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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 21-Dec-2016 To 19-Jun-2017 .

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21. New Collections/New Histories: Recent Projects from The History of Medicine Division
Description: Stephen J. Greenberg presents an overview of recent projects from the History of Medicine Division of the U.S. National Library of Medicine for the 2017 Medical Library Association annual conference. For more information, see https://circulatingnow.nlm.nih.gov/.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: History of Medicine
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 12-May-2017

22. PMC and Public Access: News, Tips and Tricks
Description: As the scope of funder policies continues to expand to find ways to make research 'more open' or 'open sooner', there have been new challenges to tackle in the research community and in PubMed Central (PMC). This presentation by Kathryn Funk from the National Library of Medicine explores the opportunities funder policies may present for the library community to help researchers navigate this ever-evolving landscape within the context of PMC and beyond. This presentation was created for the 2017 Medical Library Association annual conference. For more information, see https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: PubMed Central
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 12-May-2017

23. PubMed Tutorial
Description: Our comprehensive tutorial on PubMed scope, content and features, including an in-depth explanation of PubMed Automatic Term Mapping (ATM).
Format: HTML / Tutorial Source Page
Subjects: PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 12-May-2017

24. PubMed: Redesigned Citation Management to Better Serve PubMed Users
Description: Marie Collins from the National Library of Medicine presents an update on PubMed for the 2017 Medical Library Association annual conference. For more information, see PubMed updates in the NLM Technical Bulletin.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 12-May-2017

25. ClinicalTrials.gov: New HHS and NIH Trial Reporting Requirements
Description: Rebecca Williams, Assistant Director of ClinicalTrials.gov, will provide an overview of the new clinical trial registration and results information submission requirements that became effective on January 18, 2017. The HHS regulations (42 CFR Part 11) clarify and expand the reporting requirements for clinical trials of FDA-regulated products as initially described in the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007. The NIH policy is complementary to the regulations. These requirements are intended to help ensure information about ongoing and completed clinical trials are available to the public. Attendees will gain a better understanding of how these requirements apply to research being conducted at their institution and how to support researchers in understanding the information that must be submitted. Information on the resources available to support institutions and researchers will also be highlighted. Williams will additionally demo the beta version of ClinicalTrials.gov.
Format: HTML / Webinar Source Page
Subjects: ClinicalTrials.gov
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 08-May-2017

26. Insider's Guide to Accessing NLM Data: Welcome to E-utilities for PubMed
Description: Want to do more with PubMed? Want to extract just the PubMed data you need, in the format you want? Dreaming of creating your own PubMed tool or interface, but do not know where to start? This is the first in the Insider's Guide series of webinars about more powerful and flexible ways of accessing NLM data, starting with an introduction to the Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) for PubMed and other NCBI databases. This series is geared toward librarians and other information specialists who have experience using PubMed via the traditional Web interface, but now want to dig deeper. This class will start with the very basics of APIs, before showing you how to get started using the E-utilities API to search and retrieve records from PubMed. The class will also showcase some specific tools and utilities that information specialists can use to work with E-utilities, helping to prepare you for subsequent Insider's Guide classes. We will finish by looking at some practical examples of E-utilities in the real world, and hopefully inspire you to get out and put these lessons to use!
Format: HTML / Web Site
Subjects: MEDLINE, Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), Other, PubMed, PubMed Central
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 02-May-2017

27. Advanced PubMed Searching Resource Packet
Description: A listing of search resources for PubMed, including subheadings and search tags.
Format: PDF / Pamphlet
Subjects: PubMed
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 01-May-2017

28. 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

29. 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

30. 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