Contact Information for Doug
Groups I Serve:
Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Classes and Workshops:
Endnote, Social Media and Public Health
What is on the Horizon
Tuesday, Aug 2, 2011: RA Training Project LaunchRA Training Project Launch
Welcome to the NIH Library RA training site!
- Here you will find information on all the modules you need to complete, as well as schedules, resources, and the latest announcements related to the project. This information is contained in the tabs at the top of this page.
- You can browse each module, by clicking on the Module links below. Remember that Modules links will be activated on the first day of each month.
- Please don't hesitate to contact Doug or Mashana should you have any questions. Happy learnings!
In this module, you will learn about blogs, blogging, and Wiki’s. For those new to blogging, you will soon see the potential for sharing information within your library, with specific client groups and even in your personal life. I encourage you to track not only what you learn, but also how you apply each tool in your life.
Module 2: Spatial Literacy: Online Mapping Resources
This module will introduce you to a variety of mapping tools and Geographic information system (GIS) technologies that are of interest to library users. You will be able to apply your newly developed Web 2.0 mapping skills to your desk duties and interacting with NIH staff.
Module 3: Photos and Images
In this module, you will learn about the basics of websites that work to keep photos safe, organized, and sharable. This module includes:
- The problems with traditional offline photo sharing
- How photo sharing websites keep photos safe and organized
- Public vs. private sharing and the benefits of public sharing
- The opportunities for photos to be social
- Sharing photos via Flickr
Module 4: Social Media and Networking
In this module, you will learn how social media sites like blogs, Twitter, and Facebook are changing how companies think about external communication. It includes points on:
- How social media sites are making organizations rethink external communication
- The role of libraries to participate in social media
- The role of policies and guidelines in social media participation