Category Archives: Workshops

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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Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, Nov. 7, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

On Nov. 7,  health professionals, students, and librarians from all over the country will join forces for an all-day edit-a-thon. Participants will edit Wikipedia articles on women’s health topics and improve citations using trusted National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources. The … Continue reading

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Scholarly Publishing Workshop Series

As part of this year’s Open Access Week, the HS/HSL will be hosting a Scholarly Publishing Workshop Series. All workshops will be held in Room LL03 on the Library’s Lower Level. Walk-ins are welcome, but you may also register here: http://www2.hshsl.umaryland.edu/hshsl/workshops/register.cfm. Continue reading

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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Training Oct. 10, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Prior to the Nov. 7 Edit-a-thon, the HS/HSL will provide a Wikipedia training to help users learn how to create a Wikipedia account, make edits, and use NLM resources to improve the world’s largest encyclopedia. The training will take place on Oct. … Continue reading

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Scholarly Publishing Workshop Series

During this year’s Open Access Week, the HS/HSL will be hosting a Scholarly Publishing Workshop Series. Please join us for a series of 30-minute workshops introducing topics related to scholarly publishing and research impact. Continue reading

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Health Information Resources for Culturally Diverse Patients Workshop

                  Health Information Resources for Culturally Diverse Patients Monday, October 8th, 2018 Noon – 1:00 pm Lower level of the HS/HSL                  Room LL03 If you provide care for patients/clients with limited English … Continue reading

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