Archive for September, 2014

MLA’s Awards Committee Call for nominations: Lois Ann Colaianni Award for Excellence and Achievement in Hospital Librarianship

We want to recognize an exceptional, dynamic hospital librarian! Is that one of your colleagues, or is it you? Take a few minutes to recognize the person you feel is a visionary hospital librarian, and be sure to consider yourself for this award. Self-nominations are welcomed and encouraged.
This award recognizes a member of the Association who has made significant contributions to the profession through overall distinction or leadership in hospital library administration or service; production of a definitive publication related to hospital librarianship, teaching, research, or advocacy; or development or application of innovative technology to hospital librarianship. This award was first presented in 1991, but in 1999 it was renamed in honor of Lois Ann Colaianni.

The nomination form is available on MLANET – https://www.mlanet.org/about/awards-and-honors
Direct any questions to Jennifer Walker, Jury Chair at jennifer_walker@unc.edu
Nomination deadline is November 1.

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September 26, 2014 at 7:42 am Leave a comment

Series of MLA Fall Continuing Education Webcasts Sponsored by NN/LM PSR!

Through the continued and generous support of the NN/LM PSR, the HPC-MLA is once again able to host a series of morning MLA Fall Continuing Education Webcasts of five scheduled for October 22, October 29, November 5, December 3, and December 9, at the JABSOM Health Sciences Library!

SCHEDULE:

October 22, 2014 (Wednesday), 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. (11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. PDT)
Topic: Beyond the Search I: Protocol Development and Methodology for Systematic Reviews
Presenters: Mark MacEachern and Whitney A. Townsend, Taubman Health Sciences Library, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Oct 29, 2014 (Wednesday), 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. (11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. PDT)
Topic: Beyond Citation Counts: Practical Skills for Measuring Research Impact
Presenter: Lisa Federer, AHIP, National Institutes of Health Library

November 5, 2014 (Wednesday), 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. (11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. PST)
Topic: Marketing and Advocacy
Presenters: Patricia Higginbottom, AHIP, and Valerie Gordon, AHIP, Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences, University of Alabama-Birmingham

December 3, 2014 (Wednesday), 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. (11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. PST)
Topic: Beyond the Search II: Data Management for Systematic Reviews
Presenters: Mark MacEachern and Whitney A. Townsend, Taubman Health Sciences Library, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

December 9, 2014 (Wednesday), 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. (11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. PST)
Topic: Mobile Apps
Presenters: Molly Knapp, AHIP, Rudolph Matas Library of the Health Sciences, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA; and Kimberly Barker, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia-Charlottesville

Please mark your calendars for now and stay tuned for more information. The Chapter welcomes both members and non-members alike!

September 24, 2014 at 8:35 am Leave a comment

ANNOUNCEMENT: Submit your historical essay for the Gottlieb Prize

The Murray Gottlieb Prize is awarded annually by the Medical Library Association for the best unpublished scholarly paper about a topic in the history of the health sciences. The purpose of the prize is to recognize and stimulate interest in the history of the health sciences.  The author of the winning essay receives complimentary registration to the annual meeting, a certificate at the association’s annual meeting, and a cash award of $500 after the annual meeting. Deadline for submissions is November 1, 2014. See https://www.mlanet.org/sites/default/files/awards/pdf/20120917_gottlieb.doc for details.

September 12, 2014 at 11:31 am Leave a comment


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