As part of a plan to teach Web 2.0 and multimedia tools to user services staff at our health sciences library, I would like to get feedback from MAC members who use such tools in their library work or teach them to others.
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” (http://www.ready.gov)
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,
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
(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: http://3bythesea.pbworks.com Call for posters (pdf): https://3bythesea.pbworks.com/f/Call%2Bfor%2BPosters%2BThree%2Bby%2Bthe%2BSea%2BConference_rev2.pdf
(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.
From Rick Peterson: 3 by the Sea, an MLA TriChapter Conference to be held in Atlantic City, NJ on October 5-8, 2009 Even though summer is not quite upon us, it’s not too soon to start thinking about 3 by the Sea, an MLA TriChapter Conference to be held in Atlantic City,
From Virginia Bender: Have you retired during the past year or are you about to retire? The Honors and Awards Committee of MAC, in order to recognize the value of your library service, is asking you to send your name and a brief biography to be posted on the MAC Messages blog.
(From the MACMLA list) Megan A Von Isenburg wrote: We need your help! The 2010 MAC Annual Meeting Committee is looking for a few program members to help shape the content for the 2010 MAC meeting scheduled to be held in Chapel Hill, NC, October 13-15, 2010.