Important DIMRC Meeting on Thursday

The next Disaster Information Specialist Program meeting will focus on professional development for librarians interested in disaster information outreach. Two representatives from the Medical Library Association CE programs will introduce a new joint MLA-NLM project designed to develop a disaster information specialization through MLA’s professional development. The meeting is at 1:30 ET on Thursday, October 21st. To dial in, call 1-888-813-8477 and enter the passcode 394248.

Maryland EP&R Event

Just a little over a month away until Connections: Emergency Preparedness for Librarians and Emergency Personnel. This event will take place on Thursday, November 18th, at the Health Sciences & Human Services Library, University of Maryland/Baltimore. Speakers include Rebecca Hamilton, State Librarian, State Library of Louisiana. Looks like a great program. It’s free, but registration is required. Click on this URL to register http://www.hshsl.umaryland.edu/disaster/index.php/registration/.