Librarians supporting humanitarian information efforts: OpenStreetMap mapping and the Evidence Aid COVID-19 evidence collection
Wednesday 19 August 2020, 18.00 - 19.00 CEST (check the timezone where you are: https://bit.ly/webinar-timezones)
The IFLA Evidence for Global and Disaster Health Special Interest Group are hosting a one-hour long webinar about how librarians are supporting humanitarian information efforts.
The webinar highlights two outlets in which librarians are key players in humanitarian information efforts:
OpenStreetMap mapping - presented by Bethany McGowan, Assistant Professor of Information Studies and Health Sciences Information Specialist at Purdue University.
Evidence Aid COVID-19 Evidence Collection - presented by Jo Wood, Knowledge and Evidence Specialist for Health Improvement at Public Health England.
Here is the link to more information: https://www.ifla.org/node/93232
The registration link is halfway down the page, just before the presenter biographies.
We hope you can join us for this free event.
Note that a recording will be made available online afterwards.
* Secretary, IFLA Health and Biosciences Libraries section:
* Core working group, IFLA Evidence for Global and Disaster Health special interest group: https://www.ifla.org/e4gdh