Medical libraries

Newsletter (July 1975)

Contents: successful CMLO dinner for Anne Harrison; Directory of Medical Libraries updates; Consultative Panel's 10 point statement included in a submission to the Hospitals and Charities Commission; election for convenors;  tour of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Library.
Original document held in ALIA House, Canberra.

Newsletter (May 1975)

Contents: Consultative Panel wrote to Hospital Accreditation Committee for Intern Training, Medical Board of Victoria to outline the help which the panel is ready to give to any small community or country hospital attempting to establish any sort of library service; Marjorie Pinder invited members to attend a dinner in Anne Harrison's honour to celebrate 21 years of the Central Medical Library Organization; suggestion that Darwin Hospital be given honorary membership of CMLO for one year (after the cyclone); agree to protest about compulsory airmail rates for some journals; call for nominat

Newsletter (February 1975)

Contents: request for a Directory co-ordinator; Consultative Panel visits to Mooroopna Base Hospital, Mount Eliza Geriatric Centre, La Trobe Valley Hospital, Western Regional Community Health Centre, Trade Union Clinic and Research Centre.
Original document held in ALIA House, Canberra.

Newsletter (December 1974)

Contents: Medical Library Directory distributed at meeting; more planning for LAA Conference workshop; Consultative Panel for assisting with library services to smaller country hospitals; Jacqueline Baillie prepared a proposal for the regional organization of country hospital libraries in Victoria; Carmel Maguire and Eugenia Lovelace spoke on investigating medical information needs and usage (research grant from the National Library of Australia); tour of Monash Biomedical Library.
Original document held in ALIA House, Canberra.

Newsletter (August 1974)

Contents: appreciation by Verna Dunn's family; obituary notice by Judith Quilter for the Australian Library Journal; letters of regret about the downgrading of the RACS library position acknowledged; part-time librarian appointed; Directory sheets distributed and requested to be typed rather than handwritten and returned to Marion Rock; Medical Libraries in Australia - notes compiled for Leslie Symes - mostly the work of Jacqueline Baillie and with assistance from Amy Bush, Marion Rock and Val Strantzen; Victoria and NSW have elected representatives for the proposed National Council of Medi

Newsletter (May 1974)

Contents: MLG represented at the funeral of Verna Dunn, Librarian, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons; Medical Library Directory sheets - aim for efficient standardization of each Library's information; Book List Committee (Marion Rock, Enid Meldrum, Amy Bush, Val Strantzen) created a Basic List for members at the meeting to add, delete, correct, comment and return to the Committee; unanimous decision to establish a National Organization of Medical Librarians' Groups with Amy Bush representing Victoria; report of 2nd Medical Libraries Seminar, Wellington Hospital, New Zealand, on 22nd F

Newsletter (March 1974)

Contents: Co-convenors: Val Strantzen and Marion Rock; delay in printing the Medical Library Directory; list of journals recommended for the small medical library completed and available; book list proposed for next project; Consultative panel for small hospital libraries met at Austin: Anne Harrison, Jacqueline Baillie, Enid Meldrum, Marion Rock, Val Strantzen; guidelines prepared by Jacqueline Baillie are available "Notes on Plan of Instruction for Untrained Persons in Charge of Hospital Libraries"; submission to Commission of Enquiry into Hospital and Health Services in Victoria (by Anne

Newsletter (November 1973)

Contents: list of suggested books and journals for a small medical library almost completed; potential project to write a manual of medical libraries in small hospitals; Wimmera and Moe Hospitals each request library advice; Geelong Hospital to be linked with Monash University; hospital librarian wages now aligned with radiographers and physiotherapists; STISEC report comments and submission to AACOBS Committee; Val Strantzen and Marion Rock to be the next Co-convenors; talk by Anne Harrison on meeting of medical librarians in Perth; role of National Library in medicine; talk by Jacqueline

Newsletter (August 1973)

Contents: quotes for Medical Libraries' Directory; request to update draft list of recommended journals for small libraries; comments on the standards of medical journals; wages case of the Association of Hospital and Health Services Librarians; talk by L. Walsh on the regional organization of hospitals and hospital services in Victoria - commenced 1954, rearranged 1970, suggested ways for country library services.
Original document held in ALIA House, Canberra.

Newsletter (July 1973)

Contents: report of unproductive meeting with Hospital and Charities Commission that, until we could prove there was a need for librarians in country hospitals, we could not expect much sympathy from the boards of management; more discussion about an advisory committee for country hospitals; loose-leaf format proposed for medical library directory; $2 subscription due.
Original document held in ALIA House, Canberra.

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