Apologies for cross-postings. I thought list members would like to know about a new resource in biomedical informatics and healthcare technology. To give the medical library community an opportunity to learn more about this new full-text database, IGI Global will be hosting a Sunrise Seminar breakfast event on Monday, May 19th from 7-8am in the Atlanta Room in the Hyatt Regency. Please see the press release below for the official announcement. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Megan Childs Title: Marketing Communications Coordinator Address: 701 E. Chocolate Ave., Suite 200, Hershey, PA 17033 Email: [log in to unmask] Tel.: 717-533-8845 x148 Fax: 717-533-7115 Web: www.igi-global.com New Database Delivers Research on Biomedical and Healthcare Technology Innovations HERSHEY, PA - May 13, 2008 -IGI Global, the leading publisher of scholarly computer science and information technology management research, will launch a new database covering innovations in biomedical informatics and healthcare technology -- InfoSci-Medical -- at the annual meeting of the Medical Library Association (MLA) in Chicago (May 16-21). "The InfoSci-Medical database meets a need for authoritative research to help organizations understand and fully benefit from the rapidly expanding role of technology in basic research, medical education, clinical practice, and healthcare delivery and management, across all sectors of the biomedical and healthcare industries," said William C. Hayward, IGI Global's Director of Sales and Marketing. Delivering full-text studies selected for their relevance to biomedical informatics and healthcare technology from IGI Global's peer-reviewed journals, scholarly books, and reference works, InfoSci-Medical covers a comprehensive range of topics such as clinical knowledge management; medical informatics and nursing; robotics in healthcare and medicine; technologies for dentistry; telemedicine and healthcare delivery to rural areas; and hundreds of other critical issues. InfoSci-Medical is updated continuously with new content, and is available for unlimited, site-licensed access under annual subscription and one-time fee models (contact IGI Global at [log in to unmask] for pricing information). Librarians interested in learning more about InfoSci-Medical are invited to visit IGI Global at Booth #721 during the MLA Annual Meeting, and to join IGI Global for a Sunrise Seminar breakfast event during the conference. For details on the breakfast event, e-mail [log in to unmask] or refer to the final conference program. For immediate information about InfoSci-Medical and to register for a free trial, visit www.infosci-medical.com. Jackie Zanghi-LaPlaca Associate Sales and Marketing Manager for Electronic Resources IGI Global - (Disseminator of Knowledge Since 1988) (formerly "Idea Group Inc.") 701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Suite 200 Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA Tel: 717-533-8845 ext. 131; Fax: 717-533-8661 E-mail: [log in to unmask] IGI Global celebrates 20 years of excellence as the industry leader in delivering scholarly knowledge in computer science and information technology management. Founded in 1988, IGI Global continues to publish superior books, journals, and databases for many years to come. To recommend IGI Global publications to your librarian, please visit www.igi-global.com.