2016 – 2017 OVHLA Executive

Hello everyone! We have been slow to share some good news!  The OVHLA held its annual general meeting in October this year and we welcomed two new people to the Executive.  We are very excited to welcome Aleksandra Grobelna from CADTH as our Treasurer and Sandra McKeown from Queen’s University Library as our Secretary.  A … [Read more…]

AGM Update!!

To members who planned to call into the meeting, please use the following call-in number: Number is 1-866-991-8797 Participant PIN code is 1862769# Skype will not be available due to technology restrictions. Thank you!!

Update your contacts! New listserv address!

Please note that the listserv address has changed.  If you wish to send an email out to the OVHLA listserv, please use the following email address:  ovhla-list@chlaabsc.koumbit.org.  The “Discussion List” page has been updated with this information.

New OVHLA Secretary

The OVHLA recently held elections for the President and Secretary position at our AGM on September 24th, 2015. Alexandra Hickey was elected to the position of Secretary for 2015-2017 term.  Jessie Cunningham was re-elected as OVHLA President for the 2015-2017 term.  Alexandra is the Technical Liaison Information Specialist with NewCo, a Canadian Medical Association subsidiary. … [Read more…]

Searching the HTA Database Canadian Search Interface – Webinar

The Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health is hosting a webinar called “Searching the HTA Database Canadian Search Interface” on September 29th, 2015 at 1pm EST. Join Caitlyn Ford to learn more about using the HTA Database search engine to find Canadian-produced HTAs. Register now at: https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=reg20.jsp&referrer=&eventid=1037466&sessionid=1&key=5A9A6ADBC7C9E943CE2A223003DCFC5E&sourcepage=register

Deadline for Mosaic 2016 Submissions

Only two weeks remain to submit an abstract for “Mosaic: Be Part of the Big Picture l Mosaique: Faites partie du portrait global,” to be held May 13–18, 2016, in Toronto. The submission date is earlier this year to accommodate the joint meeting of the Medical Library Association (MLA), Canadian Health Libraries Association/Association des bibliothèques … [Read more…]

OVHLA History Project

The OVHLA is currently embarking on a project to collect, organize, and share our historical documents. We hope to create a digital archive with a timeline of our chapter’s key achievements and important historical documents. We are seeking donations from current and past members. If you have any items related to the history of our … [Read more…]

Mini-symposium program

Join your colleagues for an evening of socialising, networking and research sharing at the first OVHLA Mini Symposium on Thursday July 9, 2015. We will be hosting short poster presentations, that will be presented by three of your colleagues on topics ranging from Cochrane search standards, collaboration with colleagues across the world via Twitter and … [Read more…]

OVHLA is hosting a Mini-Symposium!

The Ottawa Valley Health Libraries Association Executive Committee is proud to host a “mini-symposium” for health information professionals in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario. This is an opportunity to share our projects and ideas. We will be holding it on Thursday, July 9th 2015 at 7:00pm (location TBD). To that end, we are looking for submissions … [Read more…]