[mla-nynj] NN/LM MAR Announcements/Reminders
mjharvey at pitt.edu
Tue Feb 25 20:43:55 UTC 2014
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for Libraries (/Lunch with the
RML /session) <#_Toc381105739>
The Little Mermaid has Lost Yet Another Voice:Alternatives to Ariel
Attention Hospital Librarians:Attend the Patient Experience and
Engagement Symposium at MLA '14 <#_Toc381105741>
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for Libraries (/Lunch with
the RML /session)
* Kelly Ayala, Community Relations Officer, USCIS, Newark, NJ
* Carla Pendino, Community Relations Officer, USICS, Philadelphia, PA
*Date / Time*:Thursday, February 27, 2014 / Noon -- 1 pm (ET)
*Where*:Online / /No Registration Required/
*Summary*:*Do you have library patrons needing immigration information
or services?*U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the
agency within the Department of Homeland Security responsible for
administering immigration and naturalization services and benefits.Our
speakers will provide an overview of the role of USCIS and customer
service tools, including how to contact USCIS, check on case status,
obtain a form, and where to refer individuals seeking legal assistance.
They will also provide insight into the Community Relations Program,
including information about hosting a Naturalization Information
Session, ordering a free Citizenship Toolkit, setting up an "Immigration
Corner" within your library, and taking a look at the USCIS online
Citizenship Resource Center.
·*/Beforehand/*, test your connection to ensure Adobe Connect will run
on your computer:
·Log-in at https://webmeeting.nih.gov/lunch2/(ONLY use Firefox or
·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*.
The Little Mermaid has Lost Yet Another Voice: Alternatives to Ariel
National Network of Libraries of Medicine
Pacific Northwest Region
The University of Washington is committed to serving libraries in the
Pacific NW Region. As a service to these libraries, we are hosting an
/RML Rendezvous/, Special Edition, to discuss alternatives to Ariel for
large and small libraries. Join us on Wednesday, February 26, at 4 pm
(Eastern Time), for a one hour session presented by Heidi Nance, Head,
ILL and Document Delivery Services, University of Washington Libraries
and David Ketchum, Resource Sharing Librarian, University of Oregon
See the Rendezvous website,
http://nnlm.gov/pnr/training/RMLrendezvous.html, for details on how to
connect. If you are unable to tune in live, we invite you to view a
recording of the webcast which will be posted to the website.
Attention Hospital Librarians: Attend the Patient Experience and
Engagement Symposium at MLA '14
*Saturday, May 17th, 2014, 1:00 pm -- 5:00 pm*
*Cost: $200.00 (nonmember, $380)*
*MLA CE Contact Hours: 4*
Libraries and librarians have long been providing services and health
information to patients and their families in the healthcare setting and
in the community. With health care reform and the complexity of the
entire health care system increasing, the move toward patient-centered
care has reached the consciousness of almost every healthcare
professional and institution.
/The Patient Experience and Engagement: Improving Patient Centered Care
One Person at a Time Symposium /is designed for librarians and other
information professionals working with patients, case managers,
consumers and librarians on clinical care and health education teams.
Through this symposium participants will gain a better knowledge of the
many definitions of patient engagement and discuss and explore new and
existing methods of how to connect the public and providers with quality
health information resources and tools, including the Patient Engagement
This half day long symposium will consist of:
* Keynote speaker, Stephen Wilkins, author of the blogMind the Gap
<http://mindthegap.smarthealthmessaging.com/> , which discusses
evidence-based insights on how physicians and patients communicate
and engage with each other.
* A panel of invited speakers who will provide their perspectives
based on the role they play in their institutions or through their
own experiences as patients. Keynote speakers include T. Schott
Pulchack, Associate Professor and Director, Lister Hill Library of
the Health Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Ruti
Volk, a patient education librarian.
* Small breakout sessions to discuss different patient engagement
strategies introduced in the Symposium and those shared by the
Go to http://mla2014symposium.libguides.com/patientengagement for
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