Category Archives: Discussions

NCNMLG Chapter Poster at MLA 2014

NCNMLG Chapter PosterLast spring, NCNMLG sponsored a Chapter Poster to be presented at MLA ’14 in Chicago, IL.  In addition to providing a brief history of the Chapter and honoring some of its more influential members, the NCNMLG Chapter Poster describes some of its leadership opportunities, membership details, projects and awards.

We invite you to take a look!   NCNMLG Chapter Poster–MLA 2014

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Can Clinical Questions be Crowdsourced? 

The Project – Invitation

The Library at San Francisco General Hospital invites NCNMLG members to participate in a small study to see whether Quora, an online, social Q&A platform, can help find answers to clinical questions. Please share this survey with healthcare providers, health science students, and researchers in your institutions.

The Problem

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Hospital Library Program and other topics…

CarmenHuddlestonHello NCNMLG Members,

Happy 2014! We started the year off last week with a fantastic presentation by three of our members. Nancy Dickenson, Peggy Makie, and Geri Bodeker shared innovative ideas on ways to expand hospital/health library services. Thank you to Nancy, Peggy, and Geri for presenting. I would also like to thank Alan Carr and Kay Deeney of NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region for sponsoring the program. Continue reading

Help Choose Your Leaders — Call for Nominations for MLA Offices

Are you interested in moving MLA forward? Do you love where MLA is going? Do you not love where MLA is going? Do you want a voice in the direction of our profession and be able to have your concerns heard, voiced, and addressed? The 2013 MLA Nominating Committee is excited to identify potential candidates for the 2013/2014 election, but we need your help! If you would like to recommend someone to be nominated for President or the Board, or would like to be Continue reading

Discussion, sharing experiences and questions on how to improve visibility and promote services

As librarians and information specialists, we have been witnessing an evolving information infrastructure. In recent years, many of us heard people question the need for libraries in the future. Some have questioned the need for libraries as a physical space. Many potential library users believe they can independently find the information they need. We have watched big information centers and Continue reading