Tag Archives: CABL news

Do You Have a Clinical Librarian on Your Team?

sgimSt. Joe’s Clinical Librarian, Billie White, just had an article published in the SGIM  Forum (Society of General Internal Medicine).  The article is entitled “Do You Have A Clinical Librarian On Your Team?” A link to the article, and the citation is below. 

White, B. (2013) Do You Have a Clinical Librarian on Your Team? SGIM Forum 36(5): 4, 13.

Congratulations, Billie!

Welcome to Kevin Pardon, new to CABL, new Website Co-Coordinator

kevinPardonPlease welcome and thank Kevin Pardon, a new ASU Health Sciences Librarian at the Downtown Phoenix Campus, and thank him for taking on website coordination!  He will share web duties with Amy Nadell.  Thanks to our new team!

Kevin can be reached at (602)-496-0487, Kevin.Pardon@asu.edu.

Save the Date – MLA Spring Webcast (Partnering to Prevent Diagnostic Error: Librarians on the Inside Track) and MLGSCA & CABL meeting

March 13, 2013 — 1:00 am – 3:00 pm


  • 10am – Annual Program Advisory Committee Meeting for Fortis College followed by lunch
  • 11am – MLA webcast
  • 1:30pm – MLGSCA via telecomm system
  •  Approx. 2:30pm – immediately following will be a CABL meeting

 Partnering to Prevent Diagnostic Error: Librarians on the Inside Track


 Fortis College will be hosting lunch that will be served before the MLA webcast – please come at 10am for the Annual Program Advisory Committee Meeting.

  • Both MLGSCA & CABL meetings will following the webcast.

 Here is an intro from Amy Nadell

 Looking for the collective wisdom and experience of my peers, topics to discuss include:

 Surveys as a measure of library efficacy

  • Bridging the information divide
  • Options for formal information literacy training

 As a gesture of appreciation for your attendance at this committee meeting, Fortis College will provide lunch.

 I look forward to seeing you all.

Sincerely,  Amy Nadell

 Fortis College, 555 N. 18th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85006, Room 207 (2nd floor in NE corner of building)

Please arrive at Fortis College by 10:00am.

Then park in Fortis College parking area (green area on parking map; green signs in parking lots).

A copy of the Participant’s Manual will be emailed as a pdf in advance to people who email they will be coming to the MLA webcast.

Thank you.

April Aguiñaga, MLS, AHIP

Thank you, Kathy for (another) wonderful holiday meeting!

Spring Webcast to be held at Fortis College!!

to be held at Fortis College

Please welcome Kathleen Carlson to the UA College of Medicine Phoenix

Effective Monday, February 6, Kathleen joined the AHSL Phoenix library faculty as our first education librarian!  We are most happy to have her here, as she brings superb experience as a health sciences librarian, most recently at the downtown Phoenix campus of ASU, and prior to that as a hospital librarian at John C, Lincoln Hospital.  Kathleen can be reached at KNCarlso@email.arizona.edu and at via phone 602-827-2340.

2012 CABL Officers take over at December Meeting

Nita Mailander (President) of Grand Canyon University Library and Sue Espe (President-Elect) of Banner Gateway Medical Center took charge of the gavel and leadership from past President Bryan Nugent of Banner Baywood at the annual meeting and luncheon. Debra Schneider of Scottsdale Healthcare, was elected Treasurer.  Bryan will continue to serve as past president.  Also continuing are Becky Birr and April Aguiñaga as Archivists and Kathy Zeblisky as Hospitality and Member Relations.  Kathleen Carlson and Jacque Doyle will carry on as web coordinators, with Amy Nadell of Fortis College backing them up and learning the ropes.

Kathy and Phil Zeblisky were thanked for their wonderful continuing hospitality hosting this event, and all members were acknowledged for their yummy contributions to the great feast!  Photos from Kathy are posted here.

The proposed amendments to the bylaws were approved, and will soon be posted. A new Operating Manual derived from historical practice and the bylaws has been posted here under Documents and Reports.