[mla-nynj] Revitalize Your Message - Call for Abstracts (by Nov. 1, 2010) and Videos (by Jan. 28, 2011) for MLA 2011

Robb Mackes rmackes at delamed.org
Mon Oct 25 18:24:40 UTC 2010

Posted on behalf of the Cancer Librarians Section.  Please address
questions as directed in the message.  





Revitalize Your Message - Cancer Librarians Section Programming for MLA


Co-sponsors: Public Health/Health Administration Section, Leadership and
Management Section, Library Marketing SIG, Medical Library Education
Section, Molecular Biology and Genomics SIG, New Members SIG.


Stephanie Fulton, AHIP sfulton AT mdanderson.org 


Have you ever found yourself on the elevator with major players at your
institution and wanted to communicate how the services your library
provides can benefit them? How do you tell your family and friends what
you do? What about a stranger on a plane? This session will showcase
some tried-and-true examples of descriptions of the different roles of
medical librarians, including directors, reference, instruction,
genomics, consumer health, technical services, and more. A panel of
speakers will give their speeches and describe what impact they have
had. Videos from the membership at large will be solicited and played
during the session.


There are two ways to participate in this session.  You can submit to
present a paper and be a part of the panel. You can submit a video to be
viewed either during the session, or afterwards on the Cancer Librarians
YouTube Channel.


Submit an abstract to present a paper for this innovative program at
http://www.mlanet.org/am/am2011/sect_prog/call.html.  Share with your
colleagues how you "Revitalize Your Message."  These abstracts must be
submitted by November 1, 2010 in the OASIS system. 


Submit a video to mlacls2011 AT yahoo.com for possible inclusion in the
program session or for viewing after the conference.  If you submit a
video, must complete the following form
lZ0otSEE6MA.  If the form is not completed, then it can not be loaded to
the mlacls2011 channel.  Videos must be sent to mlacls2011 AT yahoo.com
and the Google Form completed by January 28, 2011.


Video Guidelines


Videos must be no longer than three minutes.  Elevator speeches should
be no more than 30-60 seconds of the video.  Spend the remaining time
quickly describing the reception of your elevator speech.  Videos must
be in Apple QuickTime Movie .mov, AVI Format .avi, Windows Media Format
.wmv, or MPEG Format .mpg or .mpeg formats.  You can film your elevator
speech and comments on your iPhone or other mobile device.  Videos over
3 minutes will NOT be reviewed for inclusion in either the 2011 MLA
Cancer Librarians Program session or the Cancer Librarians YouTube
Channel after MLA. 


Interested in learning more about revitalizing your message?  Explore
the resources bookmarked on Elevator Speeches at
http://www.delicious.com/mlacls2011.  These resources include tools for
creating an Elevator Speech and the positive and negatives reasons for
using an Elevator Speech.  


Want to see an elevator speech?  Go view Julie Esparza's elevator speech
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3q2l8AHqRvc.  She uses this message when
new faculty, residents and medical students join the Internal Medicine
team each month.


Julie Esparza, MLS, AHIP

Clinical Medical Librarian

LSU Health Sciences Center - Shreveport, LA


318-675-5442 Fax

jespar at lsuhsc.edu <mailto:jespar at lsuhsc.edu> 


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