[mla-nynj] Call for Posters - 3 by the Sea TriChapter Meeting

Reich, Barbara BReich at humed.com
Mon May 11 13:18:23 UTC 2009

See forwarded message below - use contact info in that message if you
need further information.


Barbara S. Reich, MLS, AHIP

Director, Medical Library

Samuel and Sandra Hekemian Medical Library

Hackensack University Medical Center


You are invited to submit proposals for posters for the 3 by the Sea MLA
TriChapter Conference being held in Atlantic City, NJ on October 5-8,
2009 at Resorts Hotel and Casino.  Submissions are due by June 30, 2009


Take this opportunity to highlight your experiences in medical
librarianship by submitting proposals related to the conference themes
of Skills for the Future; Patient Care; Technology. Suggestions for
poster content include:


*         Innovative ways to reach your clients

*         What strategies have you used to create a successful

*         Share new technologies that have made a difference for your

*         How are you planning for the future

*         Techniques and strategies for operating during an economic

*         Research or projects you want to share with colleagues


Have other ideas?  We would love to hear them! 

We are especially interested in proposals from MLA medical librarians in
North Carolina, Virginia, Washington DC, Maryland, West Virginia,
Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware.  


Posters will be presented during one of the regularly scheduled poster
sessions. Presenters will be required to staff their posters at one of
the following assigned times:


Tuesday, October 6, 2009                   1:00 pm - 2:00 pm     

Wednesday, October 7, 2009            11:00 am - 12:00 noon

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Submission Instructions: 

Email two copies of the abstract (300 word maximum) with subject line:
Trichapter Conference, to Andrea Kenyon at kenyon at collphyphil.org using
a Word attachment. Proposals must be submitted in the format of
structured abstracts. For guidelines see
http://www.scmla/org/abformat.htm or http://research.mlanet.org/.
Include a list of authors, their institutional affiliations, email
addresses, and telephone numbers with the first copy of the abstract.
The second copy will be used in a blind review process and should not
include specific information that would identify either the authors or
their institutions. 

Note: Those presenting must be registered for the meeting.


Abstract Review Process:

Abstracts will be evaluated on originality, innovation, organization and
clarity of presentation, as well as relevance to improving service or
practice. The primary author will be notified of the committee's
decision in August. Additional information (i.e. time, location, setup
instructions, etc.) will be sent with acceptance notification. 


Help getting started

To ensure that members are able to make the most of the meeting
experience, MAC has established a mentoring program to support members
with little or no experience in preparing posters or presenting papers.
To learn more about working with or serving as a mentor, see



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