GHSLA Meeting agenda for 3/25/24-3/26/24

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Monday, March 25th

  • Event: CE Workshop: Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Health Science LIS Professionals with Sarah Morris, MS
    • Time: 1 pm – 5 pm
    • Location: Magnolia Room
  • Event: Welcome Reception
    • Time: 6 pm-8 pm
    • Location: Game Changer

Tuesday, March 26th

  • Event: Continental breakfast
    • Time: 8 am-9 am
    • Location: Magnolia Room
  • Event: Program
    • Time: 9 am-12 pm (Noon)
    • Location: Magnolia Room
      • Welcome and Introductions: Executive Committee and Meeting Planning Committee
      • (5 min.)
      • Vendor Showcase: Fred Rose from McGraw Hill (10 min.)
      • Membership Meet and Greet (45 min.)
      • Roundtable Discussion: Acquisitions/Vendor Relationships Prompts (45 min.)
      • BREAK (15 min.)
      • Miriam Libby Lecture: History and Vision with Kimberly Powell, MS (1 hr.)
  • Event: Boxed Lunches
    • Time: 12 pm (Noon)-1 pm
    • Location: Magnolia Room
  • Event: Program
    • Time: 1 pm-3 pm
    • Location: Magnolia Room
      • NNLM Virtual Update with Sarah Fischer, Community Engagement and Outreach Specialist, NNLM Region 2
      • Educational Technique Demonstrations:
        • Sweet Strategy: An Active Learning Approach for Systematic Reviews with Sarah Adcock, MLIS from The University of Mississippi Medical Center Rowland Medical Library (15 min.)
        • BREAK (15 min.)
        • GHSLA Member Presentations
          • Creating an Open Access Processing Charges Pilot Program for Augusta University with Jennifer Davis, Scholarship and Data Librarian, Augusta University and Courtney Walker (15 min.)
          • Librarians and the AI Overlord: Exploring Students’ Use of Applications and Challenges of Institutional Surveys, Emily Harris, Dental Medicine & Cancer Librarian, and Shafer Tharrington, Allied Health Sciences Librarian, Augusta University (10 min.)
          • Business Meeting (30 min.)

Attention: Georgia Senate Bill 390

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This message was originally sent by Christine Willis, SC/MLA Chair;  she is also a GHSLA member.  The Executive Board, supports her statement below.:

If you have been following the news, you may be aware of Georgia Senate Bill 390.  If you are so inclined, you are welcome to use a prepared template for GA residents to write your representative or senator: Others may certainly let their voices be heard by corresponding with legislative leaders:

There was a recent op-ed in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that may also be of interest to read:

GHSLA 2024 Membership Fee Waived

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Once again, the GHSLA membership fees have been waived for 2024.  If you completed a membership registration form last year, no need to fill one out again.  If you have colleagues who would like to take advantage of this year’s free membership, ask them to register.