Job Posting: Life Sciences Informationist @ Emory

The Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library at Emory University has an opportunity for an enterprising, inquisitive, and creative individual. The Life Sciences Informationist will deliver research and instructional services to faculty and students in the undergraduate and graduate life sciences programs, participate in scheduled reference service, and assist with publication analysis and reporting for faculty, departments, and schools.

View the complete posting here:
https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25066&siteid=5449&areq=65216br

Review of applications will continue until position is successfully filled. Emory is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from women and minorities.

Save the date: ALA’s LLAMA Career Institute, 2017 in Atlanta

Join the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) for the 6th LLAMA Career Institute – entitled Noticing Self:  Developing Emotional Intelligence Skills for Professionals and Leaders – on Friday, January 20, 2017, at 1 p.m. 

Held in conjunction with the American Library Association’s (ALA) Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, this half-day LLAMA Career Institute will feature Pearl Alexander, an Atlanta-based speaker and coach and Executive Director of Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech).  More information may be found here.

The LLAMA Career Institute is open to all. Registration costs will cover workshop materials and an afternoon refreshment break. Costs for this LLAMA Career Institute are:

  • $175 for LLAMA Divisional Members (use event code “LAM1” when registering);
  • $225 for ALA members;
  • $100 for Students and Retired Members; and
  • $325 for Non-Members.

On-site registration will be subject to availability and will be $325.

Pre-registration prior to December 1, 2016 is recommended as this workshop is limited to 50 participants. Register online at:  http://2017.alamidwinter.org/ticketed-events – this takes you to “Ticketed Events” on the ALA Midwinter site; then search for LLAMA Institute (Event Code: LAM1).

Introduced at the 2013 ALA Midwinter Meeting, the LLAMA Career Institute is a continuing education offering aimed at early-career professionals and professionals at any career stage seeking to acquire new knowledge, skills, and competencies in support of active and ongoing career development or potential career changes.

Emory University Hosting MLA Webinar

The Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library at Emory University is hosting a viewing of MLA’s Webinar, “Are All Systematic Reviews Created Equal?” Wednesday, August 10, 2016 from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm (Eastern).

Please visit http://www.mlanet.org/blog/are-all-systematic-reviews-created-equal for more information regarding the webinar.  If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Mia White mia.s.white@emory.edu, no later than Monday, August 8th.

Free eBook, Principles of Tobacco Control

A free eBook, from the School of Public Health at Georgia State University, examines the harm caused by tobacco use and offers solutions for successful tobacco control.

Dr. Michael Eriksen, dean of the School of Public Health, is the senior author of “Principles of Tobacco Control: Extinguishing the Habit,” which explores the history of tobacco as well as today’s urgent issues, from the rapid rise of novel tobacco products such as e-cigarettes to regulations surrounding tobacco use, marketing and other aspects of industry behavior.

The e-book, which is available in iBook format for Mac and iPad users, contains interactive features, including video, graphics and links to additional articles and reports and will be updated periodically. There is also a PDF version for users of PCs and other mobile devices, including iPhones and Android platform tablets and phones.

The book is cataloged in WorldCat; any OCLC member library can import this record into their local system.   Additional cataloging information may be found at the GSU library record.