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Archive for 2006

Members in the News

We have news about Pat Auflick, Marie Carter, Melissa Just, Frieda Ling, Katherine Salkanovic, David Shaul, and Judy Thompson. (more…)

New NN/LM Contract for 2006-2011

The National Library of Medicine has reappointed the UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library as Regional Medical Library for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Southwest Region (NN/LM PSR). The new contract covers June 1, 2006, through April 30, 2011. (see the May announcement by NLM. ) (more…)

Network Members in the News

We have news about David Brown, Alison Clement, Moss Humphrey, and Judy Kammerer.


Welcome New Members!


Personnel News in the Pacific Southwest Region

David Morse, former Associate Director for Collection Resources at the Norris Medical Library of the University of Southern California, has been named an MLA Fellow. This is a very prestigious honor reserved for those who have made substantial and ongoing contributions to the field of health sciences librarianship.

The award will be presented at the MLA Annual Meeting in Phoenix in May. In achieving Fellow status, he follows in the footsteps of his father, Elliot Morse, a former President of the Medical Library Association who was named a Fellow in 1981.

Marie Kennedy has been appointed as the Head of the Metadata and Content Management Section at the Norris Medical Library of the University of Southern California.

Marie is a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina’s School of Information and Library Science. While a student, she served as the President of the Art & Museum Library and Information Student Society as well as the Webmaster for the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) student chapter. Her Master’s thesis was entitled “Informing Content- and Content- Based Image Indexing and Retrieval Through a Study of Image Description.”

While attending library school, Marie worked as an administrative assistant at the Carolina Population Center where she provided assistance in grant preparation, publication editing, research, Web design and scripting. She also spent four years in the Serials/Acquisitions unit of the University of Florida Libraries.

She has published papers in the professional literature, made presentations at professional meetings, and is the recipient of numerous research and other recognition awards.

Membership Changes — Comings and Goings!

We wish to welcome our new Affiliate Members!