[mla-nynj] Chapter Meeting: 3 by the Sea, October 5-8, 2009, Atlanctic City, NJ -- Early Bird Reg. deadline is August 26

Nancy Glassman glassman at aecom.yu.edu
Mon Aug 17 14:10:20 UTC 2009

Good morning, Chapter Members.

Don't let the lazy, hazy days of August slip away without registering 
for the for 3 by the Sea, a tri-chapter meeting of the New York/New 
Jersey, Middle Atlantic, and Philadelphia Regional Chapters of the 
Medical Library Association on October 5-8 at Resorts Hotel in
Atlantic City.


Register online at:


Our three chapters have over five hundred members in eight states plus
the District of Columbia! Join your colleagues, vendor partners,
distinguished speakers and presenters for a great meeting.

More information is on the conference website:

http://3bythesea.pbworks.com <http://3bythesea.pbworks.com/>

Monday and Thursday feature eight continuing education courses:
Electronic Collection Development for Health and Medicine E-Libraries
(Diane Kovacs), Librarians: Let’s Escape the Box (Diane Wolf),
Influencing & Negotiating Skills (Lynne Waymon), Developing &
Negotiating License Agreements (Rick Anderson), Measuring Your Impact
(Sue Hunter and Cindy Olney), Hands-On Web 2.0 (Gregg Notess), PubMed
for Experts (Arpita Bose and Sheila Snow Croft), and Canny Consumer
(Terri Ottosen).

The Tuesday keynote speaker will be Dr. P. M. Forni, a professor at
Johns Hopkins University and co-founder of the Johns Hopkins Civility
Project (JHCP). In 2008, Dr. Forni published The Civility Solution: What
to Do when People Are Rude.

The Wednesday keynote speaker will be Lee
Rainie, Director of the Pew Internet & American Life Project, a
non-profit, non–partisan “fact tank” that studies the social impact of
the internet.

The Wednesday evening banquet speaker will be noted local
author and historian of the Jersey shore, Margaret Thomas Buchholz. The
conference wrap-up session speaker will be MJ Tooey, Executive Director,
Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland,
Baltimore. Her speech is entitled, “A Crisis is a Terrible Thing to Waste.”

The schedule is packed with quality programming around Tuesday’s theme,
“Skills for the Future,” and Wednesday’s theme, “Patient Care & Technology.”

Meet with vendors in the Exhibit Hall Tuesday 9 to 5, Wednesday 9 to
noon and during the welcome reception on Monday evening from 6-9pm.

Find out the latest in what your colleagues are doing at three juried
poster sessions.

Back by popular demand, MAC’s Speed Mentoring Program, modeled on speed
dating, will be available to all conference attendees. If you are
interested in participating, please e-mail Meredith Solomon,
msolomon at hshsl.umaryland.edu with your contact information and indicate
whether you would like to be a mentor or mentee.

The conference rooms are in the original Resorts Hotel, which was built
in 1912 and retains its classic atmosphere. The reserved guest rooms
(only $99/night) are in the stylish new Rendezvous Tower.

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Hope to see you down the shore!

Marie K. Saimbert
Registration coordinator, 3 by the Sea
Information & Education Librarian
UMDNJ-George F. Smith Library
marie.saimbert at umdnj.edu

Nancy Glassman, MLS, AHIP
Systems Librarian
D. Samuel Gottesman Library
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Bronx, NY  10461
(phone) 718-430-3108
(fax) 718-430-8795

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