[mla-nynj] April NN/LM MAR Events--Join Us!

Missy Harvey mjharvey at pitt.edu
Mon Apr 7 16:16:04 UTC 2014


Infographics 101:Graphic Approaches to Library Marketing//(/Boost Box/ 
session) <#_Toc384635043>

 From A(norexia) to Z(its):Providing Health Information to Teens 

Systematic Reviews on the Schuylkill <#_Toc384635045>

Navigating Health Information for Academic Librarians <#_Toc384635046>

Caring for the Mind:Providing Reference Services for Mental Health 
Information <#_Toc384635047>

 From Beyond Our Borders:Providing Health Information to Refugee 
Populations <#_Toc384635048>

      /Infographics 101: Graphic Approaches to Library
      Marketing///(/Boost Box/ session)

/MAR now offers *1 MLA Continuing Education (CE) credit* per Boost Box 
session---details will be provided at the end of the session./**


*Presenter:*Daina R. Bouquin, Data & Metadata Services Librarian / Weill 
Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY

Date / Time*:Tuesday, April 8, 2014 / Noon -- 1 pm (ET)

*Where*:Online / *No Registration Required*

MLA CEs:*1 MLA CE awarded for attendance

Summary*:Infographics aren't new, but using them to market your 
library's services and value may be new to you. Learn the basics of 
choosing a tool and constructing infographics to display aggregated 
statistics and communicate your message. These concepts can help you 
better understand more advanced topics like data visualization and 
working with data to assess your library and communicate with your 

·*/Beforehand/*, test your connection to ensure you have the latest 
version of 

·Log-in at https://webmeeting.nih.gov/boost2/ (*ONLY* use Firefox or 
Internet Explorer)

·Allow Adobe Connect to call your phone.Choose the *DIAL-OUT* option. 
HOWEVER, if the system has to dial an extension to reach you, then skip 
to the next step.

·If you're unable to connect for any reason, then join us by phone: 
*1-888-850-4523*, Participant Code: *172486*.

      From A(norexia) to Z(its): Providing Health Information to Teens

*Presenter:*Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator, NN/LM MAR


*Date / Time*:April 24, 2014 / 9 am - Noon (ET)

*Where*:Central NY Library Resource Council (CNYLRC), Syracuse, NY

*Summary*:This class is designed for public librarians and secondary 
school librarians, teachers, nurses, and counselors. The hands-on class 
will present an overview of health information needs of teenagers and 
their information seeking behaviors; review communication skills needed 
during reference interviews with teenagers; and discuss credible health 
information resources that are designed for teens. 3 MLA CEs.

      Systematic Reviews on the Schuylkill

*Date / Time*:April 24, 2014 / 8:30 am -- 5 pm (ET)

*Where*:Van Pelt Dietrich Library Center, Kislak Center for Special 
Collections, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


·*Leveraging the Library to Improve Evidence-Based Practice Across an 
Academic Healthcare System */ Craig A. Umscheid, MD, MSCE

Dr. Umscheid is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at 
the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, a practicing 
hospitalist, and Director of the Penn Medicine Center for Evidence-based 
Practice, a hospital-based comparative effectiveness center funded by 
Penn to summarize, disseminate and implement scientific evidence for 
high impact decision making. Dr. Umscheid is board certified in internal 
medicine and practices at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

·*Building Our Information Future: MLA 2014 Update */ Dixie Jones, MLS, 
MLA President 2013/2014**

Dixie Jones has over 35 years of experience in the health sciences 
information profession. She has worked in a nursing school, a hospital, 
and a medical school. Currently, Dixie is director of the Health 
Sciences Library at LSU Health Shreveport. She has served as president 
of the Health Sciences Library Association of Louisiana and the South 
Central Chapter of MLA.


·*Introduction to Systematic Reviews for Librarians */ Susan Fowler, MLIS**

*This is **a free CE course//sponsored by NN/LM MAR *(participants will 
earn 4 MLA CEs).

Susan Fowler is a Clinical Librarian and Coordinator of Systematic 
Reviews at the Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. 
She earned her Master's in Library and Information Science in 2006 from 
the University of Missouri -- Columbia. She is currently serving as a 
MLA Representative and President for ICIRN (Interagency Council on 
Information Resources in Nursing) and is co-editor of the 27th biannual, 
Essential Nursing Resources: One Source for Evidence-Based Nursing 
Practice. She is also serving as the NAHRS representative on the MLA 
Nominating Committee. Susan was a librarian instructor for the McMaster 
University program, How to Teach Evidence Based Clinical Practice, for 
the past two years.

      Navigating Health Information for Academic Librarians

*Presenter:*Missy Harvey, Technology & Communication Coordinator, NN/LM MAR


*Date / Time*:April 25, 2014 / 10 am - Noon (ET)

*Where*:Alexander Library, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

*Summary*:This class is for academic librarians to learn more about how 
their students can research the health and environmental literature, 
find consumer health information, and learn about mobile apps/social 
media to find what they need. The class includes introductions to 
/PubMed/, /MedlinePlus/, /Drug Information Portal/, /Tox Town/, as well 
as numerous other free databases/services provided by the National 
Library of Medicine (NLM).

      Caring for the Mind:Providing Reference Services for Mental Health

*Presenter:*Kate Flewelling, Outreach Coordinator, NN/LM MAR


*Date / Time*:April 30, 2014 / 9:30 am - 12:30 pm (ET)

*Where*:East Brunswick Public Library, East Brunswick, NJ

*Summary*:Responding to mental health reference questions is challenging 
for even the most experienced librarian. In "Caring for the Mind", 
participants will learn how to effectively provide reference services 
for mental health information for the public. Participants will learn 
the best web sites, databases and collection development materials to 
respond to mental health related questions. Best approaches to handling 
challenging reference interviews will be explored.

This class is Bring Your Own Device. Participants are asked to bring a 
laptop or tablet. WiFi will be available.

      From Beyond Our Borders:Providing Health Information to Refugee

*Presenter:*Kate Flewelling, Outreach Coordinator, NN/LM MAR


*Date / Time*:April 30, 2014 / 1:30 - 3:30 pm (ET)

*Where*:East Brunswick Public Library, East Brunswick, NJ

*Summary*:This hands-on in-person class is designed to assist librarians 
and others who work with refugee populations in locating health 
information. The resources presented are selected for their emphasis on 
providing culturally relevant information in the preferred language of 
the population. Background information on refugees in the U.S. and their 
unique health issues will be presented. Participants will have the 
opportunity to become familiar with the features and scope of several 
Internet resources. This class will introduce a number of multi-language 
health information sources, which will be useful to anyone who works in 
a multilingual community.

This class is Bring Your Own Device. Participants are asked to bring a 
laptop or tablet. WiFi will be available.

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