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MLA 2015 Poster/Paper submissions due 11/3

Don’t spend Halloween crafting your MLA Paper & Poster abstract –do it now! MLA’s Research Section will award prizes for the best research-based papers and posters.  Please check your submission to ensure that you have selected the type of research that best represents your work. Deadline for abstract submission by authors is Monday, November 3rd […]

QuintEssential: Call for Papers

Event: Five-chapter “Quint Essential” meeting, Denver, CO, October 12-16, 2014 Date: Contributed papers: Tuesday & Wednesday, Oct. 14-15 Deadline: Proposals for papers must be submitted no later than July 1, 2014. Theme: Convergence and Collaboration. Plenary speakers will present on health disparities, native health, and big data. Contributed Papers Accepted contributed papers will each be […]

MLA 2012 Wrap-up: MLGSCA members present, receive awards

Contributed by MLGSCA President Becky Birr MLGSCA members were busy at MLA 2012 receiving awards and presenting papers and posters.  See the list of their work below. If we forgot your work or award, please email me or comment on this post so we can update the list. Congratulations to you all! MLA Awards Jacqueline […]

JM2010: Rejuvenate – Engage…Refocus…Connect

By JM2010 Quad-chairs: Ellen Aaronson, Rebecca Birr, Judy Bube, and Kathy Zeblisky The Joint Meeting of the Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona (MLGSCA) and the Northern California and Nevada Medical Library Group (NCNMLG) was held at the Renaissance Glendale Hotel and Spa in Glendale, Arizona, January 27-30, 2010. 125 attendees enjoyed the beauty and […]

JM2010: Contributed Paper: Engaging Users with Powerful Visuals on the Cheap!

By Carol Ann Attwood, MLS, AHIP, MPH, RN, Consumer Patient and Health Education Library, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona Engaging Users with Powerful Visuals – on the Cheap! Kelli Ham, Consumer Health Coordinator, NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region, UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, Los Angeles, CA. Ms. Ham noted that most medical librarians are involved in […]

JM2010: Contributed Paper: Readability of Patient Education Materials in Electronic Health Records

By April R Frost, Independent Medical Librarian and Trainer Contributed Paper: Readability of Patient Education Materials in Electronic Health Records. Jean Roehrs, Director, Medical Library, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ. This paper presentation focused on the search to provide patient education materials that are readable and understandable by patients. Many patient handouts are available, […]

JM2010 Contributed Paper: Evidence Based Bioethics – Available Tools and Resources for Librarians

By Debra Schneider, Librarian, Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale, AZ. Contributed Paper: Evidence-Based Bioethics – Available Resources and Tools for Librarians.  Linda Suk-Ling Murphy, Health Sciences Librarian; Brian R. Williams, Librarian, University of California-Irvine Libraries, Irvine, CA. The definition of evidence-based bioethics remains subject to debate among bioethicists themselves. Hence, how would you respond to a request […]

JM2010 Contributed Paper: John C. & Lowry Hench Cancer Library at the Roy & Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center

By Evonda Copeland, Supervisor of Library Services, Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale, AZ. Contributed Paper: John C. & Lowry Hench Cancer Library at the Roy & Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center.  Lisa Marks, Supervisor, Library Services, Health Science Library, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, CA. In February 2010, the new John C. & Lowry Hench Cancer […]

JM2010: Engaging Users with Powerful Visuals – On the Cheap!

By Evonda Copeland, Supervisor of Library Services, Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale, AZ. Contributed Paper: Engaging Users with Powerful Visuals – on the Cheap! Kelli Ham, Consumer Health Coordinator, NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region, UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, Los Angeles, CA. Kelli Ham discussed affordable, easy-to-use programs to help you incorporate effective visuals into your instructional […]

JM2010 Contributed Paper: Rejuvenating the Library’s Role in the Medical Curriculum

By Rikke Ogawa, MLS, AHIP, Research, Instruction & Collection Services Emergent Technologies Coordinator UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library. Contributed Paper: Rejuvenating the Library’s Role in the Medical Curriculum. Emily Brennan, Information Services Librarian; Eileen Eandi, Associate Director, Educational & Research Services Division; Evans Whitaker, Clinical Support Librarian.  University of Southern California Norris Medical Library, […]

JM2010 Contributed Paper: News from the Front Lines: Networking the Consumer Health Library

By April R Frost, Independent Medical Librarian & Trainer JM2010: Contributed Paper: News from the Front Lines: Networking the Consumer Health Library. Jackie Davis, Consumer Health Librarian, Sharp HealthCare, San Diego, CA. Jackie Davis used the theme of the conference to describe her Consumer Health Library, and how she reaches out to people in the […]

JM2010 Contributed Paper: Elevated Practices for Long Distance Collaborations

Posted by Debra Schneider, Librarian, Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale, AZ Contributed Paper: Elevated Practices for Long Distance Collaborations.  Bramble, John; Champ-Blackwell, Siobhan; Hamasu, Claire; Mishra, Ruicha; Barnes, Susan J.; Ryan, Jeanette L. What do you do when you want to provide rural outreach services to an underserved population, and then have to factor in that the […]

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