Category Archives: Events

AetherCon VI

A neat bit of news: I’m moderating some guest Q&A panels at AetherCon VI, which is in full swing now. AetherCon is an all-online convention where participants can roll from one panel room to another, visit events, and partake in moderated gaming sessions with game masters from every time zone. In my case, I’ll be […]

Digital Recovery Plans, Libraries, and Us

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I’ll just say that if you couldn’t make it to NYTSL’s Spring Program last night, you missed an excellent discussion. The program was “”Disaster Recovery and the Digital Library”, and as such, it brought a bit of real world application to the often abstract world of disaster planning. NYTSL’s guest speakers were Frank J. Monaco, […]

Thomas R. Frieden to Speak at NYAM

This just in from the Academy’s Office of Programmatic and Academic Affairs: The New York Academy of Medicine invites you to attend the 2006 Medical Student Forum, Thursday, Sept. 14, 5:30-7:70 pm. The Keynote Speaker will be Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH, Commissioner, New York City Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene, "Take Care […]

Museum Mile and NYAM

An announcement from Chris Warren, Historical Collections, NYAM: "This year, prompted by the Freud exhibit and interest in building relationships with the Museum of the City of New York, NYAM is participating in Museum Mile on June 13 (if you’re not familiar with this great event, visit their website:  http://www.museummilefestival.org/ .   Library staff will […]

Happy Birthday, Sigmund

Okay, today was not Freud’s 150th birthday, this past Saturday was. (Meghan Daum writes a rather awkward birthday greeting for him here.) In any case, the "Freud on Fifth" exhibit at the Academy is now in full swing and open to the public (Alan Alda stopped by to see the collection for a half hour […]

Medical Information Day

Howdy, Librarians! Just a fast reminder that Tuesday, April 11, 2006 is Medical Information Day, and the Academy is celebrating thusly: Tap into the 4-1-1 on medical information, on Tuesday, April 11, 2006, when the Medical Library Association (MLA) celebrates "Medical Information Day" in recognition of the invaluable information and vast range of services medical […]