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History of the Health Sciences Section Activities

HHS Sessions at the 2000 MLA Annual Meeting, Vancouver BC

HHS Business Meeting at the 2000 MLA Annual Meeting, Vancouver BC

Demystifying the Dragon: Strategies for 2000 Plus
History of the Health Sciences, Medical Society Libraries, Oral History Committee:
Recording for the future: Demystifying the oral history process
Sunday, May 7, 2000 - 4:00-5:30 p.m.

AbstractsOverview of the MLA Oral History ProjectOral History and Its Value as a Research TechniquePreparation for the Oral History InterviewOral History Interview TechniquesOral History Interview Techniques


Paper Title

Heidi Heilemann, MLS
Lane Medical Library, Archives and Special Collections
Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA


Diane McKenzie, MALS
Project Director, MLA Oral History Committee; Resources Management Librarian
University of North Carolina Health Sciences Library
Chapel Hill, NC

Joan S. Ash, PhD
Member, MLA Oral History Committee; Director of Oral History Projects
Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland, OR

Susan Bolda Marshall, MALS
Chair, MLA Oral History Committee; Director, Division of Library & Archival Services
American Academy of Pediatrics
Elk Grove Village, IL

Linda Weimer, MLS, MPS
Oral Historian and Archivist
Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland, OR

Elizabeth Figa
Doctoral Candidate
University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science
Urbana, IL

Demystifying the Dragon: Strategies for 2000 Plus
Relevant Issues, Consumer and Patient Health, History of the Health Sciences, International Cooperation, Medical Society Libraries East/West: Merging trends in medical therapeutics
Tuesday, May 9, 2000 - 2:30-4:00 p.m.

AbstractsDragons and debutantes: Integrative medicine comes out?As the dragon turns… Qigong--A Therapeutic modality of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), Its comparisons and contracts to Western medicineBest of both worlds: Building a virtual reference service for integrative medicineEvidence-based complementary care: The librarians' role on a Complementary Medicine Assessment Committee (CMAC)


Paper Title

Winn Theirl
Outreach Coordinator,
University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center Library, Lexington, KY


Allan Best, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation
Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre

Sharon A. Lezotte, MHE, MLIS
Consumer Health Coordinator, National Network/Libraries of Medicine
Nebraska Medical center, Omaha, NE

David J. Owen, MLS,PhD,
Education Coordinator for the Basic Sciences, Assistant Clinical Professor Clinical Pharmacy
UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management, San Francisco, CA

Diane G. Wolf
Associate Director, Medical Libraries
Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, DE

History of the Health Sciences Business Meeting



Tuesday 9 May

12:30pm to 2:30pm