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National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), Middle Atlantic Region (MAR) Educational Opportunities

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New Roads to Follow: Supporting and Advocating for Data Visualization in the Library – Sponsored by MAR / January 17, 2017 1-2pm ET Join Benjamin Hoover, Access Services and Instruction Librarian at Penn State College of Medicine’s Harrell Health Sciences Library for a data visualization webinar. Curious how to offer data visualization services in your library? Hoover will share his experience and takeaways from the Data Visualization Institute at North Carolina State University Libraries and talk about implementing a Data Visualization Program at the Penn State College of Medicine. Details and registration

PubMed for Librarians: Introduction – Sponsored by National Training Office / January 19, 2017 1-2:30pm ET Learn about the difference between PubMed and MEDLINE, how to run a basic PubMed search, assess your search results, analyze search details, customize PubMed with My NCBI, search for a known citation; plus, brief introductions to MeSH, automatic term mapping, search tags and subheadings. Details and registration

From Beyond Our Borders: Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information – Sponsored by MAR / January 23-February 10, 2017 The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), Middle Atlantic Region (MAR) invites you to this 3 week self-paced, asynchronous introduction to cultural competency, the unique health information needs of refugees and immigrants, and relevant health information resources. The class will be taught via Moodle and includes short readings, videos, and activities. This class has been approved for 4 hours of continuing education credits by the Medical Library Association for each part and is eligible for MLA Level I and Level II CHIS. Details and registration

NN/LM Resource Picks: PubMed Update – Joint NNLM series / January 25, 2017 3-4pm ET The PubMed interface didn’t change much in 2016, but the systems underlying PubMed changed in significant ways. Kate Majewski from NLM will talk a little about what’s under PubMed’s hood these days. She will also demonstrate a new alerting feature called PubMed Journals and touch on some highlights of 2017 MeSH. Details and registration

2017 MeSH Highlights – Sponsored by NLM / January 27, 2017 noon – 12:30pm ET join NLM staff for a highlights tour of the 2017 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). A 30-minute presentation will feature 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 will be available to answer your questions. Details and registration

The Pieces of Systematic Review: How do you determine if a research question is right for a systematic review? – Sponsored by Southcentral Region / February 2, 2017 11am – noon ET Details and registration

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National Network of Libraries of Medicine News

NLM, NNLM, and the National DOCLINE Coordination Office (NDCO) will be closed Monday, January 16, 2017 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

NNLM Journal Club – Join your RML staff and colleagues in reading and discussing new research in the field of health sciences librarianship! Participants will commit to attending four one-hour sessions every three months. Outreach specialists at the Greater Midwest Region will host and present an article at each session via WebEx. After the 30-minute presentation, participants from each NNLM region will separate into online breakout rooms for a facilitated discussion led by a coordinator from your region. Medical Library Association (MLA) continuing education credits will be available for those who participate in all four sessions. Meetings will occur: February 9, May 11, August 10 and November 9 (all from 2-3 ET). Register here.


these educational opportunities received from:

Renae Barger

Michelle Burda

Lydia Collins

Kate Flewelling

Hannah Sinemus

Elaina Vitale  

NNLM Middle Atlantic Region – 

***Funded by the National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number UG4LM012342 with the University of Pittsburgh***

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