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DLS Webinar Wednesday: Working on Ourselves: Mitigating Unconscious Bias in Literature Searching

Unconscious, or implicit, bias in medical research and care has been well documented—black patients on average receive less pain medication; heart attacks are underdiagnosed in women; and anyone who isn't a white male is underrepresented in clinical trials. This bias has important consequences.

Date: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cost: 
Free
Location Information: 

Online event: Register here

2018 YSS Retreat: Youth-Centered, Library-Focused

The NCLA Youth Services Section Board is pleased to announce the theme for our 2018 Biennial Retreat:  "Youth-Centered, Library-Focused".   Save the date on your calender to join us October 18-19, 2018, at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain, NC, for fresh air, fellowship, and food for the brain! 

Date: 
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 11:30am - Friday, October 19, 2018 - 3:00pm
Location Information: 

YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly, Black Mountain, NC

BLINC/CABAL workshop on instruction & databases: Richmond, VA, July 13

Date: 
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Cost: 
$0.00
Location Information: 

University of Richmond downtown campus (https://downtown.richmond.edu/ ) 

BLINC Workshop, Aug 2 at Elon U.: discussions with ProQuest & ReferenceUSA VIPs

This free and open-to-all BLINC summer workshop will be at Elon University on August 2.  Everyone is welcome. 

Date: 
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 9:30am - 3:00pm
Cost: 
$0.00
Location Information: 

Elon University. Room location TBA.

Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents … Resources from the National Agriculture Library

This session will cover some of the key collections and services available to your users from the National Agricultural Library (https://nal.usda.gov), one of the world's largest agricultural research libraries.
 

Date: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Upcoming Webinar from Technology & Trends: More Fun with Summon! Going Beyond the Trainings

Presenters: Kate Hill, University of North Carolina at Greensboro Electronic Resources Librarian and Jake Vaccaro, Meredith College's Reference Librarian

Date: 
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents ... Government Information in the Golden State

The Government Resources Section of the North Carolina Library Association welcomes you to a series of webinars designed to help us increase our familiarity with government information. All are welcome because government information wants to be free.
 

Date: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cost: 
Free
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