Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016: 8th Annual University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium The theme of this year's symposium is “Library Research Data Services: Putting Ideas into Action.”
Friday, Apr 8, 2016: CAHSL Conference "Challenges and opportunities in serving our communities" Themes and presentations:
The opioid epidemic and addiction; returning veterans; LGBT; and refugees.
Friday, Apr 8, 2016: MAHSLIN 2016 Annual MeetingThis year's MAHSLIN Annual meeting will address how we as librarians and libraries can improve the UX [User eXperience] to keep our patrons coming back for more be it virtually or in-person.
Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 to Friday, Apr 22, 2016: Conn. Library Assoc. Annual Conference: Libraries Through the Looking Glass, Reflection on the Past While Stepping Into the Future Maine Library Association Members may register and receive the CLA Member Rate.
Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, CT.
April 21 & 22, 2016
Thursday, May 5, 2016: USC Upstate Library: Transforming Librarians Through Technology Conference The first Transforming Librarians Conference will be held at the University of South Carolina Upstate Library on May 5, 2016.
Friday, May 13, 2016 to Wednesday, May 18, 2016: MLA 2016 Joint meeting of the Medical Library Association (MLA), the Canadian Health Libraries Association/Association des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada (CHLA/ABSC), and the International Clinical Librarian Conference (ICLC)!
Friday, May 20, 2016 to Saturday, May 21, 2016: STELLA Unconference 2016 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
STELLA = Science, Technology & Engineering Library Leaders in Action
This free event is for current or aspiring science, technology, engineering and medical/health librarians
Sunday, May 29, 2016 to Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016: APLA Conference: Libraries Supporting Bodies and Minds The 2016 conference theme was inspired by the Gwent Five Ways to Wellbeing.
Thursday, Jun 9, 2016 to Sunday, Jun 12, 2016: NASIG 2016 Annual Conference The 2016 Annual Conference will be held June 9-12, 2016 in Albuquerque, NM, and registration is now open.
Sunday, Jun 12, 2016 to Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016: SLA 2016 Annual Conference Don't miss out on the many networking opportunities at the Special Libraries Association Annual Meeting in Philadelphia this June
Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016 to Friday, Jun 17, 2016: The 2016 New England Science Boot CampA fun and affordable 2½ day immersion into science topics offering opportunities for librarians and library students interested in science, health sciences, and technology to learn, meet and network in a fun, laid-back atmosphere.
Friday, Jun 24, 2016: Crucial ConversationsNAHSL CE class - communication skills necessary to address interpersonal conflict in ways that reduce defensiveness and facilitate resolution and trust. Instructor Mary Beth Jordan.
Thursday, Jul 14, 2016 to Sunday, Jul 17, 2016: 2016 EBP for Librarians Institute The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Health Sciences Library is pleased to host the Institute July 14-17, 2016 on our modern, new campus near Denver, Colorado
Sunday, Oct 23, 2016 to Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016: NAHSL 2016! Imagine! Innovate! Inspire! Omni Hotel at Yale in New Haven, CT, October 23-25, 2016.
Website and more details to follow.
Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 to Thursday, Nov 17, 2016: 2016 Library Marketing and Communications Conference This conference is designed for library employees of any level who are involved in marketing, communication, public relations, social media, and outreach in academic, public, and special libraries.
Monday, Nov 28, 2016 to Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016: GreyNet Conference The Conference focus is on how scientific information, much of which is published as grey literature, can play a pivotal role in the search for solutions to global problems.
Welcome from the Chair
Greetings Members and Guests:
HSLIC, the Health Science Libraries and Information Consortium of Maine, is a group of dedicated health sciences librarians in both hospitals and academic institutions who engage in and promote cooperative endeavors to share their knowledge, promote resource sharing, offer continuing education programs, and encourage resource sharing.
Our membership includes primarily institutions but individuals as well in Maine that are involved with health sciences libraries. The pluses to membership include free reciprocal interlibrary loans, the opportunity to attend free or reduced-cost educational classes, consortium-purchased resources, and access to HSLIC publications, which includes the quarterly HSLIC newsletter. Voting rights at the twice-yearly membership meetings are also a benefit. Scholarship funds are available to help defray the cost of obtainging AHIP certification or applying for a higher level.
For a membership application, please see the “Join HSLIC” tab or contact our Treasurer/Membership chair Greg Curtis (Gregory.email@example.com) . Applications that meet membership criteria are entitled to all the rights and privileges of membership contingent upon payment of dues.
Please contact me if you have any questions at Christine.firstname.lastname@example.org
Christine Fleuriel, MSLIS/HSLIC chair
VA Maine Healthcare System
Southern Maine Health Care's Health Sciences Library
Health Literacy is for Everyone...
Community Members are Welcomed at Southern Maine Health Care's
Health Sciences Library
Spotlight on Health Science Libraries
Bloomfield, Susan, Deborah Clark, Dina McKelvy, and Lucinda White. "Health Sciences Libraries." Maine Policy Review 22.1 (2013) : 80 -84, http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/mpr/vol22/iss1/17.