Join your colleagues for a docent-led tour of Anatomy/Academy, the first exhibition to focus on the intersection of art and science in Philadelphia, and the role of the human body in bringing those two worlds together. [Update: The tour will be led by our own Sue Couch, who in addition to being an information specialist at the National Board of Medical Examiners is a docent at PaFA.] The exhibit showcases works from PAFA’s rich collections complemented by objects from Philadelphia institutions including the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Drexel University College of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, and the Wistar Institute. More information about the exhibit is available at the PAFA website.
Cost: $10 members (MLA, SLA) ; $20 non-members
Date: Wednesday, February 23rd, 3pm – 5pm
Location: Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 118 N. Broad Street
Registration: RSVP by February 18th
Photo: Courtesy of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia
ECRI Institute, an AHRQ-designated Evidence-based Practice Center, seeks an experienced Information Specialist to join the Hotline Response Team as part of our Health Technology Assessment Information Center.
Specific responsibilities include:
• Intensive biomedical database and Web searching (PubMed, OVID, Dialog, The Cochrane Library, EBSCOhost, The National Guideline Clearinghouse, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, etc.)
• Search strategy construction, assessment, refinement, and maintenance
• Conducting reference interviews with clients and communicating with staff to define topics and the scope of searches
• Managing projects through research, writing, and editing phases to ensure timely delivery of client reports
• Documenting search strategies and results according to ECRI Institute guidelines
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Mid Atlantic Region – Leadership Institute
are pleased to invite you to a Library Connect Event
ADVOCACY FOR LEADERS
February 3 & 4, 2011
College of Physicians of Philadelphia
In a time of increased layoffs, budget cuts, unfunded mandates, and decreasing resources, it is still essential for institutions to find ways to offer new services, answer increasing demands, renovate facilities, sponsor legislation, create new partnerships, and attract new funding. “Advocacy for Leaders” will present techniques that you need to improve the success of your institution. Join our conversation with a nationally recognized slate of speakers as they discuss their successes and challenges, including their tips and tricks of the trade. Learn how they harness their passion and create successful advocacy strategies that result in advancing the interest of their organizations.
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