The next offering of the RUSA online course “Health Information 101” starts next Monday, Jan. 9!

Registration for the course will end at close-of-business this Thursday, Jan. 5.

During this six week course (Jan. 9 – Feb, 13), participants will demystify and decode medical terminology then learn the basics of evidence-based biomedical literature searching. They’ll also learn how to systematically evaluate a health website then look at some the best of best sites for medical, pharmaceutical and drug information. The course also addresses health literacy issues and how to create partnerships with hospital and academic medical librarians through the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.

This course has scheduled weekly chats each Wednesday, 6-7pm Central.


Who should take this course: public librarians, academic librarians, reference librarians, library students interested in learning more about health reference, librarians who may have a personal need for these sorts of research skills


More information is at the course page:




We do offer group registrations for this course; more information is here:


Questions about registration? Please contact [log in to unmask] or reach the ALA registration team at 800-545-2433, option 5.



Liz F. Markel, M.A.

Marketing & Programs Manager

Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

Reference and User Services Association (RUSA)


The American Library Association // 50 E. Huron Street // Chicago, IL  60611

800-545-2433 // p. 312-280-4398 // f. 312-280-5273 // e. [log in to unmask]

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