Job Posting: Systems and Electronic Resources Librarian, Macon, GA

The Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) Library seeks a full-time, Systems and Electronic Resources Librarian.  The MUSM Library Systems and Electronic Resources position responsibilities include: negotiating licensing of electronic resources, managing hardware and software programs and technology development for the Mercer University School of Medicine Library and Learning Resources Center in Macon, Georgia as well as the Health Sciences Library at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia.  This position also has educational responsibilities for training Mercer faculty, students, residents and staff.  The major components of the library’s computer systems include Innovative Interfaces Sierra library management software, Ebsco Discovery, full-text e-books and e-journals, a computer lab with 16 PCs, and a variety of Web pages.  This position reports to the Director of the Medical Libraries & LRC, and supervises one support staff position.

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Morehouse School of Medicine Hosting Free NNLM Courses in July

Morehouse School of Medicine will be hosting 3 free NNLM courses instructed by Andrew Youngkin of NNLM/SEA.  Please complete this registration form to register.

Course #1  July 15, 2015   8:30 am –  12:30 pm
Answering the Right Questions: Data Collection for Health Information Outreach (approved for 4 Medical Library Association contact hours)

In this workshop, participants will learn to apply good principles of data collection to assure that data – both qualitative and quantitative – will be useful in making project decisions. Topics for this workshop include:

  • Using evaluation questions to focus data collection
  • Conducting short, to-the-point interviews to collect outcome data
  • Using a “contact sheet” to organize interview notes and communicate findings with other team members
  • Using participatory methods to get information from a large number of community members
  • Using standard “counts” (attendance rates; drop-out rates) as evaluation data
  • Designing and administering short questionnaires

Course # 2  Wednesday, July 15, 2015    1:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Finding Information in Numbers and Words: Data Analysis for Health Information Outreach (approved for 4 Medical Library Association contact hours)

Participants will learn basic methods for compiling and analyzing qualitative and quantitative evaluation data to maximize their usefulness in project improvement and decision-making. Topics for this workshop include:

  • Analyzing qualitative data (e.g., developing and using codes, summarizing, interpreting)
  • Compiling and graphing descriptive statistics
  • Exploring the validity of evaluation findings

Course # 3  Friday, July 17th  9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Measuring Your Impact: Using Evaluation for Library Advocacy (approved for 6 Medical Library Association contact hours)

In this workshop, participants will be able to show the value of their library’s services and will become familiar with tools for assessment, evaluation planning, creating logic models, data collection and reporting.

You are welcome to bring your own lunch or purchase items from Café 720 located on campus, as well as, walk to restaurants near campus.  Parking is $5. 00 per/day (No exiting & reentry allowed.)

Job Posting: Medical Librarian, Auburn, AL

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) campus in Auburn, Alabama is accepting applications for a medical librarian position (VCOM Position Description).

Send your academic curriculum vitae or resume, along with a cover letter listing your salary requirements to:
Robby Hudson
Director of Human Resources
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
2265 Kraft Drive
Room 368
Blacksburg, VA  24060