From Cynthia Burke: The National Library of Medicine (NLM) responds to more than 100,000 questions each year. Regularly asked questions become Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). NLM Reference and Consumer Health FAQs are at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/services/faqref.html . Our FAQs are reviewed and updated frequently. Our FAQs link to resources at NLM, national and international government
From Mandy Meloy: The Lucretia W. McClure Excellence in Education Award was established in 1998 to honor an outstanding practicing librarian or library educator in the field of health sciences librarianship and informatics who demonstrates skills in one or more of the following areas: teaching, curriculum development, mentoring, research, or leadership in
From: Meredith Solomon It’s not too late to get a discount! The deadline for Early Bird registration for the 3 by the Sea MLA TriChapter Conference has been extended through Wednesday, September 2nd. Regular registration ends Friday, September 18th. * 9/02 Early Bird deadline–save $50! * 9/18 Regular registration deadline If you
From Cynthia Burke – Drug Information : Patient and Caregiver Resources at the National Library of Medicine® (NLM®) The National Library of Medicine (NLM) responds to more than 100,000 questions each year. Regularly asked questions become Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). NLM Reference and Consumer Health FAQs are at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/services/faqref.html .
From Anne Linton – Hello, everyone! Most of you know me as someone from DC. However, I grew up in the Philadelphia area and headed to the “Jersey shore” every summer—still do. So I thought that I might share some of the reasons why southern New Jersey is a great place to
From Karen Grigg: The MAC Membership and Recruitment Committee invites new librarians to apply for a conference scholarship to attend the 2009 Annual Meeting which will be held from October 4-8, 2009 in Atlantic City, NJ at the Resorts Casino Hotel. One scholarship will be awarded. The selected recipient will receive complimentary
From Andrea Horne: Greetings all, It is time for MAC members to elect new officers. The candidates’ biographical sketches are now available on the MAC Website: http://www.macmla.org/elections/candidates_09_10.html
From the MAC Honors & Awards Committee: ATTENTION: MAC RETIREES! Did You Know???? MAC retirees get free membership! Retirees must have been members 5 years prior to retirement. Contact Virginia Bender for details at Virginia.Bender@mail.wvu.edu.
From Virginia Bender: It’s time to nominate your deserving colleagues. Do you know someone who is an inspiring MAC member? Recognizing our colleagues is one of the highest honors we can bestow on our peers. The time to nominate your colleagues is now.
From Rick Peterson: Registration is now open for 3 by the Sea, a tri-chapter meeting of the New York/New Jersey, Middle Atlantic, and Philadelphia Regional Chapters of the Medical Library Association on October 5-8 at Resorts Hotel in Atlantic City.