Webinar: Ambulance Riding Librarian
The April Disaster Information Specialist webinar will be held Thursday, April 11, 2013. The meeting is open to anyone wishing to attend. The topic is “The Ambulance-Riding Librarian: How Embedded Informationists Help the Responder Community,” featuring Kacy Allgood. She was a very popular presenter at the recent Disaster Communication Summit! In 2012, Kacy Allgood was awarded the Sewell Fellowship for embedded librarians. She currently provides information services to Indianapolis EMS (the largest 911 ambulance service in Indianapolis), the Indiana University Department of Emergency Medicine, MESH (a disaster preparedness coalition), and Indiana Emergency Medical Services for Children. All of these agencies collaborate to provide evidence based pre-hospital care for Indianapolis. Join in her adventures as an ambulance riding librarian and learn how information specialists can contribute to EMS!
To join the meeting at 11:30 am MT, 12:30 pm CT, Thursday, April 11, visit https://webmeeting.nih.gov/disinfo. Enter your name in the guest box and click “Enter Room.” A pop-up box should appear asking for your phone number. Enter your phone number and the system will call you. If you cannot use this call-back feature, the dial-in information is: