2002 Retreat, Memphis, TN, April 5-7

Retreat Program
April 5-7, 2002
The Peabody Hotel, Memphis, TN

FRIDAY, April 5, 2002

6 p.m.  Welcome Reception.
Vehicles leave the Peabody motor entrance at 5:30 p.m.


All events will be held in General Mormon Room B (unless otherwise indicated)

7:30-8:30       Continental breakfast

8:30-10:30     Directors Roundtable
Moderator:  Tom Singarella

Each director will spend 5-10 minutes discussing what’s happening in their library and on their campus as it affects the library.  Participants are encouraged to bring brochures and other information to hand out about their library.

10:30-10:45    Break

10:45-12         Directors Roundtable (continued)
Identification of most pressing issues common to all CONBLS libraries.

12:00 p.m.      CONBLS Luncheon (Ben Hollander Room)

1:30-3:00       E-Books
Sherry Thompson, M.S.I.S.
Vice President, Library Services
Majors Scientific Books, Dallas, Texas

Overview of the current status of E-books, including challenges, concerns, trends, issues related to where the field is going, licensing, pricing, cataloging, vendors, aggregators, and archival issues, followed by audience discussion.

3:00- 3:15      Break

3:15-5:00      T. Scott Plutchak, Moderator
Panel Presentation: Strategies for Managing Electronic Resources

Electronic Resources Licensing
Faith A. Meakin

Accessing E-Journals at the Louis Calder Memorial Library
Suzetta Burrows

Sandra Franklin

This panel will discuss strategies, methods, and policies related to managing electronic resources in the health science library (e.g., selection criteria, tracking, licensing restrictions, the value of a separate list versus including items in the catalog).

5:00 p.m.        Adjourn for the day.  Have fun during the evening.

Dinner is on your own.  Enjoy!

SUNDAY, April 7

7:30-8:30       Continental breakfast

8:30-10:30  New EBM Informatics Course for a New Case-Based Medical School Curriculum.

Evidence-Based Medicine Longitudinal Theme of the New Outcomes-based Curriculum at the
University of Miami School of Medicine: Year 1
Henry Lemkau and Suzetta Burrows

Evidence Based Medicine and the Use of the Biomedical Literature
Course Syllabus, Fall – Spring 2001 – 2003 (Revised)

This session will describe the EBM informatics initiative developed by library faculty at the University of Miami School of Medicine to support the Longitudinal Theme #3 Evidence-Based Population Medicine of the School’s new case/competency-based curriculum implemented in the fall 2001. Included will be an overview of the new curriculum and its longitudinal themes and of the development and implementation of the EBM course.  Informal networking time on common issues and themes drawn from the Saturday discussion.

10:30-10:45   Break

10:45-11:30   Continued Discussion.

Noon  Adjourn

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