Wow! Have you found yourself humming the tune “Let it Snow,” as I have? With record-setting snowfall, 2010 certainly has supplied plenty of “winter wonderland” so far. And, while the snow may have kept us indoors—and often telecommuting—this period of quiet has provided the opportunity to recharge. For me, the winter has provided the time to clear out some clutter, complete existing projects, learn a few new things, and also to consider and plan new undertakings. And although (as of this writing) we are still chilled by Punxsutawney Phil’s shadow, the first inklings of spring are all around. To the first fat robin I saw in my yard last week, to the commencement of the Flower Show, it surely won’t be very long before our crocuses start popping up.
It is my pleasure to report that the Board has discussed the topic of merger with another MLA Chapter at length. We were unanimous in our desire to remain as we are for the foreseeable future. While we may be a small chapter, we are certainly a unique and lively organization, headquartered in a historically significant location, abundant in healthcare information resources and leaders.
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The 59th Annual Business Meeting and Reception of the Philadelphia Regional Chapter of the Medical Library Association will beheld on Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. For updates, please consult the website <http://www.mlaphil.org> or the email discussion list, mlaphil-l <http://www.mlaphil.org/wp/15/communications/#mlaphil-l>.
‘Tis the season around here at mlaphil: the season of learning, that is. Please be sure to consult the Calendar and articles regarding upcoming educational events. And if you attend an event, whether sponsored by our Chapter or anyone else, and would like to write about the program for the Chronicle, please contact me. Articles only need to be 1-2 pages long and are due the week after the event, so that you can still read your notes and your memory hasn’t faded.
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by Etheldra Templeton
The Nominating Committee seeks member recommendations for 2010 Chapter Awards. Award and grant descriptions and application forms are posted on the Chapter website http://www.mlaphil.org/wp/15/grants-and-awards/. Recommend an admired colleague or your deserving self.
Nominating Committee members are Etheldra Templeton (PCOM), Barbara Kuchan (Temple), and Gary Childs (Drexel).
Send recommendations to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for award suggestions and completed applications is Monday, March 15th. Read more» » »