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Newsletter of the NN/LM Southeastern/Atlantic Region

Archive for December, 2012

Beyond the SEA: January 16, 2013 – Ebook readers, apps and other fun facts: discovering the best ways to purchase and view medical eBooks

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Date:  January 16, 2013               

Time:  Noon to 1:00 pm (EST)

Presenters: Carolyn Klatt, MLIS and Kim Meeks, MLIS, AHIP

Carolyn Klatt is currently working as a Reference and Electronic Resources Librarian at the Health Sciences Library in Savannah Georgia that serves both the Mercer University School of Medicine and the Memorial University Medical Center.  She has been licensing electronic resources for libraries for over 20 years and is an avid app user as well.  She has taught classes and created web apps about mobile medical resources for physicians, nurses, residents, and medical school students, as well as publishing an article about hospital libraries “Going Mobile” in the Medical Reference Services Quarterly.

Kim Meeks is the Systems Librarian at the Mercer School of Medicine Library, Macon campus. She is currently the Chair of the Information Technology Advisory Committee for the School of Medicine.  She is also the Chair of the Committee on Library and Learning Resources (CLLR).  Kim, Carolyn Klatt, and others on the CLLR recently wrote a white paper on Technology Trends in Medicine.  Kim and Carolyn also co-authored a poster on “Mobile Evidence Based Medicine,” and presented it at the Southern Chapter of the Medical Library Association meeting in 2011.  

Presentation: Ebook readers, apps and other fun facts:  discovering the best ways to purchase and view medical eBooks

Wondering about the advantages and disadvantages of purchasing eBooks via the Kindle, Nook, Inkling, iBooks, Kno, Google, or Kobo apps? Trying to decide whether to purchase eBooks that can be accessed via an app rather than purchasing access via an institutional online license or purchasing a print book? Hear some options for downloading online eBook content and annotation software, as well as eBook app navigation, annotation, bookmarking, customization and sharing, so that you can make more informed choices.

What do you need to join these conferences?

  • A computer (with Flash installed)
  • A telephone

How do I connect?

 Go to this URL: http://webmeeting.nih.gov/beyondthesea

  • Enter as a Guest
  • Sign in with your first and last name

Follow the instructions in the meeting room to have Adobe Connect call your phone or call 1-800-605-5167 and enter the participant code 816440 when prompted.

Beyond the SEA: January 16, 2013 - Ebook readers, apps and other fun facts: discovering the best ways to purchase and view medical eBooks

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Date:  January 16, 2013               

Time:  Noon to 1:00 pm (EST)

Presenters: Carolyn Klatt, MLIS and Kim Meeks, MLIS, AHIP

Carolyn Klatt is currently working as a Reference and Electronic Resources Librarian at the Health Sciences Library in Savannah Georgia that serves both the Mercer University School of Medicine and the Memorial University Medical Center.  She has been licensing electronic resources for libraries for over 20 years and is an avid app user as well.  She has taught classes and created web apps about mobile medical resources for physicians, nurses, residents, and medical school students, as well as publishing an article about hospital libraries “Going Mobile” in the Medical Reference Services Quarterly.

Kim Meeks is the Systems Librarian at the Mercer School of Medicine Library, Macon campus. She is currently the Chair of the Information Technology Advisory Committee for the School of Medicine.  She is also the Chair of the Committee on Library and Learning Resources (CLLR).  Kim, Carolyn Klatt, and others on the CLLR recently wrote a white paper on Technology Trends in Medicine.  Kim and Carolyn also co-authored a poster on “Mobile Evidence Based Medicine,” and presented it at the Southern Chapter of the Medical Library Association meeting in 2011.  

Presentation: Ebook readers, apps and other fun facts:  discovering the best ways to purchase and view medical eBooks

Wondering about the advantages and disadvantages of purchasing eBooks via the Kindle, Nook, Inkling, iBooks, Kno, Google, or Kobo apps? Trying to decide whether to purchase eBooks that can be accessed via an app rather than purchasing access via an institutional online license or purchasing a print book? Hear some options for downloading online eBook content and annotation software, as well as eBook app navigation, annotation, bookmarking, customization and sharing, so that you can make more informed choices.

What do you need to join these conferences?

  • A computer (with Flash installed)
  • A telephone

How do I connect?

 Go to this URL: http://webmeeting.nih.gov/beyondthesea

  • Enter as a Guest
  • Sign in with your first and last name

Follow the instructions in the meeting room to have Adobe Connect call your phone or call 1-800-605-5167 and enter the participant code 816440 when prompted.

Recording Available: Beyond The SEA: December 19th, 2012 - State and Local Consumer Health Information Service, Pre and Post Go Local

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

The recording of this presentation can be found at: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/p60819250/.

 

Date:  December 19, 2012

Time:  Noon to 1:00 pm (EDT)

Presenters: Kay Hogan Smith, MLS, MPH, AHIP

Kay is Associate Professor and Community Services Librarian at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences, where she has been employed since 1994. She has also been director of Health InfoNet of Alabama, a free health information service of the state’s medical and public libraries, from its beginning in 1999 as Health InfoNet of Jefferson County (AL). Kay’s research interests include health literacy, and she teaches an MLA-certified course on the subject for medical librarians. Kay completed a second master’s degree in public health in 2012.

Presentation: State and Local Consumer Health Information Service, Pre and Post Go Local

This presentation will focus on the evolution of consumer health information service via the medical and public libraries in Alabama before, during, and after the NLM Go Local project involvement. The challenges, successes and lessons learned throughout the development of this effort may provide insight for others interested in promoting this service in their libraries or library networks.

 

 

Beyond the SEA: December 19, 2012 - State and Local Consumer Health Information Service, Pre and Post Go Local

Monday, December 17th, 2012

Date:  December 19, 2012

Time:  Noon to 1:00 pm (EDT)

Presenters: Kay Hogan Smith, MLS, MPH, AHIP

Kay is Associate Professor and Community Services Librarian at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences, where she has been employed since 1994. She has also been director of Health InfoNet of Alabama, a free health information service of the state’s medical and public libraries, from its beginning in 1999 as Health InfoNet of Jefferson County (AL). Kay’s research interests include health literacy, and she teaches an MLA-certified course on the subject for medical librarians. Kay completed a second master’s degree in public health in 2012.

Presentation: State and Local Consumer Health Information Service, Pre and Post Go Local

This presentation will focus on the evolution of consumer health information service via the medical and public libraries in Alabama before, during, and after the NLM Go Local project involvement. The challenges, successes and lessons learned throughout the development of this effort may provide insight for others interested in promoting this service in their libraries or library networks.

What do you need to join these conferences?

  • A computer (with Flash installed)
  • A telephone

How do I connect?

 Go to this URL: http://webmeeting.nih.gov/beyondthesea

  • Enter as a Guest
  • Sign in with your first and last name

Follow the instructions in the meeting room to have Adobe Connect call your phone or call 1-800-605-5167 and enter the participant code 816440 when prompted.

 

Beyond the SEA: December 19, 2012 - State and Local Consumer Health Information Service, Pre and Post Go Local

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Date:  December 19, 2012

Time:  Noon to 1:00 pm (EDT)

Presenters: Kay Hogan Smith, MLS, MPH, AHIP

Kay is Associate Professor and Community Services Librarian at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences, where she has been employed since 1994. She has also been director of Health InfoNet of Alabama, a free health information service of the state’s medical and public libraries, from its beginning in 1999 as Health InfoNet of Jefferson County (AL). Kay’s research interests include health literacy, and she teaches an MLA-certified course on the subject for medical librarians. Kay completed a second master’s degree in public health in 2012.

Presentation: State and Local Consumer Health Information Service, Pre and Post Go Local

This presentation will focus on the evolution of consumer health information service via the medical and public libraries in Alabama before, during, and after the NLM Go Local project involvement. The challenges, successes and lessons learned throughout the development of this effort may provide insight for others interested in promoting this service in their libraries or library networks.

What do you need to join these conferences?

  • A computer (with Flash installed)
  • A telephone

How do I connect?

 Go to this URL: http://webmeeting.nih.gov/beyondthesea

  • Enter as a Guest
  • Sign in with your first and last name

Follow the instructions in the meeting room to have Adobe Connect call your phone or call 1-800-605-5167 and enter the participant code 816440 when prompted.

 

Last updated on Friday, 22 November, 2013

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