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Symposium on Emerging Roles in Librarianship & PNC/MLA Continuing Education Day

A Symposium on Emerging Roles in Libraries will be held at the Ecotrust building in Portland on Friday, October 12, 2012. It will include a variety of speakers, including Stephen Bell, president of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) , and Jerry Perry, past president of the Medical Library Association (MLA). Topics included will be e-science, distance education, the electronic medical record, data management, and content management.

More information is available at The Symposium is free to all members of the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association (PNC/MLA) and MLA. There will be a charge of $50 for registrants who are not members of PNC or MLA. You can register for the Symposium and continuing education (CE) at .

The Symposium is funded by the National Library of Medicine under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00008-C with the University of Washington.

A reception, sponsored by PNC/MLA, will follow the Symposium.

There will be CE opportunities on Saturday, October 13th. Information about the classes is available at

There is not a conference hotel, but hotel information is available at Note that a number of the hotels have an Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) rate. There is also a link to a Google map with the hotels and the Ecotrust building listed.

If you have questions, feel free to contact any one of the organizers listed at


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