Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association

2010 CE Survey - Details on the Questions for 'Other'


 

2. Reasons for not coming to PNC '10 (other)
  • I'm currently unemployed, so cost is a big issue
  • October is a bad time of the year for me, as the Autumn academic quarters start in late Sept./early Oct. Not a good time of year for me to attend a conference
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  • Lost half of our staff, time off is now always tricky
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  • Relevancy of the content of the meeting
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  • PNC/MLA not a central focus for me
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  • I am going to school, too busy with work & school to add in meetings. Feel like I am keeping up with trends by contacts at school
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  3. Factor that influences taking a CE at the meeting (other)
  • Price and topic combined. It's about the ROI
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  • Price, topic, AND length of class all factor into my decision
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  • My schedule
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  • Combination of above - length of class
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5. Barriers to distance learning (other)
  • No computer at home
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  • Would rather leave site for a 1/2 or full day course less interruptions
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  • Can't get into blogs, etc.
  7. Types of online and other distance learning formats preferred (other)
  • I haven't done a number of the above, but would be open to them if the utilities were free. We're blocked from Youtube at our facility
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  • Videoconferenceing, room-to-room or workstation-to-workstation or variations
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  • I am open to participating in distance learning in any of the above formats
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  • I have difficulty sitting in my shared office doing any kind of scheduled online learning. I prefer asynchronous methods. I very much dislike reading much off the screen
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  • I would prefer integrating Slide presentations or video into an interface like Moodle where it is organized into a course progression of study, such as those Alison has organized/overseen (RML) in 2009
  • YouTube is blocked at my place of work. (darn it)
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  • I much prefer live and in person instruction
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  • Anything that is more interactive than a traditional webinar and that goes beyond the "here are my slides and what I have to say" paradigm.
  9. Other topics/specific classes you are interested in taking
  • Beginning docline
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  • Helping nursing staff with research, training in evidence-based instruction
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  • How to implement access to KBI resources from within an EMR system
  • Anything from Greg Notess or someone similar relating to online (cloud computing, freeware, shareware, etc) tools
  • A class on how to use SharePoint (or Drupal), and what are the implications for librarians
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  • I've been a health sciences librarian for almost 30 years, which is why I have a low interest in some of the classes. I could teach them, though
  • Evidence-based research, research government information for health policy
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  • Change management
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  • 1)Evidence-based medicine/nursing (I attended one several years ago and am still interested in pursuing more info. & skills)
    2)How to make your Web site more relevant to users. Including evidence-based info/links/resources
    3)Medical Informatics: how can it apply to the hospital librarian?
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  • Double "very interested" on consumer-driven/participatory health care & librarians involvement!
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  • Effective use of Twitter and social bookmarking services in library science
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  • I really enjoyed the series on expert searching with Dolores & OHSU staff. I would love more like that
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  • LibGuides - advanced
  • Excel - advanced
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  • LinkOut
  • How to manage e-journals
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  • Medical research - what is on the horizon in treatments, discoveries, etc. Of course this is something I could read about if I had the time, but it would be interesting to listen to a medical professional speak on this topic at the conference
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  • Update on copyright information--digital, print, etc.
 Last Modified: Thursday, 25-Mar-2010 12:25:17 PDT