Tag Archive for 'Volume 28 No. 3 Fall 2010'
As the fall season comes upon us, I am reminded of the cyclical nature of things. It is not only the seasons that change. Librarians and the organizations to which they belong ebb, flow and evolve. Change is an inevitable part of life. What determines our future is how we deal with these changes. Acceptance, opportunity, resistance, avoidance are a few words that come to mind when I think about change in my life. These are certainly applicable to my chosen career, medical librarianship and the Chapter I currently lead. Read more» » »
I would like to welcome Katie Eckert, from the Fox Chase Cancer Center, to the Communications Committee. Katie will be sharing duties with Sheryl Panka-Bryman, alternately editing the Member and Library News column and the Meet Your Fellow Chapter Member column. Read more» » »
MLA offers a variety of grants and scholarships to assist qualified students in graduate library science programs and to enable practicing health sciences librarians to take advantage of opportunities for continuing professional development. The deadline for applications is December 1, 2010, unless otherwise noted. Information about MLA awards is available at <http://www.mlanet.org/awards/grants/>
And don’t forget that the Chapter also provides grants and awards for educational and professional development purposes. Information on Chapter awards can be found at <http://www.mlaphil.org/wp/15/grants-and-awards/>
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region has announced the recipients for the Technology Improvement Awards! The Technology Improvement Award is available to member libraries in amounts up to $7500 to allow them to purchase, install and upgrade information technologies that enhance access to health information.
Chapter member award recipients include: Read more» » »