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MLA Webinars, sponsored by NNLM MCR

posted Oct 24, 2014, 1:28 PM by Heather Brown

The NN/LM Midcontinental Region is sponsoring two MLA CE webinars. Though the "Beyond the Search" webinar has already aired, it will be rebroadcast. Additionally, the "Communicate Your Value" webinar will be rebroadcast at Creighton HSL at a date TBD. Watch the ICON listserv for dates. And thank you NNLM MCR!

Nov. 5 – Live viewing – UNMC –McGoogan Library of Medicine -  Wilson Training Room – 8th Floor

Communicate Your Value through Marketing and Advocacy

Wednesday,

November 5, 2014

1:00-2:30 CT

Join the speakers for this program on marketing and advocacy as they cover: communicating the value of libraries, developing a marketing plan and engaging users and stakeholders, understanding the value of branding and campaigns, using tools, tips and tricks to make the most of your time, determining if social media fits in, determining if a plan is working and preventing lost opportunities

 

Nov. 14 – Archived Recording Viewing – UNMC - McGoogan Library of Medicine – 6th floor staff meeting room

Beyond the Search I: Protocol Development and Methodology for Systematic Reviews Webinar

 

Wednesday,

Oct. 22, 2014

1:00-2:30 CT

While the literature search is likely to be the main responsibility of information professionals involved in systematic review projects, there are other aspects of these projects that would benefit from our input. In this first of two webinars, the presenters will outline the processes and tools for developing a systematic review protocol and then translating the protocol into a publishable search methodology. The session will focus on best practices and standards (including PRISMA, Cochrane, and Institute of Medicine), communication with team members, and appropriate reporting of methodology.


September Meeting

posted Aug 19, 2014, 7:08 AM by Heather Brown

Our September ICON meeting is fast approaching.  We will be meeting September 5 at 2:00 o’clock at the VA Library in the employee conference room.

A huge thank you to Monica Rogers who has made it possible for us to host a great program. Barb Jones will be conducting a ‘Calculating Your Value’ webinar. Not only will it provide great information, but you can also earn MLA CE credits.  In order to get the most out of the program, please bring past annual reports or any statistical data you have.  Also, if you have a laptop, please bring it to ensure we have enough computers for everyone.

Directions:

Enter the main entrance, you’ll see the coffee shop. From the coffee shop head straight south towards the main elevators. Turn left at the wall (near Release of Information office) then turn right at the next wall (near Patient Advocate Office) and follow the corridor past elevates through the double doors.

June 2014 Meeting

posted Jun 2, 2014, 7:27 AM by Heather Brown

The June ICON meeting will be held in Lincoln at Bryan College of Health Sciences at 1 p.m. Pizza will be provided for lunch. After the business meeting, the program will be our annual mini-MLA. We'll discuss the MLA meeting and distribute vendor swag.


March 2014 Meeting

posted Feb 25, 2014, 7:43 AM by Heather Brown

Hello all,

Who’s ready for Spring!? 

I look forward to seeing everyone at the March 7th meeting. There has been a meeting location change. We will no longer be meeting at the College of Saint Mary’s. Instead we will meet at Bergan Mercy Medical Center located at 7500 Mercy Road at 2:00 PM.  The location change was to bring you a great program.  Cindy Perkins and Jim Bothmer will present,  Creighton HSL and ACH Library: Boldly going where no one else has gone before! I hope everyone can make it.

Directions to the Bergan Mercy Library:

If those attending park in the visitors lot in front of the hospital, you come in the Maternity door and turn left. That leads right to the library and the meeting room is next door. If you park in the garage, come in those doors and turn right and walk down the walkway (going east). When you come to the Maternity front door, turn right and there is the library.

Feel free to contact me with any questions.

Anne K. Heimann, Senior Member

2014 Business Meeting Schedule

posted Jan 7, 2014, 10:50 AM by Icon Library   [ updated Feb 20, 2014, 12:41 PM by Heather Brown ]

March 7, Bergan Mercy Library
June 6, Bryan College of Health Sciences (Lincoln)
September 5, VA
December 5, UNMC

All meetings start at 2 p.m.

December Meeting

posted Dec 2, 2013, 7:59 AM by Heather Brown

Hello Everyone,

The ICON 4th Quarterly Business Meeting will be held on Friday, Dec. 13th at the Immanuel Medical Center Library at 2:00pm. This will be followed by our annual Holiday Celebration. If you are planning to attend, please RSVP to me no later than December 8th so we have an accurate head count for food and gifts. Also, this would be a good chance to join ICON or renew your membership. The yearly dues are $10.00 for an individual and can be paid via cash or check.

We also will be electing a new Freshman Member to serve on the ICON Board so if you are interested in being on the ballot, please let me know prior to the meeting. It is a three year commitment and a great opportunity to network and serve in our local library community.

Directions : once you are on the Immanuel Campus head to the northeast corner of the campus.

The library is located in the Conference Center and The Conference Center is marked on the directional signs and has a large sign over the door that says Conference Center.

There is parking right outside the Conference Center door. 

Thanks to Joy Winkler for hosting!

Hope to see you there,

Nicole

September Meeting

posted Aug 23, 2013, 8:29 AM by Heather Brown

The next ICON Business meeting will be held on September 6, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the McGoogan Library of Medicine (University of Nebraska Medical Center). Jan Rice from Bryan College of the Health Sciences Library will present at the program portion of the meeting on information literacy.

Parking and directions can be found on the McGoogan Library's website.

June 2013 Meeting

posted May 23, 2013, 11:01 AM by Heather Brown

It’s that time again – the next ICON Meeting will be on Friday, June 7th hosted by Bryan College of Health Sciences Library. Please note the start time is changed for this meeting to 1:30pm.

The campus map can be found online, with the library being located at letter I. The address is 5035 Everett St. Lincoln NE 68506. There is ample parking in the lot to the north of the building as well as across 51st street. We are encouraging carpooling and those driving are eligible for mileage reimbursement from ICON with a full car of 3+ people. 

The program for this meeting is the annual ACRL & MLA sharing and swag-fest. If you attended these or other conferences recently, please come prepared to share some highlights (handouts welcome!). If not, it might be a good learning opportunity.

Upcoming Conferences

posted Mar 28, 2013, 12:57 PM by Heather Brown

  • Computers in Libraries – Washington, DC, Apr. 8-10
  • ACRL – Indianapolis, Apr. 10-13
  • TEDMED – Washington, DC, Apr. 16-19
  • MLA – Boston, MA, May 3-8
  • MCMLA – St. Lake City, Sep. 14-17
  • NLA – Kearney, NE, Oct. 9-11    
  • Internet Librarian – Monterey, CA, Oct. 28-30
  • Brick & Click Academic Library Symposium – Maryville, MO, Nov. 1

March Meeting

posted Feb 28, 2013, 8:49 AM by Heather Brown

The next ICON Meeting will be held at Clarkson College on Friday, March 8th at 2pm. The Library is on the 2nd floor but the meeting will take place in the Board Room on the 6th floor. You may park in any of the student lots which would include Lot 9, 51, 52 or 43 (see map).

Meeting Agenda


We will be having a great presentation about Customer Service:

Do you have what it takes?  First impressions are lasting. Is Sandra Bullock working your service desk or Snooki?  Does your body language say “May I help you” or ”Don’t bother me”?  Learn how to change attitudes towards customer service and provide an experience worth coming back for”.
 
Joyce Neujahr, Director of Patron Services and Sarah Letheby, Patron Services Associate from UNO will be providing an interactive presentation on Customer Service. Please bring your questions or specific situations where you would like suggestions on providing quality customer service.

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