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Upcoming Events

    • April 27, 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • JPS Health Network (Fort Worth)

    The April 2017 meeting will be held at JPS Health Network in Fort Worth.



    Meeting location:

    John Peter Smith Hospital (Main Campus)
    1500 S. Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76104

    Host Contact:
    Kellie Boyd, , 817-702-5089


    Meeting Location:

    Third Floor Skills Lab Conference Room (Red Elevators behind the Information Desk; See Map; Follow signs on 3rd Floor to Skills Lab.)

    Campus Map

    Location and Parking:

    Park in 1500 Garage (in blue) with W. Allen and St. Louis streets.


    John Peter Smith Hospital (Main Campus)



    • May 04, 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • TCU Annie Richardson Bass Building, Room 1001, 2800 West Bowie Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76109

    This free workshop is to train global health workers (nurses, researchers, and librarians), who collaborate with Hinari eligible countries, to utilize the resources of the Hinari databases proficiently. Seating is limited. Learn more about Hinari at


    After the training, users will:


    •  Become a Certified Trainer
    • Promote Awareness and Usage of Hinari
    • Provide access to high-quality biomedical and health literature for low and middle income countries
    • Promote global Evidence Based Practice and Inclusion of Knowledge from developing countries into global medical literature

    Instructor: Lenny Rhine, PhD, Librarians Without Boarders/Medical Library Association


    Reservation Required; Register at :


    Questions: Contact: Alysha Sapp at


    Cost is free and lunch is included.


    Sponsored by: Health Innovation Institute at TCU

    Travel Grant Opportunity

    Hinari Access to Research for Health Programme


    Funding Opportunity Description: This award will provide funding for a Health Sciences Librarian to receive training in the Hinari Programme at Texas Christian University on May 4, 2017 – May 5, 2017. The Hinari Programme, set up by WHO together with major publishers, enables low- and middle- income countries to gain access to one of the world's largest collections of biomedical and health literature. Up to 15,000 journals (in 30 different languages), up to 47,000 e-books, up to 100 other information resources are now available to health institutions in more than 100 countries, areas and territories benefiting many thousands of health workers and researchers, and in turn, contributing to improve world health.



    • The applicant must hold a graduate degree in library or information science.
    • Applicant must be currently employed as a health sciences or medical librarian and have an interest in nursing, community health, consumer health, or international librarianship.
    • In exceptional cases, consideration will be given to an outstanding candidate not meeting eligibility criteria outlined above.
    • ·         Preference will be given to applicants from low-to-middle income countries or those in countries with whom the Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences maintains current connections with through our global endeavors.


    Funding Details: This award will cover airline, hotel, and registration costs for one individual, up to a maximum of $5,000 (USD).


    Application Requirements: Submit (1) Letter of intent indicating how this training will benefit you and those you serve. This letter should address the following question “What do you expect to gain professionally and/or personally by attending the HINARI Programme”? (2) current resume / vita, (3) names and contact information of three professional references.


    Important Dates: Applications are due by February 28, 2017.


    Contact and Application Submission Information:

    Christopher R. Watts, Ph.D.

    Assistant Dean for Strategic Initiatives

    Texas Christian University

    TCU Box 297450

    Fort Worth, TX 76129


Past Events

January 19, 2017 HealthLINE Meeting (January 2017)
December 07, 2016 December 7th MLA Webinar: Beyond Systematic: The Librarian’s Role in Shaping Reviews
November 17, 2016 Measuring What Matters to Stakeholders (MLA CE)
November 17, 2016 HealthLINE Meeting (November 2016)
October 05, 2016 MLA webinar: "Demystifying R: An Introduction for Librarians"
August 10, 2016 Are All Systematic Reviews Created Equal? (MLA Webinar)
July 28, 2016 NLM's Online Playground: Health and Science Resources from the National Library of Medicine (MLA CE)
July 28, 2016 HealthLINE Meeting (July 2016)
April 28, 2016 HealthLINE Meeting (April 2016)
February 16, 2016 Mapping an Outreach Project: Start with Information; End with a Plan (NN/LM OERC Webinar Series) -- Option 2
February 01, 2016 Mapping an Outreach Project: Start with Information; End with a Plan (NN/LM OERC Webinar Series) -- Option 1
January 28, 2016 HealthLINE Meeting (January 2016)
December 18, 2015 CTLC: Scholarly Communications and Digital Curation Affinity Group hosted at UT Arlington
December 02, 2015 Instructional Design for Medical Librarians (MLA Webinar)
November 19, 2015 MLA CE - Applications of Maker Technologies for Medical Librarians
November 19, 2015 HealthLINE Meeting (November 2015)
November 17, 2015 Hire Me!: Finding a Library Job
November 04, 2015 NLM Webinar: Use of Clinical Big Data to Inform Precision Medicine Webinar
November 03, 2015 Library Marketing and Communications Conference
October 28, 2015 MLA CE webinar – Data Visualization Skills and Tools for Librarians
October 26, 2015 SELF-PACED NN/LM COURSE: Will Duct Tape Cure My Warts? Examining Complementary and Alternative Medicine
October 21, 2015 WEBINAR: Altmetrics & Open Access
August 26, 2015 MLA CE WEBINAR: Understanding Qualitative Research: Exploring the Motivations of Patients and Clinicians
August 17, 2015 REMINDER: 2015 SCC/MLA Annual Conference Travel Award Applications due August 17th
August 07, 2015 2015 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative Annual Conference
July 16, 2015 ¿No Comprende? Online Health Resources for English Speakers Serving Spanish Speaking Communities
July 16, 2015 HealthLINE Meeting (July 2015)
May 19, 2015 TLA Webinar: Building a Culture of Collaboration (Collaboration Series)
April 23, 2015 HealthLINE Meeting (April 2015)
March 24, 2015 TLA Webinar: Community Curation, Data Alchemy, and Bleeding Edge News (Collaboration Series)
March 19, 2015 TLA Webinar: Won't You Be My Neighbor? Building Partnerships in Small Rural Communities (Collaboration Series)
March 04, 2015 DOCLINE Webinar 4 Part Series: #1 - Beginning DOCLINE
February 26, 2015 BrightTALK Webinar: Institutional & research repositories: Characteristics, relationships & roles
February 19, 2015 TLA Webinar: Can We Fix It? Nurturing a Diverse and Inclusive Team in Your Workplace (Diversity Series)
February 05, 2015 ALA Midwinter Academic Technology Wrap-Up (ALA TechSource)
January 22, 2015 HealthLINE 25th Anniversary & Meeting (January 2015)
January 15, 2015 CE Webinar: Disaster Information Specialists Program Monthly Conference Call
December 09, 2014 MLA Webcast: APPsense Makes the Patrons Grow Fonder: Mobile Resources in the Health Sciences
November 20, 2014 Teaching with Tablets (ALA TechSource Workshop)
November 20, 2014 NN/LM SCR Grants and Proposal Writing Class
November 20, 2014 HealthLINE Meeting (November 2014)
July 24, 2014 Geeks Bearing Gifts: Unwrapping New Technology Trends (4 hours)
July 23, 2014 Super Searcher: Enhancing Your Online Search Super Powers (4 hours)
July 17, 2014 HealthLINE Meeting (July 2014)
June 04, 2014 That's a Wrap: Creating and Editing Video Content (4 hours)

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