MAC Meeting Research Panel

I just attended the Research panel discussion “Setting your Sights on Research: Its Easier than you Think”. Three panelists: Barbara Wildemuth, Lois Culler and Sheila Snow-Croft reflected on their own research processes and answered questions. Quite a lot of audience discussion was generated by this topic and the personal reflections of the

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Keynote address at MAC Meeting

Dr. Lisa Sanders, Clinical Professor at Yale University and author of the book “Every Patient Tells a Story: Medical Mysteries and the Art of Diagnosis“, was the speaker at this morning’s keynote address. Dr. Sanders tells a good story…her talk was engaging and relevant to our world as medical librarians. Dr’ . Saunder’s

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MAC Meeting Welcome Reception

Last night’s event included great food, a beautiful setting, good people, and very danceable music! Thanks local arrangement committee for doing a remarkable  job with the reception set-up. The  “Smoking  Carolinas” entertained us with a variety of diverse  songs. Special thanks to the band members … Rick Peterson, Scott Garrison, Jeff Coghill, Roger Russell,

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Chapel Hill weather during annual meeting

As a test post, I am sharing the Chapel Hill weather report from a local news channel (www.wral.com/weather) for the next few days. Safe travels to all! From Susan Keesee, one of the MAC communications committee bloggers. Wednesday, 10/13 Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Not as warm with

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MAC Annual Meeting 2010

Registration on Wednesday, October 13th, will be held at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, 100 Marriott Way Chapel Hill, NC. Registration will be held on October 14th and 15th in the William and Ida Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill. On-site registration must be paid in cash or by check.

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Setting our sights on research: It’s easier than you think: A panel discussion

If you have browsed the website for the 2010 MAC/MLA Annual Meeting you may have noticed a ‘Panel Discussion’ on the schedule. The discussion will focus on how to incorporate research into our work.  Common questions and problems encountered during the research process will be discussed.  Audience participation will be encouraged throughout

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MAC Annual Meeting Plans

The Annual Meeting Committee is busy putting the finishing touches on this year’s meeting in Chapel Hill, NC, and we are excited about what we hope will be a thought-provoking and fun meeting for everyone! If you haven’t already registered, there’s still time to register online! Web registration ends next Wednesday, September

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Virginia L. and William K. Beatty Medical Library Association Volunteer Service Award

The Virginia L. and William K. Beatty Medical Library Association Volunteer Service Award recognizes a medical librarian who has demonstrated outstanding, sustained service to MLA and the health sciences library profession.  The recipient will be awarded a certificate and $1,000.  Deadline for application is November 1, 2010.  For details and a nomination

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2010 MAC/MLA Annual Meeting

A New Vision for Health Sciences Libraries October 13-15, Chapel Hill, NC  Online registration ends on Wednesday, September 29th!  Online Registration To register for the 2010 meeting in Chapel Hill, NC, connect to the conference Website at http://www.ecu.edu/remoteScripts/dhs/macmla2010/registration.html  On-site Registration On-site registration must be paid in cash or by check. We will

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