Richmond Instruction: Public Health Digital Library Basics Hands-On

Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 10-11:30am
RCCC, P-1115
Building P, Richmond


RSVP by Tuesday, June 5th to Michael Sholinbeck at or (510) 642-2510.
Please obtain your supervisor’s approval before you RSVP.


PLEASE NOTE: This class is limited to 42 participants.

NON-BUILDING P OCCUPANTS: Please make sure to register so your name will be on the class participant list given to the Building P Security Desk for entry into Building P.

Class Objective: Introduce the Public Health Digital Library resources to CDPH staff and show how to retrieve journals articles via your desktop.

Supervisors: Please encourage your staff to attend if appropriate.

The Public Health Library contract with CDPH ends June 30, 2018. At that time, CDPH will fully move over to the Public Health Digital Library (PHDL) provided by the National Public Health Coordination Office at the University of Massachusetts Medical School Lamar Soutter Library. This class will help CDPH staff transition over to the PHDL.

Topics covered will include:

1. Introduction to the Public Health Digital Library and its resources

2. How to access full text journal articles

3. Exploring some PHDL resources

4. How to create an account to attend online trainings

5. How to get help

These training sessions are free to CDPH staff. A certificate of completion will be available for those who attend the class.

Debbie Jan
Public Health Library
(510) 642-2510