Emily Dunster, MSLIS, has been promoted to the position of Special Collections and Digitization Librarian, Scott Memorial Library, Thomas Jefferson University. In this new role, she will continue to handle a mix of job duties related to the archives and special collections, the Jefferson Digital Commons and reference services.
Emily has been with the Scott Library for five years. She began working in access services and during her tenure has assumed a number of roles with increased responsibility in reference services, collection management and the University archives. Emily also completed a Masters in Library Science degree at Drexel since she joined the Scott Library staff. She is the Archives Chair for MLA-Phil.
The 2nd Annual Nursing Informatics Symposium sponsored by Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Thomas Jefferson University School of Nursing was held this week at the university. This year’s attendance set a record at over 130 attendees. Patricia Hinton Walker, a nationally recognized leader in the area of Nursing Informatics, was the keynote speaker. Additionally, Rosemary Kennedy, widely known in the informatics world presented on Quality Measurement, Technology & the National Agenda. Other topics covered included The Technology Informatics Guiding Educational Reform (TIGER) Initiative, Teaching with Simulation, and a session on HIPAA, Privacy & Security. The symposium closed with a panel discussion whose members included several nurses working in informatics from regional hospitals along with MLA-Phil member Mary McCann, Director, Informatics, Library, & Privacy at Pennsylvania Hospital.
Slides are available.
Patricia Wynne, BSN, MS
Associate University Librarian for Information and Clinical Support Services
Scott Memorial Library
Thomas Jefferson University
The next meeting of the MLA-Phil board will be Tuesday, January 17th. If you have comments or concerns about the chapter, please direct them to a board member.
Title: Board Meeting
Location: 200b Scott Library; Jefferson Univ.
Start Time: 09:00
End Time: 12:00
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