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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: Subjects = Unified Medical Language System (UMLS).

Display 1 to 10 of 42 results.


1. UMLS REST API: Paging through results.
Description: A video tutorial showing how to perform paging through data retrieved using the UMLS REST API when results are contained on more than one retrievable page.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, UTS, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 27-Sep-2017

2. 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

3. 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

4. Connecting to a Database using MetamorphoSys
Description: A video tutorial describing how to configure UMLS's MetamorphoSys tool to connect to a database.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: MetamorphoSys, Terminology, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

5. Deleting Selected Codes
Description: A video that explains how value set authors can delete unnecessary codes from the value sets in VSAC.
Format: Flash Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), VSAC
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

6. Display Options in the UTS Metathesaurus Browser
Description: A video tutorial that describes the Display Settings tool in the online version of the UMLS Metathesaurus Browser. The tool allows limiting the displayed atoms list to only atoms from terminologies that are of interest to the user, as well as to define whether to include obsolete or suppressible atoms in the search results.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, UTS, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

7. Exporting Value Set Data
Description: This tutorial demonstrates how to use VSAC to export a value set into various formats such as Excel, XML, and delimited text.
Format: Flash Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), VSAC
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

8. Importing Multiple Codes Into Value Sets
Description: A video that demonstrates how to import many codes into a value set at one time.
Format: Flash Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), VSAC
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

9. Leveraging UMLS Synonymy to Extract Nursing Terms from SNOMED CT
Description: The video demonstrates how to use the Metathesaurus to find CUIs and extract concept-level synonyms between SNOMED CT and other nursing terminologies.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Nursing, SNOMEDCT, Terminology, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

10. Manually Adding Codes to Value Sets
Description: A video that demonstrates how to manually add codes to your value sets in VSAC.
Format: Flash Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), VSAC
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017