NM/LM SCR Free webinar

How do HIPPA, Personal Health Records and Online Health Information Sharing impact your library? What is the role of encryption and secure wireless networks in maintaining online privacy and security? What are password management tools and how can they affect your private information?

Want to know more? If so, please join us Wednesday, July 16, 2014, from 10:30 – 11:30 am (CT) for the NN/LM SCR’s free monthly webinar, SCR CONNECTions http://nnlm.gov/scr/training/webmeeting.html entitled, Health Information and Online Privacy for You and Your Organization.

This webinar will be available for 1 hour of Medical Library Association (MLA) Continuing Education credit and will be archived for future viewing.

How to Log In

Go to https://webmeeting.nih.gov/scr/, on the log in screen, choose “Enter as a Guest” and type in your name.

Once the room is open the system will be able to call you to connect to the audio.

Use *6 to mute or unmute your phone.

**Do Not Place Call on Hold**

Problems?
Contact the Regional Medical Library (RML) office at 713-799-7880, or 800-338-7657 (AR, LA, NM, OK, TX only).

As always, our webinars are free of charge and open to anyone.

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GMR Lake Effects Webinar

The GMR Lake Effects Webinar will be Thursday, April 17th. The topic is Free NLM Resources for Community College Librarians, Part II: Environmental Health & Toxicology Databases.

The Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS) produces information resources on a range of topics covering toxicology, environmental health, HIV/AIDS, drug and consumer product information, and disaster/emergency preparedness and response. I will be giving an overview of some of some of the more widely used databases.

To register go to: http://nnlm.gov/gmr/training/online.html

* Meeting URL: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/lakeeffects/
* Date: Thursday, April. 17, 2014
* Time: 1-2 PM CST
* Login as a guest with your first and last name
* Audio: Use the audio option in Adobe Connect. If you have problems
with the audio, call 1-866-628-8620 and enter the passcode: 742384

Navigating Health Information for Community Colleges

Navigating Health Information for Community Colleges

Presenter: Missy Harvey, Technology & Communication Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NN/LM MAR)

Dates / Time: Choose your preferred date/time–the same content will be offered in both sessions

Wed., December 4, 2013 / 11 am – 12:30 pm (ET)
Tues., December 17, 2013 / 1 – 2:30 pm (ET)

Cost: Free
Where: Online
Register: http://nnlm.gov/ntcc/classes/class_details.html?class_id=641

Summary: This class is for community college librarians to learn more about how their students can research the health literature, find consumer health information, and to learn about mobile apps/social media to find what they need. The class includes introductions to PubMed and MedlinePlus.

Missy Harvey
Technology & Communication Coordinator
NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region
Health Sciences Library System
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
http://nnlm.gov/mar/

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What is 3D Printing and Why Your Library May Be Interested?

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine would like to mention these free events for next week.
We hope you’ll join us if they catch your interest…

What is 3D Printing and Why Your Library May Be Interested? (TechTime Session)

Presenters:
Patricia Anderson, Emerging Technologies Librarian, Health Sciences Libraries, University of MichiganKimberley Barker, Manager for Technology Education & Computing, Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia

Date: September 19, 2013 / 11 am – Noon (ET)
NOTE: No registration required

Summary: Patricia will discuss the burgeoning topic of 3D printing, with a focus on medical applications, as well as the growing interest of providing access to 3D printers in a variety of libraries. Kimberley will discuss the use of a 3D printer in her library system, why they decided to offer the service, how they secured funding, and the response from their community. Afterwards, we will open up the session for questions.
•Beforehand, run this test on your computer: http://na1cps.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm.
•Log-in at https://webmeeting.nih.gov/techtime/ and allow Adobe Connect to call your phone (the Dial Out option).
•If you’re unable to connect online, then join us by phone: 1-888-450-5996, Participant Code: 888072.

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Mobile Devices and Apps in Education

You are invited to join us Wednesday, September 18, 2013 from 10:30 – 11:30 am (CT) for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region’s (NN/LM SCR’s) free monthly webinar, SCR CONNECTions http://nnlm.gov/scr/training/webmeeting.html

This month’s topic is “Mobile Devices and Apps in Education” presented by guest speaker Rebecca K. Miller, College Librarian for Science, Life Sciences, and Engineering at Virginia Tech University.

Mobile devices are changing how library users access information and applications (apps) for mobile devices are being released at a rapid rate. Rebecca will address how mobile technologies and apps can be implemented in library and educational settings. Rebecca will provide an overview for using apps for teaching and provide information about how to assess apps for use in education.

How to Log In
Go to https://webmeeting.nih.gov/scr/, on the log in screen, choose “Enter as a Guest” and type in your name.

Once the room is open the system will be able to call you to connect to the audio.

Use *6 to mute or unmute your phone.

**Do Not Place Call on Hold**

Problems? Contact the our office at 713-799-7880 (or 800-338-7657 AR, LA, NM, OK, TX only).

This webinar will be available for 1 hour of Medical Library Association (MLA) Continuing Education credit and will be archived for future viewing.

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School is in Session: Resources for K-12 Educators

School is in Session: Resources for K-12 Educators (Boost Box Session)

September 10, 2013
Noon – 1 pm (ET)

Presenter: Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator, NN/LM MAR
Note: No registration required

Description: Do you work in a setting with a need for K-12 health and science resources? School libraries and public libraries are gearing up for homework help after summer reading fun. Academic libraries with K-12 education programs want to share these resources with their faculty and students. Lydia will highlight some of the NLM K-12 resources and provide ideas on how to use them in various settings. Also, learn about other NLM training and items of particular interest to those who work with K-12 populations.
1. Beforehand, run this test on your computer: http://na1cps.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm.
2.Log-in at https://webmeeting.nih.gov/boost2/ and allow Adobe Connect to call your phone.
3.If you’re unable to connect online, then join us by phone: 1-888-450-5996, Participant Code: 888072.
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Sent to you by….

Missy Harvey
Technology & Communication Coordinator
National Network of Libraries of Medicine
Middle Atlantic Region
Health Sciences Library System
University of Pittsburgh
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

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Register for PubMed® for Trainers

Register for PubMed® for Trainers (It’s free!)

Offered by the National Library of Medicine Training Center (NTC)

Would you like to gain new skills, brush up on existing PubMed skills and collaborate with colleagues to help create effective training strategies? The NTC, along with the Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, GA, is offering PubMed® for Trainers (PMT). PMT is held in 4 sessions; 3 online and 1 in person session (attendance in all is expected). The last of the four sessions will be in-person at the Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, GA. Upon completion, the class is eligible for 15 hours of MLA CE credit.

The class runs from October 31 – November 14, 2013.

This hands-on course consists of 9 presentations created by the National Library of Medicine, live demonstrations, hands-on exercises, group work and discussions, and networking opportunities over the course of four sessions. You can expect an additional 2-3 hours of independent homework.

By the end of the course, you should:

• Have a functional knowledge of the MEDLINE database
• Understand behind the scenes details of how PubMed translates your search
• Know how to use Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
• Customize your search results and save search strategies using My NCBI
• Increase you knowledge of how to more effectively search for drugs, diseases, and patient centered research.

The dates and times for the four class sessions are:

1. Thursday, October 31, 2013 10-12 ET (online via Adobe Connect)
2. Monday, November 4, 10-12 ET (online via Adobe Connect)
3. Thursday, November 7, 10-12 ET (online via Adobe Connect)
4. Thursday, November 14, 9-4:30 ET (in-person in Savannah)

For more information and to register, visit http://nnlm.gov/ntcc/classes/class_details.html?class_id=359

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