To enable Southern Chapter/MLA to support and host a recommended and well recognized speaker on data management, Shirley Zhao, during the annual meeting in Orlando, FL Oct. 25-28,2018, for the benefit of all members of the Southern Chapter/MLA who are able to attend the regional conference. The funding will help defray the expense of bringing in Mrs. Zhao as well as covering her speaking fee. Her presentation is entitled"Finding the Magic: Libraries and Data Management" to fit with the overall conference theme of "Experience the Magic: Libraries of Tomorrow." Her presentation will focus on the basics of data management and how librarians can begin getting involved with clinicians and 133s in their institutions. The help fulfill the following Chapter purpose as set forth in the Bylaws: to provide opportunities for continuing education of health sciences librarians; and to support and encourage group activities for mutual benefit, enjoyment, and education.
Southern Chapter of the Medical Library Association