Director Position Available, Southern CA

Head, Norris Medical Library
University of Southern California

USC Libraries seeks an experience, innovative, and service-focused professional to serve as the Head of the Norris Medical Library.  The minimum requirements for the position include at least four years of increasingly responsible professional experience in health sciences or related libraries; supervisory and leadership experience; demonstrated record of effecting change in complex information environments; excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent organizational skills; and ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.  In addition, an MLS from an ALA-accredited program or non-U.S. equivalent is typically required for a librarian appointment at USC.

For more information, please see the full position description at the URL below or contact Janis Brown, search committee chair, at <

Closing date for applications: open until filled. Review of applications will begin in early June.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed, and background.  The university particularly encourages members of under-represented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.  USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.  Further information is available by contacting


May 24 CABL Meeting & Library Tour

Hello everyone,

On May 24th CABL will be hosting one of our quarterly meetings at the Mayo Clinic in Shea.  We will also have a library tour of the facilities there.

Please RSVP by May 10th, at 12pm:

When: May 24 1-3 pm
Where: Mayo Clinic in Shea (details to follow)

13400 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85259
What: CABL Meeting and Library Tour

See you all there!

CABL Meeting & MLA Webinar March 14th

Hi all,

We will be hosting MLA’s upcoming webinar “Take Your Research Guides from Good to Great” on March 14th and having our first CABL meeting of the year!

Date: March 14th
Time: 11amAZ time Webinar – Meeting to follow
Location:  U of A College of Medicine Downtown Phoenix, Health Sciences Building at 435 N. 5th Street. Attendees should check in at the security desk and then head to the library on the third floor.  Parking cannot be validated so bring a few dollars for parking.

Parking Information:

More information about the Webinar:

March 13th Mini-Med School Public Lecture Series

Hello all,

I haven’t posted about the University of Arizona’s “Mini-Medical School” public lecture series in a while. Well, their series is still ongoing!

This month on March 13th Peter Lurie, MD, MPH, president of the Center for Science in the Public Interest “will discuss tactics used by the center to advance important public health issues. His topic will be, “Holding Government and Industry Accountable in the Development of Food Policy.””

The lecture will be held at HEALTH SCIENCES EDUCATION BUILDING, C104
435 N. 5TH ST. PHOENIX, AZ 85004 in downtown Phoenix on March 13th from 5:30-7pm.

For more information visit this link:

Reminder: Holiday Party December 14th!

Hello all!

Don’t forget about CABL’s upcoming annual Holiday Party!

Date: December 14th  **** Notice date change *****
Start Time: 11am
Location: email Kathy Zeblisky for address

Information will be via the CABL listserve.

Our last CABL meeting of the year will follow the party.

Remember to bring a dish of your choice to the potluck!

We look forward to seeing everyone there!

MLA Webinar November 7th 12pm AZ Time

CABL will host the MLA Webinar “Who Doesn’t Love a Good Story?”  Please RSVP if you will be attending.  There will not be a CABL meeting following the webinar.


RSVPs are due by November 2nd at 12 PM.

Grand Canyon University Library will be hosting the webinar.

3rd Floor Student Union, Building 29, Library Instruction Room
Grand Canyon University Library
3300 W. Camelback Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85017

Enter campus on 33rd Ave and Camelback entrance.  Inform guard that you are here for a library meeting and they will direct you to park in the parking garage.  Walk up the main promenade from the parking garage and you will run into the Student Union.  Walk through the first floor Student Union to the north side, and on your right past the restrooms is the elevator to take to the 3rd floor.

Final details September 24th Webinar

Hello everyone,

I am re-posting the final details about our upcoming September 24th webinar.  Today was the last day to officially RSVP, but contact current president-elect Adrienne Brodie from A.T. Still if you haven’t done so and plan to attend.

What: “Are You Ready? Essential Disaster Health Information Resources for Keeping Your Loved Ones Safe
Date: September 24th
Time: 1-3pm AZ Time
Location: A.T. Still University 5850 E Still Cir, Mesa, AZ 85206
Room: Mesquite

You must attend in person for this webinar.

The workshop will last two hours and covers “NLM disaster health information and other emergency preparedness resources for community educators, families, friends and caregivers. Resources for special populations and those with special needs are highlighted. Audience: consumers, public and consumer health librarians, pre- hospital responders, health care professionals, first-responders, or disaster preparedness administrators.”