Publications and Presentations
Jim Shedlock, Ron Sims, Ramune Kubilius. Promoting and teaching the history of medicine in a medical school curriculum. J Med Libr Assoc. 2012 Apr;100(2):138-41
Ramune Kubilius. Information about Chicago: Biological / biomedical trivia. Biofeedback (Special Libraries Association, Biomedical and Life Sciences Division) 37 (2): 4-5, Spring 2012
Wishnetsky, Susan. Using Assessment to Make Difficult Choices in Cutting Periodicals. Mary Ann Trail and Kerry Chang-Fitzgibbon, presenters. Serials Librarian; vol. 62, issue 1-4 (Jan.-June 2012), p159-163, 5p.
Papers and Posters presented by staff at the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting 2012
In addition to attending the Medical Library Association conference, several staff also presented papers and posters. The lead presenter’s name is in bold.
Blended learning in action: Custom designing an extensible online tutorial to enhance interactive classroom content in a Medical Decision Making course. James Brucker, Stephanie Kerns, Linda O'Dwyer, Pamela Shaw. Paper Presentation, MLA, Seattle, May 2012.
Transcending personal stats: Leveraging peer review to improve teaching and redesign interactive class content. James Brucker, Stephanie Kerns, Linda O'Dwyer, Pamela Shaw. Paper Presentation, MLA, Seattle, May 2012.
Changing the Rules: Customizing Primo To Meet Our Unique User Needs. Michelle Frisque, James Brucker, Linda O'Dwyer, Jeremy Prevost, Mark Berendsen, Steve Hunt. Poster Presentation, MLA, Seattle, May 2012.
One Design to Rule Them All: Harnessing Competing Brand Guidelines to Create a Unified Vision for a Library Website. Linda O'Dwyer, James Brucker, Michelle Frisque, Jeremy Prevost, Jim Shedlock. Poster Presentation, MLA, Seattle, May 2012.
Engaging Librarians for Future Organizational and Professional Success. Michelle Frisque. Poster Presentation, MLA, Seattle, May 2012.
Michelle Frisque was also an invited speaker on the Top Technology Trends panel at MLA.
Ramune Kubilius chaired a meeting of the 2013 annual meeting concurrent session planners, part of her responsibilities as the 2013 National Program Committee’s Section Council liaison.
Appointments and Committees
Michelle Frisque was appointed as chair of the Library Information Technology Association's (LITA) Assessment and Research Committee. She will serve July 2012-August 2013.
Michelle also served as and was reappointed to act as the LITA committee chairs coordinator.
Special Collections Librarian, Ron Sims, was quoted in an article on anatomical flap books titled, The “Invisible Man” of the 16th Century in CenterPiece, Spring 2012 (see p. 21).
Michelle Frisque graduated with a Master's degree in Learning and Organizational Change in June from Northwestern University's School of Education and Social Policy. Congrats, Michelle!
The library recently said goodbye to Kurt Munson, head of User Services. Kurt has moved to the University Library in Evanston where he is the Resource Sharing & Reserve Librarian. We wish him the best in his new position.