MAC Special Professional Development Award

Thinking about your professional development plans for the rest of 2011? Apply for the MAC Special Professional Development Award which provides up to $500 of support for an in-person or online development activity. Applications are due August 15, 2011 and recipients of the award will be notified by August 23 in order

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2011 Annual MAC-MLA Conference

Please join the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association, October 10-12, 2011, at the Omni Richmond Hotel in Richmond, Virginia, where we will “Capitalize on our Strengths”. This year’s conference promises an exciting lineup of speakers, including: · Lisa Gualtieri, PhD, Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Health Communications Program at Tufts

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Continuing Education: Roadmap to Disaster Health Information Resources and Tools

Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond is pleased to the following continuing education opportunity: Roadmap to Disaster Health Information Resources and Tools, Wednesday, July 13, 2011 1:30 – 4:00 p.m. Class Overview This training class introduced many of the disaster health information sources available on the

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2011 MAC/MLA Annual Meeting: Capitalize on Our Strengths

October 10-12 Richmond, Virginia  To register for the 2011 meeting, connect to the conference Website at http://www.library.vcu.edu/events/mac2011/registration.html  If you register by the September 2nd deadline, you will save $50! Online registration ends on September 30th.  On-site Registration On-site registration must be paid in cash or by check. We will not have the

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Honor your MAC Colleagues

 Do you know someone who is an inspiring MAC member (Mid-Atlantic Chapter/Medical Library Association)? Recognizing our colleagues is one of the highest honors we can bestow on our peers. The time to nominate your colleagues is now. It is easy to nominate your fellow MAC member using our online form. If you

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What I Learned Thanks to a MAC Grant

 As a recipient of one of the MAC Special Professional Development Grants I was able to attend the MLA CE course “Rethinking Connections with Our Users: Incorporating Mobile Devices into Library Services” in Minneapolis, MN during the MLA annual meeting.  The class material was written by Jodi Philbrick and Molly Knapp, and

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MAC Needs To Hear From You!

In August 2007, MAC conducted a detailed survey on its organizational structure, activities, and services to the membership. To assess our progress in addressing issues identified in 2007 and to establish future priorities, a brief follow up survey has been prepared. You will be receiving a Survey Monkey questionnaire within the next

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Job Announcement: Medical Librarian Consultant, American Urological Association

Serves as a liaison to AUA staff and guideline document panels by conducting systematic literature reviews.   Using PubMed and EMBASE, and other sources, and employing MeSH terminology tree,  performs detailed literature searches to identify articles pertinent to urologic guideline topics including the assessment of articles to determine quality and level of evidence.

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