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REMINDER: Wednesday’s MLA Webcast at PREL

A reminder about MLA’s webcast this Wednesday, April 18:
MLA’s Educational Webcast
Leveraging Mobile Technologies for Health Sciences Libraries
Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m., HST
Program Goals
The goal of this webcast is to familiarize information professionals with current practical applications of mobile technologies in clinical and curricular support settings.  Topics will highlight innovative uses of mobile technologies, address technology challenges, and provide best practice guidance for applying in viewers local environments.
Program ObjectivesDefine how mobile technologies can be used in clinical settings
Define how mobile technologies can be integrated into curricula
Identify challenges faced when using mobile technologies in different settings
Explain challenges faced in clinical and curricular settings that mobile technologies can help solve
Demonstrate how mobile technologies can be used in your own setting
Plan how to work with vendors and IT support to enable use of mobile technologies
Identify opportunities for library resources via mobile technologies in multiple settings
Compare different mobile technologies and choose which might be appropriate for your own setting
The webcast will be at the Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL) in the HAFA Adai Conference Room, 13th floor. PREL is located at 900 Fort Street Mall, also known as the Pioneer Plaza Building, and is the building located behind the main Bank of Hawaii on Bishop Street.
The webcast begins promptly at 9 am (HST) and is approximately  1 1/2 hours long.
Please contact Linda Uchida if you have not yet RSVP-ed.

April 16, 2012 at 1:07 pm Leave a comment

RSVP by TODAY: 2012 Annual Meeting on April 13, Friday

The 2012 HPC-MLA annual meeting will be held this Friday, April 13th in the PREL Hafa Adai Conference Room. (900 Fort Street Mall, 13th floor). Deadline to attend is by the end of TODAY, Tuesday, April 10th

Please send your RSVP for the meeting and lunch order with the information below directly to Pam Lum at:  lump(at) by COB Tuesday, April 10, 2012.


Lunch is planned at Restaurant EPIC just a couple blocks from the PREL office. Pre-orders are necessary due to the group’s size. Payment for lunch should be made via cash or check, and payments will be accepted during the morning registration period of 8:00am-8:30am. EPIC’s lunch and dessert menu can be found online:

To our Neighbor Island members, please contact Mathew Bellhouse-King directly if wishing to attend virtually.

Detailed information on location and parking options will be sent out as a separate e-mail.

If you have any further questions or comments feel free to contact Mathew Bellhouse-King, HPC-MLA Secretary.


8:00 – 8:30              Registration

8:30 – 10:30             NLM Resources Update* with Kay Deeney, Educational Services Coordinator, NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region

10:30-10:45              Break

10:45 – 11:15            RML Update with Judy Consales, Director, and Julie Kwan, Associate Director, NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region

11:15 – 1:00             Lunch at EPIC

1:00 – 1:30              MLA Update with Ruth Holst, MLA Immediate Past President

1:30 – 3:00              NLM Resources Update (continued)

3:00 – 3:15              Break

3:15 – 3:45              HPC-MLA Business Meeting

3:45 – 4:15              Refreshments

*Total: 4 MLA CEUs

April 10, 2012 at 11:06 am Leave a comment


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