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Archive for February, 2012

Open Access Meeting in March, Kansas City

Monday, February 13th, 2012

The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) will host its first North American meeting on Open Access on March 11-13, 2012 in Kansas City, MO.  The conference will focus on the role of repositories in the overall open access movement as well as explore the creation of policies, development of open-access journals, and more. For information go to  http://www.arl.org/sparc/meetings/oa12/index.shtml . /ch

What you missed on MCR Twitter this week

Monday, February 13th, 2012

These are the MCR Twitter topics you missed from last week if you don’t follow us on Twitter

 

What you missed on NN/LM MCR Facebook Posts

Monday, February 13th, 2012

These are the topics you may have missed this past week if you don’t follow the NN/LM MCR’s Facebook

Award Winner reports back on Bridging the Hearts and Minds of Youth -Tuesday, Feb. 14, 1:00 MT, 2:00 CT

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Emily Eresuma, the first of our 2012 Professional Development Award winners will share highlights of the conference she attended on “Bridging the Hearts and Minds of Youth”, a conference from the University of California, San Diego, Center for Mindfulness.  Emily is a librarian at Primary Children’s Medical Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

URL: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/mcr/ Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone, Login: as a guest with your first and last name. Instructions to connect to the audio will show up once you’ve logged in a few minutes before the hour. Captioning will be provided.   Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)

EDUCATION: Breezing Along with the RML -Wed. February 15, 2012 10:00 Mountain Time, 11:00 Central Time

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Updates from : 1) Marty Magee on “Education Topics.” Hear what’s new in distance education AND  2) Barb Jones will be hosting Catherine Craven, MLS, who has worked at Johns Hopkins in the clinical librarianship program.

URL: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/mcr/ Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone, Login: as a guest with your first and last name. Instructions to connect to the audio will show up once you’ve logged in. Captioning will be provided a few minutes before the hour. Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)

Negotiating for fun (and profit): webinar, February 23, 2012, 12:00 MT, 1:00 CT

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Barbara Hirsh, co-chair for the LMD Content Buying Section, will provide useful tools and tips to negotiate license agreements, subscription agreements, market data sets and any other data related purchases needed  for organizations.    The session will include specific ‘what to do’ as well as ‘what to avoid’ plus examples of both successful and ‘not so successful’ agreements.  Presented with humor and solid advice, Barbara will leave time at the end of the session for questions.

Presenter is Barbara Hirsch,

Director, Information Resources & Knowledge Management, NERA Economic Consulting, New York

Register-

https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/744050512     [jh]

EDUCATION: Spotlight! on NLM Resources -Feb. 8, 2012 1:00 Mountain Time, 2:00 Central Time -Mobile Resources

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Ipads and tablets are the rage!   What can you do with them?  And other mobile resources?  John Bramble will have some answers as he will be presenting the Spotlight! session on Feb 8 (not our usual end of month time but we didn’t want to conflict with the E-Science events at the University of Utah!)   Taking the one-hour class and completing the exercises and class evaluation makes you eligible to receive 1 Medical Library Association Continuing Education credit. This online training is FREE. Register online at http://tinyurl.com/mcrclasses (registration is not required but is appreciated).

URL: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/mcr/ Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone, Login: as a guest with your first and last name. Instructions to connect to the audio will show up once you’ve logged in. Captioning will be provided.  Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)

EDUCATION: Breezing Along with the RML -Wed. February 15, 2012 10:00 Mountain Time, 11:00 Central Time

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Updates from : 1) Marty Magee on “Education Topics” and 2) Barb Jones will be hosting Catherine Craven, MLS, who has worked at Johns Hopkins in the clinical librarianship program.

URL: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/mcr/ Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone, Login: as a guest with your first and last name. Instructions to connect to the audio will show up once you’ve logged in. Captioning will be provided a few minutes before the hour. Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)

February NIH News in Health Now Available

Monday, February 6th, 2012

The February 2012 issue of NIH News in Health is now available online. This month learn steps you can take to reduce heart risks and find out the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. Visit the NIH News in Health Facebook page to suggest topics or start a discussion about the newsletter. da

Discussion following the 2012 Priscilla M. Mayden Lecture: eScience and the Evolution of Library Services

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Join us on Wednesday, February 29 at 10 MT/11 CT, for a follow-up discussion of Bart Ragon’s keynote address, eScience and the Evolution of Library Services, and the expert panel discussion. The 2012 Priscilla Mayden lecture on February 22 is sponsored by the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah. The Mayden lecture will be broadcast February 22, beginning at 1:00-2:00 pm MT/2:00-3:00 pm CT, followed by a broadcast of the panel discussion from 2:30-4 MT/3:30-5 CT.

On February 29, 10 MT/11 CT, all who attended either online or in person will have an opportunity to share thoughts and reactions to Bart’s and the panelists’ messages using Adobe Connect. We’ll meet in https://webmeeting.nih.gov/mcr.

Mark your calendar now -listen to the Mayden lecture, eScience and the Evolution of Library Services, on February 22 and join in our post lecture discussion on February 29. For more information about the lecture go to http://library.med.utah.edu/or/pmayden/home.php. (bk,bj)