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The Diversity of Data: Practical Approaches for Health Sciences Librarianship

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

The University of Massachusetts Medical School is hosting the upcoming MLA webcast:  The Diversity of Data:  Practical Approaches for Health Sciences Librarianship

When:  Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 2:00-3:30 pm

Where:  Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave. North, Worcester, MA  (in the library’s computer classroom)

Attendees are eligible for 1.5 MLA CE credits. There is no charge to attend this program, but due to space limitations, advance registration is required.

Got questions? Contact Donna Kafel, e-Science Program Coordinator at

This webcast is designed to provide health sciences librarians with an introduction to data management, including use of data in the research landscape and the current climate around data management in biomedical research. Three librarians working with data management at their institutions will present case studies and examples of products and services they have implemented, and provide strategies and success stories about what has worked to get data management services up and running at their libraries.

NN/LM – NER Lending Library

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Check out the new NN/LM – New England Region lending library! The lending library includes core resources such as: the proceedings of Medical Library Association conferences from 2000 to the present, as well as MLA webcasts and teleconferences. Did you miss the MLA webcast on Web 2.0 or strategies to promote your library’s value? Would you like to view them and receive MLA CE units? Here is your opportunity. You may borrow the webcasts and request a participant manual from the program as well. We will send you an evaluation form to complete after viewing the program. When you return the evaluation form to us, we will send you MLA CE units.

The NER’s lending library’s collection includes resources to help you stay updated on the latest trends in health sciences librarianship including important issues like:

· answering consumer health questions

· copyright in cyberspace

· disaster planning

· evidence based public health

· fundraising

· grant and proposal writing

· selecting and managing electronic resources

…and much more!

The lending library is exclusively available to Full and Affiliate members in the NER.  Requests are limited to 4 items per institution at any one time. Items are loaned out for a 2 week period. Please contact Martha Pearson at to request items.

Happy New Year!

Be sure to take advantage of the new resources at your fingertips for your professional development!

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