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Staff Professional Activities

Staff professional activities

Professional activities of the Mayo Clinic Libraries staff include professional memberships, publishing, and conference attendance, 2011 through June 2012.

Professional conferences meeting attendance

  • Academic Medicine Editorial Board, Philadelphia PA
  • American Library Association, Washington, DC
  • American Medical Informatics Association Annual Meeting in Washington, DC
  • American Osler Society
  • Association of American Medical Colleges and the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries, Washington, DC
  • Chicago Collaborative, Chicago, IL
  • Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), Baltimore, MD
  • Enhancing Quality Staff, annual symposium for paraprofessionals, Minneapolis, MN
  • Innovative Users Group, Chicago, IL
  • International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) Annual Meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare
  • Library Technology Conference, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN
  • Medical Library Association, Seattle, WA
  • Midwest Archives Conference
  • Midwest Chapter/Medical Library Association, Rochester, MN
  • Minnesota Library Association Conference, Rochester, MN
  • New England Journal of Medicine Library Advisory Board
  • Twin Cities Archives Round Table, St. Paul, MN

Poster sessions

  • Attwood CA, Wellik KE: Collaboration, Collegiality, Cooperation: Consumer Health Library Services and the American Cancer Society Navigator Role, Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, May 20, 2011.
  • Attwood CA, Wellik KE: A Chance to Wait is a Chance to Educate: Exploring Virtual Technology for the Delivery of Patient Health and Wellness Information at Mayo Clinic, Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, May 2011.
  • Gerberi D, Hawthorne DM, Larsen KE: Rethinking Responsible Literature Searching Using the LibGuides Software, Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis MN, May 17, 2011.
  • Littleton D, Celebrate Dakota! Presented on behalf of the Celebrate Dakota! Employee Resource Group. The Festival of Cultures. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, November 3, 2011.
  • Rethlefsen ML, Hawthorne D, Wentz M, Prokop L, Suther, Schultz J. Refining a Local Bibliographic Database Design with Usability Testing: the Mayo Authors User Interface Project. IN Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, May 17, 2011.
  • Rethlefsen ML, Farrell AM. Playing the Field: Using CampusGuides Statistics and Google Analytics to Assess an Intranet Site Redesign, Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, May 21, 2012.
  • Ascher MT, Madhaven A, Rethlefsen ML, Revere D, Wilcox M. The Core Public Health Journal Project: A Game Change in the 3rd Inning, Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA. May 21, 2012.

Presentations

  • Attwood CA. Where Does All the Knowledge Go? Succession Planning in Ambulatory Care Nursing. IN American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing Annual Meeting, May 2012, Orlando, FL.
  • Hawthorne DM, Wentz M, Vermeersch S, Prokop, L, Rethlefsen, ML, Suther T, Schultz J. Open forum: Redesigning a User Interface for a Growing Institutional Author Database. Presenter: Dottie Hawthorne, Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, May 2011, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Hawthorne DM: Mayo Authors Database: Tracking Scholarly Publications with MS Access and MySQL, Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, May 16, 2011. Minneapolis MN.
  • Homan JM. Advocacy is Everyone’s Business: Exposition of “Our Story,” Mid-Atlantic Region Advocacy Institute, College of Physicians, Feb. 3, 2011, Philadelphia PA.
  • Littleton D. How to Sleep Well After Addressing Copyright, Fair Use, and Permissions in Education. Mayo Clinic Libraries Annual All Sites Retreat, October, 2011; and Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education and Education Support Staff Meeting, December 7, 2011.
  • Smith B, Greising S, Littleton D: Introducing Celebrate Dakota! Presented to the Olmsted County Human Rights Commission, Rochester MN, February 16, 2012; and the Tri-County Human Rights Conference, Winona, MN, March 24, 2012.
  • Schaefer N, Rethlefsen ML, Smith KS. New Drivers for the Range of Public Health Information: Healthy People 2020 Information Access Project and the Public Health Literature Mapping Study. In Southern Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, October 2011. Augusta, GA; 2011. [peer reviewed paper presentation]
  • Rethlefsen ML, Osterhaus L, Farrell A, Larsen K, Gerberi D, Gajic-Zoric V, Elkharwily W. Converting an Intranet Site into the Cloud: Using LibGuides to Refresh a Library Portal, Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, May 17, Minneapolis, MN; 2011 [peer reviewed paper presentation].
  • Rethlefsen ML, Hawthorne D, Ascher M, Englander M, Feldman J, Johnson L, Spore S. Open forum: Library Solutions to Tracking Faculty Publications. In Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, May 16. Minneapolis, MN; 2011. [panel/open forum]
  • Knapp M, Blanck J, Blevins A, Gaines JK, Loftus W, Rethlefsen M, Rosenberger L, Shurtz S. Cracker Jack Instruction: Creating, Implementing and Managing a No-budget Online Continuing Education Course. In Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, May 22. Seattle, WA; 2012. [peer reviewed paper presentation]
  • Dong Y, Rethlefsen ML. Utilizing Web 2.0 Social Networking Tools, 11th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, Jan. 26., New Orleans, LA; 2011 [podium presentation].

Awards

  • Attwood CA. Above and Beyond Presidential Award. American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing, May 2012.
  • Brigham TJ. Express Library Technology Improvement Award from the Southeastern/Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association. Award enables libraries to digitize or automate a library service to increase its accessibility within or without the institution, 2012.
  • Farrell A. Mayo Clinic Individual Award for Service Excellence, 2011.
  • Farrell A. Academic rank, Instructor in Medical Education, 2012.
  • Homan JM. 2011 Medical Library Association Carla J. Funk Governmental Relations Award, which recognizes a medical librarian who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the area of governmental relations at the federal, state, or local level; and who has furthered the goal of providing quality information for improved health.
  • Littleton D. Rochester Heritage Preservation Committee, Community Education and Advocacy Award for Celebrate Dakota! (A Mayo Clinic employee resources group)
  • Rethlefsen ML. Majors/MLA Chapter Project of the Year Award to South Central Chapter for “Get Mobilized” course.
  • Wellik KE. 2011 Medical Library Association Virginia L. and William K. Beatty MLA Volunteer Service Award. The Award was established in 2007 and recognizes a medical librarian who has demonstrated outstanding, sustained service to MLA and the health sciences library profession.
  • Wellik KE. Fellow, Medical Library Association, 2012.

Memberships – local, state, and national organizations

  • American Academy for Ambulatory Care Nursing
    • Nursing Economic$ Ambulatory Care Nursing, column editor
    • Viewpoints, Editorial Board for AACN
  • Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
  • American Association for the History of Medicine
  • American Library Association
    • Education Committee
    • Library Leadership and Management Association
  • American Osler Society
  • Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences
  • Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL)
  • Central Arizona Biomedical Libraries
  • Central Group on Educational Affairs: Libraries in Medical Education
  • Coalition for Networked Information (Institutional representative)
  • Consumer Health Group of Metropolitan Phoenix Area
  • Group on Information Resources of the Association of American Medical Colleges (Institutional representative)
  • Health Sciences Libraries of Minnesota (HSLM)
  • History Center of Olmsted County
  • Medical Library Association (MLA)
    • Consumer and Patient Health Information Section
      • Treasurer 2011-2013
    • Hospitality Committee 2012
    • International Cooperation Section
    • Librarians Without Borders® Advisory Committee
    • Local Assistant Committee
      • Co-chair, 2011
    • Medical Library Association Fellows Group
    • National Program Committee 2013
    • Nursing and Allied Health Resources Section
    • Scholarship Committee
  • Medical Library Group of Southern California/Arizona
    • Nominations and Scholarship Committee 2011-2012
  • Midwest Art Conservation
  • Midwest Chapter/Medical Library Association
  • Minnesota Historical Society
  • Minnesota Library Association
  • Southeast Atlantic Chapter/Medical Library Association
  • Special Libraries Association
  • June 25, 2012
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