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From the GMR: Attend free PubMed, TOXNET and ClinicalTrials.gov classes

Now is the perfect time to update your skills! The National Training Center and Clearinghouse (NTCC) will be offering free hands-on classes in several locations throughout the region in the coming months. For more information and registration, visit: http://nnlm.gov/ntcc/classes/schedule.html

PubMed®: 8:30am to 5:00pm
Columbus OH: Wednesday, September 5, 2007
Omaha, NE: Thursday, October 12, 2007
Detroit, MI: Thursday, October 25, 2007
Chicago IL: Monday, April 28, 2008

TOXNET®: 8:30am to 5:00pm
Columbus OH: Thursday, September 6, 2007
Chicago IL: Tuesday, April 29, 2008

The NLM Gateway and ClinicalTrials.gov: 8:30am to noon
Columbus OH: Friday, September 7, 2007
Omaha, NE: Friday, October 12, 2007
Detroit, MI: Thursday, October 26, 2007
Chicago IL: Wednesday, April 30, 2008

All training sessions are free and intended for health sciences library staff, health professionals, and anyone interested in using these free National Library of Medicine (NLM) databases. The NLM Gateway is of particular interest to public and consumer health librarians. The Clinical Trials database is of interest to anyone concerned with consumer health. The TOXNET® class and database focus on environmental health and toxicology. Visit NLM Training Registration at http://nnlm.gov/ntcc/request.html for a quick and easy on-line registration form.

Columbus: Classes will be held at Ohio State University Prior Health Sciences Library, 376 W. 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210

Omaha: Classes meet prior to the Midwest/MCMLA conference at Creighton University Health Sciences Library, 2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE 68178

Detroit: Class will be in the Wayne State University David Adamany Undergraduate Library, 5155 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI 48202. Go to http://www.mdmlg.org/meeting.htm to register

Chicago: Hosted by the NN/LM Greater Midwest Region, classes meet at the University of Illinois at Chicago Library of the Health Sciences located at 1750 W. Polk Street, Chicago, IL 60612

Classes are also listed on the GMR Calendar at http://www.eventkeeper.com/code/events.cfm?curOrg=NNLMGMR

Enjoy the learning.


Holly Ann Burt, MLIS
Outreach and Exhibits Coordinator
NN/LM-Greater Midwest Region
1750 W. Polk St. M/C 763
Chicago, IL 60612-4330
phone: 800-338-7657 (in the Region) or 312-996-2464
fax: 312-996-2226

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