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Librarians Participate in International Meeting

The Medical Library Association, the Canadian Health Libraries Association/Association des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada, and the International Clinical Librarians Conference recently held a joint meeting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  Several LSU Health Shreveport librarians presented their work at the conference:

Julia M. Esparza, Head of User Education and Outreach Services and David C. Duggar, Head of the Library Liaison Program, presented the contributed paper ““Morning Report Mosaic: Information Resources Used to Answer Clinical Questions from Morning Report.”  The paper was co-written with Internal Medicine House Officers Deepthi Gangireddy, MD, and  Megan Hughes, MD; Gunjan Kahlon, MD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine; and Taylor Gatson, Research Apprentice, Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program, Department of Multicultural Affairs.

Dixie Jones and Barbara Reilly presented a poster on “The Shifting Kaleidoscopic View Resulting from a Mandated Change in Hospital Affiliations.”

Montie’ Dobbins and David Duggar presented a poster on “Creating the Region 7 Mosaic: Three Conversations for a Better Community.” Co-presenter of the poster was Paula Craig, librarian at Northwestern State University College of Nursing.

Will Olmstadt and Deidra Woodson presented a poster on “Health Literacy with Comics: Using a Comic Book Format to Help Families Prevent Childhood Obesity.” Co-creators of the poster included former staff members Talicia Tarver and Charlie Tudor, along with John Vanchiere, MD, Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, and graphic artist Nick Fechter.