Skye Bickett, MLIS, AHIP elected as a 2015 Officer for SC/MLA

Congratulations to Skye Bickett, Reference and Education Librarian for the Atlanta Campus of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine on being elected to serve as an officer for the Southern Chapter of the Medical Library Association!  Skye will serve as Chapter Council Rep-Alternative for the year 2015, having been nominated and elected by a majority of her peers.  Outgoing SC/MLA chair, Sandra Bandy announced election results this morning via email.

Medical Reference Services Quarterly looking for authors

If you are interested in writing an article, please contact Kate.

I’m looking for someone to write an article approx. 5,000 words for the hospital library column in an upcoming issue of Medical Reference Services Quarterly. The deadline would be December 15, 2014.

Have you launched an innovative program? Curtailed or added services?

Found a way to keep your CEO or Board happy? Navigated through the electronic journal maze? I would love to hear your ideas, and to see you become a published author!

Kate Daniels, MLIS
Clinical  Information Librarian
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

kate.daniels at

CDC Library Renamed

On July 11th the CDC Public Health Library and Information Center was renamed the Stephen B. Thacker CDC Library. To find out more about the library and Dr. Thacker please visit their website. More information about the renaming of the library can be found in the history section of the website.

Meeting today 10:30am – 2pm

10:30 – 10:45 – Welcome & Video Tour
10:45-11:45 – Education – “Polishing your Presentation Skills” with Tim Daniels
11:45 – 11:55 – Break
11:55 – 12:30 – Lunch & Vendor Presentation (Sara Sisk with McGraw Hill)
12:30 – 2 – Business Meeting


August Meeting

Mark your calendar for our August 14th meeting at Marcus Autism Center.  More information and an RSVP will be sent soon.

Georgia Public Library Service CEs

Check out the available CEs through GPLS here:

Interested in a career in librarianship?

The Georgia Perimeter College is offering is offering a free workshop on education and career opportunities in librarianship.  For more information. More information:  Atlanta_Flyer.