MAC Bylaws Vote Complete

In May, MAC membership approved changes to its bylaws to reflect the new geographic boundaries of the Chapter and to bring the organization’s rules more in line with the actual practice of MAC members. Changes include the inclusion of Western Pennsylvania within MAC’s boundaries, movement of the fiscal year from July 1-June

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Linda Frank

Wanted to share the sad news with your readers that Linda Frank passed away on April 16 as a result of a car accident.  There’s a story on the UNC Health Sciences Library News  that includes the ability for people to sign an online guestbook set up by her family. http://www.hsl.unc.edu/news/display_blog.cfm?bid=1192 Sincerely, Matt —

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Call for Nominations for MLA Offices

The MLA Nominating Committee members are ready to begin identifying potential candidates for the election, and they would appreciate receiving recommendations from MLA members. If you would like to recommend someone to be nominated for President or for the Board, or would like to be considered for one of the positions, please

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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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