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2010 MARCH–APRIL No. 373
March 23, 2010 [posted]
April 15, 2010 [Editor's note added]
April 26, 2010 [Editor's note added]
May 30, 2010 [Editor's note added]
June 07, 2010 [New section added]

2010 MLA Meeting Reminder and NLM® Invitation

[Editor's note: Section-Sponsored Programming and Posters information added on April 15, 2010.]

[Editor's note: PDF version of the NLM Theater schedule added on April 26, 2010.]

[Editor's note: MLA articles n April 26, 2010.]

The Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association (MLA) will be held May 21-26, 2010 in Washington, DC at the Hilton Washington. Attendees are invited to visit the NLM exhibit booth #115 (May 22-25) to meet National Library of Medicine (NLM) staff and see NLM Web products and services. The NLM Theater at the booth will feature demonstrations and tutorials on a wide variety of topics. Please see the NLM Theater schedule.

Mark Your MLA Calendars

Monday, May 24 (7:00 am - 8:15 am)
NLM Online Users - Meeting "Sunrise Seminar"
Location: Lincoln West
NLM staff will highlight recent accomplishments and indicate new developments in a variety of online systems, including MEDLINE®/PubMed®, MedlinePlus® and DOCLINE®.

Tuesday, May 25 (9:00 am - 10:00 am)
NLM Update
Location: International Ballroom Center (Washington Hilton)
Speakers:
Dr. Donald A.B. Lindberg, Director
Sheldon Kotzin, Associate Director for Library Operations
Dr. Deborah Zarin, Director, ClinicalTrials.gov

Wednesday, May 26 (2:00 pm)
Leiter Lecture
Location: Lister Hill Auditorium, NLM, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20894
Speaker: John D. Halamka
John D. Halamka is the chief information officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, chief information officer at Harvard Medical School, chairman of the New England Healthcare Exchange Network (NEHEN), chair of the US Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HIT-SP)/co-chair of the HIT Standards Committee, and a practicing emergency medicine physician. Halamka will address the National Library of Medicine role in advancing health care information technology in the future.

The Lecture will be recorded and broadcasted live on the Web to MLA members and the NIH community at http://videocast.nih.gov. A coffee/tea reception sponsored by the Friends of the National Library of Medicine will follow the Lecture at the Lister Hill Center lobby. Special NLM tours will be offered at 3:00 pm and 3:30 pm, starting in the NLM Visitor Center.

Sunday, May 23 (7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Friends of the National Library of Medicine (FNLM) Annual MLA Reception
Location: Dumbarton House, 2715 Q St., N.W., Washington DC 20007
Ticket required. Price: $60, includes a one-year FNLM membership.
Purchase tickets on the MLA registration form.
Further details available at:

Informal Meetings
MedlinePlus Go Local
Tuesday, May 25 (3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)
Location: Oak Lawn Room

DOCLINE® Users Group Meeting
Monday, May 24 (4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Location: Lincoln West

PubMed LinkOut® User Meeting
Tuesday, May 25 (3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)
Location: Lincoln West

Continuing Education Classes & Symposium

While at the meeting in Washington, consider taking an MLA continuing education class taught by National Institutes of Health (NIH), NLM or National Network of Libraries of Medicine® (NN/LM) staff:

Friday, May 21 (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Making Sense of Protein Sequences
CE 301
Instructor: Medha Bhagwat, NIH Library, Bethesda, MD

Saturday, May 22 (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)
E-Patients: The Techno-cultural Revolution of Health Consumers Symposium
Sponsored by the NLM, NN/LM, Southeastern Atlantic Region, Hospital Libraries Section of MLA, and the Federal Libraries Section of MLA
More information available at the symposium Web site: http://www.hshsl.umaryland.edu/epatientsymposium/

Saturday, May 22 (8:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Measuring Your Impact: Using Evaluation for Library Advocacy
CE 103
Instructors: Elizabeth Kelly, NN/LM, MidContinental Region, Becker Medical Library, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, and Barbara Jones, NN/LM, MidContinental Region, J. Otto Lottes Health Science Library, University of Missouri-Columbia

Saturday, May 22 (8:00 am - Noon)
Health Issues in the Headlines: Learning to Read between the Lines
CE 300
Instructor: Gail Kouame, NN/LM, Pacific Northwest Region, University of Washington-Seattle

Saturday, May 22 (8:00 am - Noon)
Community Assessment
CE 303
Instructors: Susan Barnes, NN/LM, Outreach Evaluation Resource Center, Health Sciences Library, University of Washington-Seattle and Cindy Olney, CO Consulting, LLC, Roswell, GA

Saturday, May 22 (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Do You Want to be a Library Director? Knowledge, Skills, and Career Path
CE 203
Instructors: James Shedlock, Galter Health Sciences Library, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; Carol Jenkins, Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; and M.J. Tooey, NN/LM, Southeastern Atlantic Region, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland-Baltimore

Saturday, May 22 (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
PubMed Clinics of North America: A Problem-based Approach to PubMed Searching
CE 306
Instructor: Kay Deeney, NN/LM, Pacific Southwest Region, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, Center for the Health Sciences, University of California-Los Angeles

Saturday, May 22 (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Rare Medical Books: A Hands-on Introduction
CE 402
Instructors: Stephen Greenberg, History of Medicine Division, NLM, Bethesda, MD and Patricia Gallagher, Library, New York Academy of Medicine-New York
[This course will take place in the History of Medicine Reading Room at the National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD.]

Saturday, May 22 (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Screencasting: Creating Online Tutorials
CE 504
Instructors: Max Anderson, NN/LM, Greater Midwest Region, Library of the Health Sciences, University of Illinois-Chicago and J. Dale Prince, NN/LM, Southeastern/Atlantic Region, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore

Saturday, May 22 (1:00 PM - 5:00 pm)
Evidence-based Public Health: Finding and Appraising Relevant Resources
CE 603
Instructors: Nancy Allee, Health Sciences Libraries, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; Kristine Alpi, William Rand Kenan, Jr. Library of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University-Raleigh; and E. Hatheway Simpson, NN/LM, New England Region, University of Massachusetts-Shrewsbury

Saturday, May 22 (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Finding Information in Numbers and Words: Data Analysis for Health Information Outreach
CE 702
Instructors: Susan Barnes, NN/LM, Outreach Evaluation Resource Center, Health Sciences Library, University of Washington-Seattle and Cindy Olney, CO Consulting, LLC, Roswell, GA

Wednesday, May 26 (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Advanced Proposal Writing
CE 205
Instructor: Michelle Malizia, NN/LM, South Central Region, Houston, TX

Wednesday, May 26 (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
A Ten-step Approach to Service Continuity Planning
CE 206
Instructor: Daniel T. Wilson, NN/LM National Emergency Preparedness and Response Initiative, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia-Charlottesville

Further course details are available at http://mlanet.org/am/am2010/ce/.

Section-Sponsored Programming

Department of Health and Human Services, NIH, NLM and NN/LM staff will also be participating in the following MLA sessions:

Sunday, May 23 (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Symposium: The Informationist in Practice
Location: Jefferson East, Concourse Level
This symposium brings together informationists working in three settings-clinical, public health, and bioinformatics-to share their experiences and describe their programs, how they got started, requisite training, keys to success, and long-term sustainability. It concludes with a panel on assessing the impact of the service. The symposium is being coordinated by informationists from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and includes panelists from programs at Vanderbilt University, Johns Hopkins University, University of Pittsburgh, Harvard University, University of Arizona, and Washington University among others, as well as NIH.
More information available at: http://www.mlanet.org/am/am2010/events/informationist_symposium.html

Sunday, May 23 (1:30 pm - 2:30 pm)
Session Title: Open Forum: Librarians without Borders Issues
Topic: Health Library Outreach to Africa
Speakers: Julia Royall, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; Anne Seymour, Biomedical Library, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; and Mellanye Lackey, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Location: Lincoln West, Concourse Level

Sunday, May 23 (2:45 pm - 4:15 pm)

Session Title: Bioethics and the History of the Health Sciences
Topic: Hippocrates and the Bikers: A Brief Introduction to Bioethics and the History of Health Sciences
Speaker: Stephen Greenberg, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
Time: 2:50 pm - 3:06 pm
Location: Cabinet, Concourse Level

Session Title: E-science: Exploring the Librarian's Role
Topic: Creation of the Pandemic Influenza Digital Archive
Speaker: James King, Information Architect, NIH Library, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Time: 2:50 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Georgetown East, Concourse Level

Session Title: E-science: Exploring the Librarian's Role
Topic: A Collaborative Approach to Librarian Involvement in E-science Initiatives
Speaker: Elaine R. Martin, NN/LM, New England Region, Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Time: 3:50 pm - 4:10 pm
Location: Georgetown East, Concourse Level

Session Title: Reflecting on Our Past and Connecting to Our Future
Topic: Not Your Same Old Technical Services: Using Technology to Support the Transition to Electronic Resources Management
Speakers: Betty Landesman, Electronic Resources Coordinator and Ben Hope, Chief, Information Architecture Branch, NIH Library, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Time: 2:50 pm - 3:06 pm
Location: Jefferson West, Concourse Level

Session Title: Traffic is a Good Thing! Innovative Ways to Increase Use of Consumer Health Resources in Your Library
Topic: 2010 HealthyMe@UMB: Promoting Health and Wellness to the Campus Community
Speakers: Alexa A. Mayo, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland and M. J. Tooey, NN/LM, Southeastern Atlantic Region, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Time: 3:22 pm - 3:38 pm
Location: Lincoln East, Concourse Level

Monday, May 24 (2:30 pm - 4:00 pm)

Session Title: Added Value: Linking E-resources to Clinical Information Systems
Topic: "Meaningful Use" of Health Information Technology and Role for the Medical Library
Speaker: Charles P. Friedman, Deputy National Coordinator, Health Information Technology, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
Time: 2:35 pm - 2:51 pm
Location: International Ballroom East, Concourse Level

Session Title: AIDS 2010: Evolution of Information
Topic: AIDS Information Resources and Services from the National Library of Medicine
Speaker: Nicole Dancy, Division of Specialized Information Services, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
Time: 2:35 pm - 2:55 pm
Location: Georgetown East, Concourse Level

Session Title: AIDS 2010: Evolution of Information
Topic: Title to be announced
Speaker: Miguel Gomez, Director, AIDS.gov, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
Time: 3:35 pm - 3:55 pm
Location: Georgetown East, Concourse Level

Session Title: Advancing the History of the Health Sciences Libraries and Librarians: A Report and Reaction
Topic: Advancing the History of the Health Sciences Library and Librarian: A Report and Reaction: Code I
Speakers: Michael A. Flannery, Historical Collections, Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL; Stephen J. Greenberg, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; Edwin Holtum, John Martin Rare Book Room, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; Suzanne Porter, History of Medicine Collections, Medical Center Library, Duke University, Durham, NC; Lucretia W. McClure, Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard University, Boston, MA
Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Monroe, Concourse Level

Session Title: EMBASE Lecture
Topic: An Introduction to the Regulation of Prescription Drug Promotion: The Role of the Food and Drug Administration
Speaker: Kathryn Aikin, Division of Drug Marketing, Advertising and Communications, Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD
Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lincoln East, Concourse Level

Tuesday, May 25 (2:00 pm - 3:30 pm)

Session Title: Left/Right Brain: What Have You Been Thinking About Lately? (Session B)
Topic: Visualize the Activity in the Library with Data
Speakers: Ben Hope, Information Architecture Branch and Bradley Otterson, NIH Library, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Time: 2:05 pm - 2:21 pm
Location: Lincoln West, Concourse Level

Session Title: Vaccine Information: The Role of the Library in Evaluation, Communication, and Dissemination
Topic: Vaccine Update, United States, 2010: Recommendations, Concerns and Future Directions
Speaker: Ray Strikas, National Vaccine Program Office, US Public Health Service, Washington, DC
Time: 2:05 pm - 2:20 pm
Location: Lincoln East, Concourse Level

Session Title: Vaccine Information: The Role of the Library in Evaluation, Communication, and Dissemination
Topic: Vaccine Communication Challenges and Strategies During the 2009-2010 Influenza Season
Speaker: Kristine Sheedy, Health Communications Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
Time: 2:55 pm - 3:10 pm
Location: Lincoln East, Concourse Level

Session Title: Diseases Without Borders: Information for Global Epidemiology
Topic: Web 2.0 for Emergency Response: Emerging Opportunities for Greater Situational Awareness
Speakers: Alicia Livinski, NIH Library, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD and Dina Passman, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
Time: 2:05 pm - 2:25 pm
Location: Cabinet, Concourse Level

Session Title: Diseases Without Borders: Information for Global Epidemiology
Topic: What Information Did You Need When You Last Deployed? Discovering the Information Needs of Disaster and Emergency Response Professionals
Speakers: Alicia Livinski and Nancy Terry, NIH Library, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; Linda Spitzer and Alison Rollins, James A. Zimble Learning Resource Center, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Time: 2:25 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Cabinet, Concourse Level

Wednesday, May 26 (9:00 am - 10:30 am)

Session Title: Information Reform
Topic: New Federal Information Requirements: Being Part of the Corporation's Solution
Speaker: Betsy L. Humphreys, Deputy Director, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Time: 9:00 am - 9:45 am
Location: Cabinet, Concourse Level

Session Title: Health Information for Those Left Behind: Outreach and Services for the Disenfranchised, Marginalized, and Unconnected
Topic: The Evolution of the American Indian Health Portal through Community Connections
Speakers: Laura Bartlett, Outreach and Special Populations Branch, Specialized Information Services Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; Judith L. Rieke, Coordinator, American Indian Health User Group, National Library of Medicine, St. Paul, MN; and Gale Dutcher, Specialized Information Services Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
Time: 9:45 am - 10:05 am
Location: Jefferson West, Concourse Level

Session Title: Left/Right Brain: What Have You Been Thinking About Lately? (Session C)
Topic: Entering the World of Online Collaboration: A Case Study of Librarians on EthicShare.org
Speakers: Amy E. Donahue, NLM 2nd Year Associate Fellow, University of Minnesota Bio-Medical Library and Kate McCready, Wilson Information, Reference and Instruction Service, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Time: 9:21 am - 9:37 am
Location: Monroe, Concourse Level

Session Title: Left/Right Brain: What Have You Been Thinking About Lately? (Session C)
Topic: Health Information Portal: Collaborations and Enhancements
Speakers: Kathleen Murray, Alaska Medical Library, University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK; Laura Bartlett, Outreach and Special Populations Branch, Specialized Information Services Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; and Paula R. Maez, NLM 2nd Year Associate Fellow, Briscoe Library, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
Time: 10:09 am - 10:25 am
Location: Monroe, Concourse Level

Session Title: Electronic Health Record and Librarians: Potential Roles and Opportunities for Information Research
Topic: Electronic Health Record Implementation
Speaker: Theresa Cullen, Rear Admiral, Chief Information Officer, and Director, Office of Information Technology, U.S. Public Health Service, Indian Health Service, Albuquerque, NM
Time: 9:05 am - 9:21 am
Location: Lincoln West, Concourse Level

Session Title: Electronic Health Record and Librarians: Potential Roles and Opportunities for Information Research
Topic: Consumers' Understanding of Medical Documents: Common Errors and Ways to Support Comprehension
Speakers: Alla Keselman, Specialized Information Services Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; Catherine Arnott Smith, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madision, WI; Prudence Dalrymple, College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Time: 10:09 am - 10:25 am
Location: Lincoln West, Concourse Level

Posters

MLA is presenting two types of posters this year. Lightning poster presentations are five-minute talks. The other poster presentations are for the entire time period indicated.

NIH, NLM, and NN/LM staff will be presenting the following posters at MLA:

Sunday, May 23 (4:30 pm - 6:00 pm)
Lightning Poster Presentation 1/Room 3
Location: Jefferson West, Concourse Level


Topic: Information Disconnect: Gray Literature Challenges Experienced by Disaster and Emergency Responders
Presenters: Alicia Livinski and Nancy Terry, NIH Library, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; Alison Rollins and Linda Spitzer, James A. Zimble Learning Resource Center, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Time: 4:40 pm - 4:45 pm

Topic: Patient Safety Answers Require Outreach, In-reach, and Partnerships
Presenter: Holly Ann Burt, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region, Library of the Health Sciences, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
Time: 4:50 pm - 4:55 pm

Sunday, May 23 (4:30 pm - 6:00 pm)
Poster Presentation 1
Location: International Terrace, Terrace Level


Topic: The Value of Hospital Libraries in New England
Presentation Number: 8
Presenters: H. Mark Goldstein and Elaine R. Martin, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region, The Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Topic: The Outreach Continuum: Expanding the Medical Librarian's Role
Presentation Number: 26
Presenters: Mary E. Piorun and Jane Fama, Lamar Soutter Library; Elaine R. Martin, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region, The Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA; and Nancy La Pelle, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Topic: Observations about the Retraction of Biomedical Literature: An Analysis of Publications Cited in MEDLINE
Presentation Number: 39
Presenters: Kathleen Amos, NLM 2nd Year Associate Fellow, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and Lou Wave Snyder Knecht, Bibliographic Services Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Monday, May 24 (4:15 pm - 5:45 pm)
Lightning Poster Presentation 2/Room 2
Location: Georgetown East, Concourse Level


Topic: The Laptop Librarian: Bringing Librarians to the Research Lab
Presenters: Marci Brandenburg, Tracie Frederick, and Alan Doss, NCI Scientific Library, Wilson Information Services Corporation/National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD
Time: 5:00 pm - 5:05 pm

Monday, May 24 (4:15 pm - 5:45 pm)
Lightning Poster Presentation 2/Room 3
Location: Cabinet, Concourse Level


Topic: Search Clouds: Providing Daily Insight into the Health Information Needs of Consumers
Presenters: Sarena Burgess and Wanda Whitney, Reference and Web Services, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
Time: 5:10 pm - 5:15 PM

Monday, May 24 (4:15 pm - 5:45 pm)
Lightning Poster Presentation 2/Room 1
Location: Jefferson West, Concourse Level


Topic: Developing an E-science Portal for Librarians to Support Learning and Collaboration
Presenter: Donna Kafel, Project Coordinator of eScience Project, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Shrewsbury, MA
Time: 4:30 pm - 4:35 pm

Monday, May 24 (4:15 pm - 5:45 pm)
Poster Presentation 2
Location: International Terrace, Terrace Level


Topic: Core Competencies for Disaster Information Specialists
Presentation Number: 5
Speakers: Cynthia B. Love and Elizabeth F. Norton, Disaster Information Management Research Center, Specialized Information Services Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
Time: 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Topic: Analyzing Disaster Health Information Sources: A Snapshot in Time
Presentation Number: 8
Speakers: Elizabeth F. Norton, Cynthia B. Love, and Stacey J. Arnesen, Disaster Information Management Research Center, Specialized Information Services Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
Time: 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Topic: How to Connect: Reflections on a Library's Order and Disorder
Presentation Number: 9
Speakers: Jeanne M. Le Ber, Kathleen Ann Amos (NLM 2nd Year Associate Fellow) , Joan M. Marcotte Gregory, Nancy Lombardo, Mary McFarland, Jean P. Shipman, Joan M. Stoddard, Todd Vandenbark, Alice Weber, Mary E. Youngkin, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Time: 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Topic: Partnering to Develop a Tribal Consumer Health Information Center
Presentation Number: 24
Speakers: Gale A. Dutcher, Division of Specialized Information Sciences, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD and Carolyn Hill, Computercraft Corporation, McLean, VA
Time: 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Topic: Using Citation Analysis to Assess the Impact of Biomedical Informatics Research
Presentation Number: 30
Speakers: Kathleen Amos, NLM 2nd Year Associate Fellow, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Time: 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Topic: Comparing the Informationist to the Traditional Medical Librarian Using a Logic Model
Presentation Number: 35
Speaker: Diane G. Cooper, Division of Library Services, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Time: 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Tuesday, May 25 (3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)
Poster Presentation 3
Location: International Terrace, Terrace Level


Topic: Biomedical Informatics and Medical Librarianship: Reflections on the Woods Hole Experience
Presentation Number: 9
Speakers: Andrew Youngkin, Medical Library, Dixie Regional Medical Center, St. George, UT and Sharon Dennis, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Midcontinental Region, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Topic: The Effect of Free Access on Citations in the Vision Literature
Presentation Number: 20
Speakers: Pamela C. Sieving, Information and Education Services, NIH Library, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD and Bette Anton, Fong Optometry and Health Sciences Library, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Topic: Connecting to the Past: Building for the Future
Presentation Number: 25
Speakers: Patricia G. Hinegardner; M.J. Tooey, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern Atlantic Region; Rich Behles; and Brad Gerhart, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Topic: Can an Online Resource Package for "Others" Survive?
Presentation Number: 26
Speakers: Alexa A. Mayo, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD and M.J. Tooey, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern Atlantic Region, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Topic: The Role of Librarians in Health Care Reform: Enhancing Care by Connecting Librarians and Clinicians
Presentation Number: 27
Speakers: Patricia J. Devine, Pacific Northwest Region, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Seattle, WA and James E. Anderson, Physician Assistant, Orthopedics, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Topic: Integrating Online Social Media and Community Outreach: Experiences and Lessons Learned
Presentation Number: 30
Speakers: Paula R. Maez, NLM 2nd Year Associate Fellow and Julie K. Gaines, Briscoe Library, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Topic: Reaching Out: Community Participation in Developing a Culturally Relevant Resource
Presentation Number: 31
Speakers: Laura Bartlett, Outreach and Special Populations Branch, Specialized Information Services Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; Judith Rieke, American Indian Health User Group, National Library of Medicine, St. Paul, MN; Gale Dutcher, Specialized Information Services Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; and Erich Longie, Spirit Lake Consulting, Spirit Lake Dakota Nation, Ft. Totten, ND
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Topic: Arctic Health Website: An Information Portal to Issues Affecting the Health and Well-being of Our Planet's Northern-most Inhabitants
Presentation Number: 35
Speakers: Kathleen Murray, Alaska Medical Library, University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK; Laura Bartlett, Outreach and Special Populations Branch, Specialized Information Services Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; and Paula R. Maez, NLM 2nd Year Associate Fellow, Briscoe Library, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Topic: Making New and Lasting Connections through Emerging Technology Brown Bag Sessions
Presentation Number: 38
Speakers: Emily J. Hurst, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region, HAM-TMC Library, Houston, TX; Luke E. Rosenberger, Kelley Minars, and Katherine A. Prentice, Libraries, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

NLM Theater Schedule

NLM Theater Schedule – Booth 115
A PDF version of the NLM Theater schedule is available at: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibits/mla/2010/MLA_10_theater_flyer.pdf
 
Sunday, May 23
Noon Disaster Health Information Update
12:30 pm History of Medicine Update
1:00 pm Health Services Research & Public Health Update
1:30 pm UMLS® Review
2:00 pm Using My Bibliography to Manage Compliance with the NIH Public Access Policy
2:30 pm PubMed Review
3:00 pm MedlinePlus Update
3:30 pm MyMedicationList & RxNorm Update
4:00 pm DailyMed® Update
4:30 pm Introduction to NCBI Molecular Databases
 
Monday, May 24
10:00 am Using My Bibliography to Manage Compliance with the NIH Public Access Policy
10:30 am ClinicalTrials.gov Update
11:00 am MyMedicationList & RxNorm Update
11:30 am DailyMed Update
1:30 pm MedlinePlus Update
2:00 pm PubMed Review
2:30 pm Drug, Toxicology, and Environmental Health Resources Update
3:00 pm Disaster Health Information Update
3:30 pm Health Services Research & Public Health Update
4:00 pm Introduction to NCBI Molecular Databases
4:30 pm History of Medicine Update
 
Tuesday, May 25
10:00 am PubMed Review
10:30 am Introduction to NCBI Molecular Databases
11:00 am Disaster Health Information Update
11:30 am ClinicalTrials.gov Update
Noon History of Medicine Update
12:30 pm MedlinePlus Update
1:00 pm Drug, Toxicology, and Environmental Health Resources Update
1:30 pm Using My Bibliography to Manage Compliance with the NIH Public Access Policy
2:00 pm UMLS Review

Join Us

Please join us at these events! Additional information or changes to this information will be announced in the NLM Technical Bulletin.

[Editor's Note: The following section was added on June 7, 2010.]

Seed Planting Instructions

Seed planting instructions for the Chamomile, French Lavender, and Sage seeds you received at the exhibit booth at the MLA meeting are now available.

By Janet Zipser
MEDLARS Management Section

Zipser J. 2010 MLA Meeting Reminder and NLM® Invitation. NLM Tech Bull. 2010 Mar-Apr;(373):e9.

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