NN/LM Webinar on AIDS Resources at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, Nov. 30

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

November 30, 2016

(via the National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region)

AIDSource and AIDSInfo

Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 2:00 PM CST

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Presenters

Andrew Plumer, National Library of Medicine, Specialized Information Services Division / Alison McDougal, PMP, AIDSinfo Project Manager

Description

More than  1.2 million people in the United States are living with HIV. Having access to quality, current information is vital in helping to improve the research, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of HIV/AIDS. Join us to learn more about two great information resources – AIDSource and AIDSinfo. These websites feature information from  both federal and nonfederal sources, and  include medical practice guidelines, clinical trials, statistics, mobile apps, and so much more!  Resources are useful for health professionals, researchers, educators, and the general public.

NN/LM Resource Picks Series

NN/LM Resource Picks is a collaborative, bimonthly, webcast series featuring the National Library of Medicine resources to increase awareness of these resources as well as encourage their integration by libraries and other organizations to more fully serve their colleagues and communities. Several of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine offices are combining efforts to feature resource experts from NLM for this national webinar series. Each session includes objectives, participation of attendees through questions and opportunities to dialog, and evaluation following the presentation. All sessions are presented as online webcasts using WebEx allowing for live phone conversation and online chat. Topics currently scheduled include: DIMRC, AIDS resources, PubMed, NLM Traveling Exhibits, Drug Information Portal, and PubMed Health. All sessions are recorded with closed captioning and archived.

Participants will be able to:

  • Recognize featured NLM resource.
  • Know how to locate the specific resource featured.
  • Explain to others when to use the featured resource.
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