[PSR-News] March 9th Satellite Teleconference Funding Opportunity

Karen Ricard kricard at library.ucla.edu
Wed Feb 2 14:11:31 PST 2005

Dear Network Colleagues:

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is cosponsoring MLA's public health
teleconference on March 9, 2005. NLM's support will make the teleconference
more affordable for both sites and individuals.

The National Network of the Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Southwest
Region, will underwrite the registration cost for up to ten (10) regional
satellite teleconference sites for the broadcast:

Partnering for Public Health
Information, Librarians, and the Public Health Workforce

Wednesday, March 9, 2005

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Pacific Time
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM, Hawaii Standard Time
5:00 AM - 8:00 AM, Guam Standard Time (Thursday, March 10, 2005)


The goals of this teleconference are to enhance knowledge of and to
encourage participation in the provision of information about public health
by health sciences librarians.


* To provide a fundamental knowledge about public health
* To explore the information needs of the public health workforce
* To present a sample of resources currently available to meet their
information needs * To demonstrate collaboration between health sciences
librarians and the public health workforce

**Deadline for Application: Tuesday, February 08, 2005**

Please notify our office of your intent to apply for funding by Tuesday,
February 08, 2005.


Early Bird Price (before Wednesday, February 09, 2005):
$225.00 per Satellite Teleconference

Participants will receive 2.0 MLA Continuing Education contact hours for
the teleconference alone or 3.5 contact hours if wrap-around sessions are
included. Site coordinators will receive 1 academy professional activity
point applicable to their membership. Special consideration will be given
to those sites able to broadcast to another location within a state and to
those sites that anticipate a minimum of ten (10) participants per site.

Once your request for funding has been approved, you will need to register
directly with MLA and serve as local site coordinator. You may charge
participants for logistical arrangements, such as refreshments and parking,
but not for registration. For more information, please visit the MLA web


NN/LM PSR will publicize a list of regional viewing sites in upcoming
weeks, and will circulate the videotape following the teleconference. If
you are unable to attend the conference, you can request a loan from our
web site at the Videocassettes, CD-ROMs, DVDs and Literature Available for
Loan page


Thank you,

Karen Ricard
Administrative Assistant
Pacific Southwest Regional Medical Library, NN/LM
UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library
800-338-7657 Toll Free (AZ, CA, HI, NV, Pacific Basin)
310-825-2183 Direct
310-825-5389 Fax

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