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The MLA News Technology section seeks authors for 2007. Choose either of
two formats:


1. INTERNET RESOURCES columns are annotated lists of Web sites on topics
relevant to health science librarians and their patrons. These can be on
health, clinical, or technology topics. Columns generally contain six to
10 URLs, with one- to three- sentence annotations each. Maximum total
length: 500 words.


Examples of possible topics include:


* Medical multimedia sites - professional and consumer health
* Resources for improved efficiency, convenience, and getting organized
(lifehacker.com, 43folders.com)
* Collection development resources for medical librarians
* Comparison shopping Web sites for technology items (cnet.com,
brighthand.com, pricegrabber.com, bizrate.com)


2. TECHNOLOGY articles can be topic reviews, case studies, or "state of
the technology" pieces. Maximum total length: 700 words.


Examples of possible topics include:


* Latest in screen technology and electronic paper
* Best values in SmartBoards or projectors
* Data mining
* Web-based alternatives to local citation management and style
formatting applications


Other topics are welcome and will be seriously considered. Please
contact one of us if you know of great resources you'd like to share
with your colleagues or have a topic in mind that you'd enjoy
investigating. MLA News is published 10 times a year, so there are
plenty of opportunities. Earn AHIP points, too!



Pat Weiss, [log in to unmask]
Lynne Fox, [log in to unmask]
Technology Co-Editors, MLA News


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Patricia M. Weiss, MLIS
Reference and Information Technology Librarian
Technology Editor, MLA News
Falk Library - Health Sciences Library System - 200 Scaife Hall -
University of Pittsburgh
3550 Terrace Street - Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Health Sciences Library System - http://www.hsls.pitt.edu


[log in to unmask] - Phone 412.648.2040 - Fax 412.648.8819
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