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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 13-Feb-2017 To 12-Aug-2017 .

Display 11 to 20 of 41 results.


11. EDirect for PubMed
Description: This series of workshops introduces new users to the basics of using EDirect to access exactly the PubMed data you need, in the format you need. Over the course of three 90-minute sessions, you will learn how to use EDirect commands in a Unix environment to access PubMed, design custom output formats, create basic data pipelines to get data quickly and efficiently, and develop simple strategies for solving real-world PubMed data-gathering challenges. No prior Unix knowledge is required.
Format: HTML / Webinar Source Page
Subjects: PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 28-Jun-2017

12. UMLS REST API: Authentication and Calling
Description: A video tutorial showing how to authenticate credentials with the API Key in order to retrieve UMLS content using the UMLS REST API.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, UTS, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 15-Jun-2017

13. Full Text and PubMed
Description: A tri-fold brochure on finding full text articles when using PubMed. From the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM).
Format: PDF / Pamphlet
Subjects: PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 02-Jun-2017

14. HIV/AIDS Information Resource from the National Library of Medicine
Description: The HIV/AIDS Information Resources from the National Library of Medicine online course is designed to provide valuable health information resources from NLM and other reliable sources to increase awareness of the abundance of treatment information and educational materials that are available online.
Format: HTML / Tutorial Source Page
Subjects: HIV/AIDS, MedlinePlus, PubMed, Public Health
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 31-May-2017

15. Saving Time with PubMed Subject-Specific Queries
Description: Want to boost your PubMed prowess? Looking for preformulated searches on medications, evidence-based practice, public health and other topics? Spend an hour with Kate Flewelling to save hours on your searches!
Format: HTML / Webinar Source Page
Subjects: PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 31-May-2017

16. DataScience@NIH: Current State, Future Directions
Description: Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, Director, National Library of Medicine and Interim Associate Director of NIH for Data Science provides her perspective on the current state and future directions for data science at the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. This presentation was created for the Medical Library Association (MLA) Annual Meeting in 2017. For more information, see Dr. Brennan's blog at https://nlmdirector.nlm.nih.gov/.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Other
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 30-May-2017

17. Making Sense of Systematic Reviews with PubMed Health
Description: Hilda Bastian from the National Library of Medicine describes the resources and tools available in PubMed Health that provide easily accessible information on clinical effectiveness. For more information, see https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Clinical Medicine, PubMed Health
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 24-May-2017

18. What's New in Post-Publication Activity on PubMed
Description: Hilda Bastian from the National Library of Medicine discusses post-publication activity and PubMed for the 2017 Medical Library Association annual conference. For more information about changes to PubMed, see the NLM Technical Bulletin.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 24-May-2017

19. ClinicalTrials.gov: Results Reporting, Unique Evidence, and the Role of Medical Librarians
Description: 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. ClinicalTrials.gov is a vital resource for researchers, healthcare providers, and health sciences librarians who wish to consult the entire body of evidence on any particular topic. The 4-credit self-paced course is divided into three modules that contain PowerPoint lectures, reading assignments, and discussion assignments.
Format: HTML / Webinar Source Page
Subjects: ClinicalTrials.gov
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 22-May-2017

20. Journals Search (NLM Catalog - PubMed Tutorial)
Description: Using the NLM Catalog to search and find a set of journals to search in PubMed. Includes information about the broad subject terms.
Format: HTML / Web Tutorial
Subjects: NLM Catalog, PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 22-May-2017