MAC Spotlight: Diana McDuffee

From Amy Blevins: This month features our current MAC Chair Diana McDuffee. As always, if you would like to participate in Spotlight on MAC or have ideas for new questions for future participants, please feel free to email Amy Blevins, blevinsa@ecu.edu. 1.      How long have you been a librarian? I

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Lynne Morris Retires from UNC Chapel Hill HSL

From Julia Shaw-Kokot: Lynne D. Morris, MLS, is retiring from the Health Sciences Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on November 2, 2009. She worked at the Health Sciences Libvrary for twenty-one years. For most of those years, she was the “virtual librarian,” answering AskALibrarian, phone and chat

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MAC Election Results 2009

From Andrea Horne: The results are in!  After a tie-breaker vote for Chair-Elect at the MAC Business Meeting, we now have finalized our new officers for this year’s elections: Chair-Elect    Karen Knight Chapter Council Representative    Jonathan Lord Chapter Council Representative Alternate    Melissa Ratajeski MAC Nominee to the MLA Nominating Committee    Pat Thibodeau

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Drug Cost Info Resources at NLM

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. We review and update our FAQs frequently. The FAQ resources include national and international government agencies and non-profit

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Nominate a colleague for MLA awards

From Melissa Ratajeski: Each year, MLA gives a variety of awards to support the valuable contributions of medical librarians to the profession of health sciences librarianship.  From research and instruction to outstanding service and leadership, MLA*s professional recognition program supports and encourages the best and brightest in the field.  Please consider the

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