Here’s the latest progress report on the Value of Libraries Study, which the Philadelphia Regional Chapter supports. And please tune into the webinar today from noon to 1 pm–no registration required.
Andrea Kenyon, Chair
Mitzi Killeen, Treasurer
Cynthia S. McClellan, Past Chair
Linda Katz, Past Treasurer
Philadelphia Chapter MLA
Medical Library Association
Dear Andrea, Mitzi, Cynthia and Linda,
We are writing to offer a progress report on the “Value of Library and Information Services in Patient Care” Study (http://nnlm.gov/mar/about/value.html). Thank you again for your support for this important research study which explores the value of librarians, and of information services and resources, to clinical outcomes in a hospital setting.
Planning for the pilot has been underway all spring and summer, and the survey of physicians, residents, and nurses within participating institutions will deploy in early September. Read more» » »
Congratulations to the the Philadelphia Regional recipients who received NN/LM MAR Technology Improvement Awards!
- Biomedical Library, University of Pennsylvania – Anne Seymour – Don’t buy it! Borrow it! Lending Technology Tools for Teaching, Learning and Research
- Commonwealth Medical College – Linda Hogan – Improving Physician’s Access to Information Technology for Medical Education and Patient Care
- Fox Chase Cancer Center – Beth Lewis – Talbot Research Library Public Computer Upgrade
- Penn State Hershey George T. Harrell Health Sciences Library – Cynthia Robinson – Improved Access to Biomedical Information Resources via Ebook Readers
- UMDNJ – Jenny Pierce – Going Mobile
The full list of awardees is at The MARquee.
Philadelphia Regional Chapter members, please tune in to this free webinar on Tuesday, September 28 from noon to 1pm, and consider participating in this important study. No registration is required. Login details are at The MARquee.
Discover how you can measure the impact of your library services on patient care!
MAR members are welcome to attend an interactive webinar on the Value of Library and Information Services in Patient Care Study. Members of the study team will discuss the study background, benefits, and requirements for participation. The webinar will include ample time for questions and answers.
No registration is required for this webinar. The session will be recorded for those who can’t make the live webinar.
The Chapter extends a warm welcome to our newest members, two of whom are students and one who is from Krames. Their contact information can be found in the online Member Directory (password protected).
Peg Fallis, recently of Drexel’s iSchool
Cynthia Robinson, Director, George Harrel Health Sciences Library, Penn State University
Stephanie Geffert, Director of Research & Education, Mid Atlantic Spine
Mary Ellen Post, Reference Librarian, Ginsberg Health Sciences Library, Temple
Clinton Spedding III, Client Services Manager at Krames
Michele Marouchoc, Student
Susan Foose, Student
Thanks also to all of you who recently renewed for 2010. We are now gearing up for the 2011 renewal season.
Membership in the Chapter provides an invaluable network to enrich our professional careers and expand our educational opportunities. See you at the next chapter event!
The Library System of Lancaster County PA will be hosting two consumer health classes on September 27& 28, 2010. The classes are sponsored by the Middle Atlantic Region (MAR) of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine. They will be taught by Helen Tannenbaum, MAR’s Outreach and Communications Coordinator.
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