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Online Learning: Webinars, Tutorials, Approved Courses, and Degree Programs

MLA eLearning


The following list includes upcoming and recorded MLA webinars approved for MLA CE contact hours. 



The following courses are currently offered and approved for MLA CE contact hours. Courses marked with the CHIS icon are approved for MLA's Consumer Health Information Specialization Program.

If you currently have a MLA-approved course that is available online and would like to include it on our list, please contact Debra Cavanaugh.



  • Health Information Literacy Tutorial
    Prescription for Information: Addressing Health Information Literacy! is for health care providers and emphasizes the importance of health literacy and the challenges patients face in understanding medical terminology. It also helps participants recognize the impact that low health literacy has on patient care and learn about health information resources and strategies available to them and their patients. The tutorial also describes health literacy services provided by medical librarians. Based upon the health information literacy curriculum, "Putting Information into Health Literacy," developed by Sabrina Kurtz-Rossi for the MLA HIL project, the tutorial is free, but requires registration.
  • HINARI Access to Research in Health Programme: Train the Trainers Online Course
    This course will highlight the key features of HINARI ( and related training materials. Also to be discussed are possible sources for workshop funding. It is geared toward individuals in developed countries that have linkages with HINARI eligible institutions. The participants will be able to instruct individuals from these institutions. This training could be to visitors or graduate students at the participant's home institution or at the partners' sites. The course is sponsored by the Medical Library Association/Librarians Without Borders® E-Library Training Initiative that is funded by the Elsevier Foundation.

Degree Programs