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From the GMR: Call for CE Volunteers - 2010 Chapter / MLA & WHSLA Annual Conference

Midwest Chapter/MLA & WHSLA
2010 Annual Meeting
Call for CE Volunteers

Colleagues and students, want to become more involved at the regional meeting and have fun too? Show your passion and commitment to the profession by volunteering at the 2010 Midwest Chapter / Medical Library Association (MLA) & Wisconsin Health Science Library Association (WHSLA) annual conference. Volunteering is a rewarding experience, providing you with opportunities to network and make new colleagues as well as contribute to an enhanced conference experience for all attendees.

The Continuing Education (CE) Co-Chairs, Tammy Mays and Ulrike Dieterle, are seeking volunteers who would like to assist in introducing CE speakers and being a room monitor. Volunteers must be available either Saturday, September 25 and/or Tuesday, September 28, 2010.

Volunteers will be responsible for introducing the CE instructor(s), monitoring the room while the workshop is in process, be available for class or room-related errands that may be requested, collecting MLA evaluations, and distributing MLA CE certificates at the end of the workshop. Note: Members of the planning committee will be available for guidance and assistance for all volunteers.

To volunteer at the upcoming conference, please provide the following contact information and which workshop(s) you are interested in volunteering for via email to Tammy Mays at tmays@wisc.edu.

Your Name

Library Name

Institution Name

Institution Address

Work Phone number (include area/country code)

Cell Phone number (include area/country code)

Email address


Saturday, September 25, 2010 Volunteer Opportunity:

The Ropes: Planning Instruction for the Adult Learner (8am - 5pm)
Behind Closed Doors: Politics in the Library (8am - 12pm)
Grant Writing: Turning Ideas into Dollars (8am - 12pm)
Community Assessment (8am - 12pm)
Identity Check: What's Your Personal Brand? (1pm - 5pm)
Health Literacy: You Can't Tell By Looking (1pm - 5pm)

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 Volunteer Opportunity:

Emergency Preparedness for Librarians (8am - 12pm)
Writing Good Surveys (8am - 12pm)
Healthy Aging at Your Library: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information (8am - 12pm)
Public Health 2.0 (8am - 12pm)


For additional information contact Tammy Mays at tmays@wisc.edu or Ulrike Dieterle at udieterle@wisc.edu.

Thank you for supporting Midwest Chapter / MLA & WHSLA 2010 Annual Meeting!

Tammy Mays, MLIS, AHIP and Ulrike Dieterle, MLS
Continuing Education Co-Chairs, 2010 Chapter / MLA & WHSLA Annual Conference

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