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NLM and NNLM Educational Opportunities

All are webinars, unless noted. Please note that we have a new class registration system which requires obtaining an NNLM account prior to registration. Learn how to register for classes from the NTO.

NNLM and NLM classes are free and open to all. Please feel free to share these opportunities!

Library, Family, Primary Care and Community Collaboration for Young ChildrenJune 21, 10:00-11:00 AM ET – Join PNR for this webinar to learn how primary health care providers and clinics are changing to become “patient-centered medical homes” and the opportunities this opens up for libraries, public health, early learning and other community partners to become part of the bigger “medical home neighborhood.”

‘Engage for Health’: A Program in a Box for Your CommunityJune 21, 1:00-2:00 PM ET – Sponsored by MAR, this presentation will provide an overview of the patient engagement program in a box ‘Engage for Health’. Learn how 16 public libraries in Pennsylvania piloted a health outreach program designed to empower community members to improve their communication skills with health care providers. The ‘Engage for Health’ program is now available for libraries, community and faith based organizations to offer in their communities. Register for this webinar to learn how you can offer this program at your library/organization.

PubMed for Librarians: Automatic Term Mapping (ATM)June 23, 1:00-2:30 PM ET – Attend this class, sponsored by NTO, to learn about how PubMed uses Automatic Term Mapping (ATM) to map your keyword searches to the controlled vocabulary of the MeSH database. Learn how ATM allows you to effectively search PubMed with keywords. This course will also look at the explosion feature, what is and isn’t included in Search Details, and how to search for phrases in PubMed.

Health on the Range: Rural Health Issues and ResourcesJune 23, 1:00-3:00 PM – Sponsored by MCR, this session will describe hallmarks of rural America, identify other access challenges of living in rural communities, and equip participants with tools to service the health information needs of those living in rural communities.

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