Wednesday Webinar: Librarians supporting humanitarian information efforts

18 August, 2020

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.

Emma Farrow

* Secretary, IFLA Health and Biosciences Libraries section:

https://www.ifla.org/health-and-biosciences-libraries

* Core working group, IFLA Evidence for Global and Disaster Health special interest group: https://www.ifla.org/e4gdh

* emma(at)farrow.email