OHSLA Fall 2017 Meeting

November 17, 2017

The Fall 2017 Meeting brought Ohio’s Health Sciences Librarians together at the Ohio University Lancaster Campus on Friday, November 17, 2017. Erin Seger and Kate Flewelling from the University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System and National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region presented a 4 CE MLA course titled PubMed and Beyond: Clinical Resources from the National Library of Medicine. The course introduced clinical resources for librarians, providers, and consumers. Nancy Lensenmayer, Associate Lecturer at Kent University’s School of Information, provided an update on the iSchool and discussed opportunities for collaboration with OHSLA and Ohio’s Health Sciences Libraries. We also held our bi-annual business meeting over lunch and Library Directory Judy Carey Nevin provided a tour of the Hannah V. McCauley Library at Ohio University Lancaster.

OHSLA Fall 2017 Meeting Handouts and Links

Documents to download for the Nov 17, 2017 OHSLA Fall Meeting:

For the CE coursePubMed and Beyond: Clinical Resources from the National Library of Medicine

For the OHSLA Business Meeting:


PubMed and Beyond: Clinical Resources from the National Library of Medicine

Taught by an experienced medical librarian, this presentation will introduce free bedside information resources for the busy clinician. Resources presented will include Clinical Queries in PubMed/MEDLINE and free drug, patient education, and evidence-based information.

By the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Find patient education information using MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth and Genetics Home Reference
  • Access drug information using Drug Information Portal
  • Find clinical trials by condition and limit to those with results in ClinicalTrials.gov
  • Find clinical practice guidelines
  • Find systematic reviews in PubMed Health and PubMed/MEDLINE
4.0 contact hours awarded


Kate Flewelling, MLIS
Executive Director
National Network of Libraries of Medicine
Middle Atlantic Region and Health Sciences Library System
University of Pittsburgh

As a bonus we will welcome Nancy Lensenmayer AMLS, Associate Lecturer at Kent State University's School of Information.  In 2017 KSU's School of Library and Information Science became the School of Information, or the iSchool for short. Ms. Lensenmayer will take time during the OHSLA Business meeting to discuss the iSchool and answer questions.


Ohio University, Lancaster Campus
Brasee Hall, room 409
1570 Granville Pike
Lancaster, OH 43130
Main Phone: 740-654-6711
Website: https://www.ohio.edu/lancaster/  


Free parking is available in the Faculty (South) Lot, which is closest to the meeting room. If it is full use the Main (North) Parking Lot (also free).

To get to Room 409 from the Faculty parking lot: go in the door to Brasee Hall that is directly off the parking lot. When you exit the stairwell turn right and room 409 is straight back in the corner of the building.

Past Presenters

Each OHSLA meeting features an opportunity to earn continuing education by attending a class led by a qualified professional in the health sciences field. For a list of past presenters and topics, visit our Past Presenters page.

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