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Professional Development

The Network of the National Library of Medicine Southeastern/Atlantic (NNLM SEA) is pleased to offer many professional development resources and opportunities for librarians, health professionals, public health workers, and consumers. Please feel free to explore our menu for more information on available classes, upcoming training opportunities, educational materials, and resource Guides.

Just like our Members, SEA coordinators are actively involved in professional development. Check out our training calendar to see our current activities, including site visits, classes and exhibits. You can also use the calendar as a tool to view upcoming trainings!

The NNLM SEA offers a monthly webinar series, and a variety of individual courses that are available online, or in-person by request. Whether you are a public librarian, K-12 educator, or seeking assistance on grants and proposal writing, we most certainly have a course that would broaden your professional horizons. In addition to classes taught by SEA coordinators. Members in the Southeastern/Atlantic Region also have access to select courses offered by other regions in the Network, as well as those taught by the NNLM Training Office (NTO) and Evaluation office (NEO). Please see our Classes page for a full list of courses available to the Middle Atlantic Region, or browse our Training Schedule to see a list of upcoming sessions.

Request Training

Are you interested in hosting a training or continuing education opportunity for your organization, library, or institution? As a member of NNLM SEA, you can request a FREE class to be taught by one of our Coordinators! (Not already a member? Join today. It’s free!)

Training opportunities are available as webinars or in-person sessions, and are available to receive MLA CE credit. Please Note: In-person sessions must be requested at least 3 months prior to the anticipated target date. Exceptions may be made based on availability.

Below you will find a selection of classes and topics available from the NNLM SEA coordinators. If you have other topics or NNLM classes in mind, let us know in the submission form and we can work together to find the best session for your organization. 

ABCs of DNA: Unraveling the Mystery of Genetics Information for Consumers

Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library

Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information at Your Library

ClinicalTrials.gov: Results Reporting, Unique Evidence, and the Role of Medical Librarians

Cool Creative Communications: Dazzling Data Visualization

From A(ddiction) to Z(its): Supporting Teens with Health Information

From Problem to Prevention: Evidence-Based Public Health

Graphic Medicine

Health Literacy

Improving Health Information on Wikipedia

National Library of Medicine Consumer Health Resources

Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community

Wellness in the Library Workplace

Will Duct Tape Cure My Warts? Examining Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Outreach Resource Guides

The NNLM SEA is dedicated to helping Members utilize the wealth of biomedical information that is available online, especially those resources produced by the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health. Our Resource Guides are developed and maintained by RML staff, to provide specific resources for targeted audiences or highlight specific topics. These are comprehensive reference tools to help you explore the avenues in which you can access health information, locate free materials, and incorporate NLM resources into your curriculum or programming. To see a full list of Guides from the Southeastern/Atlantic Region, click "Outreach Resource Guides" in your sidebar navigation.

Informational & Print Materials

Network Members from the Southeastern/Atlantic Region can order free educational and print materials from NNLM. Please view our Informational & Print Materials page for a full list of available brochures, cards, and more.