[Libs-Or] upcoming webinars/classes from NNLM Pacific Northwest Region

Carolyn M Martin martinc4 at uw.edu
Thu Mar 19 09:22:53 PDT 2020

Hi everyone,
We hope you are all doing well during this very difficult time. If you are looking for professional development opportunities for you or your staff, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) has some free opportunities regarding health information.

Creating a Diverse Archive: Lessons in Community Engagement from StoryCorps
Wednesday, March 25 at 11:00 a.m. PT
Join StoryCorps, the national oral history project, for an in-depth look at how to engage your community and local stakeholders through storytelling. Each year, StoryCorps collaborates with hundreds of community partners in order to record and preserve diverse voices from across the U.S. In this webinar, we'll share insights from our partnership model, discuss StoryCorps' efforts to create a representative archive, and provide best practices and case studies for engaging your library community through storytelling. NNLM is partnering with the Public Library Association to offer the free webinar. Learn more and register<http://www.ala.org/pla/education/onlinelearning/webinars/storycorps>

Introduction to Health Reference: Ethics and Best Practices
In this on-demand course, learn how to conduct a health reference interview using ethical and effective communication strategies through interactive, self-paced tutorials and a synthesis exercise. The class qualifies for level 1 and 2 for CHIS (Consumer Health Information Specialization).This self-paced course is currently running through April, 2020.  Register<https://nnlm.gov/class/introduction-health-reference-ethics-and-best-practices-demand/20801>

Supporting Open Science in Health Science Libraries: Sharing Strategies for Sustainability and Success
Thursday, April 9 at 11:00 a.m. PT
Two health sciences librarians will provide an overview of open science services and research in libraries and engage attendees in a discussion of how libraries can build on their support of open science by aligning programs and services with the goals of their research communities and institutions. This session is part of the NNLM Research Data Management (RDM) webinar series is a collaborative, bimonthly series intended to increase awareness of RDM topics and resources.  The series aims to support RDM within the library to better serve librarians and their institutional communities. Register<https://nnlm.gov/class/supporting-open-science-health-science-libraries-sharing-strategies-sustainability-and-success>

Make it Work-Managing Your Solo or Small Hospital Library
Wednesday, April 15th at 1:00 p.m. PT
Whether you work by yourself or with a small staff, the nitty-gritty of successfully delivering your services can be challenging. Join two successful solos (Louise McLaughlin and Helen-Ann Brown Epstein) as they discuss the importance of building partnerships throughout their organization, staying visible and valuable, all at the best possible price. Session will be recorded and posted on the PNR Rendezvous webpage<https://nnlm.gov/classes/pnr-rendezvous>.  Register<https://nnlm.gov/class/pnr-rendezvous-make-it-work-managing-your-solo-or-small-hospital-library/21733>

What's All This Talk About Citizen Science?
Wednesday, April 29th at 1:00 p.m. PT
Darlene Cavalier, founder of SciStarter, author of "The Field Guide to Citizen Science" and Principal Investigator (PI) of multiple programs catalyzing citizen science in libraries and around the globe, will guide you as you discover what citizen science is, who is and isn't engaged, how libraries can be community hubs for citizen science, and where the field may go in the future. Her introduction will be followed by presenters Cheryl Rice and Pete Recksiek, two high school teachers from The Dalles, Oregon, who will share their experience working with students on the SciStarter/NLM citizen science projects. Don't miss out on a unique opportunity to learn about the buzz surrounding citizen science and how your library can facilitate citizen science in your community! Session will be recorded and posted on the PNR Rendezvous webpage<https://nnlm.gov/classes/pnr-rendezvous>.  Register<https://nnlm.gov/class/pnr-rendezvous-whats-all-talk-about-citizen-science/23459>
In addition, NNLM is partnering with SciStarter regarding citizen science. They have a brief survey<https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd3HsgzfocejyBXAGs6uQD6QZm4ZjSt9bbN6xt8_GudtuStlQ/viewform> to get a better sense of the levels of interest and commitment from libraries across the country. It's a short time notice but the survey deadline is March 20.

Carolyn Martin, MLS, AHIP | Consumer Health Coordinator
NNLM Pacific Northwest Region
University of Washington Health Sciences Library
Box 357155
Seattle, WA 98195-7155
martinc4 at uw.edu<mailto:martinc4 at uw.edu>

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