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October 16-18, 2016



Sunday, October 16
Oregon Health and Sciences University
Collaborative Life Sciences Building (CLSB)
2730 SW Moody Ave, Portland OR

Continuing Education select one option. Cost $125 to register.  Space is available in both classes!

12:30 PM: Welcome desk opens at CLSB

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM: "Finding Information in Numbers and Words: Data Analysis for Program Evaluation"

Instructor: Cindy Olney
CLSB 1A005

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM: "We're Way Past Peas: Uses of Genetic Information to Understand Human Health and Guide Health Care Decision Making"

Instructors: Diana Nelson Louden and Carolyn Martin

CLSB 1A007

Beer Tour after the CE is CANCELLED - No Portland Beer Exploration. Less than 28 people registered prior to September 30, so the event was cancelled and payments are being refunded. 

Monday, October 17
Urban Studio
935 NW Davis St, Portland OR

8:00 AM - 11:30 AM:

Welcome desk opens.  Sign up for no-host dine-arounds. 

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM:

Breakfast Buffet
Start filling out Exhibitor Bingo Card

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM:

Welcome & PNC Member recognition

9:15 AM – 10:00 AM:

MLA Update (PDF): Kevin Baliozian, Executive Director, Medical Library Association

10:00 AM – 11:45 AM:

Keynote Panel and Q&A, “Getting to know Mary Jane: The Perils and Promise of Marijuana Policy and Practice” (PDF) Sunil Kumar Aggarwal, MD, PhD, Candice Beathard, PhD, MA, Nicole Corbin, LPC

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM:

Break with Exhibitors
Fill out Exhibitor Bingo Card

12:00 PM – 12:10 PM:

Gold Sponsor McGraw Hill talk

12:10 PM – 1:30 PM:

Lunch with Exhibitors
Fill out Exhibitor Bingo Card 

1:30 PM – 2:15 PM:

National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region (NNLM/PNR) Update (PDF): Tania Bardyn, Director and Associate Dean, UW Health Sciences Library, and P.I. NN/LM PNR (Looking Forward: The NLM Update - PDF); Cathy Burroughs, Associate Director, NNLM/PNR (Be Boundless: NNLM/PNR 2016-2021 - PDF)

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM:

Paper Presentations #1

Dave Stout, Bepress

Health Sciences library as publisher: Increasing the global visibility of medical research

Eglantine Ronfard, JoVE
Ending the Reproducibility Crisis: Your Role in Beating Science’s Biggest Problem

Emily Patridge, University of Washington
Paving the way to better coordinated population health and improved understanding of research data management at one academic health sciences campus – the Translational Research and Information Lab (TRAIL) (PDF)

3:15 PM – 3:45 PM:

Break with Exhibitors
Raffle for prizes! Submit filled out Exhibitor Bingo Card to enter.

3:45 PM – 4:45 PM:

Paper Presentations #2 

Mahria Lebow, Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research
Ian vs the Machine: Using a PubMed Author Disambiguation Tool to Identify Publications (PDF)

Maureen Flanagan Battistella, Southern Oregon University
1927 Medicine, and How History Might Help to Shape Public Opinion in 2016

Kim Granath, University of Montana
Virtual Reference Service: Revisited and Revived (PDF)

4:45 PM – 6:00 PM:

Poster Presentations/Reception

Kathy Fatkin, Eastern Idaho Medical Center
Using a hybrid tool to determine strength of evidence in a community hospital (PDF)

Mary Beth McAteer, Virginia Mason Medical Center
Show Me the Evidence! Librarian-Supported Collaborative Work Groups for Healthcare Improvement (PDF)

Laura Nagel, Clark College
"Native Voices": Hosting a National Library of Medicine Exhibit (PDF)

Michele Spatz, Pacific University
Knowledge is Health: Interprofessional Partnerships to Promote Health Literacy (PDF)

Marijane White, OHSU
Who we are and what we contribute: The Open Research Information Framework as a means to understand scholarship

6:00 PM - onwards: No-host dine-arounds.  Meet at the welcome desk at Urban Studio and walk to chosen dining venue with your "host". 

Tuesday, October 18
Urban Studio
935 NW Davis St, Portland OR

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM:

Breakfast Buffet

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM:

Paper Presentations #3

Andrea Ball and Frances Chu, University of Washington

The Academic Health Sciences Library and Quality Improvement Techniques: Using QI Techniques to Identify New Opportunities for Traditional Clinical Services (PDF)

Erica Knotts, Emporia State University

Building upon a Core Body of Knowledge across Contexts and Practice: A Model of Online Graduate Library Curriculum Development for Health Sciences Librarianship (PDF)

Nicole Vasilesky, OHSU
Data science education resources for everyone

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM:


10:45 AM – 11:30 AM:

Pacific Northwest Chapter / Medical Library Association (PNC/MLA) Chapter Business Meeting

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM:

Lightning Talks 
Kelly Evans - Eastern Washington University

Starting Something Big: How one Health Science Librarian is creating a public health research skills course.

Kathryn Kane - Eastern Washington University
Supporting Healthcare Professionals in Eastern Washington (PDF)

Nicole Vasilesky - OHSU
Empowering patients by increasing accessibility to clinical terminology

Eglantine Ronfard - JoVE
Ending the Reproducibility Crisis: Your Role in Beating Science’s Biggest Problem

Kate Dunn - OHSU
Do Your Stacks Stack Up? Queering Medical Library Collections For Better Healthcare (PDF)

Katie Lockwood - University of Western States
Making NLM Classification Local: An Expansion for Chiropractic Specific Collections (PDF)

Tania Wisotzke - University of Western States
Using Padlet to Enhance Active Learning and Engagement in Large Group Library Instruction Sessions (PDF)

Rose Relevo - AHRQ Effective Health Care Program
Finding High Quality Systematic Reviews and Research about Systematic Review Methodology with PubMed Health (PDF)

12:30 PM

Invitation to MLA 2017 in Seattle & Close of meeting.

All inclusive registration includes meeting registration, breakfast on Monday and Tuesday, lunch with exhibitors and reception with posters on Monday.  CE options and Beer tour are not included in the package.  You can register for meeting and CE now.  


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