE records in PubMed. This tutorial is intended for PubMed searchers.
Format: HTML / Web Tutorial
Subjects: Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 06-Mar-2017

4. 2017 MeSH Highlights
Description: On January 27, 2017, NLM staff provided a highlights tour of the 2017 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). A 30-minute presentation featured a new subheading; new protein classes; additional dietary supplement concepts; changes to both the phenomena and technologies trees; and a new MeSH Browser. Following the presentation, Indexing and MeSH experts answered questions.
Format: Silverlight Video / Webinar
Subjects: Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 06-Feb-2017

5. What is Bioinformatics Librarianship?
Description: A growing number of librarians are filling a special niche in the information world: Serving those who work with genetic and molecular biology information. In this one-hour Webinar, eight of your colleagues as they explain their specialized and uniquely valuable roles at their institution.
Format: Flash Video / YouTube Video
Subjects: Bioinformatics
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 02-Feb-2017

6. Disaster Information Specialist Program Webinars/Conference Calls
Description: A webinar/conference call for those interested in disaster health information is held on the second Thursday of most months at 1:30 ET. MLA provides one continuing education credit for participating in each monthly webinar/conference call or watching a recording. 1 MLA CE
Format: Flash Video / Webinar
Subjects: Disasters and Emergencies
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 24-Jan-2017

7. Health and Disasters: Understanding the International Context
Description: This course looks at who's who (and why) in the international disaster community, their roles and responsibilities in pre- and post-disaster situations, and the type of information that they may offer or require to respond to real or perceived needs, with a particular focus on health. Registration Required; 4 MLA CE's
Format: HTML / Web Tutorial
Subjects: Disasters and Emergencies
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 24-Jan-2017

8. Information Roles in Disaster Management
Description: This course presents current research findings on librarians' roles supporting the disaster workforce. Additionally, the information needs of first responders, emergency managers, and other professionals working in the areas of disaster planning, response, and recovery are discussed. Registration Required; 3 MLA CE's
Format: HTML / Web Tutorial
Subjects: Disasters and Emergencies
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 24-Jan-2017

9. Packing Your Digital Go-Bag: Essential Disaster Health Information on Your Mobile Device
Description: This course identifies and discusses key resources that responders and disaster/emergency preparedness professionals should load on their mobile devices as part of their preparedness activities. 1 MLA CE
Format: HTML / Web Tutorial
Subjects: Disasters and Emergencies
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 24-Jan-2017

10. Adding Queried Codes To a Value Set
Description: A brief video that shows how to add selected codes from the search table to the code list table. Specifically, codes can be selected using check boxes and then added to the code list using the 'Add to Value' Set button. Another method involves dragging and dropping individual codes
Format: Flash Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), VSAC
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017