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Continuing Education: Friday, May 18

Course information listed below includes course registration fee. Go to MLA ’18 to register!


10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

ceicon_ho.pngceicon_est.pngceicon_ebp.png CE100 Advanced Searching Techniques and Advanced Strategy Design
Cost: $400 (nonmember: $700)
Attendance maximum: 18

This course will explore issues around search design and search techniques for undertaking literature searches of complex topics to inform high-quality comparative effectiveness research, systematic reviews, guideline development, and other major projects.

Instructors: Julie Glanville, MCLIP, Associate Director, York Health Economics Consortium, University of York, York, United Kingdom, and Carol Lefebvre, HonFCLIP, Independent Information Consultant, Lefebvre Associates, Oxford, United Kingdom


1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

ceicon_ho.png CE200 Dissemination in Action: Communicating Research in a Digital World
Cost: $345 (nonmember: $615)
Attendance maximum: 18

Increasingly, librarians are involved in tracking research dissemination and impact. The instructors will provide a solid background on dissemination and demonstrate the practical applications of a variety of tools. We will equip participants with the knowledge to help their patrons create better dissemination strategies and inspire compelling impact statements.

Instructors: Karen Gutzman, Impact and Evaluation Librarian, and Patricia L. Smith, Impact and Dissemination Librarian, Galter Health Sciences Library, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL


CE502 Statistics 101: A Primer in Statistical Methods for Health Sciences Librarians
Cost: $265 (nonmember: $490)
Attendance maximum: 30

Participants will come away with a better grasp of “statistical language,” improving, for example, their ability to interpret the strength of evidence in research findings or to assist students in choosing proper visualizations of data.

Instructors: Sarah Young, Senior Librarian, Mellon Institute Library, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA; Jin Wu, Emerging Technologies Librarian, Norris Medical Library, University of Southern California–Los Angeles; and Ayaba Logan, Research and Education Informationist and Assistant Professor, Medical Libraries, University of South Carolina–Charleston


ceicon_mt.png CE600 Building Partnerships with Faculty, Clinicians, and Other Stakeholders
Cost: $265 (nonmember: $490)
Attendance maximum: 30

Are you interested in strategies for building partnerships that lead to collaborative projects? This class will discuss barriers to building partnerships and detailed plans to help you overcome these obstacles. Learn some strategies that will help open opportunities for collaborative projects in both academic and hospital settings. After four hours in a practical experience workshop, you will walk away with an action plan that fits you.

Instructors: Gwen Wilson, Health Sciences Librarian, Mabee Library, Washburn University, Topeka, KS, and Kristen DeSanto, AHIP, Clinical Librarian, Health Sciences Library, Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Colorado–Aurora


Continue to CE Courses: Saturday, May 19


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