MLA Webinar: “Demystifying R” on OCTOBER 5

Information below for those who want to participate in the live webinar:

Time: Wednesday, October 5, 1p.m.-2:30 p.m., central time = (i.e., 8:00
a.m., Hawaii-Aleutian Time)

Location: Health Sciences Library of JABSOM
651 Ilalo Street, MEB 101, Honolulu, HI 96813-5525
http://hslib.jabsom.hawaii.edu/libinfo/location.html

Parking: http://hslib.jabsom.hawaii.edu/libinfo/parking.html

Certificate: MLA CE contact hours for all participants (1.5 MLA CE contact hours)

If you have further questions in regards to the content of the webcast, please click on the following link: http://www.mlanet.org/blog/demystifying-r-an-introduction-for-librarians
MAHALO to the Health Sciences Library of JABSOM staff for serving as the host site/refreshment site, and to NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region for generously funding this webinar!

Walter
Continuing Education Chair

September 29, 2016 at 7:22 am Leave a comment

Announcement: MLA Kronick Traveling Fellowship

David A. Kronick Traveling Fellowship

Do you have a project in mind that will take you on the road?
Consider applying for MLA’s David  A. Kronick Traveling Fellowship!

Established in 2002, this grant awards one $2,000 fellowship each year to
cover the expenses involved in traveling to three or more medical libraries
in the United States or Canada, for the purpose of studying a specific
aspect of health information management.  Activities that are operational in
nature or have only local usefulness will be considered.  The award winner
is required to submit a report to MLA on the results of the project, that
may be published in appropriate health information journals.

ELIGIBILITY

* The applicant must hold a graduate degree in library science.

* The applicant must be a practicing health sciences librarian with at least
five years of professional experience.

* The applicant must be an individual member of the Medical Library
Association.

* The applicant must be a citizen of or have permanent residence status in
either the United States or Canada.

* Consideration will be given in exceptional cases to an outstanding
candidate not meeting the criteria above.

The completed application form must be received at MLA headquarters
byDecember 1, 2016.

Learn more about the application process on MLANET.ORG at
Caution-http://www.mlanet.org/p/cm/ld/fid=308 <
Caution-http://www.mlanet.org/p/cm/ld/fid=308 >

If you have any questions, please contact Robert Johnson, Jury Chair,
atrobertej@usc.edu < Caution-mailto:robertej@usc.edu >

If you’re ready to submit an application, choose the 2017 Kronick Traveling
Fellowshiponline application form <
Caution-http://www.mlanet.org/e/sx/tk/eid=26 > .

September 29, 2016 at 7:16 am Leave a comment

REMINDER: MLA webcast Tomorrow, AUG 10 at JABSOM

Please join the Chapter as it hosts an MLA Webcast

Are All Systematic Reviews Created Equal?

featuring Connie Schardt,  AHIP, FMLA, retired Associate Director for Research & Education for the Medical Center Library & Archives at Duke University in 2013.

Location: Health Sciences Library of the JABSOM
651 Ilalo Street, MEB 101, Honolulu, HI 96813-5525 http://hslib.jabsom.hawaii.edu/libinfo/location.html
Local Time: 8:00 a.m., Hawaii-Aleutian Time
Parking information: http://hslib.jabsom.hawaii.edu/libinfo/parking.html

If you have further questions in regards to the content of the webcast, please click on the following link:
http://www.mlanet.org/blog/are-all-systematic-reviews-created-equal

A big MAHALO to NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region for funding this webinar.

HPC-MLA Continuing Education Chair
Walter Benavitz III

 

August 9, 2016 at 7:54 am Leave a comment

Congratulations to Chapter Member, Julie Kwan!

The Chapter sends its best wishes and warmest congratulations to chapter member, Julie Kwan, on her upcoming retirement in June! She was featured in the PSR-NNLM Latitudes newsletter recently (April 2016 issue).

You can read more about Julie’s remarkable work career: Former NN/LM PSR Associate Director Julie Kwan Announces Retirement!

Julie

May 2, 2016 at 11:20 am Leave a comment

Save the date! HPC-MLA Annual Meeting on APRIL 29

We are pleased to announce the HPCMLA Annual Meeting for 2016. It will be held on Friday April 29 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the UH JABSOM Health Sciences Library. The meeting will take place in the Quiet Reading Room.

Please arrive by 8:30 for some early morning refreshments which will be served in the Library’s Administration Workroom.

1. Please tell contact Mabel Trafford (mabel.a.trafford.civ @ mail.mil) if you will be participating (including dinner).

2. The Chapter will be having a brief session prior to the start of the business meeting in order to share any interesting updates, such as awards, publications, travel, new products being considered, etc. We would all love to hear about it. Please contact Mabel if you have anything in mind to share with the group.

3. Mabel is also putting together a dinner after the meeting and would appreciate any ideas on where dinner can be held.  If you would like to join her, please let her know.

The day’s meeting agenda is as follows:

8:30 – 9:00 Registration & Refreshments
Health Sciences Library Staff Workroom

9:00 – 11:00 Disaster Health Information Sources: The Basics (Part I)*
Kelli Ham, NN/LM PSR Consumer Health & Technology Coordinator
Health Sciences Library Quiet Reading Room

11:00 – 11:30 MLA Update
Heidi Heilemann, Member, MLA Board of Directors; Director, Lane Medical Library, Stanford University
Health Sciences Library Quiet Reading Room

11:30 – 1:00 Lunch (On Your Own)
Across the hall:  Simply Ono (plate lunches) / around Kakaako neighborhood

1:00 – 3:00 Disaster Health Information Sources: The Basics (Part II)*
Kelli Ham, NN/LM PSR Consumer Health & Technology Coordinator
Health Sciences Library Quiet Reading Room

3:00 – 3:30 RML Update:
Judy Consales, Director, NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region; Director, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, UCLA
Kelli Ham, NN/LM PSR Consumer Health & Technology Coordinator
Health Sciences Library Quiet Reading Room

3:30 – 3:45 HPC-MLA Member Developments/Trends
Health Sciences Library Staff Workroom

3:45 – 4:30 HPC-MLA Business Meeting with light Refreshments
Health Sciences Library Staff Workroom

* Disaster Health Information Sources: The Basics worth 4.0 MLA CE credits. “This class provides a comprehensive overview of the essential resources needed to provide health-related information services for supporting disaster mitigation, planning, response, and recovery. This case-based workshop will cover key sources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), federal and nonfederal agencies, and international organizations. Tools for locating, organizing and disseminating disaster health information will also be discussed. The final hour of the presentation will explore specific disaster and emergency topics relevant to Hawai’i, including creating a plan for personal preparedness.

Parking info: http://hslib.jabsom.hawaii.edu/libinfo/parking.html

April 20, 2016 at 10:16 am Leave a comment

Reminder Instructional Design Webinar Tomorrow, Dec 2nd

Just a friendly reminder about tomorrow’s webinar!

Instructional Design for Medical Librarians
Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Time 9:00-10:30 am
Registration: http://goo.gl/forms/AcV3ax51AU
(Long URL:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/196bynYupcfHy98Tx32UVP5MbAzGO9894lCRaVh_EOaM/viewform?usp=send_form)

Location:
Medical Library of Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC)
Location and parking information will be sent out to those who register for the webinars.

Register by Monday, November 30, if you plan to attend or if you are interested in viewing the recorded session at a later date and time. You need to be registered in order to get the link to view the recorded session.

A BIG Mahalo to the TAMC Medical Library for serving as a host site and to NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region for sponsoring this webinar!

December 1, 2015 at 9:43 am Leave a comment

MLA Webinar on Precision Medicine: Registration Reminder

If you haven’t done so yet, please consider registering for MLA’s upcoming webinar “Precision Medicine: What Is It and Why Should I Care?”

Carrie Iwema, PhD, AHIP will sort the hope from the hype about this “revolution” in healthcare that will use an individual’s genetic makeup, medical history, and personal characteristics to develop precise, individualized treatments. Iwema will provide an overview of the basic concepts, initiatives, and ethical concerns surrounding precision medicine. Participants will come away with information and resources they can use personally and professionally.

Iwema is information specialist in molecular biology for the Health Sciences Library System at the University of Pittsburgh and author and co-author of numerous publications in neuroscience.

​​View Carrie Iwema describing what you will learn from the webinar.

Precision Medicine: What Is It and Why Should I Care?

Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Time: 9:00-10:30 am
Registration: http://goo.gl/forms/plAjtPGUQf

Medical Library of Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC)
Location and parking nformation will be sent out to those who register for the webinars.​

​Please​ register by next Monday, December 7.

Hope you all can join us!

December 1, 2015 at 9:09 am Leave a comment

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