Category Archives: Workshops

DABS Volume 3 Issue 1: Upcoming NCBI Workshops

About the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) NCBI is the national resource for molecular biology information, NCBI’s mission is to develop new information technologies to aid in the understanding of fundamental molecular and genetic processes that control health and … Continue reading

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DABS (Data and Bioinformation Stuff) Volume 1 Issue 4: Love Data Week and the Launch of CDABS!

Love Data Week is coming February 8! Love Data Week (Feb. 8 to 12) is an international celebration of all things data! Each year we hope to engage with our community on issues like data management, sharing, wrangling, and visualization, … Continue reading

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DABS (Data and Bioinformation Stuff) Volume 1 Issue 2: Spotlight on DMPTool

The Center for Data and Bioinformation Services (CDABS) is the University of Maryland Health Sciences and Human Services Library hub for data and bioinformation learning, services, resources, and communication.    At least once a month, we will use this space … Continue reading

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Aug. 25: Health Literacy Workshop at HS/HSL

Are you aware of your patients’ ability to understand and act on the information you give them? There is evidence that health care providers overestimate what patients are able to understand. Low health literacy is associated with higher mortality, higher … Continue reading

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Love Data Week at UMB Begins on February 10

Love Data Week is an international celebration of all things data! Here at the Health Sciences & Human Services Library, we will be celebrating all week long with info sessions, workshops, prize giveaways, and more.     Want to participate? Here’s how!  … Continue reading

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Fall Workshops at the HS/HSL

The HS/HSL offers a variety of free workshops to faculty, students, and staff. Classes are offered online and in person. This semester’s topics include: Managing citations using EndNote, Zotero, or Mendeley Health information resources for culturally diverse patients Graphic design … Continue reading

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Enhancing Patient Outcomes through Clear Health Communication

Are you aware of your patients’ ability to understand and act on the information you give them? There is evidence that health care providers overestimate what patients are able to understand. Low health literacy is associated with higher mortality, higher … Continue reading

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Health Information Resources for Culturally Diverse Patients

Want to improve your communication with patients whose native language is not English? In this workshop, you will learn about patient education resources, including medical information available in other languages. This workshop will also examine the effect utilizing these resources … Continue reading

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Enhancing Patient Outcomes through Clear Health Communication

Are you aware of your patients’ ability to understand and act on the information you give them? There is evidence that health care providers overestimate what patients are able to understand. Low health literacy is associated with higher mortality, higher … Continue reading

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Spring Workshops at the HS/HSL

The HS/HSL offers a variety of free workshops to faculty, students, and staff. See our website for the spring schedule! Continue reading

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