New Funding Opportunity from SE/A

From Janice Kelly: The NN/LM SE/A is introducing a new funding opportunity for community day activities. Community Day is part of the nationwide effort encouraging Americans to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools and communities. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security through its “Ready America” (

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Enhanced RSS feeds from MedlinePlus

From Terri Ottosen: MedlinePlus enhanced its Health News RSS feeds this week. The MedlinePlus Health News feeds now include images and hyperlinks to corresponding MedlinePlus Health Topics. The images add visual interest to the feeds and the Health Topic links allow subscribers to quickly and easily access information on the diseases, conditions,

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Merger is Official!

From Julia Shaw-Kokot and Jonathan Lord: The merger of the Pittsburgh Regional Chapter and the Mid-Atlantic Chapter (MAC) of the Medical Library Association (MLA) is now official. The merger proposal was approved by Chapter Council members at MLA’s 2009 Annual Meeting in May. The Western Pennsylvania area that previously made up the

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3 by the Sea Conference: Call for Posters

(Submitted by Rick Peterson) You are invited to submit proposals for posters for the 3 by the Sea MLA TriChapter Conference being held in Atlantic City, NJ on October 5-8, 2009 at Resorts Hotel and Casino.  Submissions are due by June 30, 2009 Conference website: Call for posters (pdf):

Position open at The Commonwealth Medical College Library

(From Joanne Muellenbach) TITLE:  Head, Electronic Resources and Technical Services, The Commonwealth Medical College Library, 501 Vine Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509 MINIMUM SALARY:  $55,000 Position Announcement:  The Commonwealth Medical College Library, in Scranton, Pennsylvania, invites applications and nominations for the position of Head, Electronic Resources and Technical Services.