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Collection Development Section 2012 Election Results

Congratulations and best of luck to our new CDS officers! Incoming chair elect: Susan Kendall Biology Librarian and Coordinator for Health Sciences Michigan State University Libraries skendall@msu.edu CDS candidate to the MLA Nominating Committee: Elizabeth (Liz) Lorbeer Associate Director for … Continue reading

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Awards: Daniel T. Richards and MLA 2012 Travel

CDS Awards Committee- Daniel T. Richards Prize for 2011- Rebecca Raszewski (chair) and members Lynn Fortney and Leslie Czechowski. The Awards Committee this year decided not to award the Daniel T. Richards Prize.  We did not receive many nominations and … Continue reading

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Welcome New Members!

Submitted by Susan Kendall, Collection Development Section Membership Chair The following are new or newly returning members of the Collection Development Section since fall of 2011.  Welcome! Nancy Aldrich, Florida Hospital, Orlando, FL Carol S. Lunce, Northern Virginia Community College, … Continue reading

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CDS Member Authored Articles, Books and Reviews

Articles Books/Book Chapters Reviews CDS members are highlighted in red Articles  J Med Libr Assoc.  2011 October; 99(4):313-317. Preferred book formats in an academic medical center. Hartel Lynda J.; Cheek Fern M. [Brief Communications]   J Med Libr Assoc.  2012 … Continue reading

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Print vs. Electronic Texbook: What should faculty recommend to their students?

[reprinted from Tech Lister, March 21st 2012, with permission from Liz Lorbeer] I’m often asked by instructors about students’ attitudes towards digital textbooks.  Many of the print textbooks used in a course are available in electronic format for either purchase … Continue reading

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ALA PVLR-IG Report to MLA January 2012

“What Does Electronic ILL Mean to You?” Forum Notes Prepared by Marie Bloechle Electronic Acquisitions Librarian University of North Texas Libraries The Publisher-Vendor-Library Relations Interest Group (PVLR IG) forum panel discussion was sponsored by the Association for Library Collections & … Continue reading

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Conferences of Potential Interest to CDS Members

NASIG 27th Annual Conference   Registration now open! June 7-10, 2012 Nashville, Tennessee NASIG’s 2012 conference will be held June 7th-10th in Nashville, TN, “Music City USA.” In recognition of our musical heritage, the theme of this year’s conference will … Continue reading

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MLA 2013 Call For Papers And Posters Deadline

Submitted by Ramune Kubilius, 2013 NPC Section Council Liaison May 1 is the paper and poster submission deadline for the 2013 meeting. Please consider submitting a paper to one of the sessions in which CDS is involved, or any other. … Continue reading

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Annual Budget Report 2012

Submitted by Martha Earl, CDS Treasurer Annual MLA Section Financial Report For January 1 to December 31, 2011__ # Description      Amounts 1 Beginning Balances at January 1, (itemized below) $17,044.95 2 Checking Account   (Must equal prior year’s year-end balance) … Continue reading

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Fall 2011 v.23 #2

Hello from Your Editor With the crisp bite of autumn in the air, I welcome you to the second issue of the new look of Developments: the Newsletter of the Collection Development Section.  I am continuing to refine the look … Continue reading

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Message from the Chair

Committees Since we have an aggressive timeline for the 2013 MLA annual meeting in Boston due to the international submissions, much of the program planning will be done in the fall.  Thus, I appointed a CDS Program Committee to assist … Continue reading

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Upcoming Elections

Submitted by Ramune Kubilius, Chair, CDS Nominating Committee CDS needs you: a reminder about upcoming elections CDS members are actively involved in CDS online discussion list debates and information exchanges. When calls for volunteers go out, members “step to the … Continue reading

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Welcome New Members!

Submitted by Susan Kendall, Collection Development Section Membership Chair The following are new or newly returning members of the Collection Development Section since spring of 2011.  Welcome! Suzanne E. Bahmanyar, O’Connor Hospital, San Jose, CA Mary Shultz, Urbana, IL Lisa … Continue reading

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Daniel T. Richards Award

Send In Your Nominations For the Daniel T. Richards Award The Medical Library Association/Collection Development Section (MLA/CDS) is seeking nominations for the Daniel T. Richards Prize for writing related to collecting in the health sciences. Dan Richards (1945-1995) was instrumental … Continue reading

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Apply for Available MLA Grants & Scholarships

The Medical Library Association (MLA) offers a variety of grants and scholarships to assist qualified students in graduate library science programs and to enable practicing health sciences librarians to take advantage of opportunities for continuing professional development. The deadline for … Continue reading

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MLA 2012 CDS Section Programming

Submitted by Cecilia Botero, Program Chair for 2012 Primary Sponsor and co-sponsors: Collection Development Section, Technical Services Section Program Name: Sustaining Library Collections to Ensure a Home Run Program Format:  Contributed papers Section Contact:  Cecilia Botero Share your experiences and … Continue reading

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Collection Development Section’s 2011 Annual Meeting & 25th Anniversary Panel Discussion

Submitted by Ramune Kubilius, Immediate Past Chair/Section Council Representative (This is a synopsis incorporating some of the highlights.) The Collection Development Section’s 2011 business meeting took place on Sunday, May 15th at the beginning of the 2011 annual MLA conference … Continue reading

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CDS Member Presentations and Posters at 2011 MLA

MLA2011 Abstracts [CDS members in italics] Presentations The Embedded Librarian: Rethinking Staffing Models in Health Sciences Libraries  (PowerPoint EmbeddedLibrarian) Dagmara Chojecki, Research Librarian, Institute of Health Economics; Trish Chatterley, Public Services Librarian, John W. Scott Health Sciences Library; University of … Continue reading

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ALA PVLR-IG Report to MLA September 2011

Submitted by Liz Lorbeer American Library Association (ALA) – Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) Publisher – Vendor – Library Relations Interest Group (PVLR-IG) Publisher-Vendor-Library Relations Business Meeting at 2011 Annual meeting: Eleven attendees Discussed future topics for … Continue reading

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CDS and CDS Members and E-Book Discussions : An Opinion Piece

Submitted by Ramune Kubilius, Immediate Past Chair/Section Council Respresentative At one forthcoming meeting in early November 2011, the XXI Charleston Conference,   CDS member and former CDS chair, Deborah Blecic, will be on a panel during the 11th Health Sciences Lively … Continue reading

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