E-Patient Symposium

Haven’t decided which CE to attend at the upcoming Medical Library Association meeting? Consider attending the E-Patient Symposium. The Symposium provides 6 MLA CE contact hours and counts towards the Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS). E-Patients: The Techno-cultural Revolution of Health Consumers   Saturday, May 22, 2010, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.   With

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Proposed Changes to MAC’s Bylaws

MAC Members, With the merger of MAC and the Pittsburgh Chapter MAC bylaws had to be modified to accommodate our new geographical boundaries. While making those changes, the Bylaws Committee and the MAC Board opted to make some other changes that bring the Bylaws more in line with the actual practice of

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Post Conference Report from MAC Scholar

Oh, for the chance to be in two places at once! Had I such a power, the MAC/MLA TriChapter Conference would have been the perfect venue to deploy it.  The best practices sessions simultaneously offered tips for managing electronic resources, librarians as learners, and health literacy.  Or, on day 2, interfacing library

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Certificate of Advanced Study in Health Sciences Librarianship

The University of Pittsburgh invites applications to its online Certificate of Advanced Study in Health Sciences Librarianship (HealthCAS).  This one-year 15-credit post-master?s program is offered jointly by the University’s School of Information Sciences (iSchool) and the Health Sciences Library System (HSLS).  HealthCAS will provide librarians with in-depth knowledge of the health care

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MAC Spotlight: Diana McDuffee

From Amy Blevins: This month features our current MAC Chair Diana McDuffee. As always, if you would like to participate in Spotlight on MAC or have ideas for new questions for future participants, please feel free to email Amy Blevins, blevinsa@ecu.edu. 1.      How long have you been a librarian? I

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Lynne Morris Retires from UNC Chapel Hill HSL

From Julia Shaw-Kokot: Lynne D. Morris, MLS, is retiring from the Health Sciences Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on November 2, 2009. She worked at the Health Sciences Libvrary for twenty-one years. For most of those years, she was the “virtual librarian,” answering AskALibrarian, phone and chat

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