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JM2010 Contributed Paper: Networking with USC’s School of Pharmacy to Engage Students in Information Finding

By Marcus Banks, MLIS, Manager of Education and Research Services; UC San Francisco Library and Center for Knowledge Management Networking with USC’s School of Pharmacy to Engage Students in Information Finding. Joe Pozdol, Medical Information Specialist, USC Norris Medical Library In this extremely informative session Pozdol offered a 10 step recipe for success in increasing […]

JM2010 Contributed Paper: Moving to a Single Service Desk: Challenges and Opportunities for Improved Customer Service

Posted by Annie Hughes, MLIS, Reference Librarian; USC Wilson Dental Library & Learning Center Peggy Tahir, Manager, Information & Access Service; Marcus Banks, Manager, Education & Information Services; Andy Panado, Access Services Supervisor; Aleta Asbury, Interlibrary Services Supervisor, Gaily Persily, Director, Education & Public Services; UCSF Library & Center for Knowledge Management, San Francisco, CA […]

JM2010 Round Table: Marketing Yourself and the Library (2nd Post)

By Annie Hughes, MLIS, Reference Librarian; USC Wilson Dental Library & Learning Center Round Table: Marketing Yourself and the Library. Facilitator: Marsha Kmec. While offering patrons pizza and chocolate to entice them to use library resources is always a go-to solution; Thursday’s Roundtable Session on Marketing Yourself and the Library allowed for some brainstorming on […]

JM2010: Round Table: Marketing Yourself and Your Library

By Carol Ann Attwood, Patient Health and Education Library; Mayo Clinic Arizona Round Table: Marketing Yourself and the Library. Facilitator: Marsha Kmec. A spirited discussion ensued among librarians from academic institutions, hospitals, and community based consumer health libraries. Just a few of the tips shared: Working in sync with public relations to market your library, […]

JM2010 Contributed Paper: Assessment of a Library Outreach Project to Promote Seniors Use of Health Resources on the Internet

Posted by Debra Schneider, Librarian, Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale, AZ Presenter: Terry Henner, Library Director, Savitt Medical Library, University of Nevada School of Medicine. Read an abstract of this paper online. Credit Terry Henner’s mom for complaining.  She’d missed out on the latest family pictures and had to hear about her grandson’s trip from a relative.  […]

JM2010 Contributed Paper: Informatics at the Core of a New Biomedical Campus:Creating a Library to Support the Millennials by Merging Three Institution’s Ideologies to Create a User-Centered Resource

Posted by April R. Frost, MLIS Jacqueline D. Doyle, Lindsey Greene, and Kathleen Carlson presented this paper on the process of combining three college libraries’ resources into one library at the New Biomedical Campus in Phoenix. The goal of this endeavor is to provide seamless access to all three institutional resources by 2013. There are […]

JM2010 Contributed Poster: Library Partners with IT – Bring EBM into EMR

Posted by Debbie Quan, Student, UCLA Graduate School of Library and Information Science This poster was contributed by Janet Bruman, MLS, Manager, Medical Library, Natividad Medical Center. Read the abstract online. In library school, I’ve never heard of evidence-based medicine or even know what an EMR really is. It’s amazing how much I’ve learned coming […]

JM2010 Poster: JING: An Alternative Way of Providing Library References Service to Hybrid and Online Students

Posted by Debby Quan, Student, UCLA Graduate School of Library and Information Science Kathleen Carlson, MLS, AHIP, Health Sciences Librarian, Arizona State University, contributed this poster to the meeting. I’ve heard about JING recently prior to coming to this conference. JING is an open source software that captures voice to onscreen actions. For example, the […]

JM2010 Contributed Paper: HPV and HPV Vaccine Information Resources and Education Outreach

Posted by Debra Schneider, MLS, Librarian, Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale AZ Presenters: Annabelle Nunez, Assistant Librarian, Arizona Health Sciences Library and Martha Moore-Monroy, Clinical Lecturer, Arizona Health Sciences Center Initiative for Women’s Health, University of Arizona. Read the abstract for this paper presentation online. When the HPV vaccine was released, it was publicized as an “important” […]

JM2010 Contributed Paper: No Urban Amish Here (2nd review)

Posted by Carol Ann Attwood, MLIS, Patient Health & Education Library, Mayo Clinic Arizona No Urban Amish Here:  Social Networking at UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, Authors: Paul Camp, Office Coordinator of Public Services; Amy Chatfield, Instruction Coordinator; Tania Bardyn, Associate Director for Public Services, UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, UCLA Library, Los […]

JM2010 Contributed Paper: No Urban Amish Here: Social Networking at UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library

Posted by Evonda Copeland, Supervisor of Library Services, Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale, AZ Like me, you might be wondering what “urban Amish” means, and whether or not you are one. To be clear – urban Amish is an endearing term referring to people who do not use tech gadgets and mobile devices (no Facebook page, no […]

JM2010 Plenary Session

Posted by Carol Ann Attwood, MLIS; Patient Health & Education Library, Mayo Clinic Arizona Speakers:  Keith Frey, MD, Mayo Clinic Arizona and Nadine Ellero The speakers, one from Arizona and one from Virginia, shared their stories of integration activities with an electronic medical record implementation cycle within their organizations.  Dr. Frey, who leads the Cerner […]

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