NNLM SEA Digest News – February 16, 2018

The latest edition of the NNLM SEA Digest is now available. Highlights include:

Check out upcoming educational opportunities, news from NIH, NLM, NNLM, and more! Visit the current digest at:

https://news.nnlm.gov/sea/2018/02/16/nnlm-sea-digest-news-february-16-2018/

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NNLM SEA Digest News – February 9, 2018

The latest edition of the NNLM SEA Digest is now available. Highlights include:

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MLA Resume Clinic 2018

The MLA Professional Recruitment and Retention Committee (PRRC) is pleased to sponsor the 2018 MLA Annual Meeting Resume Clinic for meeting attendees. Don’t miss this opportunity to have fresh eyes review your resume and/or cover letter. Mock interviews are also available. Each participant will have 30 minutes with an experienced and skilled librarian reviewer.

The resume clinic will be located in the MLA Job Placement Center and open the following dates/times:

*  Saturday, May 19 (9am-3pm)

*  Sunday, May 20 (10am-5pm)

*  Monday, May 21 (9am-5pm)

Interested? Volunteer to review resumes or sign up to have your resume reviewed!

Sign-up today!

Sign up to review resumes:   https://www.research.net/r/rcreviewer18

Sign up to have your resume reviewed:  https://www.research.net/r/rcreviewee18

Questions? Contact Allison Piazza at allisonpiazza.nyc@gmail.com

 

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Medical Librarian (Contract) (Arlington, VA)

The Infectious Diseases Society of America has an immediate need for a Medical Librarian with a focus on systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines. This role will begin with a six-month contract with the possibility to extend.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Based on PICO questions emerging from guideline panel meetings, develop and implement complex search strategies utilizing relevant medical electronic databases and search optimization techniques
  • Develop and aid in the execution of quality systematic reviews and guidelines/recommendations
  • Oversee use of scholarly publishing databases (Embase, Medline, and Cochrane Trials)
  • Supports citation management throughout the process; utilizes EndNote and other bibliographic resources for retrieved citations/articles
  • Provide literature monitoring and other support activities as needed for the IDSA guideline committee
  • Provide mechanism for and maintain repository as a resource for staff and committee access to relevant information

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Apply for an ANCHASL Scholarship for the Spring 2018 Meeting

Are you interested in attending the 2018 Association of North Carolina Health and Science Libraries’ (ANCHASL) Spring Meeting and Continuing Education Course, “Building Partnerships with Faculty, Clinicans and Other Stakeholders,” on Friday, April 13 in Charlotte, NC? If so, consider applying for one of the continuing education awards being offered by the ANCHASL Scholarship Committee!
ANCHASL continuing education awards will cover your registration as well as a portion of your travel expenses. Applicants whose place of residence is within 90 miles of the venue will be eligible to receive awards of up to $75, while applicants whose place of residence is further than 90 miles from the venue may receive awards up to $175.

The application form is available here: http://go.ncsu.edu/anchasl_spring_18. Applications must be received by end of day (midnight) Monday, March 12, 2018. Applicants will be notified of the committee’s decision by Monday, March 19.

If you have any questions about the awards or the application process, please contact Alex Carroll, ANCHASL Scholarship Committee Chair, via email at ajcarro4@ncsu.edu.

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ANCHASL Announcement for Spring Meeting

Please mark your calendars for…

ANCHASL’s 2018 Spring Meeting & CE Course on Friday April 13th!!

Register Now! Registration Deadline is Friday, April 6th

  • TOPIC: We are excited to bring the course: “Building Partnerships with Faculty, Clinicians and Other Stakeholders.” Presented by Gwen Wilson, the Health Informatics Coordinator/Librarian at Mabee Library of Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas.
  • DESCRIPTION: Ms. Wilson will teach a hands-on class that discusses barriers to building partnerships between libraries and stakeholders. She will assist attendees in creating strategies that will open opportunities for collaborative projects in many different types of library settings. You can walk away from this course with an action plan that fits you and your library partnership goals.
  • CE INFO & MEETING LOCATION: The class will offer 4 MLA CE Credits and will be held at UNCC Atkins Library on Friday April 13th from 9am – 3:30pm.
  • COST: Please note that lunch AND parking fees are included in the registration. Members = $65; Non-Members = $80; Student Members = $25; Non-Student Members = $30.

NOT A MEMBER? JOIN NOW! We always welcome non-members at all of our meetings, but it’s not too late to become a member of ANCHASL and attend the April meeting at a lower cost! Membership is ONLY $15 per calendar year ($5 for student members).  You can register to become a member here: http://anchasldues.ezregister.com/

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JOB POSTING – Assistant Director of User Services

Laupus Health Sciences Library at East Carolina University seeks librarian applicants with proven leadership experience and an innovative spirit for the Assistant Director of User Services position.

This position provides overall leadership and management for the User Services, including Information and Access Services. Responsibilities include managing the delivery and enhancement of public services, overall supervision of staff and faculty, short and long term planning, development of policies and procedures, departmental budgeting, and similar and related tasks. This position reports directly to the Associate Director and serves on the Laupus Library Administrative Council. Minimum starting salary is $68,000.

For details and to apply click here: http://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/12271

Marlena Barber, MLIS
Assistant Director of Collections & Historical Services
Laupus Library
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC
barberm@ecu.edu
(252) 744-2229

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Executive Director, Southeastern Atlantic Region National Network of Libraries of Medicine, University of Maryland Baltimore

Under a five-year cooperative agreement (2016 – 2021) with the National Library of Medicine, the HS/HSL serves as the headquarters for the Southeastern Atlantic (SEA) region, one of eight regions in the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM). The SEA region comprises 10 Southeastern states, the US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia and contains approximately 25% of the U.S. population. The Executive Director of the NNLM SEA is responsible for leadership, development, and administration of all programs of the regional services plan, from planning through evaluation phases. The Executive Director oversees the effective participation of all SEA network members in the activities of the NNLM. Reporting to the Director of the SEA region, who is the Executive Director of the HS/HSL, the SEA Executive Director also serves as an important and valued member of the HS/HSL leadership team.

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Director for Digital Strategies and Innovation

The Medical University of South Carolina Libraries in Charleston invites applications for the position of Director for Digital Strategies and Innovation.

The MUSC Libraries seeks a service-oriented, innovative, creative, and forward-thinking individual to join our leadership team as the Director of Digital Strategies and Innovation.  Reporting to the Director of Libraries, the Director of Digital Strategies and Innovation will assume leadership for the development and implementation of digital strategies and innovation for the Libraries. He/she will be responsible for the overall administration of systems in support of library operations, maintaining the stability and integrity of a broad range of systems, sets the direction of the library’s technology environment, and develops strategic goals and objectives that align with the library’s vision of anticipating and exceeding the needs of MUSC and beyond through innovative services, spaces, and information. He/she will be responsible for reshaping the Libraries’ IT infrastructure and services to advance the teaching, learning, research, and clinical missions of the Medical University of South Carolina. Candidates must understand the broad landscape of trends in information technology and libraries, and must have a demonstrated track record of successful project management and implementation of technologies and services. An ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library (MLS)/Information Science (MIS) or an Advanced degree in Information Technology or Computer Science is required. Continue reading

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NNLM SEA Digest News – February 2, 2018

The latest edition of the NNLM SEA Digest is now available. Highlights include:

Check out other upcoming educational opportunities, news from NIH, NLM, NNLM, and more! Visit the current digest at:

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