Alabama Health Libraries Association
2006 Annual Meeting Information

From Idea to Impact:
Health Information & Technology

Orange Beach, AL - September 13 - 15, 2006

You are invited to join us for the Alabama Health Libraries Association's annual meeting at Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach , AL , September 13-15, 2006 !

The theme for this year's meeting is “From Idea to Impact: Health Information and Technology”. In support of our theme, we offer two excellent CE courses. On Thursday morning Charles Wessel of the University of Pittsburgh will teach “Number, Number, Who's Got the Number? Or Who's Counting: Health Statistics Sources”. That same afternoon, Dale Prince from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine will present his workshop “Geeks Bearing Gifts: unwrapping new technology trends”. Come join us for these great CE opportunities, get ideas and make an impact!

The location of this year's meeting offers inviting beaches and spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico. Perdido Beach Resort lies directly on the beach in Orange Beach , AL. Included in your packet is information about things to do and places to go in the area. For those of you who may wish to extend your stay at Perdido Beach Resort, the meeting room rate of $115 per night will be honored through the week-end based on availability.

ALHeLA offers scholarships to attend our meeting. Please take a look at the scholarships described in your packet or on our web page to see if you qualify. The deadline for the scholarships is August 13, 2006.

For more information about Perdido Beach Resort:

To make reservations at the Perdido Beach Resort call 1-800-634-8001 by August 14, 2006 .

For further information, contact Ellen Sayed at (251) 460- 6893 or

Come join us in Orange Beach !

Ellen Sayed, Conference Chair

Our speaker this year is Dr. Linda Roussel, DSN, faculty member of the College of Nursing at the University of South Alabama . Dr. Roussel has spearheaded teaching Evidence-Based Practice in her undergraduate and graduate nursing research classes both in the traditional classroom and in her online classes. She has also formed collaborative partnerships with medical librarians. Dr. Roussel will discuss the applications of technology in nursing programs, and the integration of library resources, services, and instruction in nursing curricula. This timely topic is relevant to academic and hospital librarians alike. A panel discussion will follow Dr. Roussel's presentation. Join us for an invigorating Friday morning!

A special thanks this year's sponsors:
  • 2006 Meeting Program     PDF
  • 2006 Registration Form      PDF
  • CE 1 – Number, Number, Who's Got the Number? Or Who's Counting: Health Statistics Sources      PDF
  • CE 2 – Geeks Bearing Gifts      PDF
  • Scholarship for Librarians with Limited Institutional Support (SLLIS) PDF
  • ALHeLA Student Grant     PDF
  • Perdido Beach Resort
  • Directions
  • Local Attractions PDF
  • Shopping PDF

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