Elizabeth "Liz" Bayley, retired director and health sciences librarian, was born in Essex, England in her grandparents' home. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in French & Russian from McMaster University, and a Master of Library Science degree from the University of Western Ontario. Her career began at the Department of Finance/Treasury Board of Canada and later she moved to the Bank of Canada. In 1982, Bayley began her long career at McMaster University, transferring to the Health Sciences Library in 1986. She is now retired from her position as director of the McMaster Health Sciences Library.
In June 2013, Alberta, Canada, experienced very heavy rainfall levels that triggered catastrophic flooding in the southern half of the province along main rivers and tributaries. To help with cleanup and much-needed health and flood-related information, Robin Featherstone and Dean Giustini have created three pathfinders for others to adapt as necessary:
On behalf of the CHLA/ABSC Social media interest group, I am happy to announce that the social media portal is now live. The social media portal was officially launched at the Saskatoon conference and can be found at:
Have you ever thought "I just don't get to see enough of my colleagues while also having a pint?" If you answered yes I would like to invite you to the first meeting of the Unofficial Drinking Interest Group at CHLA/ABSC 2013!
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