Category Archives: exhibits

Save the date for our next event!

Our next event will be Thursday, December 8th at 2pm: a virtual tour of the Historical Collections and Archives of the Robert B. Greenblatt MD Library at Augusta University.

The Historical Collections & Archives of the Robert B. Greenblatt, MD Library houses and preserves rare books of the health sciences as well as medical artifacts, such as instruments and anatomical models from the 19th century. The virtual tour will highlight these treasures, including the exhibit Bronchoscopic History of Dr. Clyde Edison Purcell, 1905-1947; William Hunter’s book the Gravid Uterus, published in 1774; Raymond Ahquist’s Lasker Award, and other historical items.  Recent renovations to the space will also be highlighted.

Don’t miss this unique and interesting tour, led by GHSLA member and Greenblatt’s curator of the HCA, Renee Sharrock!  More details to come…

GHSLA Members Awarded Grant to Exhibit at Georgia Libraries Conference

Shannon Glover and Tyler Moses received an All of Us Exhibitor Award through the NNLM/SEA Funding Program to exhibit at the Georgia Libraries Conference, the annual joint meeting of the Georgia Library Association and the Georgia Association for Instructional Technology. This year’s meeting will occur October 9-11, 2019, in Macon. At the conference Shannon and Tyler will disseminate information about the All of Us program and how public libraries can support the initiative.

MLA Poster Sessions – Georgia Librarians Represent

Medical Library Association
117th Annual Meeting and Exhibition
Washington State Convention Center
Seattle, Washington
May 26–31, 2017

Heading to Seattle for MLA 2017?
Please support your colleagues by visiting these poster sessions. Congratulations to the presenting Georgia librarians!

Poster Session 1         Sunday, May 28, 2017           2:00 PM – 2:55 PM
Presenter:  Christine Willis
Poster Number: 125
Poster Title: Library Resources Role in Specialty Rehabilitation Services at Model System Center

Poster Session 2         Monday, May 29, 2017         2:30 PM – 3:25 PM
Presenters: Patricia Anderson, Skye Bickett, Joanne Doucette, Pamela Herring, Andrea Kepsel, Tierney Lyons, Scott McLachlan, Carol Shannon, Lin Wu
Poster Number: 46
Poster Title:  Text-Mining PubMed Search Results to Identify Emerging Technologies Relevant to Medical Librarians

Presenters: Connie Machado, Tara Douglas-Williams, Elizabeth Hinton
Poster Number: 106
Poster Title:  DARE to CHANGE: One MLA Chapter’s Dream of Evolution

Poster Session 3         Tuesday, May 30, 2017          1:00 PM – 1:55 PM
Presenter: Hannah Rutledge
Poster Number: 75
Poster Title: Patient Family and Hospital Staff Information Needs at a Pediatric Hospital: An (abbreviated) Analysis of Information Requests Received by the Family Resource Libraries

Presenters:  Shenita Peterson, Amy Allison
Poster Number: 131
Poster Title: Capturing Data to Explore the Use of a Library’s Public Spaces

Presenter: Kim Powell
Poster Number: 51
Poster Title: Searching by Grant Number: Analysis of Web of Sciences and PubMed Search Results

Presenter:  Peter Shipman
Poster Number: 159
Poster Title:  Combining Research Results and Dental Accreditation Requirements to Create Instructional Opportunities

Poster Session 4         Tuesday, May 30, 2017          2:00 PM – 2:55 PM
Presenters:  Amy Allison, Sandra Franklin, Lisa Macklin
Poster Number: 211
Poster Title: Dare to Change: Moving from IP Authentication

Presenters:  Tara Douglas-Williams, Carolann Curry, Skye Bickett and Christine Willis
Poster Number: 68
Poster Title: Pilot Project to Teach Current and Future Health Care Professionals How to Address Patients with Health Literacy in Mind

Emory Hosts “Medical Treasures”

Vesalius_Fabrica_p163Atlanta’s Emory University is hosting an exhibit of material from the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library’s historical collection of artifacts and medical books, including a print of Andreas Vesalius’s “de humani corporis fabrica”.

An opening reception for the exhibition will be held at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2013.  The exhibit will be on display through October 2013.

Read more about the exhibit here.  The Library is located at 1462 Clifton Rd in Atlanta. Additional details such as directions, parking, hours and maps may be found here.