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How to help your local disaster response team!

04/30/2012 5:13 PM | Jon Crossno (Administrator)
Become a valuable part of your local disaster response team as an information specialist! The National Library of Medicine Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC http://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov) offers a number of super tools that can even be downloaded ahead of time in case the web is no longer working but you have access to a computer.

Plan ahead! A great way to start is by watching this free one hour overview, “Spring is in the Air: Get Ready with Help From the NLM Disaster Information Management Research Center” which is now available in the SCR CONNECTions archives http://nnlm.gov/scr/training/webmeeting.html#Archives.

If you do it by April 4 you can earn 1 hour of CE from the Medical Library Association, but the webinar will remain available after that. Included in the presentation is information on how to earn their new Disaster Information Management Certificate.

The speaker is Siobhan Champ-Blackwell, MSLIS Librarian, Aquilent, Inc., contractor with the National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services Division, Disaster Information Management Research Center was the guest presenter.

This was originally offered March 21, 2012, as an NN/LM SCR CONNECTions webinar, Thanks to Cheryl Rowan there for coordinating it.
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