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Fall 2001

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From the Editors

From the Chair

Join Us in New Haven Oct. 13

Kudos for Chapter Members

Web Watch

Brave New World

In the Literature

Technology Review

Hospital Library Notes

RML Update

Focus on Complementary/ Alternative Medicine

In Memory of Anita Miller

Research Grant News

HLSP Update

EBSCO/MLA Grants


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The Newsletter is published for the members of the New York-New Jersey Chapter of the Medical Library Association.

Editor of this issue:

Gail Hendler, Ehrman Medical Library, New York University Medical School, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, S-10, Phone: 212-263-8925, Fax: 212-263-8196, E-mail: hendler@library.med.nyu.edu.



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Posted 11/8/2001
2001 NY-NJ Chapter of the Medical Library Association
Join Us in New Haven October 13-16 for a Dynamic Library Conference

Information and Technology:
Fitting the Pieces Together



The NAHSL Conference 2001 will be a joint meeting with The New York-New Jersey Chapter of the Medical Library Association held in New Haven, CT. This will be a great opportunity for education, networking and professional enrichment with your colleagues throughout the New York Metropolitan and New England areas. Registration information has been mailed out. Forms and registration information are also on the meeting website.

Here are some details:

  • Meeting Website: http://www.nahsl.org/2001
  • Theme: Information and Technology: Fitting the Pieces Together
  • Dates: October 13--16, 2001
  • Location: Omni New Haven at Yale, New Haven, CT
  • Opening reception at the Peabody Museum in the Great Hall of Dinosaurs Sunday evening &em; delicious food, wine, and good cheer. Forbes just rated this museum one of the best (http://www.forbes.com/2001/08/01/0801hot.html).
  • Engaging keynote presentations, CE opportunities, seminars, and vendor exhibits
  • Reasonable costs for registration & hotel -- see website

Keynote Speakers

Richard Lucier, Dartmouth College, will speak about Digital Libraries. Mr. Lucier was instrumental in the planning and implementation of the California Digital Library Initiative.

Arnold Hirshon, New England's Library and Information Services Network (NELINET), will focus on electronic publishing and desktop delivery in the digital world.

There will be two seminars: Electronic Journals: The Darkness Before the Dawn and Health Information: Adventures in Local Resources.

The concluding address will be by Kristen Zarfos, M.D., University of Connecticut Health Center, and U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, who will discuss People: The Most Important Piece of the Puzzle.


CE Courses

  • Creating Web-based Professional Development Workshops
  • Access Management: Linking Patrons to Electronic Resources
  • Health Related Government, Organization, and Think-tank Content
  • Concepts in Cardiology
  • Handheld Devices 101: PDAs for Beginners
  • Networking for Health Sciences Librarians - network technology basics & diagnostics

We are confident that you will come away from your visit to New Haven having put together the pieces. Visiting with old friends, meeting new people, and absorbing new information will renew and refresh you and help you solve puzzles back in your own institutions.


Conference Co-Chairs: Ed Donnald, Hartford Hospital, Hartford CT & Evelyn Breck Morgen, Middlesex Hospital, Middletown CT

Contact: Hongjie Wang, Lyman Maynard Stowe Library, University of Connecticut Health Center. Farmington; (860)-679-4053; wang@nso.uchc.edu.