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Reminder: Registration for HSLI Annual Conference (Online Sept. 7-9, Wed.-Fri.) Closes Wed., Aug. 31–CE Sessions Include “Health Statistics on the Web” with Erica Lake

(via the HSLI Conference Planning Committee)

The Health Science Librarians of Illinois (HSLI) Conference will offer three continuing education sessions at the annual virtual meeting being held Wednesday, September 7 – Friday, September 9. Registration is still open! Register now here. Deadline to register is Wednesday, August 31.

CE1: Health Statistics on the Web presented by Erica Lake, MLS, AHIP


1:00 – 3:00 PM Central Time, Wednesday, September 7

This two-hour class, developed by the Network of the National Library of Medicine, will explore how to locate and select health statistics online through free, high-quality resources. Through discussion, live demonstrations, and hands-on exercises, participants will learn the importance and relevance of health statistics in various contexts, and learn how to use a four-step search process to locate relevant health statistics. Participants are encouraged to identify a topic they would like to examine prior to class.

Check the Conference website (see link above) for additional information, including on the other CE sessions.

“The schedule worked pretty well for me and the programming was really good. Holding it online made it easier to fit into my schedule, even if I did miss the in-person connections.”–attendee at 2021 HSLI Annual Conference

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