WELCH MEDICAL LIBRARY JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY For the past twenty years The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has been recognized as one of the top medical schools by U.S. News and World Report. The Welch Medical Library’s mission is to serve the outstanding faculty, staff and students of Johns Hopkins Medicine
Hosting the Annual MAC/MLA Meeting comes at great expense to the organization. In order to keep registration fees as low as possible for our members, MAC encourages corporate donations in the form of sponsorships. This year our sponsors have donated a total of $2500 toward the general meeting costs. Please be sure
Be sure to arrive in Richmond in time for the special 2011 MAC Welcome Reception to be held Monday, October 10, 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in the historic Virginia capitol building designed by Thomas Jefferson. The reception will be held just three blocks away from the Omni Richmond Hotel. Join us
Thanks to one of the MAC Special Professional Development Grants, I was able to attend the IFLA World Congress in San Juan, PR this past August. The theme for the conference was “Libraries beyond Libraries: Integration, Innovation and Information for All” and it was a truly unique experience for me. Starting with
Congratulations to Shannon Jones and Doug Varner, who are among the fellows selected for the NLM/AAHSL Leadership Program.
When planning your meeting schedule, be sure to make time to visit with the exhibitors on Tuesday, Oct. 11. The exhibit area in Salons A & B will open bright and early on Tuesday at 7:30 am with continental breakfast fare. Both morning and afternoon breaks will also be held in the
Congratulations to the MAC Special Professional Development Grant winners for Fall 2011! Mary Beth Papciak, Library Associate, West Penn-Forbes Regional Hospital $400 for registration for the Systematic Review Workshop at the University of Pittsburgh on November 7-9, 2011. Meredith Solomon, Maryland-based health sciences librarian $345 for support for MAC Annual Meeting registration,
Facilitators & Recorders needed for MAC Roundtables. Facilitators and recorders earn one point toward membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) for serving in these roles If you would like to share your skills and expertise as a facilitator or a recorder, please email Lois Culler at Lois.Culler@Inova.org. 1.
The results of the MAC 2011 election are in. Our new MAC Officers are: Stefanie Warlick – MAC Chair elect/Chair/Past Chair Lara Handler – MAC Secretary Melissa Ratejeski – MLA Chapter Council Representative Bart Ragon – MLA Chapter Council Representative Alternate M.J. Tooey – MAC representative to MLA Nominating Committee Please congratulate
Contributed Papers: Ever wanted to learn more about how to create effective posters for conference presentations? Or do you want to discover how to promote your hospital library? Or would you like to hear about how libraries are using iPads? While at the MAC-MLA Meeting in Richmond, plan to attend the Contributed