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Annual Spring Meeting (2007)

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MichALL 2007 Annual Meeting Program:

Thursday, May 10, 2007     Day One | Day Two

"The Intersection of Medical and Legal Research"

8:00-9:00 AM Registration & Breakfast
(Sponsored by LexisNexis)

9:00-9:15 AM Welcome and Introductions

9:15-10:15 AM Opening Speaker:
Intersection of Medical and Legal Issues
Professor Albert J. Dib, Esq.
Dib, Fagan and Brault, P.C.
Adjunct Professor, Wayne State
University of Detroit - Mercy

10:15-10:30 AM Break

10:30-11:30 AM Cross Training - Part I
Legal Research for Medical Librarians
Michael Tillman-Davis,
Public Service Librarian
Arthur Neef Law Library
Wayne State University


Medical Research for Law Librarians
Ellen Marks, Director
Shiffman Medical Library
Wayne State University

11:30-1:00 PM Lunch
(Business Meeting begins at 12:30PM)

1:00-2:00 PM Cross Training - Part II
Vendor Training for Health Law Research
(Sponsored by LexisNexis Academics)


Vendor Training for Health Law Research
(Sponsored by Westlaw)

2:15-3:30 PM Closing Speaker:
Health Information Privacy
(PowerPoint presentation available here) Professor Lance Gable, JD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Law, Wayne State University Law Scholar, Center for Law and the Public's Health

3:45-4:45 PM Bus Tour of Detroit:
See Detroit's resurgence with Stewart MacMillian, premier Detroit Tour Guide for more than 30 years.

Friday, May 11, 2007

"Proactive Librarianship"

8:30-9:30 AM Registration & Breakfast
(Sponsored by LexisNexis)

9:30-3:30 PM Proactive Librarianship: Knowledge, Innovation, and Leadership for Library Professionals
LaVentra Ellis Danquah, MLIS
Shiffman Medical Library
Wayne State University

The MichALL Business Meeting will be conducted during the last 30 minutes of lunch.

Welcome and Warm-Up

"Librarianship: The Changing Profession"
  • Overview of industry trends and patron expectations
  • Your personal response to a changing environment


"Innovation, Creativity, & Risk-Taking"
  • Assessing personal leadership skills
  • Developing cross-generational working relationships
  • Promoting library services


"Making the Connection"
  • Personal reflections on the profession
  • Image management
  • Professional planning and development

Closing Activity

SWAT Analysis

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