Archive for November, 2013

Save the date! Chapter’s Annual Meeting on April 4, 2014!

Please save the following date for the Chapter’s Annual Meeting for 2014

The HPC-MLA annual meeting will be held on Friday, April 4, 2014 at the UHM, John A. Burns School of Medicine’s Health Sciences Library.

Further details, along with the program, will be announced once finalized.


November 26, 2013 at 12:54 pm Leave a comment

Chapter holiday lunch on December 19

Come celebrate the holidays with the Chapter! 

Where: Brasserie Du Vin at 1115 Bethel St, Honolulu
When: Thursday December 19th at 11:45 a.m.
Parking is available at Mark’s Garage (, metered street parking or the Municipal parking located at 27 N. Beretania (it is underground and the entrance is between Nuuanu and Smith Streets, approximately 1-2 blocks from the restaurant.)

Please let Pam Scott know if you are planning on attending.

November 22, 2013 at 10:23 am Leave a comment

Remainder of Fall MLA Webcasts for November & December

UHM JABSOM Health Sciences Library and UHM Hamilton Library are hosting the following MLA Fall Webcast Series… HPC-MLA encourages anyone who is interested in these topics to attend, as membership is NOT required to participate.  Please RSVP with Mabel Trafford of Tripler Army Medical Library or if you would like more information regarding these offerings…

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 
Topic: Assessment
Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Professor & Coordinator, Information Literacy Services and Instruction, University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 8:00 AM
Where: UHM JABSOM Health Sciences Library, Quiet Reading Room
Topic: Understanding the Business of Your Organization
Kristen DeSanto, AHIP, Manager, Library Services, Clinical and Research Library, Children’s Hospital Colorado–Aurora

Wednesday, November 20th, 9:00 AM
Where: UHM JABSOM Health Sciences Library, Quiet Reading Room
Topic: The Evolving Librarian: Responding to Changes in the Workplace and Healthcare
Presenter: Michelle Kraft, AHIP, Senior Medical Librarian, Alumni Library, Cleveland Clinic

Wednesday, December 11, 9:00 AM
Where: UHM Hamilton Library, Yap Room
Research 101: Formulating a Research Plan Through Collaboration
Presenter: Heather Holmes, AHIP, Information Services Librarian, Medical Library, Summa Health System

A special THANK YOU & warm aloha for the ongoing support that HPC-MLA is so fortunate to receive from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Southwest Region (NNLM PSR) who have generously sponsored a few of the webcasts!  HPC-MLA also acknowledges Robert Karmelich of SWETS for providing refreshments for the November 6th webcast.  

For more details on the webcasts please visit the MLA Continuing Education Webpage.

November 12, 2013 at 10:36 am Leave a comment


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