Educational Opportunities

The Business of Hospital Libraries

Earlier last week people on medlib-l discussed (The  perfect library storm) closures of hospital libraries.  They are seeing a contradiction between Evidenced Based Medicine imperatives vs budget and resource demands on hospital libraries.  Some are seeing how the increase in…

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Free Webinar on AMA Titles

As you all know AMA moved their online platform to Silverchair recently.  Now you have the opportunity to attend a free webinar to “Discover the New JAMA Network Online”  The webinar is August 2, 2012, 10 am CST/11 am EDT.  The…

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Free eBooks Webinar

ALA TechSource has a free webinar, “Introducing the Book as an iPad App” on July 23, 2012 at 2:00pm est.  Brief description from ALA TechSource: iPads are everywhere. Some publishers are experimenting with a new kind of book, published as…

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Free Class: Teaching with Technology

The National Technology Center will be teaching the free online class from July 23 – August 27 2012, “Teaching with Technology: Tips, Techniques adnd Tools.”  As I mentioned the class is free and open to U.S. residents, but enrollment size is limited so…

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MLA Twitter Tutorial Now Open

There was a bit of confusion when I last posted about the MLA Twitter Tutorial, people were all excited and started trying to do the tutorial right away even though it wasn’t live yet.  The wait is over, the tutorial…

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Webcast: Leveraging Mobile Technologies for Health Sciences Libraries

Interested in learning more about how mobile technologies can be used in the medical library? If so, register for the Medical Library Association (MLA) continuing education webcast Leveraging Mobile Technologies for Health Sciences Libraries on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 1:00-2:30…

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Free Webinar: Demystifying Research Simplfying the Critical Appraisal

A while back ago Ovid hosted a really good webinar on ebooks and on March 7, 12pm EST they will host the webinar, “Demystifying Research: Simplifying Critical Appraisal.” The webinar is free, you don’t have to be an Ovid user…

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Medicine 2.0 Conference Participation Call

The 2012 Medicine 2.0 conference will be held in Boston at Harvard Medical School.  If you are doing research on any of the following: Blogs and Twitter in Health Building virtual communities and social networking applications for health professionals Building…

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Free Consumer Health Online Class

Health & Wellness @ the Library: The Essentials of Providing Consumer Health Services is a FREE online 4 week class from February 27, 2012 – March 23, 2012 taught by Kelli Ham and is approved for 12 MLA CE.    Course Description (from…

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Free Webinar on Licensing

The MidContinental blog posted information about the ALCTS webinar: The Black, White, and Gray Areas of Licensing: a review and update for librarians and publishers. The webinar is FREE and is February 29, 2012 11am Pacific, noon Mountain, 1pm Central,…

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