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Virtual Open House / University of Pittsburgh LIS CAS in Health Sciences

Applications are now being accepted for the Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in Health Sciences Librarianship at the University of Pittsburgh.  This year-long program, beginning in May 2012, provides librarians with an in-depth knowledge of the health care environment and advanced skills in managing health sciences collections and resources.  Graduates will be prepared to play a key role in helping clinicians, researchers and health care consumers to keep pace with the expanding knowledge base in the health sciences.  For more information, please visit http://www.ischool.pitt.edu/health/.

Virtual Open Houses, an amazing opportunity to interact with advisors for this Certificate program, will be held on January 12th 12:00 – 1:00 pm (EST) and January 26th 3:00 – 4:00 pm (EST).

Those interested in a career as an information professional within the health care arena are invited to join the conversation…please complete the RSVP form at http://www.ischool.pitt.edu/news/rsvp-form.php.

This Certificate Program is an online 15-credit post-master’s program offered by the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Information Sciences in partnership with the University of Pittsburgh’s Health Sciences Library System.  The partnership between an ALA-accredited MLIS program and a world-class, dynamic health sciences library offers a unique educational experience.  The curriculum is based on contemporary applications of current information management theories and technologies.  The course of study is enriched by the varied and rich experience that practicing medical librarian instructors bring to the program.

Development of this Certificate program was supported by a grant from the U. S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.  Please visit http://www.hsls.pitt.edu/healthcas to meet three of the HealthCAS librarian faculty and to explore their course offerings.

For more information on the program and the application process, visit http://www.ischool.pitt.edu/health/ or e-mail healthcasinq@sis.pitt.edu.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Brandi Belleau & the HealthCAS Recruitment Team
University of Pittsburgh
School of Information Sciences
Web:  http://www.ischool.pitt.edu/health/

Email: healthcasinq@sis.pitt.edu

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