Presenter: Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator, NN/LM MAR
Date / Time: Monday, February 3, 2014
February 3, 2014 – February 28, 2014
February 12, 2014, 10 – 11 am (ET)
Summary: This course is designed to train librarians and consumers on MedlinePlus, the premier consumer health database by the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Hands-on exercises and real life problems will be used as a method of teaching this database. Additional consumer health resources from NLM will be selected and demonstrated based on needs of participants. Registration priority will be given to NN/LM members in NY, NJ, PA and DE. 3 MLA CEs.
Presenter: Kate Flewelling, Outreach Coordinator NN/LM MAR
Date / Time: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 / 11 am – 12:30 pm (ET)
Summary: This session designed specifically for public library staff will provide an overview of the grant and funding processes as well as the level of detail required in a successful proposal. Registration priority will be given to NN/LM members in NY, NJ, PA and DE.
Presenter: Kate Flewelling, Outreach Coordinator, NN/LM MAR
Date / Time: February 6-20, 2014
Three required webinars:
Thursday, 2/6/14: 10 – 11 am ET / Common Mistakes and Finding Funding
Thursday, 2/13/14: 10 – 11 am ET / The Proposal
Thursday, 2/20/14: 10 – 11 am ET / The Budget and Finishing Touches
Where: Free, Online
Summary: Designed for beginning grant proposal writers, this class presents a general overview of the grant and funding processes as well as the level of detail required in a successful proposal. Each component of the grant writing process will be addressed, including: documenting the need; identifying the target population; writing measurable objectives; developing a work plan, an evaluation plan and dissemination plan.
The course will consist of three 1 hour Adobe Connect webinars and a planning assignment. Participants who complete all requirements will be eligible for 4 MLA CE.
Lydia N Collins Consumer Health Coordinator National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NN/LM MAR) University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System 200 Scaife Hall - 3550 Terrace Street Pittsburgh, PA 15261 lydia Advancing the progress of medicine and improving the public health through access to health information: http://nnlm.gov/mar/