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ALIA Library

Newsletter No.1 (February 1983)

Contents: voucher-only LAA membership category for libraries below $25,000 per annum; Queensland Branch of Medical Libraries Section has been formed; audio-visual update one day seminar held at Ballarat Base Hospital was a success; legal responsibility of librarians; legal liability for providing misleading information; duty of care in giving information or advice. Executive: Susan Liepa, Joan Martin, Anne McLean, Stacey McKeown, Brenda Lee, Kathleen Gray.
Original document held in ALIA House, Canberra.

Newsletter (October 1978)

Contents: Committee: Karen Bickerton, Chairman, Fay Baker, Vice-Chairman, Jane Oliver, Secretary; basic book list Sub-Committee comprises May McKeown, Gayle Edwards and Norma Worswick; most libraries are participating in the LAA Interlibrary Loan Voucher system; revised journal list prepared by Ann McGalliard ready for publication.
Original document held in ALIA House, Canberra.

Newsletter (June 1978)

Contents: ruling from LAA allows MLG to request funding as a Special Interest Group for special projects; journal list update; part-time librarians appointed to Mount Royal Special Hospital for the Aged and the Mt Eliza Geriatric Centre; report of talk by Trevor Topfer, Training Manager, Hoechst Pharmaceutical Department, on the role of the librarian in patient education; report on joint meeting with the Information Science Section (Victorian Group) of the LAA on Medline: its present use and plans for future development, speakers: Sandra Russell (Monash University), Anne Harrison (Universit

Newsletter (February 1978)

Contents: report from AMLG National Council meeting, 28th August 1977, Hobart, by Sandra Russell: 5 clauses of the Constitution were amended; George Franki will continue to compile the national newsletter; Shirley Liki, Department of Health, Canberra will be the next Convenor; Don Jamieson, Otago University, New Zealand, will maintain contacts with New Zealand; full text of the Amended Constitution, 28th August 1977; report by Sandra Russell of talk by Fiona Wright, Toastmistress' International, on how committee meetings are run.
Original document held in ALIA House, Canberra.

Newsletter (October 1977)

Contents: three day workshop held at the Mayfield Centre by Pat Nakouz, Anne McLean, Anne Harrison, Amy Bush and Enid Meldrum for untrained library clerks; Ann McGalliard to co-ordinate Library Directory afterresignation of Heather McDonald; Committee: Elizabeth Osborn, Chairman, Anne McLean, Vice-Chairman/Treasurer, Margaret Kerr, Secretary.
Original document held in ALIA House, Canberra.

Newsletter (May 1977)

Contents: Workshop for untrained library clerical personnel working in small hospital libraries promoted by Pat Nakouz; newsletter exchange with New Zealand Medical Librarians; amendment sheets for Medical Libraries Directory - 40 contributing libraries; AACOBS Interlibrary Loan Code of August 1976; reports on pharmaceutical information and the Derwent patents database.
Original document held in ALIA House, Canberra.

Newsletter (February 1977)

Contents: New members welcomed including Norma Worswick, Ballarat Base Hospital, Berta Mansourian, Southern Memorial Hospital, Karen Roberts, Frankston Community Hospital; memorial tribute to Thora Grey; salary scales of medical librarians; thanks for Hospital Library Manual Pro-Forma; thanks for book list; draft journal list; list of medical librarians in Adelaide available; course for Untrained Medical Librarians approved by Hospitals and Charities Commission; role of Pat Nakouz expanded to Manager of Commission's Library; The Librarian in the Changing World of Medicine document deposited

Newsletter (November 1976)

Contents: Mrs Drury thanked on her retirement as voluntary librarian at Ballarat Hospital; Elizabeth Ross appointed as Librarian, School of Nursing, Prince Henry's Hospital; circular advising the appointment of Pat Nakouz as Regional Medical Librarian sent to medical administrators of all hospitals by the Hospital and Charities Commission; letter from Chief Medical Officer, Dr.

Newsletter (August 1976)

Contents: Central Medical Library Organization catalogue extended to cover audio-visual materials; Pat Nakouz appointed as Regional Medical Librarian; Consultative Panel met Pat and will continue to advise the Hospital and Charities Commmission; office-bearers must also be LAA members; report on audio-visual workshop; free online access to Medline to commence at University of Melbourne and Monash University; Western Australian MLG draft constitution; book list draft, still seeking journal title suggestions; library manual pro forma draft; Committee: Esther Martin, Chairman, Anne McLean, Vic

Newsletter (June 1976)

Contents: new members welcomed including Pat Nakouz; NSW Group has written to the specialty colleges for information about collection building for post-graduate students; Anne Harrison and Enid Meldrum report on  visit to Ballarat and District Hospital; Consultative Panel wrote to Hospitals and Charities Commission to seek clarification on role of the Panel; Kerry Christensen thanked (resigned - moving to Hong Kong); book list revision continuing; refer enquiries from Community Health Centres to Pat Nakouz; discussion on procedures and a proposal for a standard outline for library manuals.<


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