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Consumer Health Resources on the Web

This full-day, hands-on workshop will focus on finding and using a
wide variety of consumer health resources on the World Wide Web.
Participants will learn to search for information as well as to
evaluate the sites they find. During the hands-on portion of the
session, participants will have the opportunity to both visit sites
highlighted by the instructors and to search for resources related to
their own interests. Sites included will represent
     Professional organizations
     Government agencies
     Consumer/self-help groups
     Major all-inclusive consumer health sites

Prerequisites:
Familiarity with basic World Wide Web navigation.

Instructors:
Nancy Calabretta, Cooper Health System
Ms. Calabretta, a reference librarian at Cooper Health System in
Camden, NJ, has been active in the medical library field for almost
twenty-five years. She has been an Adjunct Associate Professor in the
College of Information Science and Technology at Drexel University
since 1985 and has also developed continuing education courses for the
Philadelphia Chapter/Medical Library Association.

Susan K. Cavanaugh,Cooper Health System (Philadelphia session only)
 Ms. Cavanaugh, a reference librarian at Cooper Health System for the
past 3  years, has been employed in the medical library field since
1983. Her present position at Cooper includes teaching a variety of
classes in the library's microcomputer lab. Susan presented a poster
session titled "Knowledge-based Information: Meeting the JCAHO
Information Management Standards" at the 1997 Medical Library Association meeting in Seattle.

Date/Location:
Monday, 1998 May 18............ PALINET/Philadelphia, PA
Monday, 1998 June 1...... PALINET/Pittsburgh, PA

Time/Format:
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m./Lecture, demonstration, and hands-on
Coffee and tea will be available at 9:00 a.m.

Cost per person:
PALINET member..........$ 90.00
Other regional network member..........$135.00
Nonmember..........$165.00

TO REGISTER, or for additional information, reply to Donna Harnish,
PALINET's Educational Program Registrar via e-mail:
<mailto:[log in to unmask]> or call 800/233-3401.

Please use one registration form per person, per program.

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