The 2015 MAC Annual Meeting Tech Symposium, Your for Technology Problems‏

Started building your makerspace, but stuck on what to stick in it? Purchased iPads but can’t figure out how to manage the pool? The 2015 MAC Annual Meeting has you covered.

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THEME CONTEST – Joint Conference 2016 in Philadelphia | An Invitation to Participate | Deadline Extended Until October 7th‏


Job Posting: Head of Research, Education and Outreach Services; Health Sciences Libraries; Temple University

The Temple University Health Sciences Libraries seek a dynamic, service and team-oriented professional to head its research, education and outreach services department. Headquartered at the Simmy and Harry Ginsburg Library, the Libraries serve the information needs of the schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Podiatry, the College of Public Health, and Temple University Hospital. For more information about Temple, visit:



Reporting to the Director of Health Sciences Libraries, the Head of Research, Education & Outreach Services leads a team of 4 full-time and 2 part-time librarians in providing research, instruction and liaison outreach programs. The Head of Research, Education & Outreach Services provides strategic direction and vision for the department, its staff and services. S/he promotes the exploration and implementation of new approaches to research services, departmental liaison engagement, marketing & outreach, research consultation services, and the information literacy skills programs. Participates on the library’s administrative team and assists in policy and program development. Performs related duties as assigned.

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Job Posting: Bioinformationist (Research Information Specialist); Health Sciences and Human Services Library; University of Maryland, Baltimore

A key new member of the Health Sciences and Human Services Library staff,
the Bioinformationist provides a range of information and informatics
services for University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) researchers in the
health and life sciences. Initiating relationships with people working
within the University’s scientific community in diverse environments, this
position will identify and fulfill needs for information and education
services. By providing expert knowledge, specialized research
consultations, and training in bioinformatics, this position will help
shape innovative services for basic science researchers and expand and
strengthen HS/HSL support for the University’s research and informatics
initiatives. The Bioinformationist is a member of the HS/HSL Services
Division and reports to the Associate Director for Services.
*Salary Range:*       Up to $60,000 commensurate with education and

*Posting Date**:*        09/25/15
*Filing Deadline**:*    10/15/15

*To Apply: *

Job Posting: LIBRARIAN (INSTRUCTION); Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences


Department: Department of Defense

Agency: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Job Announcement Number:NW51410-12-1518626DD205810D

Department: Department of Defense
Agency: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancies – Bethesda, Maryland
Salary: $76,378.00 to $99,296.00 /
Series and Grade: GS-1410-12
Open Period: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 to Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Position Information: Permanent – Full Time
Who May Apply: United States Citizens

For more information and to apply online, please visit

Job Posting: Allied Health Sciences Librarian – Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library; Howard University



Under the direction of the Director of Operations, Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library, the incumbent is responsible for the provision of information services to LSHSL users with a specific focus on Allied Health Sciences Faculty, Students and Administrative Staff. The Allied Health Sciences Librarian will assess information needs, plan services and evaluate programs for the Division of Allied Health Sciences in the College of Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences. The incumbent is appointed by and serves at the will of the Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library Executive Director. The Allied Health Sciences Librarian, LSHSL receives management oversight and direction from the Director of Operations for the Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library.
Responsible for orienting and training others, and assigning and reviewing their work. May also be responsible for acting in a “lead” or “senior” capacity over other positions performing essentially the same work, or related technical tasks and reporting to a higher level on a formal basis.
Internal contacts include faculty, staff, students and administrators. External contacts include staff of other university libraries.

For more details and to apply online, please visit

Job ID 30686

MLA David A. Kronick Traveling Fellowship Announcement

Do you have a project in mind that will take you on the road?
Consider applying for MLA’s David  A. Kronick Traveling Fellowship!

Established in 2002, this grant awards one $2,000 fellowship each year to cover the expenses involved in traveling to three or more medical libraries in the United States or Canada, for the purpose of studying a specific aspect of health information management.  Activities that are operational in nature or have only local usefulness will be considered.  The award winner is required to submit a report to MLA on the results of the project, that may be published in appropriate health information journals.
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