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NLM @ MLA - 2012

Zipser J. NLM @ MLA - 2012. NLM Tech Bull. 2012 Mar-Apr;(385):e3.

2012 March 30 [posted]
2012 April 26 [Editor's note added]
2012 May 09 [Editor's note added]
2012 May 29 [Editor's note added]

[Editor's note: Additional continuing education class information added on April 26, 2012.]
[Editor's note: Section-Sponsored Programming and Posters information added on May 9, 2011.]
[Editor's note: Recordings of the NLM Theater Presentations added on May 29, 2011.]

The Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association (MLA) will be held May 18-23, 2012 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, WA. Attendees are invited to visit the NLM exhibit booth #321 (May 19-22) to meet 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 21 (7:00 am – 8:15 am)
NLM Online Users' Meeting "Sunrise Seminar"
Location: Rm. 602-603, Convention Center
NLM staff will highlight recent accomplishments and indicate new developments in a variety of online systems including MEDLINE/PubMed, MedlinePlus, MedlinePlus Connect and other NLM products.

Tuesday, May 22 (10:30 am – 11:30 am)
NLM Update
Location: Ballroom 6ABC, Convention Center
Speakers:
Betsy Humphreys, Deputy Director
Sheldon Kotzin, Associate Director, Library Operations
Jeff Reznick, Chief, History of Medicine Division
Informal Meetings
Sunday, May 20 (3:30 pm – 4:30 pm)
DOCLINE Users Group Meeting
Location: Rm. 601, Convention Center

Continuing Education Classes

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

Friday, May 18 (10:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Diagnostic Error and Patient Safety: Team Up and Tackle It
CE200
Instructors: Elaine Alligood, Boston VA Health Care System, Boston, MA; Lorri Zipperer, Zipperer Project Management, Albuquerque, NM; Barbara B. Jones, NN/LM, MidContinental Region, J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library, University of Missouri-Columbia; and Linda Williams, VA National Center for Patient Safety, Ann Arbor, MI

Saturday, May 19 (8:00 am – Noon)
Microbial Genome Analysis and Comparisons: Web-Based Protocols and Resources
CE302
Instructor: Medha Bhagwat, National Institutes of Health Library, Bethesda, MD

Saturday, May 19 (8:00 am – Noon)
ABCs of DNA: Unraveling the Mystery of Genetics Information for Consumers
CE303
Instructor: Terri Ottosen, NN/LM, Southeastern/Atlantic Region, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland-Baltimore

Saturday, May 19 (8:00 am – Noon)
Promoting Health Literacy Through Easy-to-Read Materials
CE601
Instructor: Cheryl Rowan, NN/LM, South Central Region, Library, Houston Academy of Medicine, Texas Medical Center- Houston

Saturday, May 19 (8:00 am – Noon)
Positioning the Professions: Science, Technology, and Medicine (STM) Publishing
CE703
Instructors: Jean Shipman, NN/LM, MidContinental Region and NLM Training Center, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah-Salt Lake City; John Tagler, Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division, Association of American Publishers, New York, NY; and Tom Richardson, Institutional Sales and Service, New England Journal of Medicine, Waltham, MA

Saturday, May 19 (8:00 am – 3:00 pm)
Do You Want to be a Library Director: Knowledge, Skills, and Career Paths
CE202
Instructors: James Shedlock, Galter Health Sciences Library, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; Carol G. 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

MLA Symposium
Saturday, May 19 (12:30 pm - 5:00 pm)
Managing and Revitalizing Your Career as a Medical Librarian
CE800
Keynote Speaker: Heather Krasna, Career Services, Evans School of Public Affairs, University of Washington-Seattle
Speakers and Facilitators: Elizabeth Atcheson, Blue Bridge Career Coaching, Seattle, WA; Joyce Backus, Library Operations, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; Tania Bardyn, University of Washington Health Sciences Library & NN/LM Pacific Northwest Region, Seattle, WA; Colleen Cuddy, Samuel J. Wood Library and C.V. Starr Biomedical Information Center, Weil Cornell Medical College, New York, NY; Katherine Stemmer Frumento, Library Services, Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, CT; Charles J. Greenberg, Curriculum and Research Support, Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT; Pat Hawthorne, Library Organizational Development and Human Resources, Emory Libraries, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; and Lorri Zipperer, Zipperer Project Management, Albuquerque, NM

Saturday, May 19 (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Disaster Health Information Sources: The Basics
CE305
Instructor: Robin Featherstone, Liaison Librarian (Medicine), McGill Life Sciences Library, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Free to MLA members and nonmembers
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the essential resources needed to provide health-related information services for supporting disaster mitigation, planning, response, and recovery. This interactive, case-based workshop will cover key sources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), federal and nonfederal agencies, and international organizations. Tools for locating, organizing, and disseminating disaster health information will also be discussed.

Further details about the above courses are available at: http://mlanet.org/am/am2012/ce/index.html

Other continuing education courses on disaster topics will be offered in Seattle on Thursday, May 24. Please contact your Regional Medical Library for information about the courses. To identify your Regional Medical Library, use the map at http://nnlm.gov or call 1-800-338-7657.

Section-Sponsored Programming

NIH, NLM, and NN/LM staff will also be participating in the following MLA sessions:

Sunday, May 20 (4:30-6:00 PM)
Session: Stepping Up to the Plate with New Concepts of Data: Resource Description and Access, Semantic Web, Linked Data
Topic: Resource Description and Access and the New Bibliographic Framework: Moving Library Data to the Semantic Web
Presenter: Sharon Willis, Cataloging Section, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
Room: 602/603

Session: Triple Play: The Librarian's Roles in Bioinformatics Training, Research, and Resource Development
Topic: Leading an Interdisciplinary Team to Create Gene Indexing Bioinformatics Software
Presenter: Caitlin Sticco, National Library of Medicine Associate Fellow, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
Objectives: This case study examines the role of a librarian as a project leader in bioinformatics software development with an interdisciplinary team of scientists, programmers, and librarians. This study highlights the value of a medical librarian as a catalyst, leader, and resource for interdisciplinary research and suggests pathways for other librarians to lead interdepartmental research projects.
Room: 619/620

Session: Triple Play: The Librarian's Roles in Bioinformatics Training, Research, and Resource Development
Topic: Hitting a Home Run with Bioinformatics Support
Presenters: Medha Bhagwat and Lynn Young, NIH Library, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Objectives: The National Institutes of Health Library sought to establish a bioinformatics support program for the institute researchers' and clinicians' endeavors to understand the molecular mechanisms of human disease. The goal was a four-fold program--training, consultation, software licensing, and data analysis--to provide support in all aspects of bioinformatics, including accessing data from databases and biological interpretation of large data sets.
Room: 619/620

Session: Triple Play: The Librarian's Roles in Bioinformatics Training, Research, and Resource Development
Topic: Distant Hands-on Virtual Bioinformatics Training
Presenters: Medha Bhagwat, NIH Library, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; Craig Locatis, Office of High Performance Computing and Communications, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; and Alexa Mayo, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Objectives: This paper discusses the successful delivery of hands-on bioinformatics training at a distance that emulates in-person training at an on-site computer lab. It outlines a collaborative program that supports researchers' complex training needs, including the special requirements of remote molecular visualizations.
Room: 619/620

Monday, May 21 (10:30 am - Noon)
Session: Building the All Star Team: Librarians' Role in Enabling Interprofessional Education
Topic: Batter's up: Librarians Score as Campus Leaders of Interprofessional Education
Presenters: Jeanne M. LeBer, Nancy T. Lombardo, Jean P. Shipman, Joan M. Stoddart, and Alice Weber, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Objectives: Support a variety of opportunities in different contexts for health sciences students to learn as interprofessional teams in order to prepare them for real life practice.
Room: 612

Session: Careers in Federal Libraries
Topic: NLM Associates Program/NLM's Recruiting Initiatives and Succession Planning
Presenter: Kathel Dunn, Associate Fellows Program, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
Room: 611

Session: Careers in Federal Libraries
Topic: Federal Opportunities for Innovation and Personal Growth
Presenter: Terrie Wheeler, Information and Education Services Branch, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Room: 611

Monday, May 21 (2:00 pm - 3:30 pm)
Session: Consumer Health Outreach: Taking the Consumer Health Library out of the Library
Topic: Community Day: Reaching out to First Responders and Community Members
Presenters: Susan J. Barnes, National Network of Libraries of Medicine Outreach Evaluation Resource Center, Health Sciences Library, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Lisa Boyd, National Network Office, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; Cynthia Olney, Outreach Evaluation Resource Center, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Roswell, GA; and Angela Ruffin, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, National Network Office, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
Objectives: The Community Day Pilot Project showcased the role of libraries in community emergency preparedness and fostered relationships among public libraries, hospital libraries, and community organizations involved in first response to emergencies. With support from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM), Community Day preparedness events took place at three sites: Sarasota, FL; Oklahoma City, OK; and Brunswick, ME.
Room: 612

Session: Consumer Health Outreach: Taking the Consumer Health Library out of the Library
Topic: Health Enhancement for Rural Elderly: Improving Health Literacy for Seniors in Eastern Montana
Presenters: Gail Kouame, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and David Young, Community Resources Program, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
Objectives: The goals of the Health Enhancement for Rural Elderly (HERE) project were: (a) to improve the health literacy skills of rural elderly and (b) to build the health literacy capacity of selected rural communities to enable elderly to make well-informed health-related decisions, better manage their own self-care, and enhance their overall health and well-being.
Room: 612

Session: Instant Replay: How Technology Is Changing Our Game
Topic: Moving out Ahead of the Curveball: One Library's Experience with Going Mobile
Presenters: MaShana Davis, Douglas J. Joubert, and Alicia A. Livinski, NIH Library, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Objectives: Purpose: To describe the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of a library-wide initiative focused on mobile computing, social media, and Web 2.0 technologies. Setting/Participants/Resources: Forty-eight staff at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Library, which is a biomedical research library at NIH. Participants represent four different branches of the library and include twenty-nine librarians, two bioinformatics specialist, and seventeen support staff.
Room: 615/616

Session: Knowledge Management: A Whole New Ballgame
Topic: Development to Implementation: Piloting Knowledge Management (KM) in New England
Presenter: H. Mark Goldstein, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region, Medical School, University of Massachusetts, Shrewsbury, MA
Objectives: In New England, we envision a gradual shift in our profession, from a traditional hospital library setting to a modern health care knowledge services center. As part of its "Knowledge Management (KM) Regional Initiative," the New England Regional office of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM NER) embarked on the next phase of its strategic five-year plan: implementation through pilot sites.
Room: 602/603

Tuesday, May 22 (2:00 pm - 3:30 pm)
Session: Effective Dissemination of Findings: Pitching Your Research with Speed and Accuracy
Topic: A Method for Your Madness: Applying Return on Investment
Presenters: Claire Hamasu, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; Barbara Jones, J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and Betsy Kelly, Health Information Resources and Assessment and Evaluation Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region, Becker Medical Library, School of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Objectives: Measuring the value of the library has become an integral part of assessing the library's economic impact and contributions to the larger institution. Recently, approaches have been discussed and methodologies and metrics employed to illustrate the return to the institution. We will examine the process, metrics, calculations, and analysis one must consider in designing a program to demonstrate library value.
Room: 615/616

Session: Effective Dissemination of Findings: Pitching Your Research with Speed and Accuracy
Topic: Covering All Your (Data) Bases: A Comparison for Autism Researchers
Presenter: Rex R. Robison, NIH Library, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Objectives: First, to compare the coverage of autism articles in four bibliographic databases: PubMed, Web of Science, Scopus, and PsycINFO. Second, to conduct a library research project that would be useful to neuroscientists and to use data to convey to scientists some of the ways that databases may differ.
Room: 615/616

Session: It's Outta Here! Community Engagement (general topic session)
Topic: Project SHARE: Empowering Student Community Health Advocates
Presenters: Alexa Mayo, Anna Tatro, and M.J. Tooey, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Objectives: This paper describes the implementation of Student Health Advocates Redefining Empowerment (SHARE), a 3-year, $205,000 project funded by a National Library of Medicine (NLM) Information Resource Grant to Reduce Health Disparities. Through a partnership between the library and a nearby high school for the health professions, selected students develop skills to advocate for better health at the personal, family, and community level.
Room: 608/609

Session: It's Outta Here! Community Engagement (general topic session)
Topic: Extending Our Reach: Using Social Media to Engage Family Caregivers Online
Presenter: Jamie E. Peacock, Division of Specialized Information Services, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
Objectives:
  1. Explore social media as a viable tool for engaging family caregivers, an underserved population.
  2. Increase awareness of quality health resources among caregivers who already use online health information and social media tools.
  3. Identify the types of health information most beneficial to individuals and groups in caregiving roles and networks.
Room: 608/609

Session: It's Outta Here! Community Engagement (general topic session)
Topic: A New Approach to Community Engagement: Focused Health Information Outreach
Presenters: Javier Crespo and Michelle L. Eberle, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region, Medical School, University of Massachusetts, Shrewsbury, MA
Objectives: The purpose of the project was to increase health information literacy and access to accurate and reliable health information in two distinct communities experiencing health disparities: Providence, RI, a predominantly Latino community, and western Maine, a predominantly rural community, and to collect formative and summative evaluation data to improve the model for future use.
Room: 608/609

General/Plenary Sessions

Wednesday, May 23 (10:30 am - 12 Noon)
Comparative Effectiveness Research: Trends and Issues
According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), "comparative effectiveness research is designed to inform health-care decisions by providing evidence on the effectiveness, benefits, and harms of different treatment options." The panel will describe current activities in comparative effectiveness research (CER) and challenge attendees to consider how to grow their professional opportunities in this arena. The panel will be moderated by Barbara A. Epstein, AHIP. Epstein is joined by Joyce E. B. Backus, Kate Goodrich, and Michael L. Parchman.

Open Forums

Tuesday, May 22 (3:30 pm - 4:30 pm)
Disaster Information Specialization Update
During this open forum, the Medical Library Association will introduce its new Disaster Information Specialization program. The specialization was developed in cooperation with NLM. It offers an approved curriculum of courses that allows participants to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to support their libraries, institutions and communities in times of disaster or other emergencies. Upon completion, participants will receive certificates acknowledging their educational effort. MLA and NLM staff will be on hand to answer any questions.
Room: 606/607

Technical Services Section Business Meeting

Sunday, May 20 (3:30 pm - 4:30 pm)
Topic: NLM Classification Celebrates the Big Six-O: The Stages of Evolution of the NLM Classification
Presenter: Sharon Willis, Cataloging Section, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
Room: 602/603

Posters

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

Sunday, May 20 (3:30 pm - 4:30 pm)
Poster Session 1
Topic: An Assessment of Needed Competencies to Promote the Data Curation and Management Librarianship of Health Sciences and Science and Technology Librarians
Authors: Andrew T. Creamer, Lamar Soutter Library University of Massachusetts Medical School, Medical School, University of Massachusetts, Cambridge, MA; Myrna E. Morales, Donna Kafel, and Javier Crespo, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region, Medical School, University of Massachusetts, Shrewsbury, MA; and Elaine Martin, Director, Lamar Soutter Library, Medical School, University of Massachusetts, Shrewsbury, MA
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to evaluate health sciences librarians' needed data curation and data management competencies to support nascent and future patron and institutional e-science initiatives. The data from this research will be used to create relevant future professional development for health sciences librarians interested in using technology to digitally manage and curate large data sets.
Poster Number: 25

Topic: Building a Farm Team: Ten Years of Developing New Academic Health Sciences Library Directors: The National Library of Medicine/Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries Leadership Fellows Program
Authors: Carolyn E. Lipscomb, Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries, Atlanta, GA; Barbara A. Epstein, Health Sciences Library System, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; Lynn Kasner Morgan, Associate Dean (retired), Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY; and M.J. Tooey, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Objectives: In response to a documented need to build the next generation of leadership for academic health sciences libraries, the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL), with cosponsorship from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), initiated a program to identify, encourage, and develop candidates for director. The poster examines how to measure program results and identifies factors of success.
Poster Number: 38

Topic: Changing Our Communication Game Plan
Authors: Claire Hamasu and John Bramble, National Network of Libraries of Medicine Midcontinental Region, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and Martha Magee, National Network of Libraries of Medicine Midcontinental Region, McGoogan Library of Medicine, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE
Objectives: When your fan base tells you they have problems with how you communicate with them, it is time to change your game plan. This poster describes how a program covering six states modified its communication plan supporting the professional performance of their fans. Changes in how communication tools are used, increasing interactivity, plus website enhancements will be described.
Poster Number: 41

Topic: Social Workers and Consumer Health Information: Waiting in the Bullpen
Authors: Stephen H. Kiyoi, National Library of Medicine Associate Fellow, National Library of Medicine, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Southwest Region, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; and Laura Bartlett, Technical Information Specialist, Specialized Information Services, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Objectives: Social workers often serve clients with low information literacy, with high incidence of chronic health conditions. As of 2005, social workers report that 36% of their clients have at least 1 chronic health condition. This project was undertaken to build awareness of and support for increased health information outreach from medical librarianship to the field of social work.
Poster Number: 167

Monday, May 21 (3:30 pm - 4:30 pm)
Poster Session 2
Topic: Clinical Rounds and the iPad: Library and Librarian at the Point of Care
Authors: Lauren H. Yaeger, School of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO; Susan A. Fowler, Bernard Becker Medical Library, School of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO; and Betsy Kelly, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region, Becker Medical Library, School of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Objectives: We wanted to understand the benefits of, barriers to, and issues of a medical librarian participating in clinical rounds in an affiliated teaching hospital. We also examined the usefulness of having an iPad available to find literature relevant to questions at the point of care.
Poster Number: 48

Topic: Data Collection's Role in Addressing Health Disparities: Playing Small Ball
Authors: Patricia J. Devine, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and Jim Anderson, Medical Library, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA
Objectives: Collection of information about clinician attitudes regarding health disparities and the measurement of the disparities has the potential to impact inequality. Librarians' emerging roles in data collection and management make them valued team members in this effort. We will demonstrate the power of data as a tool and offer models of data collection that can be easily integrated into routine clinical settings.
Poster Number: 197

Topic: Improving Quality and Performance in Public Health: Potential Roles for Health Information Professionals
Authors: Kathleen A. Amos, AHIP, Project Manager, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, Public Health Foundation, Washington, DC; and Patrick McLaughlin, MEDLARS Management Section, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
Objectives: To identify opportunities presented by the growing emphasis in public health on improving quality and performance for health information professionals to strengthen support for public health practitioners and organizations.
Poster Number: 99

Topic: iPad Use in a Library: Experiences from Around the Diamond
Authors: Alicia A. Livinski and Douglas J. Joubert, NIH Library, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Objectives: Purpose: Describe the planning, implementation, use, and evaluation of iPads in clinical and nonclinical settings as part of a library-wide initiative focused on mobile computing, social media, and Web 2.0 technologies. Eleven staff at a large government biomedical research institute library including informationists on clinical rounds and who work off-site with policy and public health staff and bioinformatics specialists.
Poster Number: 105

Topic: MedlinePlus Connect: Planning for Clinical Coding System Changes
Authors: Kristen Burgess, NLM Associate Fellow, National Library of Medicine, Health Sciences Library, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH; Stephanie N. Dennis, Reference and Web Services, Public Services Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; Naomi Miller, Public Services Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
Objectives: MedlinePlus Connect accepts requests for information on diagnoses in electronic health records and provides matching information from MedlinePlus, a consumer health information website. MedlinePlus Connect currently supports International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-9-CM requests but will support ICD-10-CM by October 2013 when the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will require it. This project explores the methodology for MedlinePlus Connect supporting ICD-10-CM requests.
Poster Number: 123

Topic: On the Same Side: Teaming up with Your Information Technology Department
Authors: Patricia J. Devine, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Ann Gleason and Adam Garrett, Health Sciences Libraries, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Objectives: Librarians rely on technical support to accomplish their goals, perform their mission, and make information available. Yet for many, the relationship between the library and the information technology (IT) department is an adversarial one. How can we improve? What steps can we take to make sure we play on the same team?
Poster Number: 135

Tuesday, May 22 (1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)
Poster Session 3
Topic: Comment Article Indexing for MEDLINE
Author: Kristen B. Greenland, NLM Associate Fellow, National Library of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Objectives: The purpose of this project was to evaluate the efficacy of the current comment article indexing policy at the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and to determine the feasibility of automatically indexing comment articles for MEDLINE.
Poster Number: 58

Topic: Health Information Needs in the House That Love Built: Outreach to Ronald McDonald House Dallas
Author: Jamie E. Peacock, Division of Specialized Information Services, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; and Siobhan Champ-Blackwell, Aquilent, Inc. Contractor, Division of Specialized Information Services, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
Objectives: Identify the types of health information parents and family members residing at a Ronald McDonald House need. Uncover common barriers to accessing online health information among parents and relatives of ill children. Determine how medical libraries could best provide health information support and access onsite.
Poster Number: 94

Topic: Integrating the Library in Emergency Planning
Author: Lauren H. Yaeger, School of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO; and Betsy Kelly, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region, Becker Medical Library, School of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Objectives: Emergency planning is a complex and ongoing effort in hospitals today. Significant resources are devoted to planning, practicing, educating, and promoting awareness of staff roles in the event of an emergency. The librarian posed two questions: how can the medical library support emergency preparedness and what do the library and librarian have to offer in the event of an emergency?
Poster Number: 190

Topic: The Next Generation of Curated Websites from the National Library of Medicine's History of Medicine Division
Author: Julie M. Adamo, Associate Fellow, National Library of Medicine, Welch Medical Library, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Objectives: The National Library of Medicine's (NLM's) History of Medicine Division (HMD) seeks to find new ways to expose digital content on the web creatively and dynamically. The purposes of this project were to gather insight from NLM staff on how to improve and enrich digital programs, compile a list of functionalities for any potential web publishing platform to use in the creation of curated websites, and evaluate Omeka as a potential platform.
Poster Number: 166

NLM Theater Schedule, Booth 321

Recordings of the NLM Theater Presentations are available.

[Printer friendly version of the NLM Theater was removed.]
Sunday, May 20
Noon Disaster Health Information Update
12:30 pm Native Voices and Other Voices: New from the History of Medicine
1:00 pm Public Health & Health Services Research: A Tale of Two Portals
1:30 pm ClinicalTrials.gov: What you need to know, but were afraid to ask
2:00 pm PubMed Health
2:30 pm UMLS & RxNorm Update
3:00 pm LinkOut & Submission Utility Update
3:30 pm PubMed Update
4:00 pm Managing NIH Public Access Compliance Using My NCBI
4:30 pm Drug, Toxicology & Environmental Health Resources Update
   
Monday, May 21
10:00 am MedlinePlus & MedlinePlus Connect
10:30 am NIHSeniorHealth Redesign
11:00 am PubMed Health
11:30 am UMLS & RxNorm Update
1:30 pm ClinicalTrials.gov: What you need to know, but were afraid to ask
2:00 pm Drug, Toxicology & Environmental Health Resources Update
2:30 pm Disaster Health Information Update
3:00 pm Managing NIH Public Access Compliance Using My NCBI
3:30 pm PubMed Update
4:00 pm LinkOut & Submission Utility Update
4:30 pm Public Health & Health Services Research: A Tale of Two Portals
   
Tuesday, May 22
10:00 am PubMed Update
11:30 am UMLS & RxNorm Update
Noon Native Voices and Other Voices: New from the History of Medicine
12:30 pm PubMed Health
1:00 pm NIHSeniorHealth Redesign
1:30 pm MedlinePlus & MedlinePlus Connect
2:00 pm ClinicalTrials.gov: What you need to know, but were afraid to ask


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