Upcoming Webinars & Save the Dates

Hello everyone,

It’s been a busy couple months for CABL members as we just completed PubMed training session in October and just wrapped up MLA’s Instructional Design webinar Series in October and November.

Fortunately, if you missed any of those events there are several more webinars this year (and of course our Holiday Party on December 2nd)!

Confirmed Webinar: Scanning the Horizon: Emerging Technology at Your Library and in the Classroom Tuesday, November 29, 12 pm – 130 pm at HonorHealth – North Mountain (in Cowden Center) 9202 N 2nd St, Phoenix, AZ.  More information here:

Save the Date: Wednesday December 7th Fortis College Library Advisory Board Meeting  & Beyond Systematic: The Librarian’s Role in Shaping Reviews.  The Advisory Board meeting runs from 10-11:30 followed by free lunch and the webinar runs from 12 pm to 130 pm.

RSVP to Debra Schneider.



Upcoming CABL Webinars & Meetings


PubMed Revisited Training & Fall CABL Meeting
CABL is hosting this training and a CABL meeting next week.  If you haven’t RSVP’d to Deb Schneider please do so as soon as possible and If you haven’t registered for the class officially please do so at: https://nnlm.gov/ntc/classes/class_details.html?class_id=145

Location: GCU Library Grand Canyon University 3300 W. Camelback Rd. Bldg. 29 Phoenix, AZ  85017

Classroom location/name:  Library Instruction Room, Student Union 3rd Floor, Building 29

Date & Time: October 13th from 10 am – noon, lunch and CABL meeting to follow



Instructional Design Webinar Series
CABL will also be hosting MLA’s four-part series on instructional design.  This series aims to help novice and experienced teachers and course designers be more effective in how they design, deliver and evaluate their face-to-face and online instruction. 1.5 CE credits awarded per session.

Location: AT Still University 5850 E Still Circle, Mesa, AZ 85260

Dates & Times:
Tuesday October 18, 2016, 11 am – 1230 pm AZ time – What’s Theory Got to Do with It? Learning Theories, Instructional Design, and the Librarian

Wednesday October 26, 2016, 11 am – 1230 pm AZ time – Designing Online Instruction: It’s Not Just for Distance Education Anymore

Wednesday November 9, 2016, 12 pm- 130 pm AZ time – Don’t Flip Out! Exploring Team-Based Learning

Tuesday November 22, 2016, 12 pm – 130 pm AZ timeSetting Yourself Up for Success with Learning Assessment



Last Minute Webinar Reminder!

Hello all,

You’ve probably seen on our listserv that we are hosting an upcoming webinar later this week.  In case you haven’t please see the information below!

TIME: Wednesday October 5th 11 am- 1230 pm

WHAT: Demystifying R: An Introduction for Librarians – description at http://www.mlanet.org/blog/demystifying-r-an-introduction-for-librarians
LOCATION: Fortis College
555 N. 18th Street Room TBA
Phoenix, AZ 85006

Thank you to NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region for generously funding CABL for this webinar and to Amy Nadell for hosting us at Fortis College!

Please contact & RSVP to Deb Schneider if you plan to attend.

Still time to register for AzLA 2016


For those interested there is still time to register to attend the Arizona Libraries Association (AzLA) Annual conference.

This year’s conference takes place in Tucson, Arizona at the Hilton Tuscan El Conquistador from November 2-4.

The early bird rate is good to September 30th. For more details see: http://2016.azla.org/

I hope to see some fellow CABL members in attendance!


CABL Fall Events!

Mark your calendars for the following professional development opportunities that CABL will be hosting this Fall!

Getting Started with Statistics for Librarians.  Webinar. 1-2:30 Central Time.

Teaching Topics Webinar: Open and Close with Impact.  1 pm Mountain Time.

Oct 13 OR 14
Most Annoying Searches—with Kay Deeney on site and contributions from CABL members.

More details will follow as they become available!

Still Time to Apply for First Time AHIP Award

To all our CABL members who are also members of MLGSCA & MLA there is still time for you to apply for the First Time AHIP Award!  The deadline to apply is July 31st!

To encourage members of the MLGSCA Chapter to apply for membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP).

Participant will be reimbursed for the AHIP application fee ($200 Academy Member level or above, or $135 Provisional member level).

Current member of MLGSCA Chapter and of MLA (National) as of AHIP application.

First time applicant for AHIP membership at any level.

Completed AHIP documentation and payment submitted to the Medical Library Association and AHIP membership successfully awarded.

One award covering the application fee for AHIP membership will be available to MLGSCA members.

AHIP membership must have been awarded within the past 12 months of the application deadline. Applications must be received by July 31, 2016.

Application Process:
Submit the following via email to Kathleen Carlson (kncarlso@email.arizona.edu), AHIP Chapter Credentialing Liaison. Preferably as one PDF:

Letter of Application stating briefly why you are applying for AHIP membership and how it will assist your professional goals.

Copy of their letter of acceptance into the Academy of Health Information Professionals.
Proof of payment to MLA – AHIP
Proof of MLA membership
Proof of MLGSCA membership
Award winners are only eligible to win the award once.

The Awardee will be determined by a random drawing of all applications received that meet all the criteria. Each application will be numbered in order as it is received, and an Internet random number generator will be used to select the winning application.

Applications will be acknowledged upon receipt.

Award winner will be randomly selected (all applications will be numbered based on the order in which they are received).

Award recipients will be acknowledged in the MLGSCA blog and at the Chapter’s Spring Meeting.

CABL Meeting & MLA Webinar August 10

Our next CABL Meeting & MLA Webinar will take place on August 10th!

MLA Webinar – Are All Systematic Reviews Created Equal
Cabl Meeting

Fortis College
555 N. 18th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85006

Webinar 11am-12:30pm
CABL Meeting to follow

Lunch will be provided. We hope to see everyone there!