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MLA Webcast hosted at the U of M on November 18th

The Health Sciences Libraries at the University of Minnesota will be hosting the Medical Library Association's educational webcast "Cut the Cord: Connecting to our Mobile Users." This is a free event and 2 MLA CE credits will be awarded to participants. To register, please contact Anne Beschnett at besch015@umn.edu by Monday, November 16th.

Cut the Cord: Connecting to our Mobile Users
MLA's Educational Webcast
Wednesday, November 18, 2009, 1:00-3:00 pm central time
Bio-Medical Library, University of Minnesota, Diehl Hall Room 555, Minneapolis, MN


The goal of this webcast is to familiarize information professionals with current and emerging mobile technologies, innovative initiatives using mobile devices, useful mobile software applications, and funding options for projects using mobile devices.

Program objectives:

* describe mobile technology and its value for librarians and health care professionals
* demonstrate mobile technology devices and innovative applications
* explore programs that illustrate the potential of mobile technology for health professionals
* discuss funding opportunities to create and sustain mobile technology programs

The sponsorship of this webcast site has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. NLM-N01-LM-6-3503 with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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