JANUARY 2012 eNEWS
Happy New Year to all CHLA/ABSC Members!
Next Board of Directors Meeting February 2012
The winter CHLA/ABSC Board of Directors meeting will take place by teleconference on February 28th, 29th and March 1st 2012. Input and feedback from our members on any concerns or issues is encouraged. Please flag any items you would like addressed by the Board, and send to my attention at firstname.lastname@example.org
Upcoming Board of Directors Positions – Nominations Deadline Feb. 1st 2012
In December we issued a call for nominations for three Board positions: VP/President/Past President (3 year term), Secretary (2 year term), and Director, CE Coordinator (2 year term). Working on the Board provides a unique opportunity to learn more about health librarianship across the country and to contribute to the profession. Please consider putting your name forward or nominating a colleague. See CHLA/ABSC Board nomination procedures for details. The deadline for nominations is Feb. 1st, 2012.
Call for Nominations for CHLA/ABSC Awards and Honours – Deadline Feb. 1st 2012
Nomi! nations for awards and honours must be received by the Board by Feb. 1 , 2012. This is a great way to recognize the achievements and contributions of deserving colleagues across the country. Please consider nominating someone for one of the awards described in detail on our website. I look forward to celebrating the achievements of our colleagues at the CHLA/ABSC Banquet in Hamilton in June 2012.
Deadline for Applications for Chapter Initiatives Fund – Feb. 1st 2012
The CHLA/ABSC Chapter Initiatives Fund is intended to support and recognize special initiatives, activities, programs or projects undertaken by CHLA/ABSC Chapters, which further the mission of CHLA/ABSC. This fund provides a tangible way for the Association to foster member development at the local or regional level. Detailed information about the grant may be found on our web site. Please s! ubmit applications to the President at: email@example.com with a copy to the Secretary at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
JCHLA Deadline Submissions – April 5th 2012
Please note the following deadline submission date for the Journal of the Canadian Health Libraries Association (JCHLA) / Journal de l'Association des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada (JABSC):
Call for Papers for Hamilton 2012 Conference extended to January 16, 2012
Please contribute to a Cascade of Knowledge at CHLA/ABSC 2012. Topics will not be restricted to a theme. For more information see the Conference website.
Social Media Portal for Canadian Health Librarians: Call for Participation
CHLA/ABSC will soon be launching a call for participation in a social media portal for Canadian Health Librarians. If you are interested in participating in the development of the portal, and/or in contributing examples of the use of social media in your library, please contact Laurie Blanchard. email@example.com
2012 CHLA/ABSC Membership Renewals on Their Way
Please be on the look-out for your 2012 renewal notice and renew promptly. Note that we recently switched to a new membership management system to streamline renewals and event registration. Thank your for your patience and continued support of CHLA during this transition-and please remember to renew your membership!