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NAHSL/NY-NJ MLA Conference 2011: Lightning Presentations

Official Website of the NAHSL/NY-NJ MLA Conference held in Uncasville, Connecticut on October 30-November 1, 2011

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Presentation Files

For those speakers giving consent, we have posted their presentation files here.


Measuring Changes in Evidence-based Practice Skills of First-Year DPT Students 

Elizabeth Dyer, MSLIS
University of New England

Taming Information Chaos through the Help of Project SEARCH Catherine M. Boss, MSLS, AHIP
Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Using MyNCBI to Send Results of PubMed Searches in a Flash

Kate Cheromcha, MLIS
Windham Hospital, a Hartford HealthCare Partner

Strengthening Health Science Libraries’ Roles in Providing Answers to History-Related Queries

Fred Pond, MLS
University of Vermont

Master of Health Care Delivery Science (MHCDS)

Tom Mead, MLS
Dartmouth College
A Great Treat: Web of Science Citation Map Helen-Ann Brown Epstein, MLS, MS, AHIP
Weill Cornell Medical Library

Collaboration with a Public Library in Teaching MedlinePlus

Margot Malachowski, MLS
Baystate Health

 Reaching Out Through Mobile Messaging

Prudence Dalrymple, PhD, MS, AHIP
Drexel University



Call for Abstracts

This year, instead of print posters, there will be a spot on the NAHSL/NY-NJ MLA conference agenda for Lightning Presentations.

Much like the MLA Ignite Sessions, each presenter gets 5 minutes to speak with 20 slides that automatically advance every 15 seconds. 

Topics may include, health, librarianship, technology, or any subject related to the conferences.  A link to an example of this type of presentation is included on the submission for.  Creativity is welcome! 

For more information, contact Lori Bradshaw, Lightning Presentations Chair, at

Please use the link to the right to submit an abstract proposals by August 31.

Thank you for your submissions!


Aug 1 Call for Abstracts
Aug 15 Submission Reminder
Aug 31 Abstract Proposals DUE
Oct 24 PowerPoint slides due to Lightning Presentations Chair

Submission Link