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FEDLINK Librarians’ Roles Survey

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

The Library of Congress FEDLINK invites you to participate in a survey that explores the roles library and information science (LIS) professionals are undertaking to support clinical care. This survey will also ask you about the partnerships you have created and work within to support clinical care and its practitioners.

This is the first of three studies that the Library of Congress FEDLINK is conducting to learn about the ways LIS professionals are involved with health information. Future surveys will focus on LIS professionals who support public health and their contributions to reducing the cost of care and other cost efficiencies for their organizations.

We hope you will help us by completing this survey. It will take approximately 30-45 minutes of your time.

To complete the survey please go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FEDLINKHITCC
The survey will be open until February 22, 2013.

The results will be used to promote the emerging roles LIS professionals have taken on. Additionally, we plan to use the findings to inform our education, training, and programming.

If you have any questions, you may contact Jamie Stevenson, at jstev@loc.gov or 202-707-4852.

Best regards,

Jamie

Jamie Stevenson, MPH
Principal Investigator
Library of Congress | FEDLINK

Mobile Technologies Educational Program

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Save the Date – March 8, 2013, for a combined consortia morning educational program on Mobile Technologies at Olin College in Needham, jointly hosted by NECHI and MAHSLIN.

The program will take place between 9:30am – 12:30pm (registration and coffee from 8:30am – 9:30am), followed by consortia business meetings at lunchtime. Speakers to look forward to are: Evelyn Morgan from UCONN Medical Library, Michelle Kraft, the Krafty librarian (remotely), and Dr. Docktor from Boston Children’s Hospital, a specialist in Gastroenterology and Nutrition and part of the hospital’s mobile implementation team.

– Announcement on behalf of Deborah Almquist and NECHI

Querying the Library: Digitization and it’s Impact

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

The James P. Adams Library at Rhode Island College invites you to participate in a conference entitled:
Querying the Library: Digitization and its Impact.

It will be held at the Adams Library on May 31, 2013. Proposals are due by Thursday, February 28, 2013.

For more information see:
http://www.ric.edu/adamslibrary/querying.pdf or email kayton@ric.edu

Kieran Ayton
Emerging Technologies Librarian
Rhode Island College
kayton@ric.edu
401-456-9604

Toolkit for Hospital Librarians

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

The NN/LM SE/A region created a Toolkit for Hospital Librarians. Organized by David Midyette, SE/A’s Outreach Coordinator, this toolkit includes a diversity of information for hospital librarians. Topics include: technology, assessment and evaluation, leadership, marketing and promotion, health literacy, EHRs, copyright, ILL, open access, citation styles, disaster resources, statistics, and evidence based practice. Take a look at this helpful toolkit at: http://guides.nnlm.gov/content.php?pid=287967&sid=2491982

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