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NAHSL Annual Meeting

October 19-October 21, 2014



2014-15 ARIHSL Business Meetings

Wed. Sept 17, 2014, 9am @ Rhode Island Hospital

Wed. Nov 19, 2014, 9am @ Miriam Hospital

Wed. Mar 18, 2015 @ Bryant University

Wed. Jun 17, 2015 @ 5pm


2014-15 Executive Board Meetings

Sept and March meetings will be held at 8:30am at Memorial Hospital of RI

November meeting will be held at RIH in the library conference room.
Park in the Plain St. visitors lot 
To get to the lot, use directions to Gay St. and Pearl St, Providence RI
The entrance to the lot is on the service road near Women & Infants.

Tuesday September 9, 2014 @ Memorial
Thursday November 13, 2014 @ RI Hospital
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @ Memorial



Our Mission:
  • To promote resource sharing and information exchange
  • To provide a symposium for professional development
  • To encourage and maintain interest in health science libraries
  • To represent the interests of the Rhode Island health science library community  

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Upcoming Events

ARIHSL Business Meeting

Wednesday, November 19, 9am, The Miriam Hospital  

How does being a research associate affect the role of the medical librarian

Gaelen Adam, Editor/Librarian/Research Associate, Center for Evidence-based Medicine, Brown University School of Public Health

I have been working as a librarian, editor, and research associate at Brown’s Center for Evidence-based Medicine for just over a year. As such, I am involved to a greater or lesser extent in most of the projects undertaken by the center and am rapidly developing a good working knowledge of the methods and tools used in EPC research. I have been an active member of the review teams for many of the EPC projects over the past year. In addition, I co-lead the topic development project “Technical Brief for Environmental Cleaning for the Prevention of Healthcare Acquired Infections” with Dr. Joseph Lau. Our recommendation that the topic be developed into a technical brief was accepted by the AHRQ topic triage committee, and an RFTO has been issued. I will talk about what it is exactly I do on a daily basis, and how that has affected my understanding of evidence-based medicine.

8:45am        Arrive
9am              Business Meeting
10am            Program 
10:45am      Questions
11am            Adjourn


Please RSVP to Madge Boldt by November 12, 2014



Miriam Hospital

164 Summit Ave
Providence, RI 02906

The meeting will be held in the Ed Schottland Conference Room, located on the first floor (just to right after entrance into building) of the Fain Building, directly across street from Emergency Dept. The Fain Building is across the street from the Main Building.

Question about the meeting location? Please contact the meeting host, William Anger.

Upcoming Classes

Exploring the New Normal: Trends in Library Services

Thursday, November 13, 2014
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Cranston Public Library

The Coalition of Library Advocates, the RI Library Association and the Office of Library and Information Services are joining forces to present a forum designed to shine a spotlight on emerging library trends by showcasing innovative projects and initiatives at libraries across the state (maker spaces! learning lounges! metaliteracy!). Designed to expand awareness of what's happening in libraries today with an eye to the future, this event will be of special interest to trustees, friends groups, and library stakeholders, as well as librarians. A dynamic collection of short presentations by speakers from a variety of libraries and demonstrations of projects at libraries will inspire you to think differently about library services in your community. Bring your trustees, your friends, your local officials, and anyone else who is interested in learning more about what the new normal is for libraries!

Sponsored by the Coalition of Library Advocates (COLA) and the Rhode Island Library Association (RILA) in partnership with the Office of Library and Information Services (OLIS). Refreshments will be provided.

Registration required.
Intended Audience: Librarians, library staff, library trustees, and library supporters


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