The Research Section and Medical Informatics Section are cosponsoring a data management book discussion at MLA'17:
Special Content Session: "#meddatalibs: A Book Group Discussion about the Intersection of Data and Medical Librarianship"
Date: Sunday May 28th, 2017, 3-4:15 PM PST, Room 615
Cosponsored by the Research Section and Medical Informatics Section, this special content session will review the recent MLA publication: "The Medical Library Association Guide to Data Management for Librarians". Discussions will focus on the following themes covered in the book: models of data management instruction; data consultation versus data manipulation services; discoverability challenges; and the open data movement. We encourage all attendees to participate in this discussion and hope this special content sessions serves as a catalyst for the creation of a formal medical data librarian community.
If you are interested in attending this session, please fill out the survey developed by the session moderators to help shape the book discussion.
Pick up your copy of the book in advance of the conference with a special 30% discount offered to medical librarians:
Discount code: 7S16MLA