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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.

Accomplishments by Emory Librarians

Kimberly R. Powell co-authored “A bibliometric services workshop for subject librarians,” published in Library Management, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1108/LM-03-2018-0014.

Hannah Rutledge published an article, “Diving into Data: Analyzing Information Requests to Understand Information Needs at a Pediatric Hospital,” in the Journal of Hospital Librarianship, DOI: 10.1080/15323269.2018.1509190.

Amy Allison completed a yearlong leadership program sponsored by the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries and the National Library of Medicine. In October she participated in a three day capstone program in Washington, D.C., and received a certificate of completion presented by Patricia Brennan, RN, PhD, Director of the National Library of Medicine.

Congratulations on these accomplishments!

GHSLA Members Present at 2018 SCMLA Annual Meeting

Heading to the Southern Chapter of the Medical Library Association (SCMLA) annual meeting later this week in Orlando, Florida? Then be sure to check out the following presentations by fellow GHSLA members.

Thursday, Oct. 25th: 8am – 12pm

Activity: CE Course
Title: Transforming a Needs Assessment into a Marketing Tool
Presenters: Skye Bickett, Christine Willis

Friday, Oct. 26th: 2:15pm – 3:15pm

Activity: Poster F13
Title: Collaboration to Achieve Innovation
Presenters: Wanda Thomas

Activity: F19
Title: Library Opportunities for Increasing Engagement: Educating Users About Questionable and Predatory Publishing
Presenters: Carolann Lee Curry, Anna Krampl, Kim Meeks, Carolyn Klatt

Activity: Poster F25
Title: Credit Where Credit is Due: Authorship Among Systematic Review Service Librarians
Presenters: Shenita Peterson and Hannah Rogers

Julie K. Gaines Selected as Recipient of the 2018 Michael E. DeBakey Library Services Outreach Award

Congratulations to GHSLA member Julie Gaines who has been selected as the recipient of the Friends of the National Library of Medicine (FNLM)’s 2018 Michael E. DeBakey Library Services Outreach Award. Julie, MLIS, AHIP, is the Associate Professor and Head of the Medical Partnership Library at Augusta University and the University of Georgia. Julie will be recognized at the FNLM Gala on September 25th at the Willard Hotel in Washington, DC.

Christine Willis Named MLA News Editor

GHSLA Immediate Past President Christine Willis, AHIP, has been named the new editor of the MLA News, the bimonthly MLA member publication. Willis will serve a three-year term beginning August 1, 2018. She replaces Jodi Philbrick, AHIP, who served as interim editor following the departure of Cheryl Rowan in October 2017.

“I am very excited for this opportunity and am looking forward to leading the MLA News as it continues to foster communication among members and other important stakeholders,” said Willis.

The MLA News is a unique publication and offers updates on news and information for health information professionals. MLA thanks Jodi Philbrick for her support and contributions as interim editor to the MLA News as we extend a warm welcome to Christine Willis and look forward to her hard work and service in making the MLA News a success under her leadership.