[Michlib-l] Michigan Health Sciences Libraries Association's Fall 2013 conference

Leslie Burke Leslie.Burke at kzoo.edu
Wed Aug 21 08:02:29 EDT 2013

Reminder! (With apologies for cross-posting)

It's time to register for "Currents of Change": Michigan Health Sciences Libraries Association's Fall 2013 conference.  The conference will be held Oct. 16-18, 2013 in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan. Please remember to register for hotel and conference by October 1, 2013, for conference rates at the Grand Rapids Downtown Holiday Inn, and to avoid late fees for conference registration.

Conference highlights:

WEDNESDAY! Four half-day CE courses:
--Business communications: library style
--Tablets & eReaders: Information at your fingertips (a.k.a. the "petting zoo")
--Patient safety resource seminar: librarians on the front lines
--Healthy aging at your library: connecting older adults to health information

-- Keynote speaker Erika Oliver presents "Happy crap: unleash the power of positivity"
--GMR update
--MHSLA business meeting
--Poster Session:
--2 concurrent sessions:
-----1."More Happy Crap", a hands-on seminar with Erika Oliver
-----2.Christopher Patrick: "The Electronic Health Record and Clinical Decision Support: Clinical librarianship in the 21st century"
--Vendor exhibits

--Lightning rounds/meet the authors - librarians share their stories with lightning-fast slideshows. New this year, we'll have an opportunity to meet the presenters and discuss their projects
--"Library Camp":  Lively roundtable discussions revolving around four of MLA's "Core Competencies"

--Welcome Reception, Wednesday evening at the Holiday Inn
--Special event: dinner & music, Thursday evening at Eve Lounge, 4th floor @ the B.O.B.
--Dine & learn opportunities: sponsored breakfasts & lunches as we catch up with the latest from Springer, Ovid, Swets, Elsevier, and AAAS/Science

Leslie D. Burke
Collection Development & Digital Integration Librarian, Library
Kalamazoo College
1200 Academy St
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
p 269.337.7144
f 269.337.7395
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More in Four. More in a Lifetime.

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